Ford Fusion

Car buyers now have an extra reason to buy the new Ford Fusion as it topped the supermini safety table in the latest report by Consumer Association magazine - Which?

In a test that considered 57 separate aspects of the car safety, the Fusion emerged as the new leader in the supermini league table beating all major competitors including Skoda Fabia, VW Polo, Renault Clio and Seat Ibiza.

"Ford Motor Company prides itself on its commitment to dependable, safe driving. Once again we have shown that this can be achieved whilst still providing a lively and fun driving experience," said Paul Thomas, managing director, Ford Motor Company Limited.

Fusion's Intelligent Protection System - first seen in the award-winning Ford Mondeo - uses sensors that determine the nature, severity and direction of an impact in a fraction of a second, enabling it to activate the most appropriate safety devices for maximum protection.

Since its launch last autumn, more than 5,000 UK customers have already embraced the new Ford Fusion as the vehicle that breaks the small car mould and with the new Fusion + on sale this summer comes the most advanced, family-oriented model yet.

Published : 29/03/03 Author : Melanie Carter

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