Even with some mild updates, it's no match for the Chevy Volt.

The Ford Fusion Energi has been updated for 2019 with a refreshed look and larger battery pack, but does that make it suddenly competitive in a plug-in hybrid class that's constantly growing with worthy contenders? The quick answer is no, a nip/tuck and a few more miles of range does not a Volt-killer make. So here are five reasons you shouldn't buy the 2019 Ford Energi Fusion, and because we're always fair and balanced, two reasons you should.

*Flip through the slides above for our why not to buy and why to.

Photo by: John Neff