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Compare 2020 Honda Accord vs 2020 Hyundai Sonata vs 2021 Kia Optima

2020 Honda Accord
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2020 Hyundai Sonata
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2021 Kia Optima
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EX Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Accord Hybrid EX Sedan 48 47 $27,137 $29,670
Accord Hybrid EX-L Sedan 48 47 $29,417 $32,170
Accord Hybrid Sedan 48 47 $23,671 $25,870
Accord Hybrid Touring Sedan 48 47 $32,399 $35,440
Accord Sedan EX 1.5T CVT 30 38 $25,677 $28,070
Accord Sedan EX-L 1.5T CVT 30 38 $27,957 $30,570
Accord Sedan EX-L 2.0T Automatic 23 34 $29,782 $32,570
Accord Sedan LX 1.5T CVT 30 38 $22,211 $24,270
Accord Sedan Sport 1.5T CVT 29 35 $24,683 $26,980
Accord Sedan Sport 1.5T Manual 26 35 $24,683 $26,980
Accord Sedan Sport 2.0T Automatic 22 32 $28,815 $31,510
Accord Sedan Sport 2.0T Manual 22 32 $28,815 $31,510
Accord Sedan Touring 2.0T Automatic 22 32 $33,275 $36,400
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Limited 1.6T
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sonata Limited 1.6T 27 36 $31,737 $33,500
Sonata SE 2.5L 28 38 $22,716 $23,600
Sonata SEL 2.5L 27 37 $24,444 $25,700
Sonata SEL Plus 1.6T 27 36 $26,267 $27,650
Sonata Hybrid Blue 2.0L 50 54 $26,460 $27,750
Sonata Hybrid Limited 2.0L 45 51 $33,655 $35,300
Sonata Hybrid SEL 2.0L 45 51 $28,509 $29,900
2021 Kia Optima
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,137
$31,737
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Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,670
$33,500
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Monthly Payment Estimate
$495 / month
$558 / month
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The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
7.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Honda Accord is one of the best sedans available, a must-drive for any shopper. The Hyundai Sonata finds its magic again for 2020, with a distinctive luxury-car vibe plus some features you won’t find in rival sedans.
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Fuel Economy
City
48 mpg 27 mpg -
Highway
47 mpg 36 mpg -
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars Large Cars -
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
55 54.4 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.3 57.9 -
Second Head Room (in)
37.2 38.4 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55 56.1 -
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 46.1 -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.7 104.4 -
Front Hip Room (in)
55.3 54.6 -
Second Leg Room (in)
40.4 34.8 -
Front Head Room (in)
37.5 40 -
Passenger Capacity
5 5 -
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.8 5.3 -
Length, Overall (in)
192.2 192.9 -
Height, Overall (in)
57.1 56.9 -
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.4 63.3 -
Wheelbase (in)
111.4 111.8 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.3 73.2 -
Track Width, Front (in)
63 63.1 -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.7 16 -
Brakes
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 11.8 -
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 12.8 -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.8 15.9 -
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.1 35.9 -
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA -
Rear Tire Size
P225/50VR17 P235/45VR18 -
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA -
Front Tire Size
P225/50VR17 P235/45VR18 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3373 3336 -
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 18 X 7.5 -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 18 X 7.5 -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 -
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Port/Direct Injection -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
129 @ 3500 195 @ 1500 -
Engine Order Code
NA NA -
Displacement
2.0 L/122 1.6 L/98 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
212 @ 6200 180 @ 5500 -
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
48 27 -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
48 31 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
47 36 -
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
8.40 3.24 -
Trans Order Code
NA NA -
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD Automatic w/OD -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.45 - 2.45 4.72 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.42 3.37 -
Trans Type
1 8 -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.86 -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.22 -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.80 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.91 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.42 -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.00 -
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.64 -
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan -
Vehicle Name
Honda Accord Hybrid Hyundai Sonata -
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
3.8 5.7 -
Electrical
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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2020 Hyundai Sonata
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