2018 Honda Accord vs 2018 Ford Fusion

The midsize sedan class is a competitive vehicle segment. Looking at the 2018 Honda Accord vs the 2018 Ford Fusion will compare two cars in the midsize sedan segment. These two cars each offer multiple engine options and trim levels.

Both cars begin their engine lineups with standard four-cylinder engine options. Base Accord models come equipped with a 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine. This engine produces 192 horsepower and 192 pound-feet of torque. Base Fusion models will come equipped with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine. The engine produces 175 horsepower and 175 pound-feet of torque. When equipped with the base engine, the Accord is able to earn up to 30 miles per gallon in the city and 38 miles per gallon on the highways for 33 mpg combined.* The Fusion base engine checks in at 21 mpg city and 32 mpg highway for 25 mpg combined.

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2018 Honda Accord VS 2018 Ford Fusion
1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder Base Engine 2.5-liter four-cylinder
192 horsepower, 192 pound-feet of torque Base Engine Performance 175 horsepower, 175 pound-feet of torque
30 mpg city/38 mpg highway/33 mpg combined* Base Engine Fuel Economy Ratings 21 mpg city/32 mpg highway/25 mpg combined
6-speed manual, CVT, 10-speed automatic Transmission Options 6-speed automatic

2018 Honda Accord Trim Level Options

The 2018 Honda Accord will be offered in six trim levels. The 2018 Ford Fusion is available in five trims. The 2018 Accord is available in LX, Sport, EX, EX-L Navi and Touring models. Each Accord trim level comes equipped with a different collection of standard and available comfort, safety and technology features.

Features offered on the 2018 Accord include the Honda Sensing suite of driver assistance systems. The Honda Sensing suite of systems includes:

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™)
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Road Departure Mitigation
  • Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow
  • Traffic Sign Recognition

Additional features and technology systems offered on the 2018 Accord include: Blind Spot Information, front and rear parking sensors, Cross Traffic Monitor, Driver Awareness Monitor, Multi-Angle Rearview Camera, LED headlights, Display Audio touchscreen infotainment system, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, 4G LTE Wi-Fi and more.

*Based on 2018 EPA fuel-economy ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

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