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Pros: Quiet Ride
Advice: Take a look at body panels, trim, molding... Look at amount of foam in engine, make your own determination.Just purchased a 2007 Ford Fusion... Not a bad car, only I notice their are a few things that seem very cheap. For instance, the trim and molding around the windows have huge gaps where the rubber is suppose to meet the metal. Another is I notice alot of foam and cheap looking seals under the hood, I know many cars are made like this, but in my opinion, this cars construction as far as its seals will not hold up over time (leaves me wondering about other things/more important things). I have noticed that body panels are not even, for instance, I can fit my fingertips between edge of the hood and the right headlight while at the same time I am not able to even fit my fingernails between the other side. I like Ford, and prefer to buy American, but their are things that leave me wondering and hesitant... The car does ride nicely, smooth and quiet, nicely equipped too for the money.
Pros: Body style and handling.
Cons: rear sits too high for the back window.
Advice: Try it..............You will like it.My Wife and I just traded in our 2005 Ranger 4X4 because we couldn't afford the gas mailage any longer. We test drove the Mustanf and then the Fusion and knew this was it. Not to mention more for the buck. I am an old race car driver and this thing handles the curves like a dream. Interior is pretty roomy for my 6'4' body. Won't drive it much though without prying my Wife out of it. Been a Ford man all my 58 years and they did it again! They could however make the back window a little different as it is tricky to back. CAREFUL!!!!! Went to get a Stang, but reality set in that I am an old man. Besides, the Fusion handles better.