US: 2013 Ford Fusion starts at $22,495 image

The new generation of the Ford Fusion has been recently priced at 22,495 USD over-seas for the base entry-level version.

According to the North American based automaker, the 2013 Ford Fusion starts at 22,495 USD over-seas for the entry-level Fusion S with front-wheel drive and the 2.5 liter four-cylinder engine under its hood, which is good for 170 horsepower. The model is coming in standard with Sync MyFord, tilting and telescoping steering wheel with mounted audio controls, keyless entry, 60/40 split-folding rear seats, audio input jack, LED taillights and 16-inch steel wheels.

Next in the lineup is the Fusion SE, which has been priced at 24,495 USD. This version of the new Fusion generation is adding a six-speaker sound system with satellite radio, 10-way power driver’s seat and 17-inch alloy wheels. The Ford Fusion SE is powered by a 1.6 liter EcoBoost engine which is producing 179 HP, mated to a six-speed manual transmission as standard or to an optional six-speed automatic transmission ($795). A larger 2.0 liter EcoBoost with 237 HP with the six-speed automatic gearbox is also available for this version, for $26,745.

The Ford Fusion Hybrid comes next at 27,995 USD and goodies found on this version are carried over from the SE trim, except for the hybrid-specific 17-inch alloy wheels. The model is getting a four-cylinder Atkinson-cycle 2.0 liter engine and an electric motor, mated to a CVT transmission.

The top of the line 2013 Ford Fusion is the Titanium, priced at 30,995 USD, which is getting the 2.0 liter EcoBoost engine mentioned above, along with heated leather sport seats, a decklid spoiler, a 12-speaker audio system, sport suspension, 18-inch alloy wheels and more. The 2013 Ford Fusion will be launched later on this year in Europe too as the Ford Mondeo.