2018 Fusion: More Affordable, Stylish, and Powerful Than Nissan Altima

The 2018 Fusion is available at Rivertown Ford in Columbus, GA

The 2018 Ford Fusion Takes The Lead In Every Way

Why spend more for a 2018 Nissan Altima when you can get a better vehicle like the 2018 Ford Fusion from Rivertown Ford?

When you break down what matters most to drivers in Columbus, Phenix City and Fort Benning, the new Ford Fusion is better in every way - it's more affordable, features a sleeker appearance, more powerful engines and is as American as apple pie.

The base model 2018 Ford Fusion S starts at $22,120 while the base model Altima 2.5 S is priced at $23,140. And, unlike the Altima, the new Fusion features a high-end, luxury trim - the $38,895 Platinum. It's loaded with tech, comfort and safety features the top end Altima simply does not offer.

The 2018 Ford Fusion is now available for lease or purchase at Rivertown Ford. Stop in today and test-drive yours.

Exterior of the Ford Fusion at Rivertown Ford near Phenix City, AL

The Fuel-Efficient and Faster Fusion

If it's power drivers in Columbus, Phenix City and Fort Benning crave, they'll be really disappointed when their Altima comes up short.

Altima's most powerful engine is an available 270-horsepower V6 featured in the $33,510 top trim Altima 3.5 SL. With the new Ford Fusion Sport, you'll leave those Altima drivers smelling your exhaust with its twin-turbocharged 325-horsepower 2.7L V6.

For drivers who want to kick gas, the 2018 Ford Fusion Hybrid gets an EPA-estimated 43/41 city/highway MPG. The new Fusion Energi, however, gets an EPA-estimated 97 MPG-e combined, including 22 miles of electric driving.

Safety features and interior of the 2018 Fusion - available at Rivertown Ford near Phenix City and Fort Benning, GA

Fusion Has A Less Cluttered Contemporary Interior. More Cargo Space Too

Inside the 5-seat 2018 Fusion, drivers in Columbus, Phenix City and Fort Benning will notice front and back seats that offer more interior passenger volume and a less cluttered contemporary cabin than the Altima.

Another area where the new Fusion beats the Altima is in its trunk space. The 2018 Fusion offers drivers 16 cubic feet of cargo space. Altima comes up nearly a foot short.

Fusion Tech Is A Step Above

The new Ford Fusion offers available Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™. Also available in the 2018 Fusion is its SYNC 3 infotainment system.

Other standard and available tech features include:

  • USB port
  • 4, 6, 11 or 12-speaker Sony premium sound systems
  • 110-volt power outlet
  • Navigation
  • HD and satellite radio

Fusion Offers More Safety Features

While the new Fusion has yet to receive crash test ratings, the 2017 model was awarded with a 5-star rating from the NHTSA and honored with a Safety Pick+ designation by the IIHS.

In the 2018 Ford Fusion, you get a standard rearview camera and Ford's MyKey safety feature, which allows you to set speed limits for other drivers and prevent the audio system from playing until all passengers have fastened their seatbelts.

Other available safety features include:

  • Blind spot monitoring
  • Rear cross traffic alert
  • Lane departure warning
  • Rear parking sensors
  • Active park assist

See Why Columbus, Phenix City and Fort Benning Drivers Are Turning to Fusion

The new Ford Fusion at Rivertown Ford is now available for lease or purchase. Stop in today to test-drive the 2018 Fusion.

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