Comparing the Ford Fusion with other brand mid-sized Sedans

The Ford Fusion is a mid-sized sedan that has seen a good run since its production. The Fusion is often compare with other brand's vehicles including the Nissan Altima, Honda Accord, and Hyundai Sonata. Here we compare the 3.

2016 Ford Fusion S vs. 2016 Nissan Altima Sedan 2.5 S

Exterior - The Ford Fusion has daytime running lights and LED brakelights. These are features not found on the Altima. They both have halogen headlight beams and optional rear spoiler.

Interior - The Fusion comes standard with voice activated audio control and spotter mirrors; bother not found in the Altima. Also, there are 3 outlets in the Fusion and only 1 in the Altima. Both come with auxiliary audio inputs and wireless phone connectivity.

Dimensions - The rear legroom in the Fusion is just over 38 inches. The Altima is 36 inches. The rear headroom is also 0.7 inches higher in the Fusion, making it a little more comfortable for passengers.

2016 Ford Fusion S vs. 2016 Honda Accord LX

Exterior - The Fusion comes with perimeter approach lights and a rear spoiler, while the Honda Accord does not. Both come with halogen headlights and fully automatic exterior light control.

Interior - The Fusion comes with cargo tie downs, rear reading lights, and illuminated glove box. These are not featured in the Accord. Both come with 4 speakers and wireless phone connectivity.

Mechanical - Both are fairly comparable. Their torque and horsepower are within 5 lbs and 5 hp (respectively). The Fusion does come with SelectShift while the Accord is just standard.

Dimensions - Both vehicles have a passenger volume of 103 cubic feet. And the vehicles are relatively close in most size categories.

2016 Ford Fusion S vs. 2016 Hyundai Sonata SE

Exterior - Both feature halogen lights. However, the Ford Fusion comes with LED brakelights and an integrated roof antenna. The Hyundai Sonata has a window grid and roof mount for an antenna.

Interior - Aside from the spotter mirrors found in the Fusion, these vehicles share a lot of interior features including: voice activated audio control, remote keyless entry, auxiliary inputs, and lockable glove boxes.

Mechanical - Additionally, their mechanical features are fairly similar. Both have wheel diameters of 16 inches and 4 cylinder engines.

Dimensions - Combined fuel economy for the Ford Fusion is 26 mpg while the Sonata is 30 mpg.