Compare 2014 Honda Accord Sedan vs 2014 Hyundai Sonata

2014 Honda Accord Sedan
2014 Hyundai Sonata
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4-Door I4 Manual LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door I4 Manual LX 24 34 $20,100 $21,955
4-Door I4 CVT LX 27 36 $20,829 $22,755
4-Door I4 CVT PZEV LX 27 36 $20,829 $22,755
4-Door I4 Manual Sport 24 34 $21,705 $23,715
4-Door I4 CVT PZEV Sport 26 34 $22,435 $24,515
4-Door I4 CVT Sport 26 34 $22,435 $24,515
4-Door I4 Manual EX 24 34 $22,768 $24,880
4-Door I4 CVT EX 27 36 $23,497 $25,680
4-Door I4 CVT PZEV EX 27 36 $23,497 $25,680
4-Door I4 CVT EX-L 27 36 $25,860 $28,270
4-Door I4 CVT PZEV EX-L 27 36 $25,860 $28,270
4-Door I4 CVT w/Navi EX-L 27 36 $27,479 $30,045
4-Door I4 CVT w/Navi PZEV EX-L 27 36 $27,479 $30,045
4-Door V6 Automatic EX-L 21 34 $27,752 $30,345
4-Door V6 Automatic PZEV EX-L 21 34 $27,752 $30,345
4-Door V6 Automatic w/Navi EX-L 21 34 $29,371 $32,120
4-Door V6 Automatic w/Navi PZEV EX-L 21 34 $29,371 $32,120
4-Door V6 Automatic PZEV Touring 21 34 $30,612 $33,480
4-Door V6 Automatic Touring 21 34 $30,612 $33,480
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4-Door Sedan 2.4L Automatic PZEV GLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 2.4L Automatic GLS 24 35 $20,532 $21,450
4-Door Sedan 2.4L Automatic PZEV GLS 24 35 $20,532 $21,450
4-Door Sedan 2.4L Automatic SE 24 35 $22,978 $24,300
4-Door Sedan 2.0T Automatic SE 21 32 $24,428 $25,850
4-Door Sedan 2.4L Automatic Limited 24 35 $25,231 $27,000
4-Door Sedan 2.4L Automatic PZEV Limited 24 35 $25,231 $27,000
4-Door Sedan 2.0T Automatic Limited 21 32 $26,760 $28,650
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,100
$20,532
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,955
$21,450
Monthly Payment Estimate
$366 / month
$358 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Honda Accord keeps with this model's super-sensible reputation; but with accessible safety technology, great fuel economy, and unparalleled composure, the affordable models in the lineup are better deals than they've ever been. The 2014 Hyundai Sonata remains one of the best buys among mid-size sedans--although with so many much-improved rival models, it's no longer such a standout.
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
38.5 34.6
Front Head Room (in)
39.1 40
Second Hip Room (in)
54.7 54.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.6 57.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
103.2 103.8
Second Head Room (in)
37.5 37.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.5 56.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.5 45.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
55.6 55.2
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.8 72.2
Track Width, Front (in)
62.8 62.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.8 5.3
Length, Overall (in)
191.4 189.8
Height, Overall (in)
57.7 57.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.7 62.9
Wheelbase (in)
109.3 110
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.8 16.4
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.1 11.8
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.1 11.2
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.2 18.5
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.1 35.8
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/65HR16 P205/65HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/65HR16 P205/65HR16
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3192 3245
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 16 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 16 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
181 @ 3900 179 @ 4250
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.4 L/144 2.4 L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
185 @ 6400 190 @ 6300
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 24
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 35
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.02 1.39
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.77
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.64 4.21
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.11 2.73
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.36 1.80
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.67 3.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.08 2.64
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Honda Accord Sedan Hyundai Sonata
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.5 (Est) 6.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 150
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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