DEARBORN, Mich. – In the quest to deliver better fuel efficiency for millions of drivers, Ford engineers have more than 25 patents pending for the $295 Auto Start-Stop on the all-new 2013 Ford Fusion. The best technology improves your life by doing its job effectively and then getting out of the way.
- Available Auto Start-Stop on the 2013 Ford Fusion improves real-world fuel efficiency by 3.5 percent; costs just $295.
- Unique control strategies help to ensure smooth and robust restarts.
- Instrument panel messages coach drivers to be more efficient by switching off power-drawing accessories.
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