2018 Honda Accord Hybrid vs 2018 Ford Fusion Hybrid

2021-Honda-Accord-Hybrid speeds on city street

If you are looking for a new hybrid sedan, you may have heard of the 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid. This hybrid version of one of Honda’s more popular models is an exciting twist of events. But, how does it hold up against the competition? We pit the Accord Hybrid against the well-known hybrid of Ford; the 2018 Ford Fusion Hybrid.

In an effort to remain as specific and fair as possible, we will be taking the specs and features of the 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid with the 2.0-Liter 4-cylinder gas/electric hybrid engine and CVT transmission. It will be compared to the 2018 Ford Fusion Hybrid with the 2.0-Liter 4-cylinder gas/electric hybrid engine and CVT transmission.

Many people look for the power, space, and fuel economy of their future vehicle, so that is what we researched when looking at these two sedans. So, without further ado, here’s the 2018 Accord Hybrid vs the 2018 Ford Fusion Hybrid.

2018 Honda Accord Hybrid


2018 Ford Fusion S Hybrid

212 hp


188 hp

232 ft-lbs


129 ft-lbs

47/47 mpg*

EPA-estimated fuel economy* (city/hwy)

43/41 mpg

16.7 cu. ft.

Cargo space

12.0 cu. ft.

Advantages of the 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid

As you can see in the table above, the 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid has significantly more power than the 2018 Ford Fusion Hybrid. While the 212 horsepower that the Accord Hybrid has may not seem much greater than the Fusion Hybrid’s 188 hp, the Accord Hybrid definitely pulls ahead when it comes to torque. This hybrid generates 232 ft-lbs of torque as a powerful hybrid vehicle, but the Fusion Hybrid only offers 129 ft-lbs. This, combined with the greater horsepower of the Accord Hybrid, gives this Honda model a solid advantage over the Fusion Hybrid.

While you may expect the Accord Hybrid to be lacking in good fuel efficiency due to its power, that isn’t actually the case. While the competition narrows between the two sedans, the Accord Hybrid is still a bit ahead of the Fusion Hybrid. It has an EPA-estimated fuel economy on the highway of 47 miles per gallon* and 47 mpg in the city*. This gives the sedan a slight advantage over the 41 highway mpg and 43 city mpg of the Ford Fusion Hybrid.

The Accord Hybrid also offers a roomy 16.7 cubic feet of space, compared to the 12.0 cu. ft. of the Fusion Hybrid.

While both vehicles have some great specs, the 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid pulls ahead with more power, cargo space, and slightly more miles per gallon than the 2018 Ford Fusion Hybrid.

Interested in the 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid? Feel free to contact us here at Matt Castrucci Honda with any questions you have.

* 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.


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