RedPlum Drives It: New Ford Fusion Hybrid! Cont

A host of bells and whistles – called SmartGauge and EcoGuide in Ford lingo – so drivers can monitor their car's environmental impact. Of course everything is adjustable so drivers can each determine what is distracting or helpful when they climb behind the wheels.

If you wonder if all of the high-tech gizmos make a difference, consider the Fusion boasts at city/highway EPA rating clocks in at 41/36 mpg. Plus, owners are eligible for a $3400 federal tax credit for all of this green go-power.

But you know what's really great about the Fusion? It's as fun to drive as it is eco friendly. Think of it as a math whiz that is also the life of every party.

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