2013 Ford Fusion Energi Rated at 100 MPGe
“The Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid is the exclamation point for Ford’s transformed lineup of fuel-efficiency leaders that now beats Toyota across the board.”
Ford is quick to point out that the Fusion Energi's official MPGe ratings beat the Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid by a slight margin. The official numbers for the 2013 Fusion Energi are 108 MPGe city; 92 MPGe highway; and 100 MPGe combined. The Prius Plug-In Hybrid is rated at 95 MPGe combined.
Though Ford claims that the Fusion Energi is the country's most fuel-efficient sedan, the distinction in terms of a few MPGe is essentially immeasurable in real-world use. What's more likely to be beneficial to owners of the Fusion Energi is its predicted electric-only range of 20 miles.
The Fusion Energi is priced at $39,495 (excluding up to $3,750 in federal tax credits). Its competitors in the plug-in hybrid segment are the Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid, the 2014 Honda Accord PHEV, and for some shoppers, the Chevy Volt.
The Fusion Energi is expected to hit US dealerships in January. It's likely to be one of the most popular new plug-in cars to be introduced in 2013.
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