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4.45 stars

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If You Want A Rocking Car, This Is The One To Have! by Luz
 — Just a totally superb car, well made. My husband bought mine wrecked, and I thought--man, this is going to be horrendous to fix. Well, it took a little while (the front and left side had to be re-do... Read More
2008 Ford Fusion V6 Sel Awd by Brett
 — Performance - The AWD on the Ford Fusion is great! It handles wonderfully in the snow. The 3.0L DOHC V6 has adequate power for the car. There could be a bit more power I believe. Braking is not a pr... Read More
Ford Moving Forward by Tjay
 — There is so many things to talk about on my 2008 Ford Fusion.Lets start with performance. I have the 4cyl model, which is very good on gas. The EPA rating is 22/28, although I tend to get 25/33 or bet... Read More

2008 Ford Fusion Overview

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2008 Ford Fusion

Ford made only a few upgrades to the Fusion midsize sedan for 2008, but many drivers will consider those upgrades significant, especially those who value safety features. Antilock brakes are a standard feature on all 2008 Fusion models, as is a tire-pressure monitoring system, joining other safety features like dual-stage front airbags and side curtain airbags.

Late in the 2008 model year, Ford will make its Ford Sync communications connectivity system available as an option. This system enables hands-free access to cell phones and MP3 players through the car's audio system. Also new for 2008, Ford offers the Fusion with an optional Sport Appearance Package, which includes a black chrome grille, a unique spoiler, color-keyed fog lamps, a sport-tuned suspension, red seat inserts, and red stitching on the seats, steering wheel, and console.

Other options for 2008 include a color-configurable ambient interior lighting system, which enables drivers to customize the color of the lighting in the front and rear footwells.

Ford offers the 2008 Fusion in S, SE, and SEL trim packages, with either a 160-horsepower, 2.3-liter inline-four-cyclinder engine or a 221-horsepower, 3.0-liter V6. The four-cylinder engine links to either a standard five-speed manual transmission or a six-speed automatic, while the V6 links only to the automatic transmission.

In addition, SE and SEL models of the Fusion can be equipped with an optional all-wheel-drive system, making the Fusion the only vehicle in its class to offer all-wheel drive.


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Having trouble with the PCM and the ignition coils not sure exactly where the ignition coils are located could really use some help thanks!

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