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If you are in search for a fuel-efficient sedan for your family, the 2014 Ford Fusion Energi SE is worth acquiring. The Energi SE is a plug-in electric model of the Ford Fusion which can run up to 22 miles at high speed using only electric power. The Energi SE including other Fusion models for 2014 are featured with stunning appeal and loads of sophisticated electronic options for audio and communications. The 2014 Ford Fusion Energi SE is commanded by a 2.0-liter inline-4-cylinder with permanent AC synchronous magnet motor, continuously variable transmission (CVT) and a front-wheel drive. This car provides a 141-hp at 6000 rpm; combined total system output of 188-hp and 129 pound-feet torque at 4000 rpm.
The Fusion Energi SE comes with a lithium-ion battery that is recharged using an AC outlet. Recharging time is projected at 2.5 hours using a 240-volt power outlet or 7 hours through a 120-volt power outlet.
The 2014 Ford Fusion Energi SE has similar styling with the Fusion Hybrid which includes extensive aerodynamic features and greatly enhanced solid paint colors. Standard exterior features of the Fusion Energi SE include fog lights, LED taillights, integrated spotter mirrors, chrome grille, halogen projector headlamps, solar tinted glass and roof-mounted antenna.
Notable standard equipment for the 2014 Ford Fusion Energi SE include climate control, telescoping/tilt steering wheel, CD player, AM/FM radio, auxiliary input, SYNC voice-controlled wireless interface, 17-inch wheels, rear air vents, 10-way power driver seat and 6-speaker audio system.
Optional equipment that are modified to offer car safety and provide comfortable commutes include navigation system, reverse sensing system, active park assist, blind-spot monitoring, lane keeping system, windshield-mounted camera and adaptive cruise control.
Ford’s plugin car makes a return for next year, the 2014 Ford Fusion Energi. For those who would want it and also with a little extra, you can get the 2014 Ford Fusion Energi SE trim. The 2014 Ford Fusion Energi SE is a hybrid plugin midsized car with room for up to four passengers. Because of the space required for its battery, its cargo space is only small at 8 ft3. Its seats come standard in leather upholstery and are heated, with an option to have them ventilated. Not only are they comfortable, there is also good amount of head and legroom both at the front and at the rear.
Choose between two available trims, Luxury and Titanium. Luxury trim models have auto-dimming mirrors, dual-zone climate control, a tilt-telescoping steering wheel, plus electronic features like a trip computer, 8” touchscreen with MyFord Touch, and a 6-speaker audio system w/ CD player, satellite radio, auxiliary audio jack and USB/iPod interface.
Titanium models add features like keyless entry, sporty front seats, and an upgraded 12-speaker audio system with HD radio.
The powertrain of the 2014 Ford Fusion Energi SE is a 2.0L engine connected to an electric motor with an output of 195 horsepower. The Fusion Energi can run on pure electricity alone for a considerable distance, afterwards it switches automatically to its gasoline engine. The Fusion Energi has an acceleration rate from zero to 60 mph in less than 8 seconds. You can charge the battery by plugging it on a 120V outlet which will take 7.5 hours. On a 240V outlet using a special charger, it will only take about 2 ½ hours.
The 2014 Ford Fusion Energi SE is at its best during city driving. Its hybrid powertrain conserves energy while you’re slow-moving during heavy traffic, saving you fuel. The hybrid powertrain is also very quiet, which adds comfort to the ride experience.
Among hybrids, reaching the 40 MPG rating is an achievement that is already considered as a big thing. However, what if this mileage is doubled or even tripled? The good news is that when it comes to this matter, the new 2014 Ford Fusion Energi SE might just be the perfect car for you to choose. It is a hybrid that has surpassed the Fusion Hybrid SE in terms of mileage, performance, and handling on the road. Under its hood, we should expect to see a 2 liter gas engine that has been paired with an electric motor. It is able to put out a combined power of 195 HP which exceeds of course the Ford Hybrid SE. This electric motor gets its juice from the lithium-ion battery pack which is visibly larger than the one that we have seen previously.
Due to the special CVT system that has been integrated into the powertrain, it has an improved capability of reaching desired levels of speeds from. The 2014 Ford Fusion Energi SE is capable of a 0 to 60 MPH run in just 8 seconds. This is something that you will not normally expect in a hybrid car. Its mileage rating of 108/92 MPG is hard to beat in the category of hybrids.
The gas engine kicks up once the juice of the battery has been used up and the 21 mile range has been achieved. By charging it for 2.5 hours per day on 240-V outlet, you can really save at least half a gallon of fuel if your regular road travels take less than 60 miles daily.
Once you come inside this Ford car, you will be amazed at the wealth of tech, luxury, and safety features that are found there. Keyless entry, remote ignition, voice activated MyFord with SYNC, heated seats and steering wheel, and many more are standard features on this Ford hybrid. Yes, you will have to spend more on this car. The starting MSRP has been seen at $38,700 which is several notches up the price of a Ford Hybrid SE. No matter what the case may be, the advantages and benefits that you will get could eventually justify the amount that you will use to buy this car.