When deciding on a dynamic midsize sedan for you and your family, it can be hard to choose due to the fact that there are so many great options out in the automotive world today. Our midsize sedan, the 2018 Honda Accord, is great for drivers who want an impressive amount of power, high-end interior amenities, smart safety features, and a vehicle that is as reliable as they come.
In order to give you a better idea on how the new Honda Accord stacks up against the competition, we've pitted it against another popular vehicle in its class, the 2018 Ford Focus. Take a look below at our comparison chart and see which midsize sedan is right for you!
If you are looking for power, the new Honda Accord's base engine has the Fusion's base engine beat. That's because under the hood of the Accord, you will find a 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that is able to reach a horsepower rating of 192 and a torque rating of 192 pound-feet. While the Fusion's engine seems larger with it being a 2.5-liter four-cylinder, it comes up short in terms of horsepower and torque, offering 175 and 157 pound-feet, respectively. And even though the new Accord is more powerful, it still manages to offer better fuel economy numbers, with it earning 30 miles per gallon in the city and 38 miles per gallon on the highway* compared to the new Fusion's 21 miles per gallon in the city and 32 miles per gallon on the highway.
The 2018 Honda Accord also has a stellar lineup of available safety features, known as the Honda Sensing suite when all put together. The Honda Sensing suite of systems includes:
Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™)
Lane Departure Warning
Road Departure Mitigation
Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow
Traffic Sign Recognition
Want to see the 2018 Honda Accord for yourself? Then stop by Allan Nott Honda and take one for a test drive today!
*Based on 2018 EPA fuel-economy ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.