Safety is every car consumer’s concern. When buying a new vehicle, there will always be questions about how well the car will protect its occupants in the event of a collision. For Ford customers, they may be glad to hear that the 2016 Ford Fusion has been given a perfect five-star rating by the National Highway Traffic & Safety Administration.

The 2016 Ford Fusion, which is now available at Folsom Lake Ford, received five stars in a front crash test and four stars for rollover and side crash tests. The rating applies for both the standard 2016 Ford Fusion and the Fusion Hybrid.

The 2016 Ford Fusion Energi also achieved top ratings, netting a five-star score of its own for both side and front crash tests and four stars for rollover crashes.

The new Fusion model is fitted with a range of safety features, including dual front airbags, side airbags, and knee airbags on the driver and front passenger seating area. Electronic stability control as well as a rearview camera are also included for preventing collisions and minor fender benders.

If you want a car you can feel safe commuting in, then look no further than the 2016 Ford Fusion. If you’re contemplating a pre-owned vehicle, then consider the 2015 Ford Fusion. This edition was voted the 2015 top safety pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. It was given a “good” rating for roof strength, seats, and head restraints.

Whichever model year you’re interested in today, the Ford Fusion is a midsize sedan rated highly by the men and women in lab coats subjecting automobiles to the most rigorous safety testing. Speak with one of our Ford dealers near Sacramento if the Ford Fusion is a vehicle you want in your garage.