Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 44

Thread: Ford Fusion

  1. #1
    All-Star
    Points: 36,898, Level: 59
    Level completed: 21%, Points required for next Level: 952
    Overall activity: 33.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    KnappShack's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Parts Unknown
    Posts
    1,753
    Points
    36,898
    Level
    59
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 286
    Given: 221

    Ford Fusion

    Took a 2009 Ford Fusion for a test drive today and came away impressed.

    Nice handling and ride with little road noise compared to some vehicles I've been in. Seems like a lot of car for the sticker price.

    But it's a Ford and the quality concerns me. Anyone have a Fusion? Is the quality there or continue on to the Honda and Toyota aisle?



  2. #2
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 130,802, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    CF Resident Dog Lover
    Posts
    4,619
    Points
    130,802
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 5
    Given: 0

    Re: Ford Fusion

    The quality of ford concerns you? Not sure if serious.gif



  3. #3
    All-Star
    Points: 36,898, Level: 59
    Level completed: 21%, Points required for next Level: 952
    Overall activity: 33.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    KnappShack's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Parts Unknown
    Posts
    1,753
    Points
    36,898
    Level
    59
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 286
    Given: 221

    Re: Ford Fusion

    Quote Originally Posted by bringmagicback View Post
    The quality of ford concerns you? Not sure if serious.gif
    I'm of an age where the Ford vehicles we had tended to not hold up. (neither did the Chevys either) .

    So I'm a little reluctant to pull the trigger on the Ford. I got 12 years out of my last Nissan and trying to get my head around a Ford or any American vehicle being in that quality range.



  4. #4
    Starter
    Points: 9,548, Level: 29
    Level completed: 33%, Points required for next Level: 402
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    5000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Posts
    670
    Points
    9,548
    Level
    29
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Ford Fusion

    I have a 2010 fusion and I love it.



  5. #5
    All-Star
    Points: 36,898, Level: 59
    Level completed: 21%, Points required for next Level: 952
    Overall activity: 33.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    KnappShack's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Parts Unknown
    Posts
    1,753
    Points
    36,898
    Level
    59
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 286
    Given: 221

    Re: Ford Fusion

    Quote Originally Posted by clone4good View Post
    I have a 2010 fusion and I love it.
    Any issues with it?

    The guide says between 20-25 mpg. Is that what you've experienced too?



  6. #6
    Starter
    Points: 22,960, Level: 46
    Level completed: 41%, Points required for next Level: 590
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    cowboycurtis's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Posts
    886
    Points
    22,960
    Level
    46
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 31
    Given: 2

    Re: Ford Fusion

    The only vehicle I would own is a ford. My last 4 trucks were fords and my wife has had a couple fords now.



  7. #7
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 97,396, Level: 97
    Level completed: 18%, Points required for next Level: 1,654
    Overall activity: 15.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Posts
    4,702
    Points
    97,396
    Level
    97
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 138
    Given: 14

    Re: Ford Fusion

    My sister has a 2010 Fusion which she likes. My parents have a 2012 Fusion they bought for a college car and they like it.



  8. #8
    Speechless
    Points: 269,395, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 10.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    isuno1fan's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Clive, Iowa
    Posts
    17,455
    Points
    269,395
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 100
    Given: 19

    Re: Ford Fusion

    Ford is the only car company I would buy from...they do it right



  9. #9
    Legend
    Points: 265,637, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 28.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    chuckd4735's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Ankeny, Iowa
    Posts
    14,051
    Points
    265,637
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 546
    Given: 135

    Re: Ford Fusion

    I have a 2008 Fusion and love it. I get about 29 mpg, but a lot of that is driving two lane roads, and it's a for cylinder.



  10. #10
    Addict
    Points: 176,187, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 38.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    snowcraig2.0's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Cedar Rapids, IA
    Posts
    7,279
    Points
    176,187
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 332
    Given: 63

    Re: Ford Fusion

    We got a 2012 Jetta TDI with all the bells a whistles a couple months ago. Great car, Germans know how to build them. 50 MPG is nice too...



  11. #11
    Legend
    Points: 203,220, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 25.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialCreated Album picturesVeteran50000 Experience Points
    dmclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    50131
    Posts
    13,308
    Points
    203,220
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 203
    Given: 302

    Re: Ford Fusion

    I wouldn't worry about reliability of a Fusion.



  12. #12
    Speechless
    Points: 467,798, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 25.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    jdoggivjc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Sterling Heights, MI
    Posts
    31,638
    Points
    467,798
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 474
    Given: 323

    Re: Ford Fusion

    I test drove a Fusion when we were looking for a replacement car 2 years ago. I really wanted to like it, because it was a nice car, I just couldn't get over the fact that when I stomped on the gas for emergency acceleration I got nothing. That's a deal breaker for me living in a large city.

    I really liked the Nissan Altima and that's what we went with. I'd also look at the Hyundai Elantra.


    Chuck Lidell: I paint my toenails with pink and black polish. Problem is, I get more paint on my toes and on the carpet than on my nails. Any advice?
    Maria Sharapova: Don't you beat up other guys for a living? I don't know how to answer this.



  13. #13
    Legend
    Points: 403,815, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    cyclonedave25's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Chicago, IL
    Posts
    14,468
    Points
    403,815
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 328
    Given: 162

    Re: Ford Fusion

    I was looking at Fusions and Altimas a few months ago and really liked them. However, I ended up getting the Kia Optima instead. Gets about 26/35 MPG and has some nice power for only a 4 cylinder. I also liked the style better than the Fusion.

    I don't think you can go wrong with a Fusion though. I believe it has ranked the #1 mid-size sedan for a few years now.


    When Prepared, Fear No One.

  14. #14
    Pro
    Points: 57,473, Level: 74
    Level completed: 29%, Points required for next Level: 1,077
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    kilgore_trout's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Madison, WI
    Posts
    2,143
    Points
    57,473
    Level
    74
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 80
    Given: 411

    Re: Ford Fusion

    They used to be ****ed over rebuilt dodges and/or fix or repair daily's. Not anymore. I would buy one.


    I was a victim of a series of accidents, as are we all.

  15. #15
    Prospect
    Points: 5,933, Level: 22
    Level completed: 77%, Points required for next Level: 117
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Mequon, WI
    Posts
    61
    Points
    5,933
    Level
    22
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 0

    Re: Ford Fusion

    I have a 2012 that is two months old. Great car with a smooth ride.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • Football
  • Iowa State vs. North Dakota State
  • August 30, 2014
  • 11:00 AM