On the hunt for a sedan that combines efficiency, impressive technology, and advanced safety features? You're in the right place! In this detailed comparison, sedan shoppers in Chalfont, Warrington, and Doylestown will learn how the 2018 Hyundai Sonata and the 2018 Ford Fusion compare in important categories like these.

First, our team at Fred Beans Hyundai will go over how the Sonata and the Fusion compare and contrast under the front hood!

Sonata vs Fusion: Performance Specifications

The 2018 Hyundai Sonata is standardly led by a 2.4L 4-cylinder engine, front-wheel drivetrain, and 6-speed automatic transmission. This engine delivers when it comes to both efficiency and power with a respectable EPA-estimated 36 highway / 25 city MPG1 as well as a power output of 185 horsepower and 178 lb-ft of torque.

The 2018 Ford Fusion is standardly powered by a nearly identical 2.5L Duratec® 4-cylinder engine. This engine, like the Sonata's standard engine, also comes paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drivetrain.

Both the Sonata and the Fusion offer a number of additional engines. The Sonata offers a high-powered 2.0L Twin-Scroll Turbo 4-cylinder engine kicks up the power a notch by generating 245 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. The Fusion, on the other hand, focuses on efficiency with its 2.0L iVCT 4-cylinder Engine and Electric Motor which achieves an impressive 41 highway / 43 city MPGe2.

Sonata vs Fusion: Impressive Technology

There's more excitement to be had in these vehicles than just under the hood. In both the 2018 Hyundai Sonata and the 2018 Ford Fusion, you'll find impressive forward-thinking technology features starting with standard infotainment systems.

These systems provide drivers with hands-free calling capabilities, rearview vision via the integrated rearview camera, and smartphone integration through Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™. Both systems can also be upgraded to include easy turn-by-turn navigation.

You'll also find additional and unique features in both vehicles. The Sonata offers Wireless Device Charging while the Fusion gives you FordPass™. The latter feature is a smartphone app that allows you access key information about your vehicle, lock and unlock it, and even reserve parking spots.

Sonata vs Fusion: Advanced Safety Systems

Both the 2018 Hyundai Sonata and the 2018 Ford Fusion have been given 5-Star Overall Safety Ratings by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration3. These ratings are just given out, they're earned by vehicles that have impressive safety features to keep passengers safe.

Both the 2018 Sonata and the 2018 Fusion go above and beyond to do this with standard features like Electronic Stability Control, Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems, and Brake Assist. However, you'll find that both offer additional impressive features.

You can count on advanced active safety features like Blind Spot Detection with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop-N-Go technology, Lane Keep Assist, and Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection. These features use advance sensors that work like a smart second set of eyes that help you drive confidently.

2018 Hyundai Sonata vs 2018 Ford Fusion: Which One?

As you can see, no matter which sedan you choose, drivers in Chalfont, Warrington, and Doylestown will have plenty of exciting features to enjoy in both the 2018 Hyundai Sonata and the 2018 Ford Fusion.

Contact us at Fred Beans Hyundai today to learn more about how you can behind the wheel of these vehicles and experience them for yourself!


1 EPA estimates for comparison. Your actual mileage will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits, and vehicle's condition. Some accessories are not available on some models. While the information contained in this website was correct at time of publishing, specifications and equipment can change. Hyundai reserves the right to change product specifications and equipment at any time without incurring obligations. Some vehicles are shown with optional equipment. Specifications apply to U.S. vehicles only. Please contract your Hyundai dealer for current vehicle specifications.

2 EPA-estimated city/hwy mpg for the model indicated. See fueleconomy.gov for fuel economy of other engine/transmission combinations. Actual mileage will vary. On plug-in hybrid models and electric models, fuel economy is stated in MPGe. MPGe is the EPA equivalent measure of gasoline fuel efficiency for electric mode operation.

3 Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA's) New Car Assessment Program (www.safercar.com).

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