Compare 2018 Ford Fusion vs 2018 Honda Accord Sedan

2018 Ford Fusion
2018 Honda Accord Sedan
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FWD S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD S 21 32 $21,215 $22,215
FWD SE 21 32 $22,198 $23,490
AWD SE 20 29 $25,785 $27,285
FWD Titanium 21 31 $28,813 $30,490
AWD Titanium 20 29 $30,703 $32,490
AWD Sport 17 26 $31,983 $33,845
FWD Platinum 21 31 $34,956 $36,990
AWD Platinum 20 29 $36,846 $38,990
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CVT LX 1.5T
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CVT LX 1.5T 30 38 $21,573 $23,570
CVT Sport 1.5T 29 35 $23,588 $25,780
Manual Sport 1.5T 26 35 $23,588 $25,780
CVT EX 1.5T 30 38 $25,130 $27,470
CVT EX-L 1.5T 30 38 $27,410 $29,970
Automatic Sport 2.0T 22 32 $27,720 $30,310
Manual Sport 2.0T 22 32 $27,720 $30,310
CVT EX-L Navi 1.5T 30 38 $28,322 $30,970
Automatic EX-L 2.0T 23 34 $29,234 $31,970
Automatic EX-L Navi 2.0T 23 34 $30,146 $32,970
CVT Touring 1.5T 29 35 $30,904 $33,800
Automatic Touring 2.0T 22 32 $32,728 $35,800
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,215
$21,573
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,215
$23,570
Monthly Payment Estimate
$370 / month
$393 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.3
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Ford Fusion is a feast for the senses, a rarity among family sedans. The 2018 Honda Accord sedan should be at the top of any four-door shoppers’ lists—sedan or otherwise. It’s well-crafted, comfortable, and affordable.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 30 mpg
Highway
32 mpg 38 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
55 55.3
Second Leg Room (in)
38.3 40.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.2 39.5
Second Hip Room (in)
54.4 55
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.8 58.3
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 37.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 56.5
Front Leg Room (in)
44.3 42.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.8 105.6
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.9 73.3
Track Width, Front (in)
62.7 63
Length, Overall (in)
191.7 192.2
Height, Overall (in)
58.1 57.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.4 63.4
Wheelbase (in)
112.2 111.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16 16.7
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 11.5
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.9 11.1
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.5 14.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.6 38.1
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/60HR16 P225/50VR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/60HR16 P225/50VR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3431 3131
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 17 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 17 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
500 -
Engine
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
175 @ 4500 192 @ 1600
Engine Order Code
997 NA
Displacement
2.5 L/152 1.5 L/91
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
175 @ 6000 192 @ 5500
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
32 38
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 30
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58 2.65 - 0.41
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.07 3.24
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 -
Trans Type
6 1
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94 2.65
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 -
Trans Order Code
44W-A NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Fusion Honda Accord Sedan
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.1 5.3
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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