From Ford press: Fresh off its record-breaking 2010 run, Fusion enters the 2011 model year with even more safety, technology and convenience offerings, including MyKey, available rain-sensing wipers and HD Radio.
Integrated blind-spot mirrors have been added to cars without the optional Blind Spot Information System (BLIS®), and the award-winning Ford SYNC® communications and infotainment system can now be integrated with the available touch-screen voice-activated navigation system.
New equipment groups include an available Luxury Package with either a Ginger or Charcoal Black interior environment. Both envelop the driver in premium leather trim with contrast stitching, unique dash and center stack finishes, machined aluminum pedals and illuminated door sills.
An available Comfort Package adds driver and passenger heated seats, ambient lighting, a four-way power-adjustable passenger seat, dual-zone automatic temperature control and heated mirrors with puddle lamps.
The Fusion 2.5-liter I-4 engine offers an EPA-estimated 34 mpg highway with 175 horsepower and 172 ft.-lb. of torque. Also available is the proven Duratec® 30 3.0-liter V-6 engine producing 240 horsepower and 222 ft.-lb. of torque, along with flex-fuel capability. Using E85 ethanol, the 3.0-liter V-6 can produce up to 250 horsepower.
For maximum performance, the Fusion Sport features a 3.5-liter V-6 that has 263 horsepower and 249 ft.-lb. of torque.