Compare 2017 Hyundai Sonata vs 2017 Subaru Legacy

2017 Hyundai Sonata
2017 Subaru Legacy
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2.4L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sonata 2.4L 25 36 $20,718 $21,600
Sonata 2.4L PZEV 25 36 $20,718 $21,600
Sonata Eco 1.6L 28 36 $22,152 $23,125
Sonata Limited 2.0T 21 30 $32,188 $34,350
Sonata Limited 2.4L 25 35 $25,664 $27,150
Sonata Limited 2.4L PZEV 25 35 $25,664 $27,150
Sonata SE 2.4L 25 36 $21,047 $21,950
Sonata SE 2.4L PZEV 25 36 $21,047 $21,950
Sonata Sport 2.0T 22 31 $25,019 $26,600
Sonata Sport 2.0T w/Black 22 31 $25,019 $26,600
Sonata Sport 2.4L 25 35 $22,293 $23,400
Sonata Sport 2.4L PZEV 25 35 $22,293 $23,400
Sonata Hybrid Limited 2.0L 38 43 $28,257 $30,100
Sonata Hybrid Limited 2.0L w/Blue Pearl Interior 38 43 $28,257 $30,100
Sonata Hybrid SE 2.0L 39 45 $24,724 $26,000
Sonata Plug-In Hybrid 2.0L N/A N/A $32,938 $34,600
Sonata Plug-In Hybrid Limited 2.0L N/A N/A $36,698 $38,600
Sonata Plug-In Hybrid Limited 2.0L w/Blue Pearl Interior N/A N/A $36,698 $38,600
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2.5i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Legacy 2.5i 25 34 $20,796 $21,995
Legacy 2.5i Limited 25 34 $27,083 $28,840
Legacy 2.5i Premium 25 34 $22,670 $23,995
Legacy 2.5i Sport 25 34 $24,512 $25,995
Legacy 3.6R Limited 20 28 $29,617 $31,640

Pricing

Invoice Price

$20,718
$20,796

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$21,600
$21,995

Monthly Payment Estimate

$360 / month
$367 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

7.2
7.3

TCC’s Bottom Line

The 2017 Hyundai Sonata is a strong family-sedan value, with inconspicuous looks hiding top-notch safety and fuel economy. The safety and all-weather performance of the 2017 Subaru Legacy are convincing enough. Consider the roomy sedan's value at any trim and decent gas mileage, and it's no wonder it was our Best Car to Buy for 2015.

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Fuel Economy

City

25 mpg 25 mpg

Highway

36 mpg 34 mpg

Vehicle

EPA Classification

Large Cars Midsize Cars

Interior Dimensions

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

Front Shoulder Room (in)

57.9 58.1

Second Head Room (in)

38 37

Exterior Dimensions

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

Min Ground Clearance (in)

5.3 5.9

Length, Overall (in)

191.1 188.8

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³)

16.3 15

Brakes

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

Drum - Rear (Yes or )

NA NA

Brake ABS System

4-Wheel 4-Wheel

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 Order Code

NA NA

Rear Tire Size

P205/65HR16 P225/55VR17

Rear Tire Order Code

NA NA

Front Tire Size

P205/65HR16 P225/55VR17

Spare Tire Size

Compact Compact

Front Tire Order Code

NA NA

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

3250 3470

Wheels

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

Rear Wheel Material

Aluminum Steel

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

640 490

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

150 110

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

178 @ 4000 174 @ 4000

Engine Order Code

NA NA

Displacement

2.4 L/144 2.5 L/152

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

185 @ 6000 175 @ 5800

Engine Type

Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded H-4

Fuel System

Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

29 29

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

36 34

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

25 25

Transmission

First Gear Ratio (:1)

4.21 3.58 - 0.62

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

2.89 3.90

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

1.80 -

Trans Type

6 6

Drivetrain

Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.00 -

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA

Reverse Ratio (:1)

3.38 3.67

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

2.64 -

Trans Order Code

NA NA

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.39 -

Trans Description Cont.

Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.77 -

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

6.1 6.0

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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