Ford Fusion enjoys best sales year ever in 2011, redesigned model to debut next month

2010 Ford Fusion

As FoMoCo prepares to take the wraps off of the new 2013 Ford Fusion next month, the company is celebrating the sale success of the currently model that continues to sell at a record pace. Sales of the Ford Fusion, which was introduced in 2006, have steadily increased and it also became the company’s best-selling car in 2011.

Fusion sales are expected to reach 240,000 by year-end.

“Since launching in the 2006 model year, Fusion has reinforced Ford’s commitment to the midsize sedan market,” said Samantha Hoyt, Fusion marketing manager. “Recognized as a Best Buy every year since launch, Fusion is a key contributor to Ford’s car renaissance.”

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Between 2006 and 2010, the Fusion helped Ford expand its share of the mid-size segment by 5.2 percentage points.

Through November, Ford has sold a total of 2225,445 units of the Fusion.

Ford says that the majority of Fusions sold are highly equipped models. Specifically:
  • 84 percent of Fusion models are sold with SYNC®, Ford’s award-winning voice-controlled communications and entertainment system
  • 20 percent of Fusion models are sold with Blind Spot Information System (BLIS®)
  • 44 percent of Fusion models are sold with a reverse sensing system
  • 20 percent of Fusions are sold with a rear view camera system.

– By: Omar Rana