The Ford Fusion is a sleek and efficient sedan that offers plenty of features, styles, and engine options. At Richmond Ford Lincoln, we've helped a countless number of our friends in Richmond, Mechanicsville, and Ashland get as much as possible out of their Fusion. Today, we're going to tell you how to maximize your Ford Fusion's MPG! Keep reading to learn about this vehicle's efficiency, its Hybrid and Energi options, as well as the crucial tips to get more out of your fuel!

Ford Fusion MPG & Fuel Capacity

The Ford Fusion, at its base level, comes with a 2.5L Duratec 4-cylinder engine that's capable of 173 horsepower and 174 lb-ft of torque. This engine achieves an EPA-estimated 21/32/25 MPG city/highway/combined fuel economy and offers drivers a 16.5-gallon fuel tank. However, the fuel tank with the AWD configuration is larger, with 18 gallons of fuel capacity.

The Fusion offers a few gas engines to choose from, such as the 1.5L EcoBoost®, which delivers 181 horsepower and 185 lb-ft of torque while achieving an EPA-estimated 23/34/27 MPG city/highway/combined. The 2.0L EcoBoost® 4-cylinder engine produces 245 horsepower and 275 lb-ft of torque as it achieves an EPA-estimated 21/32/25 MPG city/highway/combined or 20/29/23 MPG city/highway/combined with AWD.

The last gas engine offered by the Fusion is the 2.7L EcoBoost® V6. This engine can deliver an impressive 325 horsepower and 380 lb-ft of torque. As for fuel efficiency, it gets an EPA-estimated 17/26/20 MPG city/highway/combined.

Fusion Hybrid MPG

The Ford Fusion comes with 2.0L Atkinson-Cycle Hybrid 4-cylinder engine that delivers 188 net horsepower and comes paired with the Electronic Continuously Variable Transmission. This transmission is responsible for providing smooth accelerations while helping improve the fuel economy. This Fusion trim includes a 14-gallon fuel tank and achieves an EPA-estimated 43/41/42 MPG city/highway/combined.

Ford Fusion Energi MPG

The Ford Fusion Energi includes the same hybrid engine; however, this trim also adds an electric motor. While this engine and motor setup is capable of the same horsepower output and general fuel economy, the motor adds something extra to the vehicle's fuel economy. This Fusion trim gets an EPA-estimated 104/91/97 mpgE city/highway/combined.

Tips on How to Maximize Your Ford Fusion's MPG

There are plenty of ways that you can get even more out of your sedan's fuel, regardless of whether you have a gas engine, an electric engine, or a hybrid. There's a variety of factors to focus on with your Ford Fusion to improve its MPG efficiency. Follow these helpful tips:

  • Get regular oil changes, air filter changes, and, when applicable, spark plug replacements.
  • Factor in your cargo's weight-the less weight your vehicle carries, the less fuel it uses.
  • Keep an eye on your tires-if one or more of your tires isn't properly inflated, it can affect the performance as well as the vehicle's fuel efficiency.
  • Drive reasonably-don't speed or slam on your brakes since this can greatly reduce your vehicle's fuel economy.
  • Don't idle for too long (look into getting a Ford Fusion with auto stop/start technology).
  • Park in the shade-this can help reduce fuel evaporation.

Want to Learn More About Saving on Your Fuel?

As you can see, the Ford Fusion MPG offers a wide range with all its trims and engine options. If you're currently considering a Fusion as your next car, you can always drop by Richmond Ford Lincoln to learn more about the different trims and engines, so you can figure out which one is right for you in terms of drivability and fuel efficiency.

Drop by and see us a Richmond Ford Lincoln to get started. We're here to help our friends in Richmond, Mechanicsville, and Ashland get more information on how to get more out of your vehicle and your fuel tank. Contact us today!

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