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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 2.4L Manual GLS *Ltd Avail*
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 2.4L Manual GLS 24 35 $18,593 $19,395
4-Door Sedan 2.4L Automatic GLS 22 35 $19,538 $20,395
4-Door Sedan 2.4L Automatic SE 22 35 $21,578 $22,795
4-Door Sedan 2.4L Automatic Ltd 22 35 $23,847 $25,495
4-Door Sedan 2.4L Automatic Ltd w/Wine Int 22 35 $23,847 $25,495
4-Door Sedan 2.4L Automatic GLS PZEV 22 35 $19,538 $20,395
4-Door Sedan 2.4L Automatic Ltd PZEV 22 35 $23,847 $25,495
4-Door Sedan 2.4L Automatic Ltd PZEV w/Wine Int 22 35 $23,847 $25,495
4-Door Sedan 2.0L Automatic SE 22 33 $23,026 $24,345
4-Door Sedan 2.0L Automatic Ltd 22 33 $25,465 $27,245
4-Door Sedan 2.0L Automatic Ltd w/Wine Int 22 33 $25,465 $27,245
4-Door Sedan 2.4L Automatic Hybrid 34 39 $24,383 $25,795
4-Door I4 Manual LX
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door I4 Manual LX 22 31 $19,101 $21,055
4-Door I4 Automatic LX 21 31 $19,823 $21,855
4-Door I4 Automatic PZEV LX 21 31 $19,823 $21,855
4-Door I4 Manual LX-P 22 31 $20,004 $22,055
4-Door I4 Automatic LX-P 21 31 $20,727 $22,855
4-Door I4 Automatic PZEV LX-P 21 31 $20,727 $22,855
4-Door I4 Manual EX 22 31 $21,608 $23,830
4-Door I4 Automatic EX 21 31 $22,331 $24,630
4-Door I4 Automatic PZEV EX 21 31 $22,331 $24,630
4-Door I4 Manual EX-L 22 31 $23,596 $26,030
4-Door I4 Automatic EX-L 21 31 $24,319 $26,830
4-Door I4 Automatic PZEV EX-L 21 31 $24,319 $26,830
4-Door I4 Manual w/Navi EX-L 22 31 $25,403 $28,030
4-Door I4 Automatic w/Navi EX-L 21 31 $26,126 $28,830
4-Door I4 Automatic w/Navi PZEV EX-L 21 31 $26,126 $28,830
4-Door V6 Automatic EX 19 29 $24,296 $26,805
4-Door V6 Automatic EX-L 19 29 $26,375 $29,105
4-Door V6 Automatic w/Navi EX-L 19 29 $28,182 $31,105
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,593
$19,101
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,395
$21,055
Monthly Payment Estimate
$323 / month
$351 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2011 Hyundai Sonata takes some smart styling and performance risks to raise its profile. Honda hasn’t changed much about the Accord, and that’s a good thing. In base four-cylinder form, the 2010 Honda Accord feels sophisticated beyond its price range, and even as a $30,000 coupe or sedan, the top V-6 models offer compelling refinement, performance, and luxury.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 35 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Cars Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 54.9 54.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.9 58.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 103.8 106.0
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 38.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.7 56.4
Front Leg Room (in) 45.5 42.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) 55.2 56.6
Second Leg Room (in) 34.6 37.2
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 41.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 62.9 62.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 189.8 194.1
Height, Overall (in) 57.9 58.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.9 62.6
Wheelbase (in) 110.0 110.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.2 72.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.4 14.0
Brakes
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) 11.2 x 0.4 11.1 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x 1.1 11.1 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 18.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.5 13.08
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8 37.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.94 2.56
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/65R16 P215/60HR16
Spare Tire Size T125/80D16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/65R16 P215/60HR16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3161 3204
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 2.7 8.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 184 @ 4250 161 @ 4300
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.4L/144 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 198 @ 6300 177 @ 6500
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System GDI MPFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 35 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 28 25
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.70 1.15
Trans Type 6 5
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.65
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.59 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.93 1.78
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.25-4.33 4.39
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.28 0.87
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.27 3.27
Summary
Vehicle Name Hyundai Sonata Honda Accord Sdn
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.94 1.04
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Double wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.59 0.51
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 7 7
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 6.5 7.5
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating
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