2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid Earns Interior Design Award
Ford Motor Company more than impressed the judges for its 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid. The automaker won a special-achievement award for Best Graphic Display that includes Ford’s signature SmartGauge with EcoGuide. The 2010 Fusion was judged for its interior styling, comfort, safety and value.
“The interior is a major product differentiator, it’s where the emotional connection to a vehicle takes place; where the customer can see and feel the quality of the vehicle,” Ford’s executive director of design Moray Callum said in a statement.
Ford has introduced a new instrument panel which is finished with a soft upper and lower skin which carries through the center console, doors, and steering wheel. The Ford Fusion panel display features a contemporary iced blue lighting. The leather wrapped steering wheel was completely redesigned with form fitting palm swells and a new shifter.
When you sit in the new 2010 Ford Fusion, you immediately take notice to the new seats. The seat contour has been revised offering more side support with smoother bolsters and comfort. The seats also feature contrasting stitching and leather inserts to give the automobile more attitude.
The 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid is still the most fuel-efficient midsize hybrid car on the market.
The Ford Fusion car has an MSRP base of $27,270. The automobile is still the most fuel-efficient mid-size automobile on the market. It includes advanced green car technologies and consumers are offered a hybrid tax credit to help offset the purchase price.
SmartGauge is designed to help Ford Fusion owners to maximize fuel efficiency. High-resolution, full-color LCD screens can be configured by the driver to show different levels of information, including fuel and battery power levels, as well as average and instant miles-per-gallon. Some of the driving techniques used on Ford’s 1,440 road trip included coasting to stops and slower acceleration.
2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid Travels Longer Distances On A Single Tank Of Gas
What has been left out in recent weeks if the fact that the 2010 Ford Fusion can deliver more than 1,440 miles on one tank of gas. Last April, Ford was determined to prove the fuel efficiency of its 2010 Ford Fusion. The road trip was driven by NASCAR driver Carl Edwards.
While the 2010 Ford Fusion is capable of driving longer distances, the actual MPG rating advertised stands at 41 in the city and 36 on the highway. The car is capable of driving up to 47 miles per gallon in EV mode. The SmartGauge technology helps the driver achieve maximum fuel economy.