Vehicle Comparisons: 2020 Honda Accord vs Ford Fusion

Vehicle Comparisons: 2020 Honda Accord vs Ford Fusion


The 2020 Honda Accord and 2020 Ford Fusion are here, and they’re giving drivers in Miami, Hialeah, and Doral, FL, even more to love. Both sedans are luxurious and sporty. Plus, they each come with a variety of cutting-edge technologies.

So, when you pit the Honda Accord vs. the Ford Fusion, which comes out on top? Read this comparison from our Braman Honda team to find out.


Quick Look at the 2020 Accord vs 2020 Fusion

Before we dive deeper into various features and specs of the 2020 Honda Accord vs. Ford Fusion, we first want to give you a quick overview of how these two sedans stack up against one another.

Accord vs Fusion: Quick Facts

Spec

Honda Accord

Ford Fusion

Base Trim EPA-Estimated MPG

30 city/38 highway1

21 city/31 highway

Standard Horsepower

192

175

Passenger Space

105.6 cubic feet

102.8 cubic feet

Now let’s see what makes the Honda Accord such a powerful and efficient ride, as well as the other features you’ll find in these cars.


Honda Accord Engine Specs

Accord vs Fusion: Engine Specs

The Ford Fusion has long been known for providing drivers with exceptional power. However, the 2020 Honda Accord aims to blow right past it.

The 2020 Accord produces a robust performance with its 1.5L turbocharged engine that produces 192 horsepower and 192 lb-ft of torque. Even more thrilling performance is provided by the 252-horsepower 2.0L turbocharged engine available in the Honda Accord.

The standard powertrain in the 2020 Ford Fusion is a 2.5L i-VCT engine. While this is fairly powerful in its own right, it still falls short at only 175 horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque. The Fusion also has a more powerful engine option, but only gets up to 245 horsepower with its available 2.0L Ti-VCT I-4 engine.


Honda Accord MPG

A Closer Look at Fuel Efficiency

While engine power is an important aspect when looking at which car to get, you’ll also want to see how each performs in terms of fuel economy. Like you saw above, the 2020 Accord is an extremely efficient car. With its base trim level LX, as well as the EX and EX-L trim levels, along with a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT), the Honda Accord gets an EPA-estimated 30 city/38 highway MPG.1

The Ford Fusion only gets an EPA-estimated 21 city/31 highway MPG with its standard powertrain. It does have an available hybrid engine, which improves the fuel economy of the 2020 Fusion. This will give the Ford car an EPA-estimated 43 city/41 highway MPG.

The 2020 Honda Accord also has an available hybrid powertrain. This gets even better gas mileage than the hybrid option in the Fusion. With the Hybrid, EX, EX-L, and Touring trim levels, the 2020 Accord gets an EPA-estimated 48 city/47 highway MPG with this available eco-friendly engine and an Electronic Continuously Variable Transmission (E-CVT).1


2021 Honda Accord Interior Technology

2020 Honda Accord vs Ford Fusion: Interior Comforts

The Honda Accord and Ford Fusion may be known for their eye-catching exteriors and sophisticated features, but the thing that really makes these cars special is their interior comforts.

The 2020 Accord comes standard with features such as the Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control System and Push Button Start. While convenient push button start is also featured in the Fusion, it unfortunately lacks automatic climate control as a standard feature.

Numerous entertainment features are available in each vehicle as well. Each will give you the ability to use your voice to play music straight from your phone, as well as make calls. While using your phone, you’ll have an easier time keeping it charged in the Accord so it is fully powered when you get to your destination, thanks to the available Wireless Phone Charger.


Honda Accord Interior Space

Space Inside the 2020 Accord vs 2020 Fusion

Along with the features inside the Accord, this Honda sedan also provides a spacious ride for you and your passengers. That is because it has 105.6 cubic feet of passenger volume shared among its five seats.

Inside the Fusion, there is also seating for five, but only 102.8 cubic feet of passenger volume. In the front row, you’ll notice the Honda Accord supplies you with slightly more headroom. In the rear row, passengers enjoy more comfort in the 2020 Accord as well.

That is because the Honda sedan has 40.4 inches of legroom in its back row. The second-row seats of the 2020 Ford Fusion are a little more compact with just 38.3 inches of legroom.

They each also have a trunk that offers room for various supplies. In the Ford Fusion, the trunk has 16 cubic feet of cargo volume. Fit even more and larger gear in the trunk of the 2020 Accord, which has 16.7 cubic feet of cargo volume.


Driving a Honda Accord

State-of-the-Art Safety Technologies

On top of a responsive and easy-to-use infotainment system, the 2020 Honda Accord is equipped with standard Honda Sensing®. Honda Sensing® is a safety package that includes the following driver-assistive safety technologies:

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™)
  • Road Departure Mitigation System (RDM)
  • Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)
  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low-Speed Follow
  • Traffic Sign Recognition System (TSR)

These smart features utilize cameras and sensors to monitor the road around you. If at any time your vehicle determines you’re on course for a collision, it can act autonomously to prevent it.

The standard safety suite in the 2020 Ford Fusion does come with its share of standard driver-assistive features. This doesn’t include all the same standard systems, though, like TSR.

The 2020 Honda Accord also offers the available Head-Up Display (HUD). This will show you alerts from TSR and other safety systems, along with your speed, directions, and more right in your line of sight. Unfortunately, the Ford Fusion doesn’t offer the extra convenience and safety of this type of display.


Honda Accord vs Ford Fusion: Which Is Right for You?

After seeing our 2020 Honda Accord vs. Ford Fusion comparison, you may have a better idea which car you want for your drives around Miami, Hialeah, and Doral, Florida. If you’re looking to turn heads while enjoying powerful and efficient performance and the latest automotive technologies, you’ll want to take a closer look at the 2020 Honda Accord.

Don’t wait—schedule your test drive at Braman Honda to experience everything the Honda Accord has to offer today!

  1. 30 city/38 highway/33 combined MPG rating for LX, EX, and EX-L 1.5T trims. 29 city/35 highway/31 combined MPG rating for Sport 1.5T CVT trim. 26 city/35 highway/30 combined MPG rating for Sport 1.5T 6MT trim. 22 city/32 highway/26 combined MPG rating for Sport and Touring 2.0T trims. 23 city/34 highway/27 combined MPG rating for EX-L 2.0T trim. 48 city/47 highway/48 combined MPG rating for hybrid trims. Based on 2020 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery-pack age/condition (hybrid trims), and other factors.

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