2017 Ford Fusion vs. 2017 Honda Accord: Head to Head

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2017 Ford Fusion vs. 2017 Honda Accord: Which Should You Buy?

Chances are, if you are looking for a comfortable commuter or a fuel efficient family car, you may be considering a midsize sedan. The highly competitive segment offers the perfect blend of space, paired with satisfying driving characteristics.

Both the Ford Fusion and the Honda Accord seat five. The Fusion came in at No. 11 in our midsize car rankings, while the Accord took the fourth spot. However, the sedans tie in the critics’ rating, both receiving an 8.8 out of 10.

The Fusion stands out because of its ideal balance between sporty and comfortable driving. It also offers one of the longest lists of standard and available features. For 2017, Ford adds the SYNC 3 infotainment system and new driver assistance features. Also, the model lineup gets new Sport and Platinum trims.

The Accord is a tried and true commuter and is great at carting the family around on errands or weekend trips. It is not noted for dynamic driving, but is comfortable and refined. The list of standard and available features is basic but adequate. A new Sport SE trim rounds out the 2017 lineup.

Read on to find out which midsize sedan fares best in the categories that matter most.