Are you looking for a comfortable commuter vehicle or a fuel-efficient family sedan? Chances are you have considered the 2017 Honda Accord and the 2017 Ford Fusion, but which is superior? For comparison purposes, the base trim level models of the Accord and Fusion will be examined below so continue reading to learn which came out on top.
2017 Honda Accord LX vs. 2017 Ford Fusion S: Engine and Performance
The Ford Fusion is no match for the highly fuel-efficient Honda Accord. While the two sedans have similar engines, the Accord comes out on top in nearly every aspect. Engaging handling makes the 2017 Accord an excellent choice for the daily commute or even just a relaxing drive. The decades-strong design of the 2017 Honda Accord is superior to the competition, even when it comes to what’s under the hood.
2017 Honda Accord LX
2017 Ford Fusion S
27 MPG city/33 MPG highway
21 MPG city/32 MPG highway
2017 Honda Accord LX vs. 2017 Ford Fusion S: Safety
Both the 2017 Accord and 2017 Fusion received a five-star overall safety rating from the NHTSA, but there are several features that make the Accord stand out. Features such as Brake Assist and a multi-angle rearview camera come standard with the Accord LX but are not available on the Fusion S.
Additional safety features on the 2017 Accord LX include:
Anti-Lock Braking System
Electronic Brake Distribution
Daytime Running Lights
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
2017 Honda Accord LX vs. 2017 Ford Fusion S: Interior Design and Technology
Both the 2017 Honda Accord and the 2017 Ford Fusion seat up to five passengers. However, the rear seats in the Ford Fusion are overly reclined, making them uncomfortable for long trips. The 2017 Accord has impressive legroom in both the front and rear seats and comfortable cloth seating. In the trunk of the Accord, you’ll have 15.8 cu.-ft. of cargo space, and a 60/40 folding rear seatback allows you to transport long cargo, features the Fusion doesn’t offer.
The Honda Accord comes standard with an 8-in. media display, a four speaker audio system and Bluetooth® connection. There are several other tech features for drivers that the Fusion simply does not offer. A few of these features include:
SMS Text Message Function
Speed-Sensitive Volume Control
Test Drive the 2017 Honda Accord at Honda of Tiffany Springs in Kansas City
The 2017 Honda Accord ranks ahead of the competition from what’s under the hood to the comfort of the driver’s seat. Honda of Tiffany Springs in Kansas City features an extensive inventory of the superior 2017 Honda Accord. With a variety of trim levels and colors available, you can be sure to find your perfect match in our new inventory. Give us a call at (866) 205-1181 to schedule your test drive in the ultimate midsize sedan.