|2016 Honda Accord||2016 Ford Fusion|
|185-horsepower 4-cylinder, 278-horsepower V-6||Engine Options||175-horsepower 4-cylinder, 181-horsepower EcoBoost 4-cylinder, 240-horsepower turbo 4-cylinder|
|Up to 27 city/37 highway MPG* (4-cylinder engine w/ CVT)||Gas Mileage*||Up to 25 city/37 highway MPG (EcoBoost engine w/ auto start-stop)|
|Available||Emergency Braking System||N/A|
|Available||Apple CarPlay/Android Auto||N/A|
2016 Honda Accord vs 2016 Ford Fusion
The Honda Accord and the Ford Fusion are two of the most well-balanced and all-around excellent vehicles in their class. Both of these midsize sedans offer smooth, confident performance, great gas mileage, lots of space, and cutting-edge technology. So, what sets the Honda Accord apart from the competition? New car shoppers take note: it's all about the details. If you're trying to decide between the 2016 Honda Accord vs 2016 Ford Fusion, here's what you should make sure to consider.
Let's start with the engines. Already, buyers have lots of choices: the 2016 Honda Accord comes with two different engine options, while the 2016 Ford Fusion comes with three. Some buyers will want to maximize performance, while others are looking for the most fuel-efficient option. Either way, the 2016 Accord has a slight edge over the 2016 Fusion. At 278 horsepower, the Accord's V-6 engine outperforms the Fusion's highest-powered engine. Meanwhile, the Accord's other engine option, a 185-horsepower 4-cylinder, gets the best gas mileage out of the lot, achieving up to 27 MPG in the city and 37 MPG on the highway.*
Features and Safety
Both the 2016 Ford Fusion and the 2016 Honda Accord have luxurious interiors, with lots of headroom and legroom for taller drivers. Both cars come with a standard rearview camera, and both have a wide assortment of other safety technology available, including blind spot monitors and adaptive cruise control. However, the 2016 Honda Accord is the only one with an emergency braking system available.
Both cars come standard with Bluetooth hands-free calling and audio streaming. Only the 2016 Accord is also available with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility – these popular, easy-to-use systems make hands-free phone use even more convenient. Automatic climate control also comes standard in the 2016 Honda Accord.
*Based on 2016 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.