2015 Ford Fusion vs Honda Accord

April 3rd, 2017 by
2015 Ford Fusion

The 2015 Ford Fusion and the 2015 Honda Accord are two of the most popular midsize family sedans on the road. Both models provide generous seating arrangements and high-quality cabins. Shoppers can choose from a wide range of features to create the sedan that best suits their everyday lives. On the road, their powerful, fuel-efficient engines create a smooth ride. If you’re having trouble choosing between the two, use our side-by-side comparison to take a closer look.

2015 Fusion vs Honda Accord

Passenger Space

The 2015 Ford Fusion is our pick for passenger space, thanks to its high-quality cabin and spacious, supportive seating. In addition to providing comfort, the driver seat offers excellent sight lines out the front and sides of the vehicle. In back, drivers can fill an excellent 16 cubic feet of cargo space with grocery hauls or road trip bags.

The 2015 Honda Accord is a close second with its elegant cabin with impressive seating arrangements. In back, it has slightly less cargo space: 15.8 cubic feet.

Power and Performance

The 2015 Ford Fusion offers a wide range of powerful, fuel-efficient engines, making it our pick for power and performance. The base engine is a 2.5-liter four-cylinder that generates 175 horsepower and 175 pound-feet of torque. On the road, it achieves 22 city/34 highway mpg. Fusion SE model drivers can choose from three additional options. A turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine delivers even greater thrust with 181 horses and 185 pound-feet of torque. Finally, the Fusion’s most powerful engine, a 2.0-liter four-cylinder, makes 240 horses and 270 pound-feet of torque.

Most 2015 Honda Accords come with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that makes 185 horses and 181 pound-feet of torque. For additional power, an available 3.5-liter V6 engine makes 278 horses and 252 pound-feet of torque.

Safety

The 2015 Ford Fusion is our pick for safety. In government crash tests, it earned a perfect five-star rating for overall protection. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gave the Fusion its top score of “Good.” A wide range of standard safety items works to keep passengers safe. The Ford Sync system can be paired with a cell phone to dial 911 after a crash. MyKey technology sets speed parameters for teen drivers and valets. Shoppers can also add high-tech systems like blind-spot monitoring to increase driver vigilance.

In government crash tests, the 2015 Honda Accord also earned five stars for overall protection. Standard equipment includes a rearview camera to help drivers back up safely. Shoppers can add high-tech systems like lane-departure warning to maximize safety.

Features

Although both models offer similar lineups, we like the 2015 Honda Accord’s standard features lineup. The entry-level model is equipped with high-tech items like Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, which allows drivers to make hands free calls. Its 8-inch infotainment display makes it easy to access a wide range of options, including Pandora Internet radio control.

For the 2015 Ford Fusion, standard equipment includes keyless entry, which saves time in the parking lot. A rearview camera enhances rear visibility. Voice-activated Sync technology lets drivers browse infotainment apps without taking their eyes from the road.

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2015 Ford Fusion

Both models have a lot to offer, but the 2015 Ford Fusion is our pick overall. On the road, its powerful engine lineup delivers swift acceleration and impressive fuel economy. Passengers can count on a smooth, quiet ride. Seating is spacious and supportive. Shoppers can choose from a wide range of trim models and standalone features to create the Fusion that suits their everyday lives.

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