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Drive 2010 - Sidebar - The 2010 Ford Fusion

article by Ben Lincoln


This trip was an interesting one for me, because it was the first time in quite awhile that I've driven a car made by an American-owned company. Other than rented pickups and vans, I think it might actually have been the first time since I learned to drive in a giant old Ford LTD station wagon.

As much as I'd like to support my country's economy more directly, there are two main reasons that I've gone with imports instead:

One car can't change my mind about an entire industry, but the 2010 Ford Fusion I rented for this trip did leave a very positive impression on me.

The 2010 Ford Fusion
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Date Shot: 2010-07-16
Camera Body: Nikon D70 (Modified)
Lens: Nikon AFS-DX Zoom-Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 EDII @ 24mm, f/3.9
Filters: LDP CC1
Date Processed: 2011-02-26
Version: 1.0


In the Fusion's favour:

Detracting from the experience somewhat:

My complaints are minor, and so I'm not surprised to see that actual car enthusiasts praised it as well. My only concern if I were considering buying one would be what its reliability looked like over time.

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