Hybrid Battles: The Honda Accord Plug-in vs. The Ford Fusion Energi

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The battle for electric vehicle supremacy has officially hit American soil, with nearly every major vehicle manufacturer having a player in the game. Thanks to tax incentives and an increased awareness of CO2 emissions’ impact on our environment, hybrids and electric vehicles are quickly becoming customer favorites. A quick look at the success of models like the Toyota (NYSE:TM) Prius point to an evolving consumer preferences on what types of vehicles people are buying, and what features will propel sales.

Previously, we compared two popular electric vehicles currently making rounds on American streets — the Toyota Prius Plug-in and the Chevrolet (NYSE:GM) Volt. The Prius Plug-in triumphed handily over the Volt in that head-to-head match up, and this time, we’re bringing two new contenders to face off. The Honda (NYSE:HMC) Accord Plug-in and the Ford (NYSE:F) Fusion Energi are two spinoffs of immensely popular models, sure to cater to fans of the originals while offering the advantage of an electric option.

Read on to see our comparison of the Honda Accord Plug-in and the Fusion Energi across five categories, and see where each car’s strengths and weaknesses lie.

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