2008 Ford Fusion SEL
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Engine Type

Gas V6

MPG (City/Highway)

17/25

Safety Ratings

MSRP

$24,750

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Summary

The 2008 Ford Fusion SEL is equipped with a 3.0L V6 engine that produces 221 horsepower. It comes with a 6-speed automatic transmission with overdrive and has 4-wheel anti-lock brakes for added safety. Side seat mounted airbags and curtain airbags provide protection for all occupants. The Fusion SEL also has features like automatic headlights, 17″ alloy wheels, and cruise control. It offers all-wheel drive for improved traction and driveline traction control for better handling. Overall, the 2008 Ford Fusion SEL is a well-equipped sedan with a powerful engine and various safety features.

2008 Ford Fusion SEL price

Base MSRP

$24,750

Delivery charges

$725

Invoice price

$22,716

Total price

$25,475

NHTSA Crash Test Overall Ratings

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2008 Ford Fusion SEL warranty

Basic (months/miles)

Months: 36

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Miles: 36,000

Corrosion perforation (months/miles)

Months: 60

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Miles: unlimited

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Months: 60

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Miles: 60,000

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Months: 60

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2008 Ford Fusion SEL Colors

Interior Colors
Medium Light Stone w/Premium Cloth Front Bucket Seats
Camel w/Premium Cloth Front Bucket Seats
Charcoal Black w/Premium Cloth Front Bucket Seats
Medium Light Stone w/Leather Front Bucket Seats
Camel w/Leather Front Bucket Seats...
Charcoal Black w/Leather Front Bucket Seats
Exterior Colors
Moss Green Clearcoat Metallic
Dark Blue Ink Clearcoat Metallic
Redfire Clearcoat Metallic
Silver Birch Clearcoat Metallic
Light Sage Clearcoat Metallic...
Black Clearcoat
White Suede Clearcoat
Vapor Silver Clearcoat Metallic
Dune Pearl Clearcoat Metallic

Engine

Type Gas V6
Engine Size (l) 3
Cylinders Configuration V-6
Displacement (cc) 3,000
Drive Type AWD
Horsepower (rpm) 6,250
Horsepower (hp) 221
Torque (rpm) 4,800
Torque Lb (ft) 205
Engine Location Front
Valves 24
Compression 9.86
Bore (mm) 89.50
Bore (in) 3.52

Fuel

Type Gasoline
Tank Capacity (gal) 16.60
Grade 62.83

Mileage

EPA City Economy 17
EPA Highway Economy 25
EPA Combined Economy 20
Cruising Range City (mi) 297.5
Cruising Range Hwy (mi) 437.5

Transmission

Type Automatic
Number Of Speeds 6
Description 6 Speed Automatic
First Gear Ratio 4.15
Second Gear Ratio 2.37
Third Gear Ratio 1.56
Fourth Gear Ratio 1.16
Fifth Gear Ratio 0.86
Sixth Gear Ratio 0.69
Reverse Gear Ratio 3.39
Final Drive Axle Ratio 3.46

Powertrain

Doors

Doors 4

Seating

Number Of Seats 5
Max Seating Capacity 5

Wheels

Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5

Exterior dimensions

Overall Length (in) 190.20
Overall Width (in) 72.20
Max Width Without Mirrors (in) 72.20
Overall Height (in) 57.20
Liftover Height (in) 28.30
Track Width Front (in) 61.60
Track Width Rear (in) 61.30
Wheelbase (in) 107.40

Interior dimensions

Passenger Volume (cu.ft) 100
Trunk Volume (cu.ft) 15.80
Front Head Room (in) 38.70
Rear Head Room (in) 37.80
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.40
Rear Shoulder Room (in) 56.50
Front Leg Room (in) 42.30
Rear Leg Room (in) 37
Cargo Volume (cu.ft) 16
Max Cargo Volume (cu.ft) 16

Weights

Curb Weight Base (lb) 3,355

Steering

Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Overall Ratio 16
Turns To Turns Ratio 2.70
Turning Diameter Curb To Curb (ft) 38.70
Turning Radius Curb To Curb (ft) 19.35

Trailering

Braking

Type Pwr
Front Disc Yes
Rear Disc Yes
Front Brake Rotor Dia (in) 11.80
Front Brake Rotor Thickness (in) 0.98
Rear Brake Rotor Dia (in) 11
Rear Brake Rotor Thickness (in) 0.39

Tires

Front Tire Size P205/60VR16
Rear Tire Size P205/60VR16
Type All-Season

Suspensions

Front Type Independent SLA
Rear Type Multi-link

Emissions

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  • Recall Date 03/10/2021

    Campaign ID; 21V158000

    Component Air Bags

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain 2007-2011 Ranger, 2006-2012 Fusion, Lincoln Zephyr, Lincoln Mkz, 2006-2011 Mercury Milan, 2007-2010 Ford Edge, And Lincoln Mkx Vehicles. The Driver'S Side Air Bag Inflator May Explode Due To Propellant Degradation Occurring After Long-Term Exposure To High Absolute Humidity, High Temperatures, And High Temperature Cycling.

    Recall Consequences

    An Inflator Explosion May Result In Sharp Metal Fragments Striking The Driver Or Other Occupants, Resulting In Serious Injury Or Death.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Replace The Driver-Side Airbag Inflator Or Module With An Alternate One, Free Of Charge. Owner Notification Letters Were Mailed On April 9, 2021 For The Passenger Side, And November 14, 2022 For The Driver Side. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 21S12.

  • Recall Date 02/16/2021

    Campaign ID; 21V081000

    Component Air Bags

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain 2005-2014 Mustang, 2004-2011 Ranger, 2009-2011 Mercury Milan, 2006 Ford Gt, 2008-2012 Fusion, 2007-2010 Edge And Lincoln Mkx, And 2009-2010 Lincoln Mkz Vehicles. These Vehicles May Be Equipped With A Driver Or Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Used As A Replacement Service Part, That May Explode Due To Propellant Degradation Occurring After Long-Term Exposure To High Absolute Humidity, Temperature And Temperature Cycling.

    Recall Consequences

    In The Event Of A Crash Necessitating Deployment Of The Frontal Air Bag, An Inflator Explosion May Result In Sharp Metal Fragments Striking The Driver Or Other Occupants Resulting In Serious Injury Or Death.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Inspect The Driver And Passenger Air Bag Module, And Replace Either The Module Or The Inflator, If Necessary, Free Of Charge. The Recall Began March 17, 2021. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 21S05.

  • Recall Date 12/18/2019

    Campaign ID; 19V904000

    Component Service Brakes, Hydraulic

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain 2006-2010 Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan, Lincoln Zephyr And Mkz Vehicles. The Valves Within The Abs Hydraulic Control Units (Hcu) May React With Brake Fluids Containing Specific Corrosion Preventative Additives. This Reaction May Cause The Valves To Not Close Properly.

    Recall Consequences

    If The Valves Do Not Properly Close, Additional Brake Pedal Travel May Be Required To Stop The Vehicle, Increasing The Risk Of A Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Flush The Brake System With Dot 4 Fluid And Install A New Brake Fluid Reservoir Cap. In Addition, The Hcu Will Be Tested To Detect A Possible Stuck Valve Condition, Replacing The Hcu As Necessary. All Services Will Be Performed Free Of Charge. The Recall Began April 1, 2021. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 19S54.

  • Recall Date 01/10/2017

    Campaign ID; 17V024000

    Component Air Bags

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain 2012 Ford Fusion And Mustang And Lincoln Zephyr And Mkz Vehicles Originally Sold, Or Ever Registered, In Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, The Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), And The U.S. Virgin Islands, Or "Zone A." Additionally, Unless Included In "Zone A" Above, Ford Is Recalling Certain 2009 Ford Ranger, Edge, Fusion And Mustang, Lincoln Mkx, Mkz And Zephyr And Mercury Milan Vehicles Originally Sold, Or Ever Registered, In Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia And West Virginia, Or "Zone B." Additionally, Unless Included In "Zone A" Or "Zone B" Above, Ford Is Recalling Certain 2007-2008 Ford Ranger, Edge And Lincoln Mkx, 2006-2008 Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan, Lincoln Zephyr And Mkz, 2005-2008 Ford Mustang And 2005-2006 Ford Gt Vehicles Originally Sold, Or Ever Registered, In The States Of Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin And Wyoming. These Vehicles Are Equipped With Certain Air Bag Inflators Assembled As Part Of The Passenger Frontal Air Bag Modules Used As Original Equipment Or Replacement Equipment. In The Event Of A Crash Necessitating Deployment Of The Passenger Frontal Air Bag, These Inflators May Rupture Due To Propellant Degradation Occurring After Long-Term Exposure To Absolute Humidity And Temperature Cycling.

    Recall Consequences

    An Inflator Rupture May Result In Metal Fragments Striking The Vehicle Occupants Resulting In Serious Injury Or Death.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Replace The Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator, Free Of Charge. Interim Letters Informing Owners Of The Recall And That Parts Are Not Yet Available Began Mailing March 1, 2017. Owners Will Receive A Second Notice When Remedy Parts Become Available. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 19S01.

  • Recall Date 05/31/2016

    Campaign ID; 16V384000

    Component Air Bags

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2007-2011 Ford Ranger Vehicles, 2006-2011 Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan And Lincoln Zephyr/Mkz Vehicles, 2007-2010 Ford Edge, Lincoln Mkx Vehicles, 2005-2006 Ford Gt Vehicles, And 2005-2011 Ford Mustang Vehicles Originally Sold, Or Ever Registered, In Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, The Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), And The U.S. Virgin Islands, Or "Zone A." Additionally, Unless Included In "Zone A" Above, Ford Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2007-2008 Ford Ranger, Edge And Lincoln Mkx Vehicles, 2006-2008 Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan And Lincoln Zephyr/Mkz Vehicles, 2005-2006 Ford Gt Vehicles And 2005-2008 Ford Mustang Vehicles Originally Sold, Or Ever Registered, In Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, And West Virginia, Or "Zone B." Any Vehicle Not Included In "Zone A", Or "Zone B" Is Not Included In The Safety Recall. These Vehicles Are Equipped With Certain Air Bag Inflators Assembled As Part Of The Passenger Frontal Air Bag Modules, And Used As Original Equipment Or Replacement Equipment. In The Event Of A Crash Necessitating Deployment Of The Front Air Bags, These Inflators May Rupture Due To Propellant Degradation Occurring After Long-Term Exposure To Absolute Humidity And Temperature Cycling.

    Recall Consequences

    An Inflator Rupture May Result In Metal Fragments Striking The Vehicle Occupants Resulting In Serious Injury Or Death.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Replace The Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator, Free Of Charge. Ford Mailed Interim Letters Informing Owners That Parts Are Not Yet Available On July 15, 2016. Owners Will Receive A Second Notice When Remedy Parts Become Available. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 19S01.

  • Recall Date 05/29/2014

    Campaign ID; 14E028000

    Component Equipment

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain All Weather Driver Side Accessory Floor Mats Sold For Use In Model Year 2006-2011 Ford Fusion And Mercury Milan, 2006 Lincoln Zephyr, And 2007-2011 Lincoln Mkz Vehicles Manufactured November 9, 2007, Through October 31, 2010. The Affected Floor Mats May Move And Possibly Interfere With The Accelerator Pedal.

    Recall Consequences

    The Floor Mat Could Shift Such That It Could Interfere With The Accelerator Pedal, Preventing Its Return To An Idle Position, Which Could Result In Unintended Vehicle Speeds, Increasing The Risk Of A Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Install New Replacement Mats, Free Of Charge. The Recall Began In July 2014. Owners May Contact Ford'S Customer Service At 1-800-392-3673. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 14S07. Note: Vehicles Built After October 31, 2010, While Potentially Equipped With The Same Floor Mats, Are Equipped With A Brake Over Accelerator (Boa) Feature That Prevents Simultaneous Accelerator And Brake Application, Allowing The Vehicle To Be Safely Stopped By Pressing Firmly And Steadily On The Brake Pedal.

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