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2018 Honda Accord 1.5T EX FWD
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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Honda Accord
1.5T EX FWD
MSRP
$27,470
Invoice
$25,130
Average Price Paid
$25,227
7,895 listings nationwide

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2018 Ford Fusion
Hybrid Platinum
MSRP
$37,370
Invoice
$35,315
Average Price Paid
$35,303
116 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2018 Honda Accord
1.5T EX FWD
Fair Price
$26,178
Good Price
$24,506
Great Price
$23,550
2018 Ford Fusion
Hybrid Platinum
Fair Price
$36,107
Good Price
$34,010
Great Price
$32,810

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Honda Accord
1.5T EX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$27,804
46 listings nationwide

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2018 Ford Fusion
Hybrid Platinum
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$34,677
4 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2018 Honda Accord
1.5T EX FWD
Clifford Atiyeh Test Drive Review:

While American sedans have come and gone, the Honda Accord has kept a singular purpose (and the same name) for 42 straight years. It’s reliable, roomy, efficient, and unpretentious. Ye...

2018 Ford Fusion
Hybrid Platinum
Christian Wardlaw Test Drive Review:

Want a basic but stylish car? How about a hybrid, or even a plug-in hybrid? What about an undeniably luxurious sedan, or a genuine sports sedan? The 2018 Ford Fusion lineup has them al...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 8
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 9
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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 9
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 9

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2018 Honda Accord
1.5T EX FWD
10
writes:
2.0 turbo is the way to go. Gas mileage is really good if you can keep it out of sports mode. Cant go wrong wi...
Front Seats Ranked 2015 Ford F-150 Platinum SuperCrew 4WD worse.
"Leather feels premium and the seats are softer. The sides hug your body."
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2015 Ford F-150 Platinum SuperCrew 4WD better.
"Truck has lots of cargo space since that is what is meant to carry."
10
writes:
The fixed tablet on the dash is clunky, seats are ok, not plush. The ride is ok. I cant purchase a car because...
Front Seats Ranked 2017 Ford Fusion Platinum AWD better.
"The seats in the Fusion Platinum fit well, are very firm and comfortable. The color is great."
Family Car Ranked 2017 Ford Fusion Platinum AWD better.
"The Fusion Platinum AWD is a dream to drive. This vehicle is very comfortable on the road. The navigation system is built in, and looks like it was planned."
70
writes:
I just bought the car, its comfortable, specious, powerful and fun to attack corners on the back roads. Honda ...
Power Ranked 2018 Toyota Camry XLE V6 worse.
"252 HP seems not much till the moment you floor the gas pedal, is more than enough and when in Sport the sound of the engine is just great. "
Looks/Style Ranked 2018 Toyota Camry XLE V6 worse.
"No fake 4 pipes, just two but the shape of the car from any side is just beautiful only the front needs some improvement but the side and the back view are not only sporty but elegant as well"
Front Seats Ranked 2018 Toyota Avalon Limited worse.
"Better back support, more leg room"
Family Car Ranked 2018 Toyota Avalon Limited better.
"Easier to get into it on out, more quiet and more settled drive"
2018 Ford Fusion
Hybrid Platinum
35
writes:
What an awesome car! With 325 hp, this car is an absolute must drive if your looking for a family sedan with a...
Looks/Style Ranked 2018 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Sport worse.
"Its a close call in my opinion, but Im giving it to the ford for the aggressive front end and quad exhaust tips."
Back Seats Ranked 2018 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Sport better.
"More interior room and very comfortable seating position."
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Handling Ranked 2018 Ford Focus SE worse.
"Larger snd more driving modes such as Comfort, or Sports Mode"
Would Buy Ranked 2018 Ford Focus SE worse.
"Yes, more room in the cabin as well as the trunk."

Specs

2018 Honda Accord
1.5T EX FWD
2018 Ford Fusion
Hybrid Platinum
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
30 MPG
43 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
38 MPG
41 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14.8 gal 14 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Hybrid
Power
192 hp @ 5,500 RPM
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Torque
192 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
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Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.3:1
12.3:1
Displacement
1,500 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
2.87 in x 3.52 in
3.44 in x 3.27 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 3 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.3 in 44.3 in
Back Legroom 40.4 in 38.3 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 16.7 cu ft 12 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,100 lbs --
Exterior
Length 192.2 in 191.8 in
Width 73.3 in 83.5 in
Height 57.1 in 58 in
Wheelbase 111.4 in 112.2 in

Available Options

2018 Honda Accord
1.5T EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Champagne Frost Pearl
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Kona Coffee Metallic
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Obsidian Blue Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Radiant Red Metallic
2018 Ford Fusion
Hybrid Platinum

Exterior Colors

  • Blue Metallic
  • Burgundy Velvet Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Ingot Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Shadow Black
  • White Gold Metallic
  • White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat

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