2018 Hyundai Sonata vs 2018 Ford Fusion

A midsize sedan should provide you with an efficient and comfortable drive in a car that’s safe for the whole family. So, which one on the road today is right for you? Norm Reeves Hyundai Superstore Cerritos put together this 2018 Hyundai Sonata vs. Ford Fusion comparison to help drivers in Downey, Long Beach, and Anaheim decide.

2018 Hyundai Sonata vs Ford Fusion: Fuel Economy

The 2018 Hyundai Sonata is a midsize sedan that’s designed to help you get where you’re going with fewer stops for gas. It has a standard 18.5-gallon fuel tank and gets up to an EPA-estimated 28 MPG city and 37 MPG highway.

It’s able to achieve this fuel-efficiency thanks to its Dual Continuously Variable Valve Timing (D-CVVT). Ea ch one of its available engines features this smart technology to help it get a cleaner and more efficient production.

The 2018 Ford Fusion also features a variety of powertrains, but it isn’t able to achieve the same fuel economy on any of them. It gets up to an EPA-estimated 23 MPG city and 34 MPG highway. It also has a smaller fuel tank at only 16.5 gallons.

2018 Hyundai Sonata vs Ford Fusion: Interior Space

With seating for up to five people, the 2018 Hyundai Sonata provides lots of space and a comfortable ride for everyone. The passenger area has a total volume of 106.1 cubic feet, which gives both front and back seat riders ample room.

Taller passengers will prefer the Hyundai Sonata with 40.4 inches of front headroom and 38 inches of rear headroom. The driver and front passenger especially can stretch out with 45.5 inches of front legroom.

The second row of seats is made to accommodate three passengers. It’s able to do so with enough room for everyone with 56.1 inches of rear hip room.

The interior of the 2018 Ford Fusion doesn’t offer as much space. Its total passenger volume is a few feet less at 102.8 cubic feet. The backseat is also more cramped with only 54.4 inches of hip room, and taller friends and family members might not like the 39.2 inches of front headroom and 37.8 inches of rear headroom.

2018 Hyundai Sonata vs Ford Fusion: Safety

During your drive, the 2018 Hyundai Sonata will keep you safe with an intelligent design that features front and rear crumple zones, an advanced airbag system, and lots of driver assistance features.

To protect you during a collision there’s standard advanced dual front airbags, side-curtain airbags, a driver’s knee airbag, and side-curtain airbags that protect both front and rear passengers. You’ll also have built-in protection from whiplash with front seatbelt pretensioners and force limiters, plus Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) in the backseat.

Technology is used all around your car to help prevent an accident from occurring. To give you more awareness and keep you safe, this sedan includes features such as:

  • · Smart Cruise Control with Start/Stop Capability
  • · Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection
  • · Lane Departure Warning
  • · Blind Spot Detection
  • · Rear Cross-Traffic Alert

For combining the driver assistance features, crumple zones, and airbag system, the 2018 Hyundai Sonata has been named a 2018 TOP SAFETY PICK+ by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

The 2018 Ford Fusion also features some driver assistance technology, but it doesn’t have the science of built-in crumple zones and didn’t earn the same level of recognition from the IIHS.

Your Next Midsize Sedan

It’s clear that the Hyundai Sonata offers drivers in Downey, Long Beach, and Anaheim a safe, comfortable, and fuel-efficient drive.

Stop by Norm Reeves Hyundai Superstore Cerritos to take a test drive or learn more about this 2018 Hyundai Sonata vs. Ford Fusion comparison.