Compare 2020 Chevrolet Sonic vs 2020 Hyundai Accent

2020 Chevrolet Sonic
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4-Door Sedan LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sonic 4-Door Sedan LS 26 34 $16,118 $16,720
Sonic 4-Door Sedan LT 26 34 $17,949 $18,620
Sonic 4-Door Sedan Premier 26 34 $19,974 $20,720
Sonic 5-Door HB LT w/1SD 26 34 $18,720 $19,420
Sonic 5-Door HB Premier 26 34 $20,745 $21,520
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Limited Sedan IVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Accent Limited Sedan IVT 33 41 $18,834 $19,400
Accent SE Sedan IVT 33 41 $15,981 $16,395
Accent SE Sedan Manual 29 39 $14,937 $15,295
Accent SEL Sedan IVT 33 41 $17,173 $17,650
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,118
$18,834
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,720
$19,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$279 / month
$323 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
4.7
4.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Chevrolet Sonic looks and drives younger than its age, and still offers value and a pinch of fun. The 2020 Hyundai Accent is about as basic as new cars get, and that’s where its appeal lies.
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Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 33 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 41 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Compact Cars
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
51.4 51.7
Second Leg Room (in)
34.6 33.5
Front Head Room (in)
38.7 38.9
Second Hip Room (in)
51.6 50.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.4 54.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
90.3 90.2
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 37.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53 53.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.8 42.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.4 59.5
Wheelbase (in)
99.4 101.6
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.3 68.1
Track Width, Front (in)
59.4 59.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.5
Length, Overall (in)
173.9 172.6
Height, Overall (in)
59.7 57.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.9 13.7
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.2 11.9
Steering
Steering Type
Electric Pwr Steering Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.5 33.5
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
ZAD NA
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
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2857 2679
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 17 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
438 -
Engine
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Port/Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
148 @ 1850 113 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
LUV NA
Displacement
1.4L/83 1.6 L/97
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
138 @ 4900 120 @ 6300
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 36
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 41
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 33
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94 2.82
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 -
Trans Order Code
MH8 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.23 5.45
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic CVT w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58 2.68 - 0.39
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 -
Trans Type
6 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Sonic Hyundai Accent
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Strut
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
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.2 5.0
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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2020 Chevrolet Sonic
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  • $2,000 factory rebate for all buyers
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2020 Hyundai Accent
  • 2020 Accents available; 2021s arriving
  • Bonuses: Up to $1,000 cash on 2020s
  • Finance: 0.0% + $500 cash on 2020s
  • Lease: No offer, as usual
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