2017 Hyundai Sonata vs. 2017 Ford Fusion in Plymouth, MA

Many drivers in the Plymouth, MA area on the hunt for a new commuter car or family sedan consider either the 2017 Hyundai Sonata or the 2017 Ford Fusion. Both have solid reputations on professional car review sites such as Kelley Blue Book-8.4/10 for the Fusion and 9/10 for the Sonata-and offer numerous configurations so drivers can customize their car to their liking. To make it easier for new car shoppers to narrow down their final decision, we've put together this competitive comparison. 


2017 Hyundai Sonata vs 2017 Ford Fusion 

The Hyundai Sonata prices at $21,950 MSRP before options, and the 2017 Ford Fusion prices at $22,120 MSRP in its base trim. Read on to learn more.


2017 Hyundai Sonata vs. 2017 Ford Fusion: Safety Features

In recent years, vehicle safety technology has expanded from the realm of seatbelts and airbags to include an astonishing array of technology designed to prevent collisions. Both the 2017 Hyundai Sonata and 2017 Ford Fusion use cameras and radar systems to determine whether it is safe to change lanes or reverse, and can switch automatically between high and low beams among other tricks, but there are several features that the 2017 Hyundai Sonata offers to the Plymouth, MA area that the newest Ford Fusion does not.


2017 Hyundai Sonata features not shared by the Ford Fusion include:


  • Automatic emergency braking up to 50 MPH, if the equipped camera and radar sensor detect an oncoming collision
  • Dynamic bending headlights that illuminate around curves in the road
  • Blue Link® Connected Care, featuring SOS emergency assistance with the push of a button, and automatic collision notifications sent to the response center when an airbag is deployed

 2017 Hyundai Sonata Blind Spot Monitor Safety Feature 

2017 Hyundai Sonata vs. 2017 Ford Fusion: Interior Features 

Plymouth, MA drivers choose mid-sized sedans because they are both affordable and practical to drive, but no one ever said 'no' to more room to stretch out in. The 2017 Hyundai Sonata is a mid-sized car with full-sized roominess, thanks to a class-leading interior volume of 122.4 cu. ft. That's 106.1 cu. ft. of passenger space, compared to only 102.8 in the new Ford Fusion, and more storage space as well.  


2017 Hyundai Sonata features not shared by the Ford Fusion include:


  • Class-exclusive rear side sunshades
  • Sport leather seating with large side bolsters on Limited 2.0T models
  • Heated seats in front and rear
  • HomeLink® transceiver integrated into the rearview mirror
  • Panoramic moonroof

 2017 Hyundai Sonata Interior 

2017 Hyundai Sonata vs. 2017 Ford Fusion: Performance & Efficiency 

2017 Hyundai Sonata


2017 Ford Fusion

2.4L I4


2.5L I4

185 HP


175 HP

178 lb.-ft.


175 lb.-ft.

25 MPG city/36 MPG highway

Fuel Efficiency

21 MPG city/32 MPG highway


It's easy to see that straight out of the gate, the 2017 Hyundai Sonata provides the best power and economy of the two.


And the Winner Is…The 2017 Hyundai Sonata!

Test-drive the 2017 Hyundai Sonata today when you visit our Hyundai dealership in Plymouth, MA. Just pick out the model and trim you are interested in from our new vehicle inventory, then fill out the 'schedule a test drive' form on our website. Any questions you may have can be directed to a product specialist by calling (888) 480-3980.

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