2008 Ford Fusion Review

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The Car Connection Expert Review

Marty Padgett Marty Padgett Editorial Director

If great handling and good looks are your first consideration, the 2008 Ford Fusion's a great choice. But there are more fuel-efficient, more roomy sedans for families.

We researched full road tests from a wide range of respected Web sites, to declare that the 2008 Ford Fusion's a good choice in the mid-size sedan category--with a few reservations. We also tested the Ford car and compared our observations, to offer our expert opinion along with those recommendations.

There's plenty to like about the 2008 Ford Fusion. It shares its mid-size platform with the Mazda6, but it's a very different looking machine. It also gets a distinct interior, and a slightly narrower range of transmission choices. It comes with front- or all-wheel drive, four- and six-cylinder engines, and manual and automatic gearboxes.
It's still one of the better-handling family sedans on the market, and one of the better-looking ones from Ford. Car shoppers should note its fuel economy isn't as good as some family four-doors with better interior room, and the V-6 version doesn't offer a manual shifter option.

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November 25, 2016
2016 Ford Fusion 4-Door Sedan SE FWD

Great car for the money...

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I wanted a berline so I bought the Fusion SE with the 2l ecoboost FWD because of its better price compare to the others in the same category, its look and its features. Now it has 5000 km and I still love it... + More »
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November 12, 2016
2016 Ford Fusion 4-Door Sedan SE FWD

Love my Fusion. A lot of car for not a lot of money

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I bought my Ford Fusion a few months ago because the rebates were so good. I drove it and it drives like a dream. Exceptional gas mileage. A lot of great comfort features. Drove out with a great rate and... + More »
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August 5, 2016
2016 Ford Fusion 4-Door Sedan S FWD

Not bad for a base model sedan

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Purchased the 2016 s sedan with a great rebate totaling 4500, bring a new sedan price closer to certified used cars. The interior is amazing for a base model, soft plastics and fit were above past hard plastic... + More »
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