The 2018 Ford Fusion: More Affordable, More Stylish, More Powerful Than Honda Accord

The 2018 Ford Fusion vs The 2018 Honda Accord near Land O' Lakes, FL

The 2018 Ford Fusion Takes The Lead & Keeps It

Why spend more for a 2018 Honda Accord when you can get a better vehicle like the 2018 Ford Fusion?

When you break down what matters most to drivers in New Port Richey, Land O'Lakes, Trinity and Lutz, the new Ford Fusion is better in every way. It's more affordable, features a sleeker appearance, more powerful engines and is as American as apple pie.

The base model Ford Fusion S starts at $22,120 while the base model Accord LX is priced at $23,570. And, unlike the Accord, the 2018 Fusion features a high-end, luxury trim-the $36,895 Platinum. It's loaded with tech, comfort and safety features the top end Accord Touring simply does not offer.

The 2018 Ford Fusion is now available for lease or purchase at Ford of Port Richey. Stop in today and test-drive yours.

Exterior of the 2018 Ford Fusion at Ford of Port Richey near Trinity, FL

Fusion's Performance Is Up To You

The 2018 Accord comes with a 192 horsepower turbo-four engine, but a 252-horsepower turbo-four is available. Neither of those 2 engines comes close to matching the power found under the hood of the 2018 Ford Fusion Sport. In the Sport, you'll leave Accord drivers smelling your exhaust with its twin-turbocharged 325-horsepower 2.7L V6.

For drivers leery of that much power, the new Ford Fusion offers 3 additional engines ranging from 175 horsepower to 245 horsepower.

For drivers who want to kick gas, Ford also offers hybrid versions of the Fusion. These vehicles all exceed the EPA-estimated fuel economy of 30/38 city/highway MPG the Accord offers. These Ford hybrids include the Fusion Hybrid, which gets an EPA-estimated 43/41 city/highway MPG and the Fusion Energi that gets an EPA-estimated 97 MPG-e combined, including 22 miles of electric driving.

Safety features and interior of the 2018 Ford Fusion - available at Ford of Port Richey near Lutz and Land O' Lakes, FL

Fusion Carries It All

Inside the 5-seat 2018 Ford Fusion, drivers in New Port Richey, Trinity, Lutz and Land O' Lakes will enjoy one of the largest trunks in its class. With 16 cubic feet of space in the Fusion, drivers will have more than enough room for groceries, golf clubs and suitcases. The Fusion's trunk also has a wider opening making it easier for drivers and passengers to load and unload bulky items. If drivers need more cargo space, the Fusion also features a 60/40 folding rear seat that makes storing long, skinny items a cinch.

Fusion Tech Is A Step Above

Standard tech features in the 2018 Fusion include a push-button start, Ford MyKey, a rearview camera and the voice-activated SYNC interface. Available features include dual-zone automatic climate control, Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™.

Other available tech features include:

  • USB port
  • 6, 11 or 12-speaker Sony premium sound systems
  • 110-volt power outlet
  • Voice-activated navigation
  • Moonroof
  • HD and satellite radio

Fusion Offers More Safety Features

The 2018 Fusion has been given a 5-star rating from the NHTSA and was honored with a Top Safety Pick designation by the IIHS.

Other available Fusion safety features include:

  • Blind spot monitoring
  • Rear cross traffic alert
  • Lane departure warning
  • Rear parking sensors
  • Active park assist
  • Pre-collision system with pedestrian detection

Visit Ford of Port Richey today to test-drive a 2018 Ford Fusion.

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