The base model 2013 Ford Fusion S with a 2.5L 4-cylinder engine, front wheel drive and a 6-speed automatic transmission carries an official starting price of $22,495 including the $795 destination fee. This package includes some impressive features for the class like 8 standard airbags, remote keyless entry and automatic headlights.
The 2013 Ford Fusion SE starts at the same $24,495 that was listed in the preliminary figures when equipped with the 2.5L 4-cylinder engine, 6-speed automatic transmission and front wheel drive. Whether the 2013 Fusion is equipped with a 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission, those models equipped with the 1.6L EcoBoost engine and front wheel drive starts at $25,290. Finally, the Fusion SE with the 2.0L EcoBoost engine with a 6-speed automatic transmission and front wheel drive starts at $26,745.
The 2013 Ford Fusion Titanium is available only with the 2.0L EcoBoost engine and a 6-speed automatic transmission with the front wheel drive models starting at $30,995 while all wheel drive models begin at $32,995. The Fusion Titanium doesn’t come with any available option packages but it does have an available moon roof ($895), 19” dark stainless aluminum wheels, a driver’s assist package ($1,000), Active Park Assist ($795), Adaptive Cruise Control ($995), Voice Activated Navigation ($795) and other things like floormats and a trunk net.
Finally, the 47 mile per gallon 2013 Ford Fusion SE Hybrid (shown above) starts at $27,995. This package includes the 2.0L Atkinson 4-cylinder mated to an electronically-assisted continuously variable transmission (eCVT) and front wheel drive along with all of the interior amenities of the non-hybrid Fusion SE sedans. Just as the preliminary prices suggested, the Hybrid Luxury Package (505A) adds leather and heated front seats with 10 way driver’s side control and 2 way passenger control, a leather wrapped steering wheel, a leather wrapped shift knob, auto dimming exterior mirrors and fog lamps for just $2,000. Those who want just a little more luxury in their 2013 Fusion SE Hybrid can opt for the equipment group 504A package which adds 18” aluminum wheels, a rear deck lid spoiler, a leather wrapped steering wheel, and fog lights for $1,000.
The one bit of bad news for perspective 2013 Ford Fusion buyers is that the SE Luxury Package costs $2,300 where adding leather and the other luxury features in the preliminary pricing tables was set to cost just $1,505 or $1,545 depending on which EcoBoost engine was chosen. Those who opt for the 1.6L EcoBoost-powered 2013 Fusion SE can opt for Appearance Group 204A which adds 18” aluminum wheels, a rear deck lid spoiler, a leather wrapped steering wheel, and fog lights for $1,250. Automatic start/stop is available on the new Fusion fitted with the 1.6L EcoBoost and the 6-speed automatic transmission for just $295. Items like the Driver’s Assistance Package and the SE Technology Package stay at $1,000.
All Loaded Up
Overall, a fully loaded 2013 Ford Fusion Titanium with all wheel drive, a moon roof, 19” wheels, Ruby Red paint (+$395), Driver’s Assist Package, Active Park Assist, Adaptive Cruise Control and Voice Activated Navigation rounds out at $38,565. A fully loaded Fusion SE with the 2.0L EcoBoost, the Luxury Group, Ruby Red paint, a moon roof, premium 18” wheels, the Driver’s Assist Package, the SE Technology Package, Active Park Assist, Adaptive Cruise Control, Voice Activated Navigation and a remote start system carries a price of $34,805. Finally, a fully loaded 2013 Ford Fusion SE Hybrid with the Luxury Group package and all of the similar features of the SE non-Hybrid mentioned above has a price of $36,010.
For comparison, the 2013 Toyota Camry Hybrid XLE all loaded up carries a price of $35,114 with similar amenities so the new Fusion Hybrid is $896 more than the comparable Camry Hybrid. However, for less than $900, the Fusion Hybrid buyer gets a fairly substantial advantage in fuel economy. The Camry Hybrid offers 40mpg around town and combined with 38mpg on the highway while the Fusion Hybrid offers 47mpg across the board.
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