Used Car: 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid Review
Performance that’s easy to live with, a cabin that reviewers said is roomy and inviting and very good fuel economy make the redesigned-for-2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid an attractive used car.
The 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid is ranked:
The 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid has a four-cylinder engine that’s paired with an electric motor. Together, they make 188 horsepower, which is routed to the front wheels through an automatic transmission (continuously variable transmission). The Ford Fusion Hybrid gets an EPA-estimated 44/41 mpg city/highway. When it was new, car reviewers praised the Fusion Hybrid for its quiet powertrain, which they said also delivers decent acceleration around town. However, several reviewers complained about the Fusion Hybrid’s touchy brakes. A few reviewers found the Fusion Hybrid’s steering too light and the handling sloppy, but most were pleased with the Fusion Hybrid’s controlled handling and well-weighted steering.
Most reviewers said that the 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid’s cabin has comfortable seats and practical features like folding rear seats that expand trunk space. Standard features in the 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid include an auxiliary jack, satellite radio, Bluetooth, voice-controlled Sync system and Ford’s MyKey system, which lets parents limit the top speed and stereo volume to help encourage smart driving habits for younger drivers. Optional features when it was new include lane departure warning with lane keep assist, adaptive cruise control, blind spot monitoring, active park assist with front parking sensors, navigation, the MyFord Touch infotainment system, a rearview camera and rain-sensing wipers.
When it was new, we named the Ford Fusion Hybrid the 2013 Best Hybrid Car for the Money and the 2013 Best Hybrid Car for Families.
Other Cars to Consider
The 2013 Toyota Camry Hybrid also gets great fuel economy, and it has a higher reliability rating. Critics also liked the Camry Hybrid’s roomy interior and strong hybrid powertrain.
Unlike the Ford Fusion Hybrid, reviewers liked the 2013 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid’s user-friendly tech features. They also praised its attractive cabin that features premium materials.