Is it possible for a family sedan to still be sporty and offer a fun drive? The 2010 Ford Fusion delivers on all aspects. It has been revamped for 2010 inside and out. One of the main external touch ups on the Fusion is its redesigned front grille and a more aggressive and edgier appearance. This is a family midsize sedan that’s lots of fun to drive and very driver oriented due to its fine handling on the road.

There are various engine choices for you to select from. The base engine is a 2.5 Ltr 4 cylinder engine with 175 horsepower and 175 lb feet of torque. The unique aspect about the engine is that its one of the most powerful four cylinder engines on the market. There is an option on the SE and SEL to have it equipped with a 3.0 Ltr 6 cylinder engine with 240 hp and 223 lb feet. The premium sport model is equipped with a 3.4 Ltr V6 with 263 hp and 249. Another winning point for this car is its excellent gas mileage. The Fusion receives twenty three mpg in the city and thirty four mpg on the freeway. Four trim levels are available; S, SE, Sport and SEL.

Fusion’s base model S comes with a trip computer, a cruise control system, distinct sixteen inch alloy wheels and a CD audio system. The SE model includes even bigger seventeen inch wheels, dual exhaust pipes, an upgraded stereo system and keyless entry. The sport model includes massive 18” wheels, a tricked out steering wheel appointed with rich premium leather and a few additional cosmetic touches. The top of the line SEL model adds some cool features like an advanced numeric keyless entry pad, fog lamps and the audio system can be smartly controlled via knobs on the steering wheel.

You’ll notice the warm and inviting soft fabric touches right away once you step inside. The seats are roomy and the vehicle can easily seat four passengers. There is a Ford’s innovative Sync system which allows your car to work with Bluetooth technology. This system can also give you detailed step by step directions and works via voice commands. The trunk is generously sized at 16.5 cubic feet and should be more than enough to suit the needs of most shoppers.

Ford engineers built this car with safety in mind and this vehicle definitely features all of the latest safety mechanisms. A stability control system minimizes skidding by adjusting the brake pressure as needed, an airbag system with side curtain airbags and anti lock disc brakes. A blind spot alert system is in place which lets you know when there is a vehicle in your blind spot and the tire pressure monitoring system lets you know when your tire pressure needs to be adjusted. Seatbelt pretensions are in place to tighten the belt during an impact or collision.

The Fusion’s cylinder engine is one the most powerful on the market plus Fusion even offers an all-wheel drive. The starting cost of the Fusion is in the 16k and may increase depending on the options and trims. If you don’t want to sacrifice a fun and sporty drive but need a midsize sedan or family car, then the Fusion would be a great choice; this car is the perfect blond of a practicality and fun!