Compare 2016 Honda Accord vs 2016 Hyundai Sonata

2016 Honda Accord
2016 Hyundai Sonata
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2-Door I4 CVT EX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Accord Coupe 2-Door I4 CVT EX 26 35 $24,564 $26,850
Accord Coupe 2-Door I4 CVT EX PZEV 26 35 $24,564 $26,850
Accord Coupe 2-Door I4 CVT EX w/Honda Sensing 26 35 $25,477 $27,850
Accord Coupe 2-Door I4 CVT EX w/Honda Sensing PZEV 26 35 $25,477 $27,850
Accord Coupe 2-Door I4 CVT EX-L 26 35 $26,384 $28,845
Accord Coupe 2-Door I4 CVT EX-L PZEV 26 35 $26,384 $28,845
Accord Coupe 2-Door I4 CVT EX-L w/Navi & Honda Sensing 26 35 $28,208 $30,845
Accord Coupe 2-Door I4 CVT EX-L w/Navi & Honda Sensing PZEV 26 35 $28,208 $30,845
Accord Coupe 2-Door I4 CVT LX-S 26 35 $22,626 $24,725
Accord Coupe 2-Door I4 CVT LX-S PZEV 26 35 $22,626 $24,725
Accord Coupe 2-Door I4 CVT LX-S w/Honda Sensing 26 35 $23,538 $25,725
Accord Coupe 2-Door I4 CVT LX-S w/Honda Sensing PZEV 26 35 $23,538 $25,725
Accord Coupe 2-Door I4 Manual EX 23 34 $23,789 $26,000
Accord Coupe 2-Door I4 Manual LX-S 23 34 $21,851 $23,875
Accord Coupe 2-Door V6 Automatic EX-L 21 32 $28,372 $31,025
Accord Coupe 2-Door V6 Automatic EX-L w/Navi & Honda Sensing 21 32 $30,197 $33,025
Accord Coupe 2-Door V6 Automatic Touring 21 32 $31,291 $34,225
Accord Coupe 2-Door V6 Manual EX-L 18 28 $28,372 $31,025
Accord Sedan 4-Door I4 CVT EX 27 37 $24,136 $26,380
Accord Sedan 4-Door I4 CVT EX PZEV 27 37 $24,136 $26,380
Accord Sedan 4-Door I4 CVT EX w/Honda Sensing 27 37 $25,048 $27,380
Accord Sedan 4-Door I4 CVT EX w/Honda Sensing PZEV 27 37 $25,048 $27,380
Accord Sedan 4-Door I4 CVT EX-L 27 37 $26,224 $28,670
Accord Sedan 4-Door I4 CVT EX-L PZEV 27 37 $26,224 $28,670
Accord Sedan 4-Door I4 CVT EX-L w/Navi & Honda Sensing 27 37 $28,049 $30,670
Accord Sedan 4-Door I4 CVT EX-L w/Navi & Honda Sensing PZEV 27 37 $28,049 $30,670
Accord Sedan 4-Door I4 CVT LX 27 37 $21,057 $23,005
Accord Sedan 4-Door I4 CVT LX PZEV 27 37 $21,057 $23,005
Accord Sedan 4-Door I4 CVT LX w/Honda Sensing 27 37 $21,969 $24,005
Accord Sedan 4-Door I4 CVT LX w/Honda Sensing PZEV 27 37 $21,969 $24,005
Accord Sedan 4-Door I4 CVT Sport 26 35 $22,936 $25,065
Accord Sedan 4-Door I4 CVT Sport PZEV 26 35 $22,936 $25,065
Accord Sedan 4-Door I4 CVT Sport w/Honda Sensing 26 35 $23,848 $26,065
Accord Sedan 4-Door I4 CVT Sport w/Honda Sensing PZEV 26 35 $23,848 $26,065
Accord Sedan 4-Door I4 Manual EX 23 34 $23,406 $25,580
Accord Sedan 4-Door I4 Manual LX 23 34 $20,328 $22,205
Accord Sedan 4-Door I4 Manual Sport 23 34 $22,207 $24,265
Accord Sedan 4-Door V6 Automatic EX-L 21 34 $28,117 $30,745
Accord Sedan 4-Door V6 Automatic EX-L PZEV 21 34 $28,117 $30,745
Accord Sedan 4-Door V6 Automatic EX-L w/Navi & Honda Sensing 21 34 $29,941 $32,745
Accord Sedan 4-Door V6 Automatic EX-L w/Navi & Honda Sensing PZEV 21 34 $29,941 $32,745
Accord Sedan 4-Door V6 Automatic Touring 21 34 $31,706 $34,680
Accord Sedan 4-Door V6 Automatic Touring PZEV 21 34 $31,706 $34,680
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4-Door Sedan 1.6T Eco
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 1.6T Eco 28 38 $22,716 $23,725
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 1.6T Eco w/Tire Kit 28 38 $22,716 $23,725
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 2.0T Limited 23 32 $31,933 $34,075
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 2.0T Sport 23 32 $27,170 $28,925
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 2.0T Sport w/Black 23 32 $27,170 $28,925
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 2.4L 25 38 $20,436 $21,300
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 2.4L Limited 25 38 $25,850 $27,350
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 2.4L Limited PZEV 25 38 $25,850 $27,350
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 2.4L PZEV 25 38 $20,436 $21,300
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 2.4L SE 25 38 $20,859 $21,750
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 2.4L SE PZEV 25 38 $20,859 $21,750
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 2.4L Sport 25 38 $22,293 $23,400
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 2.4L Sport PZEV 25 38 $22,293 $23,400
Sonata Hybrid 4-Door Sedan Limited 39 43 $28,257 $30,100
Sonata Hybrid 4-Door Sedan Limited w/Blue Pearl Interior 39 43 $28,257 $30,100
Sonata Hybrid 4-Door Sedan SE 40 44 $24,724 $26,000
Sonata Plug-In Hybrid 4-Door Sedan 38 41 $32,938 $34,600
Sonata Plug-In Hybrid 4-Door Sedan Limited 38 41 $36,698 $38,600
Sonata Plug-In Hybrid 4-Door Sedan Limited w/Blue Pearl Interior 38 41 $36,698 $38,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,564
$22,716
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,850
$23,725
Monthly Payment Estimate
$448 / month
$395 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2016 Honda Accord rewards buyers for making a sensible choice with its fun-to-drive nature. Spacious and fuel efficient, the 2016 Hyundai Sonata is a worthy rival for America's best-selling family sedan.
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Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 28 mpg
Highway
35 mpg 38 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 56.5
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 45.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93.1 106.1
Front Hip Room (in)
55.4 55.3
Second Leg Room (in)
33.7 35.6
Front Head Room (in)
37.2 40.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
48.9 56.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.9 57.9
Second Head Room (in)
37.2 38
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
56.5 58.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.7 63.8
Wheelbase (in)
107.3 110.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73 73.4
Track Width, Front (in)
62.4 63.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.8 5.3
Length, Overall (in)
189.5 191.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.4 16.3
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.5 11.2
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.5 12
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.2 18.5
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39 35.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/45VR18 P205/65HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/45VR18 P205/65HR16
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3336 3270
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 16 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 16 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
181 @ 3900 195 @ 1500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.4 L/144 1.6 L/97
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
185 @ 6400 178 @ 5500
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 28
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
30 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
35 38
Transmission
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.65 - 0.41 3.93
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
5.05 4.29
Trans Type
1 7
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.86 5.30
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.82
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.32
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.07
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.88
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.72
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.04
Summary
Vehicle Name
Honda Accord Coupe Hyundai Sonata
Body Style
Coupe Sedan
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
5.8 5.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 640
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 130
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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