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

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

Second Shoulder Room (in)

55.1 56.5

Exterior Dimensions

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

Height, Overall (in)

56.5 58.1

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³)

13.4 16.3

Brakes

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

Disc - Rear (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

17.2 18.5

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

39 35.8

Steering Type

Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion

Tires

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

Spare Tire Order Code

NA NA

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

3336 3270

Wheels

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

Rear Wheel Size (in)

18 X 8 16 X 6.5

Engine

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

Fuel System

Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

30 32

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

35 38

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

26 28

Transmission

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

Trans Description Cont.

CVT w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

- 0.72

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

- 2.04

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

- 0.82

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

- 2.32

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

- 1.07

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

- 0.88

Summary

Vehicle Name

Honda Accord Coupe Hyundai Sonata

Body Style

Coupe Sedan

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Multi-Link Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front

Strut Strut

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Strut Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Multi-Link Multi-Link

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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