QUICK FACTS & INFORMATION
|Top Speed (KMPH)||160|
ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
|Maximum Power||68 Bhp @ 4000 rpm|
|Maximum Torque||160 Nm @ 2000 rpm|
|Engine Description||1400 cc , 4 cylinders|
PERFORMANCE & MILEAGE
|Mileage (City)||14.00 kmpl (approx.)|
|Mileage (Highway)||18.0 kmpl (approx.)|
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT
|Overall Length||3989 mm|
|Overall Width||1720 mm|
|Overall Height||1529 mm|
|Ground Clearance||198.00 mm|
|Kerb Weight||1180.00 kg|
|Turning Radius||4.90 metres|
|Boot Space||337.00 litres|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||45.00 litres|
BRAKES & SUSPENSION
|Brakes||Front Disk, Rear Drum|
|Suspension||McPherson strut with offset coil spring units|
WHEELS & TYRES
COMFORT & CONVENIENCE
|Steering Adjustment (Rake)|
|Steering Mounted Controls|
|Rear AC Vents|
|Remote Fuel Filler|
|Steering Adjustment (Reach)|
|Rear Washer & Wiper|
|Rain Sensing Wipers|
|Remote Boot Release|
|Body Coloured Bumpers|
|Outside Rear-view Mirrors||Both Side Electric|
ACTIVE & PASSIVE SAFETY FEATURES
BRAKING & TRACTION
|Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)|
|Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)|
|Electronic Stability Program (ESP)|
LOCKS & SECURITY
|Front Fog Lights|
|Darkness Sensing Headlamps|
|ORVM Turn Indicators|
SEATS & UPHOLSTERY
|Folding Rear Seats|
|Rear Centre Armrest||No|
|Driver Seat Adjustment||Manual|
|Summary||Fusion Diesel TDCi 1.4 is a previous generation hatchback coming from the American car maker Ford motors. It looks like an old generation Figo and has been replaced by two generations of Ford Figo from there on. Ford Figo Fusion is powered by a powerful 1400cc 4 cylinder engine which generates a maximum power of 68 bhp @ 4000 rpm and at a maximum torque of 160 Nm @ 2000 rpm. The car has a boot space of 337 litres and had a 13-15 kmpl city mileage. The car can be said to be a rival to Maruti Swift and Hyundai i20 in the previous generation hatchback segment.|
Ford Fusion Review
Expert Review by Maxabout
Ford Fusion is a hatchback from Ford that was discontinued in 2010 due to lack of sale and also the other reason may be that Ford waited a little too long to launch Fusion's diesel version. The exterior of Fusion gives a strong and robust feeling with wide windshield, angular front headlights and smart front fog lights. In between them is a wide grille with the logo of Ford, 15-inch alloy wheels with tubeless tyres, power windows, stylish rear tail lights and trendy rear wiper and defogger. The interior of Fusion is also made for full comfort of the passengers except the material used for seats and dashboard which looks quite cheap and dull. Its interior is lashed with spacious dashboard with cup holders, power steering which can also be adjusted according to your preferences, power door locks, AC, central locking and tachometer. The boot space of the car is 337 litres.
Also the front and rear track are 1484mm and 1444mm respectively and the hatchback provides with the seating capacity of five people comfortably. Ford Fusion comes with both petrol and diesel engines. The 1596cc 1.6L DOHC four cylinder four valve/cylinder in-line Multi-Point Petrol Injection engine generates a maximum power of 99.6 bhp at 6500 rpm and a maximum torque of 146 Nm at 3400 rpm and is mated with a five speed manual gearbox. This petrol engine gives a mileage of 9.6 kmpl in the cities and 14.9 kmpl on the highways with the top speed of 160kmph and reaches 0-100kmph mark in 12.9 seconds. On the other hand, the 1399cc 1.4L TDCi SOHC four cylinder two valve/cylinder in-line High Pressure Common Rail Diesel engine generates a maximum power of 68 bhp at 4000 rpm and a maximum torque of 160 Nm at 2000 rpm and is mated with a five speed manual gearbox. This diesel engine produces a mileage of 13.5 kmpl in the cities and 19 kmpl on the highways with the top speed of 158 kmph and reaches 0-100 kmph mark in 7.65 seconds.
As far as safety of the passengers is concerned, it doesn't provide Airbags neither for passengers nor for driver which is a problem factor but it is equipped with ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System), immobilizer and child safety locks, thus providing an average amount of safety. The front suspension of Fusion is equipped with independent McPherson strut with offset coil spring units and lower L-arms with optimised bushes which are mounted on separate cross member with stabiliser bar, while the rear suspension is equipped with semi-independent heavy duty twist beam with low package height coil springs and separate twin-tube dampers. Fusion has 258mm ventilated disk brakes at front and 203mm self-adjusting drum brakes at rear.
It also has a good ground clearance of 198mm which saves you from large speed breakers and potholes of Indian roads and has a minimum turning radius of 4.9m which helps in cutting across city traffic smoothly and easily. It has a fuel tank capacity of 45 litres and wheelbase of 2486mm. Fusion has a width of 1720mm, height of 1529mm and length of 3989mm (diesel) and 4018mm (petrol) as its dimension. Ford Fusion has four variants which are 1.4 TDCi Diesel (2007-2010), Diesel Plus (2009-2010), 1.6 DOHC Petrol (2004-2010) and Petrol Plus (2009-2010). It was available in six beautiful shades which are Panther Black, Moondust Silver, Paprika Red, Mystic Wine, Brush Steel and Diamond White. It has a price range between INR 6-7lakhs. Overall, Fusion is a good combination of comfort, performance, power, rigidness but lacks in interior quality, safety and entertainment and has high maintenance cost.
User Reviews for Ford Fusion
So far i drove it to a max 90 km/h. ... read more
Best Features: Roomy interiors. Easy for elders to sit and come out.
Pros: Good ride comfort, Suitable for highway rides. Spacious seating capacity. Decent boot space
Cons: Spares availability is big challenge. Gear changes are not smooth during low speed.
As a single owner, I drove my Ford Fusion for 2.5 lakh kilometers. ... read more
Best Features: Easy entry exit for a 6' sardar, reasonable boot space for 4 passengers, carries wheel chair comfortably.
Pros: Early version of semi SUV that probably was too early in sedan dominated Indian market in 2004.
Cons: Manufacturer disowned it earlier than the prospects in Indian market.