Compare 2018 Honda Accord vs 2018 Hyundai Sonata

2018 Honda Accord
2018 Hyundai Sonata
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EX Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Accord Hybrid EX Sedan 47 47 $26,425 $28,890
Accord Hybrid EX-L Sedan 47 47 $28,751 $31,440
Accord Hybrid EX-L w/Navi Sedan 47 47 $29,663 $32,440
Accord Hybrid Sedan 47 47 $22,968 $25,100
Accord Hybrid Touring Sedan 47 47 $31,734 $34,710
Accord Sedan EX 1.5T CVT 30 38 $25,130 $27,470
Accord Sedan EX-L 1.5T CVT 30 38 $27,410 $29,970
Accord Sedan EX-L 2.0T Automatic 23 34 $29,234 $31,970
Accord Sedan EX-L Navi 1.5T CVT 30 38 $28,322 $30,970
Accord Sedan EX-L Navi 2.0T Automatic 23 34 $30,146 $32,970
Accord Sedan LX 1.5T CVT 30 38 $21,573 $23,570
Accord Sedan Sport 1.5T CVT 29 35 $23,588 $25,780
Accord Sedan Sport 1.5T Manual 26 35 $23,588 $25,780
Accord Sedan Sport 2.0T Automatic 22 32 $27,720 $30,310
Accord Sedan Sport 2.0T Manual 22 32 $27,720 $30,310
Accord Sedan Touring 1.5T CVT 29 35 $30,904 $33,800
Accord Sedan Touring 2.0T Automatic 22 32 $32,728 $35,800
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Eco 1.6L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sonata Eco 1.6L 28 37 $21,705 $22,650
Sonata Limited 2.0T 23 32 $30,593 $32,450
Sonata Limited 2.4L 25 35 $25,896 $27,400
Sonata Limited 2.4L SULEV 25 35 $25,896 $27,400
Sonata Limited 2.4L w/SULEV 25 35 $25,896 $27,400
Sonata Limited+ 2.0T 23 32 $30,081 $31,900
Sonata SE 2.4L 25 36 $21,141 $22,050
Sonata SE 2.4L SULEV 25 36 $21,141 $22,050
Sonata SEL 2.4L 25 35 $22,455 $23,700
Sonata SEL 2.4L SULEV 25 35 $22,455 $23,700
Sonata SEL+ 2.4L 25 35 $22,455 $23,700
Sonata SEL+ 2.4L w/SULEV 25 35 $22,455 $23,700
Sonata Sport 2.0T 23 32 $26,082 $27,600
Sonata Sport 2.4L 25 35 $23,850 $25,200
Sonata Sport+ 2.4L 25 35 $23,478 $24,800
Sonata Hybrid Limited 2.0L 39 44 $28,627 $30,500
Sonata Hybrid Limited 2.0L w/Emerald Blue Interior 39 44 $28,627 $30,500
Sonata Hybrid SE 2.0L 40 46 $24,257 $25,500
Sonata Plug-In Hybrid 2.0L N/A N/A $31,669 $33,250
Sonata Plug-In Hybrid Limited 2.0L N/A N/A $36,933 $38,850
Sonata Plug-In Hybrid Limited 2.0L w/Blue Pearl Interior N/A N/A $36,933 $38,850

2018 Honda Accord vs. 2018 Hyundai Sonata: Compare Cars

A mid-size sedan should be all things to all people: spacious inside, comfortable on a variety of road conditions, fuel efficient, and safe for the entire family.

 
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,425
$21,705
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$28,890
$22,650
Monthly Payment Estimate
$482 / month
$378 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
7.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Honda Accord sedan should be at the top of any four-door shoppers’ lists—sedan or otherwise. It’s well-crafted, comfortable, and affordable. The 2018 Hyundai Sonata receives a much-needed injection of style.
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Fuel Economy
City
47 mpg 28 mpg
Highway
47 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
40.4 35.6
Front Head Room (in)
37.5 40.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
55 56.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.3 57.9
Second Head Room (in)
37.2 38
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55 56.5
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 45.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.7 106.1
Front Hip Room (in)
55.3 55.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
63 63.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.8 5.3
Length, Overall (in)
192.2 191.1
Height, Overall (in)
57.1 58.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.4 63.8
Wheelbase (in)
111.4 110.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.3 73.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.7 16.3
Brakes
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
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.1 11.2
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.8 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.1 35.8
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P225/50VR17 P205/65HR16
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/50VR17 P205/65HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3377 3219
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 16 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 16 X 6.5
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
212 @ 6200 178 @ 5500
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
129 @ 3500 195 @ 1500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 1.6 L/97
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
47 37
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
47 28
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
47 31
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
8.40 5.30
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.45 - 2.45 3.93
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.42 4.29
Trans Type
1 7
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
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
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Honda Accord Hybrid Hyundai Sonata
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
3.8 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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