The Ford Fusion is a top-selling vehicle, so if you're in the market for a new car, you've likely got the 2018 Ford Fusion on your shortlist. Here you'll find all the info you need to make a smart decision: 2018 Ford Fusion safety and reliability ratings, engine specs, horsepower, fuel economy, and pricing. After going through the specs and ratings, we'll summarize how the Autoblog editors feel about the Ford Fusion. Is Ford Fusion safe? Ford Fusion safety ratings are provided by government agencies, such as the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The 2018 Ford Fusion has an overall crash test rating of five stars, according to the NHTSA. This agency rates crash-tested vehicles by assigning them one to five stars, with five stars indicating the most injury protection. A further breakdown of the NHTSA's ratings show the 2018 Ford Fusion received an overall side crash test rating of five stars, and an overall front crash test rating of four stars. In its rollover resistance test, the NHTSA awarded the Ford Fusion four stars. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety also provides ratings for new vehicles. According to the IIHS, the 2018 Ford Fusion is considered a "Top Safety Pick", with a rating of "good" across all crashworthiness categories, as well as a "superior" rating for front crash prevention (with optional equipment). The Ford Fusion's headlights, however, are rated poor by the organization. Child seat anchors are rated marginal in terms of ease of use. Other Ford Fusion model years may receive different safety ratings, so be sure to check the NHTSA and IIHS websites for the specific vehicle you're researching. Is the Ford Fusion reliable? Ford Fusion reliability ratings are provided by research agencies, such as J.D. Power and Associates. According to J.D. Power's 2017 vehicle dependability study, the Ford Fusion is considered "about average" for overall dependability, receiving a score of three out of a possible five. Similarly, the Ford Fusion's powertrain received a rating of "about average," or three out of five. At the time of publication, there were no manufacturer recalls listed for the 2018 Ford Fusion on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's website. You can check NHTSA for the most up-to-date safety and recalls information related to your specific vehicle. While the 2018 Ford Fusion is not affected by the Takata airbag recall at the time of this writing, 2006-2012 Ford Fusions are affected by the recall. In March 2018, Ford recalled 1.3 million Fusions and related Lincoln MKZs for loose steering wheel bolts. 2014 to 2017 Fusions built built at the Flat Rock plant in Michigan between August 6, 2013, and February 29, 2016, and 2014-2018 Fusions and MKZs built at the Hermosillo factory in Mexico are also affected. To see if your vehicle is affected by these or any other recalls, head to SaferCar.gov and enter your VIN. Is the Ford Fusion roomy? To determine Ford Fusion roominess, we assessed the interior and cargo room of the vehicle. The 2018 Ford …
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