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2018 Honda Accord vs 2018 Ford Fusion

Passenger side exterior view of a blue 2018 Honda Accord on the left "vs" front driver side exterior view of a red 2018 Ford Fusion on the right

When you are trying to choose between two similar vehicles like the 2018 Honda Accord and the 2018 Ford Fusion it is easiest to make a decision after seeing an apples-to-apples comparison. Below we have laid out the standard and available drivetrain options along with the standard interior space and infotainment systems of the 2018 Honda Accord and 2018 Ford Fusion for you. You will find many similarities that will make their differences really stand out against each other so you can easily find out which sedan you like better between the 2018 Accord and the 2018 Fusion.

2018 Honda Accord Sedan


2018 Ford Fusion

1.5L Turbocharged In-Line 4-Cylinder Standard Engine 2.5L In-Line 4-Cylinder
192 HP/ 192 LB-FT Horsepower/ Torque 173 HP/ 174 LB-FT
Continuously Variable w/ Sport Mode Standard Transmission 6-Speed Automatic
30 MPG City/ 38 MPG HWY Fuel Economy* 21 MPG City/ 32 MPG HWY
*Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery package/condition, and other factors.

Compare the 2018 Honda Accord & 2018 Ford Fusion

As you can see from the chart above the 2018 Honda Accord vastly outperforms the standard drivetrain specs of the 2018 Ford Fusion. Of course, both the 2018 Accord and 2018 Fusion offer engine upgrades from their standard engines. The 2018 Honda Accord makes available a 2.0L Turbocharged In-Line 4-Cylinder that cranks out 252 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque while still averaging EPA fuel economy estimates of 22 MPG* City/ 32 MPG HWY*. The engine upgrade for the 2018 Ford Fusion is a 2.0L EcoBoost™ In-line 4-Cylinder that delivers 245 horsepower and 275 lb-ft of torque and averages EPA estimates of 21 MPG City/ 31 MPG HWY.

Both the 2018 Honda Accord and 2018 Ford Fusion have standard seating for five people but the 2018 Accord provides passengers with 105.6 cubic feet of standard passenger volume while the 2018 Fusion only has 102.8 cubic feet. The 2018 Honda Accord also has more front row headroom and shoulder room than the 2018 Fusion does. The 2018 Honda Accord also gives passengers a better standard infotainment system thanks to its 7” Touchscreen with Customizable Features, Bluetooth® Connectivity, Pandora® Compatibility, and even Speed-Sensitive Volume Compensation. The 2018 Ford Fusion gets equipped with only a standard 4.2” Color LCD Screen, CD Player, and MP3 Capability. Overall the 2018 Honda Accord delivers a more complete sedan than the 2018 Ford Fusion from drivetrain to interior amenities and you can get behind the wheel of the attractive 2018 Accord at Davenport Honda in Rocky Mount, NC today.