When you're in the market for a hybrid vehicle, don't settle for a clunky-looking sedan or crossover when you can easily get behind the wheel of the smooth and stylish 2018 Ford Fusion Hybrid. This eco-friendly sedan certainly adds a lot to the Hybrid market with its smooth and efficient performance, its style, and its features. To help our friends in the Richmond, Mechanicsville, and Ashland areas, our team at Richmond Ford Lincoln is here to take an in-depth look to give you the details you need to decide.

Our 2018 Ford Fusion Hybrid review is going to cover important factors like the engine performance and efficiency, the entertainment and technology, and the safety and security features. Reading this Fusion Hybrid review will give you the necessary insight to help you with your decision.


2018 Ford Fusion Hybrid Engine Performance & Efficiency

This sedan comes equipped with the 2.0L Atkinson-Cycle 4-cylinder Hybrid engine and an Electric Motor to provide the vehicle with its performance and fuel efficiency. The engine comes mated with the Electronic Continuously Variable Transmission, which furthers the vehicle's efficiency through quick and direct transitions between gears. The vehicle also gets powered from a lithium-ion battery.

  • In terms of performance, the Ford Fusion Hybrid can deliver 141 horsepower and 129 lb-ft of torque.
  • The Ford Fusion Hybrid gets an EPA estimated 43/43/41 city/highway/combined MPG.

Entertainment & Technology

The 2018 Fusion Hybrid feature a bevy of interesting entertainment and technology features. The vehicle features the dashboard-mounted SYNC® system. This system allows you to make your entertainment selections, either with your hands or your voice while utilizing the voice recognition system.

  • This hybrid sedan comes with an AM/FM radio, a CD/MP3 player, and auxiliary/USB inputs for portable media devices.
  • The Ford Fusion Hybrid comes with a 9-speaker sound system.
  • Upgrading the Hybrid trim levels can include a Sony® 12-speaker audio system, SYNC® 3, and the Voice-Activated Navigation System with SiriusXM Traffic and Travel Link®.

Learn more about the Ford Fusion in the following articles:

2018 Ford Fusion Technology

2018 Ford Fusion Safety Features

Safety & Security Features

Helping you avoid a loss of traction is the AdvanceTrac® with Electronic Stability Control. This system uses brake pressure to actively provide enough control during an experience involving wheel slip. The AdvanceTrac® system works in accordance with the vehicle's 4-wheel anti-lock braking system.

  • The 2018 Ford Fusion Hybrid features front airbags, side-impact airbags, side curtain airbags, and knee airbags for both the driver and front passenger.
  • The SOS Post-Crash Alert System™ unlocks the doors and activates the hazard lights immediately after a collision.
  • The MyKey® system features a programmable key that allows you to reduce the potential speed, audio levels, and features of your teen driver to promote safe driving.

Review the 2018 Ford Fusion in Person

Did this 2018 Fusion Hybrid review help you learn a little bit more about this vehicle, what it can do, and what it comes with? At Richmond Ford Lincoln, we'd love to show you more. The best way to learn more is by taking a closer look at this hybrid sedan and even taking it out on the road for a test drive.

Schedule your test drive with us at Richmond Ford Lincoln. We're proud to help our friends and neighbors in the Richmond, Mechanicsville, and Ashland areas make the right decision when picking out their next car.

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