Update: US News & World Report article has a bunch of links to more recent reviews of the Ford Fusion Hybrid. Below is an excerpt.
“Ford Fusion Hybrid – What the Auto Press Says
The 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid ranks 1 out of 24 Affordable Midsize Cars. This ranking is based on our analysis of 13 published reviews and test drives of the Ford Fusion Hybrid, and our analysis of reliability and safety data.
The 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid has taken the automotive press by surprise. Many reviewers are calling it the best hybrid sedan yet. It holds its own against the Toyota Prius, and in some ways, it may be a better car.”
The article then goes on to talk about what those 13 published reviews say.