2015 Ford Fusion Vs 2015 Honda Accord

Both the 2015 Ford Fusion and 2015 Honda Accord are mid-size sedans that have received a few tweaks and upgrades from prior model years. Both of the updated models offer a plug in, as well as a hybrid option, including the more traditional powertrain systems.

The Ford Fusion’s plug in hybrid electric version known as the Ford Fusion Energi goes for 20 to 22 miles before switching over to the regular engine power. If hybrids aren’t your thing that’s okay the Fusion is also offered in a variety of traditional gasoline powertrains as well as two turbo power options. The turbo engine options offer a combination of power and fuel economy.

2015 Ford Fusion Interior

2015 Ford Fusion Interior

The 2015 Ford Fusion is very innovative with its design, technology and features. This car includes ventilated front seats, heated steering wheel, and inflatable seat belts as well as new exterior and interior colors. The base engine is 4 cylinders 2.5 liter unit that sends power to the front wheel drive. Different engine combinations are available, but all are front wheel drive except the 2.0 liter version which is available in all wheel drive. The Fusion Hybrid has a 47 mpg, while the Energi plug in option can go about 620 miles before it needs to be recharged and refueled, after batteries are depleted this vehicle will work like a standard hybrid but will return about 43 mpg.

2015 Ford Fusion

Pricing for the Fusion varies from $23,000 to $40,000 depending on the model and options selected. The 2015 Ford Fusion has a lot of new and exciting features that are sure to make it a top seller.

The Honda Accord line was completely redesigned for the 2013 model year and then two trims were added in the 2014 model year so it is speculated that not much more could be done with the 2015 model year other than a few minor color changes.

2015 Honda Accord Interior

2015 Honda Accord Interior

Earth Dreams a 2.4 liter four cylinder engine will be the base engine model offered; it will also be available in several different traditional powertrains as well as a hybrid version that can travel 13 miles in electric mode before switching over to the gasoline engine.

Like the Ford fusion it will have a very well equipped interior including Bluetooth, back up cam, navigation screen, forward collision warning, and blind spot monitor. Prices for the 2015 Honda Accord will range from $24,000 to $35,800.

2015 Ford Fusion Vs 2015 Honda Accord

Overall both cars have a lot of comparable features with the main differences being that most of the features in the Accord have been implemented in over time since the 2013 model year while the Fusion is all new for 2015.

So although both vehicles have some outstanding features, it looks like the 2015 Ford Fusion is the top choice. This mainly depends on buyers and only time will tell which one has more success on the market.

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More info:
http://automobiles.honda.com/accord-sedan/
http://www.ford.com/cars/fusion/

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