2016 Ford Fusion

Tuesday, November 11th 2014. | Ford

2016 Ford FusionNew Ford Fusion will be released in 2016 with a completely fresh look. As Ford’s mid-size, Fusion was revamped in 2013 and carried over twice since then. 2016 Ford Fusion will introduce some new features but the nature of these improvements is still under the cover. The car seen here has its front and rear ends covered in heavy camouflage, but the unchanged middle section is relatively, and our spy photographers even managed to get a peek at the interior. There are rumors that drivetrain is not modified but new automatic transmission nine-speed will be used to give it a distinguishing position in automotive market.

2016 Ford Fusion Exterior and Interior

Exterior of 2016 Ford Fusion will be quite improved as the front has pointed LED headlights, well-built grille, automatic wipers, alloy wheels and striking bumpers. The rear end will have the taillights updated to match its bold rear bumper. Any changes are hidden by the camouflage, but it appears as though the Fusion’s Aston grille design will remain. Interestingly, the Fusion’s front doors lose their small quarter windows, but that’s the most obvious visible change on this prototype. Interior of 2016 Ford Fusion will get a huge makeover. As compared to previous models, the upcoming model will be a bit wider. new Ford Fusion will have comfortable and wide seats for passengers and driver. The dashboard gets an all-new, flat-top design, and the steering wheel is new. The center stack still houses the MyFord Touch touch-screen infotainment setup, and this prototype also has the Fusion’s optional screen-heavy gauge cluster.

Powertrain Update of 2016 Ford Fusion

As for the powertrain, the 2016 Ford Fusion will keep the same engine lineup its counterpart currently uses. The Fusion’s current lineup of naturally aspirated and turbocharged four-cylinder engines and hybrid and plug-in-hybrid powertrains over relatively unchanged to the updated 2016 model. As mentioned, the gas models six-speed automatic transmission could gain three gears. These spy photos don’t provide confirmation of that, but Ford and GM have been working on a nine-speed unit for some time. Front-wheel drive will remain standard with all-wheel drive continuing on as an option.

2016 Ford Fusion Release Date and Estimated Price

2016 Ford Fusion is anticipated to be announced at Auto Show in Los Angeles or Detroit Auto Show next year. Expect the new car to command a base price close to the $23,000 of today’s Fusion.

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