For vivid proof that the hybrid powertrain has gone mainstream, check out the 2015 Ford Fusion lineup. The mid-size sedan is offered with two different approaches to hybrid propulsion.
The Ford Fusion Hybrid works pretty much like every other hybrid out there, combining the output of an internal combustion engine with an electric motor for improved fuel economy.
The Ford Fusion Energi on the other hand, is a plug-in hybrid. Its battery pack can be charged while Fusion Energi is parked, and it has considerable range running on electric power alone.
Of course, two similar models offering different approaches to the hybrid solution, naturally begs the question; which is best?
Well, read on…