Posted Dec 29th 2012 5:17AM
On Friday- Ford Motor Co said it anticipated hybrid or electric vehicle sales to top 19,000 units in the fourth quarter. The company added that more than half of its hybrid sales for the year were expected to be reported during this period compared with 2013 Ford Fusion ordinary. For car buyers who dreamed of getting 100 miles a gallon, Ford has your car. The company said its 2013 Ford Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid-estimated,108 MPGe in the city driving, 92 MPGe in highway driving for a combined 100 MPGe overall, and topping Toyota’s Prius plug-in hybrid by 5 MPGe.
The plug-in hybrid version is that the latest version of the new 2013 Fusion, the car that wowed the North America International Auto Show last year and has usually received smart reviews in its varied incarnations. there is the regular ol’ gas model, 2 turbocharged EcoBoost versions, a hybrid and currently the 2013 Ford Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid.
Raj Nair, group vice president, Global Product Development, stated, “The Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid is the exclamation point for Ford’s transformed lineup of fuel-efficiency leaders that now beats Toyota across the board.” The Fusion line was recently named Green Car of the Year at the Auto Show. Green Car Journal Ron Cogan, who runs the competition, says Ford showed how it can bring gas savings and ecology to a mass-market car with the Fusion’s various versions.
The plug-in version of the Fusion, called the Fusion Energi, is the last one to come to showrooms at a base price of $39,495 plus delivery charges, almost identical to the Prius plug-in. Ford says additional pricing details will be announced closer to launch. The price is almost twice the $21,700 that someone would pay for the absolute rock-bottom cheapest conventional Fusion, but Ford says the gasoline savings will add up. It says the plug-in could save $6,850 in gas costs over a typical five years of driving.
The following video is a 2013 Ford Fusion Energy Must See 100 MPG