Compare 2015 Hyundai Sonata vs 2015 Subaru Legacy

2015 Hyundai Sonata
2015 Subaru Legacy
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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 $22,293 $23,275
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 2.0T Limited 21 31 $31,425 $33,525
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 2.0T Limited w/Gray Accents 21 31 $31,425 $33,525
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 2.0T Sport 23 32 $26,846 $28,575
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 2.0T Sport w/Gray Accents 23 32 $26,846 $28,575
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 2.4L Limited 24 35 $25,082 $26,525
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 2.4L Limited w/Brown Seats 24 35 $25,082 $26,525
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 2.4L Limited w/Brown Seats PZEV 24 35 $25,082 $26,525
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 2.4L SE 25 37 $20,295 $21,150
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 2.4L SE PZEV 25 37 $20,295 $21,150
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 2.4L Sport 24 35 $22,083 $23,175
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 2.4L Sport PZEV 24 35 $22,083 $23,175
Sonata Hybrid 4-Door Sedan 36 40 $24,573 $26,000
Sonata Hybrid 4-Door Sedan Limited 36 40 $27,703 $29,500
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4-Door Sedan 2.5i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Legacy 4-Door Sedan 2.5i 26 36 $20,487 $21,695
Legacy 4-Door Sedan 2.5i Limited 26 36 $24,894 $26,495
Legacy 4-Door Sedan 2.5i Limited PZEV 26 36 $25,202 $26,795
Legacy 4-Door Sedan 2.5i PZEV 26 36 $20,796 $21,995
Legacy 4-Door Sedan 2.5i Premium 26 36 $22,173 $23,495
Legacy 4-Door Sedan 2.5i Premium PZEV 26 36 $22,486 $23,795
Legacy 4-Door Sedan 3.6R Limited 20 29 $27,739 $29,595
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,293
$20,487
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,275
$21,695
Monthly Payment Estimate
$388 / month
$362 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
8.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2015 Hyundai Sonata blends in better than ever in the top tier of family sedans. The 2015 Subaru Legacy smooths over its ruffles, and out-domestics some American family sedans with a big back seat, excellent gas mileage and standard all-wheel drive.
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Fuel Economy
City
28 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
38 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.9 58.1
Second Head Room (in)
38 37
Passenger Volume (ft³)
106.1 104.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.5 57.3
Front Leg Room (in)
45.5 42.9
Front Hip Room (in)
55.3 55.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
35.6 38.1
Front Head Room (in)
40.4 40
Second Hip Room (in)
56.1 55
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.3 5.9
Length, Overall (in)
191.1 188.8
Height, Overall (in)
58.1 59
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.8 62.8
Wheelbase (in)
110.4 108.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.4 72.4
Track Width, Front (in)
63.5 62.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.3 15
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)
11.2 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)
12 11.6
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 18.5
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.8 36.8
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/65HR16 P225/55VR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/65HR16 P225/55VR17
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3270 3468
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
640 490
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 110
Engine
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
195 @ 1500 174 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.6 L/97 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
178 @ 5500 175 @ 5800
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded H-4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
28 26
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
32 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
38 36
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.07 -
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD CVT w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.88 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.93 3.58 - 0.62
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.17 3.90
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.04 -
Trans Type
7 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.30 3.67
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.32 -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Sonata Subaru Legacy
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.5 5.9
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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