Ford Fusion vs. Honda Accord

Our team at Richmond Ford West is happy to finally have the 2018 Ford Fusion on our lot to share with our friends in the Glen Allen, Ashland, and Short Pump areas. However, there's been talk about the yet to be released 2018 Honda Accord, and how it stands on the automotive market. We got a little curious, so we decided to compare the Ford Fusion vs. Honda Accord to see how they are alike, and, of course, how they are different from each other.

We're going to share our findings with you, so you can learn all about these latest sedans and how they measure up. In our 2018 Ford Fusion vs. 2018 Honda Accord car comparison, we're going to focus on the engine performance and options, the audio and technology, and even the safety features. By learning about what each of these new sedans offer, you'll be able to see which one is the better pick for you.

2018 Ford Fusion vs. 2018 Honda Accord: Engine Performance & Options

One thing that drivers like to see is options when it comes to their next sedan. Luckily, the 2018 Ford Fusion has a lot for you to choose from. The Ford Fusion offers five different engines to choose from, ranging from the base level 4-cylinder to the powerful V6 or even the efficient Hybrid 4-cylinder. The Honda Accord, on the other hand, only comes with three different engine options that doesn't include a V6.

  • The 2018 Ford Fusion and its highest output engine, the 2.7L EcoBoost® V6, can deliver 325 horsepower.
  • The 2018 Honda Accord and its 2.0L 4-cylinder turbo Accord can put out 252 horsepower.

Audio & Technology

Both sedans come equipped with intuitive screens that are mounted into the dashboard. These systems can be used to select media to play through the respective sound systems. However, each vehicle offers something different in terms of sophistication and convenience.

  • The Ford SYNC® system features voice recognition that allows drivers to use their voice to select their media.
  • The Honda Accord offers voice recognition with its higher trim levels.
  • Each vehicle comes with portable media connectivity via USB/auxiliary inputs, Bluetooth® streaming, and a radio.
  • The Ford Fusion features a CD player with MP3 playback capabilities.

Ford Fusion vs. Honda Accord: Safety Features

As for safety, each vehicle is equipped with the necessary 4-wheel anti-lock braking system, which features both stability and traction control systems to add extra security and control when traveling on slick roads. Each vehicle even provides a Tire Pressure Monitoring System, as well as rear view cameras. However, each vehicle offers something different with their passive safety.

  • Both vehicles feature front airbags, side-impact airbags, and side-curtain airbags for passenger protection.
  • The 2018 Ford Fusion includes knee airbags for both the driver as well as the front passenger.
  • The SOS-Post Crash Alert system™, featured in the Ford Fusion, activates after a collision. It unlocks all the doors, and puts on the hazards to help flag down emergency responders.

Test Drive the 2018 Ford Fusion in Glen Allen

Did you learn a lot about the differences with the Ford Fusion vs. Honda Accord? While each vehicle seems similar, there are some noticeable differences that could affect your final decision. Since you learned about the many advantages that the Ford Fusion has over the Honda Accord, why not learn even more by dropping by Richmond Ford West and seeing us to get a closer look at the 2018 Ford Fusion?

We encourage all our friends and neighbors in the Glen Allen, Ashland, and Short Pump areas to stop by and take a test drive to decide on the vehicle they're considering. Contact us today!


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