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Compare 2018 Chevrolet Sonic vs 2018 Hyundai Accent

2018 Chevrolet Sonic
2018 Hyundai Accent
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4-Door Sedan Automatic LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sonic 4-Door Sedan Automatic LS 25 34 $15,859 $16,520
Sonic 4-Door Sedan Automatic LT 25 34 $17,683 $18,420
Sonic 4-Door Sedan Automatic Premier 27 35 $19,699 $20,520
Sonic 4-Door Sedan Manual LS 26 35 $14,683 $15,295
Sonic 4-Door Sedan Manual LT 28 37 $17,011 $17,720
Sonic 4-Door Sedan Manual Premier 28 37 $19,027 $19,820
Sonic 5-Door HB Automatic LT w/1SD 25 34 $18,451 $19,220
Sonic 5-Door HB Automatic Premier 27 35 $20,467 $21,320
Sonic 5-Door HB Manual LT 26 35 $17,107 $17,820
Sonic 5-Door HB Manual Premier 28 37 $19,027 $19,820
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Limited Sedan Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Accent Limited Sedan Automatic 28 38 $18,355 $18,895
Accent SE Sedan Automatic 28 38 $15,601 $15,995
Accent SE Sedan Manual 28 37 $14,652 $14,995
Accent SEL Sedan Automatic 28 38 $16,836 $17,295
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,859
$18,355
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,520
$18,895
Monthly Payment Estimate
$275 / month
$315 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.0
5.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Chevrolet Sonic remains a good choice among subcompacts, though it’s now aging and losing some luster. The 2018 Hyundai Accent clouds the new-or-used question, but only in well-equipped Limited trim.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
25 mpg 28 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 38 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Compact Cars
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
34.60 33.5
Front Head Room (in)
38.70 38.9
Second Hip Room (in)
51.60 50.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.40 54.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
90.3 90.2
Second Head Room (in)
37.80 37.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.00 53.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.80 42.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
51.40 51.7
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.30 68.1
Track Width, Front (in)
59.40 59.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.5
Length, Overall (in)
173.90 172.6
Height, Overall (in)
59.70 57.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.40 59.5
Wheelbase (in)
99.40 101.6
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.9 13.7
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 x 1.0 11
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA -
Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.0 x - TBD - -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.2 11.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.5 33.5
Steering Type
Electric Pwr Steering Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - -
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P195/65R15 P205/45HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
Q1H NA
Front Tire Size
P195/65R15 P205/45HR17
Spare Tire Size
T115/70R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
Q1H NA
Spare Tire Order Code
ZAD NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2837 -
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 17 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 17 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
438 410
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 130
Engine
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
125 @ 3800 119 @ 4850
Engine Order Code
LUW NA
Displacement
1.8L/110 1.6 L/97
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
138 @ 6300 130 @ 6300
Engine Type
Gas I4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 38
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25 28
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 0.77
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.50 4.40
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 1.84
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94 3.44
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.90 2.73
Trans Order Code
MH9 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.47 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.39
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Sonic Hyundai Accent
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear
Semi-Independent Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Torsion Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.3 5.5
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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