The Ford Fusion V6 Sport has a new feature that keeps the money in your wallet.
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Over the years, driving in Southern California has become more rough. Traffic has increased tremendously. Roads are being constantly expanded. Some roads, look and feel like they have been outright neglected. Potholes are a danger on the road and can adversely affect a vehicle’s handling after an initial shock. Sometimes tires get damaged. A car’s alignment can go out of sorts. It can be a safety issue. In the end, it always ends up costing the driver.
According to AAA, pothole damage costs U.S. drivers, $3 billion dollars annually.
"“On average, American drivers report paying $300 to repair pothole-related vehicle damage,” continued Nielsen. “Adding to the financial frustration, those whose vehicles incurred this type of damage had it happen frequently, with an average of three times in the last five years.”"
Ford went with a different route when it comes to saving money. Sure, gas mileage is the most immediate way to see savings at the pump, but Ford took it a step further.
With Continuous Controlled Damping (CCD), vehicle inputs are monitored every two milliseconds through twelve difference sensors. This allows it to detect and react to a pothole, at speed, without causing any or further damage to the vehicle.
The latest Ford Fusion V6 Sport also comes with a 2.7 twin-turbocharged EcoBoost V6 capable of 325 horsepower. The latest suspension system allows not only for greater comfort on rough surfaces, but great handling as well.
"“We tested and tuned this system by driving over countless potholes – subjecting Fusion V6 Sport to the brutal, square-edged potholes of our Romeo Proving Grounds to finesse the software,” said Michener. “It was long hours of not very pleasant work, but the results are well worth it.”"
Now, you can have ride comfort, great handling, and put the money where you want to..
.. Better tires.