Used Car: 2011 Ford Fusion Hybrid Review
The 2011 Ford Fusion Hybrid delivers excellent fuel economy and a spacious interior to used car shoppers who prioritize family-sedan practicality and saving gas. Its high reliability rating and balanced handling are its other strongest attributes.
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The 2011 Fusion Hybrid is designed to conserve fuel, but test drivers said that its hybrid powertrain delivers a lively driving experience that is very similar to the gas-only 2011 Fusion. At 41/36 mpg city/highway, the Fusion Hybrid’s fuel economy estimates are among the best you’ll find on a 2011 midsize car. Reviewers were impressed that the transition between gas and electric power is nearly undetectable, and how strong the regenerative brakes are. They also liked the Fusion Hybrid’s good power delivery. In addition to being a fuel miser, the Ford Fusion Hybrid has enough space to hold your family and cargo.
The 2011 Fusion Hybrid’s trunk is small for the class, but this common problem among hybrid cars, since the battery pack takes up space in its trunk.
The 2011 Ford Fusion Hybrid has a four-cylinder engine and an electric motor. A continuously variable transmission (CVT) transmits power to the front wheels. Automatic headlights, dual-zone climate control, parking sensors and a six-speaker stereo with Ford’s Sync infotainment system are among the Fusion Hybrid’s standard features. Features like a sunroof, upgraded stereo, backup camera, navigation and a blind-spot monitoring system were all optional when the Fusion was new. Six airbags, anti-lock brakes, electronic stability control and traction control are included as standard safety equipment on the 2011 Fusion Hybrid.
Other Cars to Consider
The 2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid was a new model for 2011, and auto critics were impressed with its performance and versatility. They liked that the Sonata Hybrid delivers good fuel economy and is also fun to drive. They also appreciated the Sonata Hybrid’s spacious interior, numerous tech features and upscale materials.
In addition to exceptional fuel economy estimates which are better than the Fusion Hybrid’s, the highly-ranked 2011 Toyota Prius has a top reliability rating. Its interior was liked by reviewers for its versatility and practicality, including its spacious cargo and passenger areas.