Safety

The Fusion scored well in Insurance Institute for Highway Safety crash tests, with ratings of Good (the highest) for front- and side-impact protection. Seat-mounted side-impact airbags for the front seats and side curtain airbags designed to protect front and rear occupants in a side impact are standard. Antilock braking is now standard on all Fusions, as is a tire pressure monitoring system.

The lack of an electronic stability system in the Fusion is a glaring omission, as the feature is being incorporated into other cars across the market, including competing models — and more affordable ones to boot.

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    General information
    CAUTIONS: Use only approved wheel and tyre sizes. Using other sizes could damage the vehicle and will make the National Type Approval invalid. If you change the diameter of the tyres from that f ...

    Audio control
    Select radio, CD or cassette mode on the audio unit. The following functions can be operated with the remote control: Volume Volume up: Press the top button on the back of the remote control. ...

    Fuel cut-off switch
    Vehicles with a Duratec engine The fuel supply may be cut off as a result of an accident or sudden vibrations (e.g. collision when parking). The switch is located in the side panel in front of ...