2016 Honda Accord vs 2016 Ford Fusion

2016 Honda Accord

2016 Honda Accord
2016 Ford Fusion

2016 Ford Fusion

The 2016 Honda Accord and the 2016 Ford Fusion are both compelling options if you’re searching for a refined and efficient sedan here in the Elgin and Crystal Lake, IL area. You could go with either and get the up-to-date technology, pleasant driving experience, and impressive fuel economy that you want. But since you’re a savvy shopper, we know that you want to compare the two side by side; that’s why we’ve done the work for you with this handy comparison!

Fuel Economy and Performance

If you’re shopping the midsize sedan segment, you’re probably looking for a solid balance of fuel economy and performance. You want a car that’s engaging to drive and won’t bankrupt you with a huge gas bill.

In terms of power, the 2016 Ford Fusion makes 175 hp and 175 lb-ft of torque with a 2.5L four-cylinder engine. It’s rated at 22 mpg city/34 mpg highway/26 mpg combined by the EPA in the base trim level.

Meanwhile, the 2016 Honda Accord makes 185 hp and 181 lb-ft of torque with a 2.4L four-cylinder engine. With front-wheel drive and continuously variable transmission it earns an EPA estimated 27 mpg highway/37 mpg highway/31 mpg combined*. It’s clear that the Accord wins out with more power and more fuel economy.


The 2016 Honda Accord earns the best possible Top Safety Pick+ from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, while the 2016 Ford Fusion falls short with the second best Top Safety Pick ranking. In National Highway Traffic Safety Administration testing, the Fusion only earns four stars in the front passenger crash test, overall side crash test, overall side barrier crash test, and rollover safety. The Honda Accord earns a perfect five-star rating in every one of those tests.

Find the Honda Accord at Brilliance Honda of Crystal Lake

You can drive the latest Honda Accord at Brilliance Honda of Crystal Lake, your leading Crystal Lake area Honda dealership. Come visit us at 680 W. Terra Cotta Ave. in Crystal Lake, IL 60014 to test drive the latest Accord and see for yourself why it’s clearly the superior choice in this comparison!

*Based on 2016 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.