Compare 2018 Hyundai Sonata vs 2018 Honda Accord Sedan

2018 Hyundai Sonata
2018 Honda Accord Sedan
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2.4L SULEV SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2.4L SE 25 36 $21,141 $22,050
2.4L SULEV SE 25 36 $21,141 $22,050
1.6L Eco 28 37 $21,705 $22,650
2.4L SEL 25 35 $22,455 $23,700
2.4L SEL+ 25 35 $22,455 $23,700
2.4L SULEV SEL 25 35 $22,455 $23,700
2.4L SULEV SEL+ 25 35 $22,455 $23,700
2.4L Sport+ 25 35 $23,478 $24,800
2.4L Sport 25 35 $23,850 $25,200
2.4L Limited 25 35 $25,896 $27,400
2.4L SULEV Limited 25 35 $25,896 $27,400
2.0T Sport 23 32 $26,082 $27,600
2.0T Limited+ 23 32 $30,081 $31,900
2.0T Limited 23 32 $30,593 $32,450
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CVT LX 1.5T
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CVT LX 1.5T 30 38 $21,573 $23,570
CVT Sport 1.5T 29 35 $23,588 $25,780
Manual Sport 1.5T 26 35 $23,588 $25,780
CVT EX 1.5T 30 38 $25,130 $27,470
CVT EX-L 1.5T 30 38 $27,410 $29,970
Automatic Sport 2.0T 22 32 $27,720 $30,310
Manual Sport 2.0T 22 32 $27,720 $30,310
CVT EX-L Navi 1.5T 30 38 $28,322 $30,970
Automatic EX-L 2.0T 23 34 $29,234 $31,970
Automatic EX-L Navi 2.0T 23 34 $30,146 $32,970
CVT Touring 1.5T 29 35 $30,904 $33,800
Automatic Touring 2.0T 22 32 $32,728 $35,800

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
$21,141
$21,573
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,050
$23,570
Monthly Payment Estimate
$368 / month
$393 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.3
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Hyundai Sonata receives a much-needed injection of style. 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.
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Fuel Economy
City
25 mpg 30 mpg
Highway
36 mpg 38 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
106.1 105.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.5 56.5
Front Leg Room (in)
45.5 42.3
Front Hip Room (in)
55.3 55.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
35.6 40.4
Front Head Room (in)
40.4 39.5
Second Hip Room (in)
56.1 55
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.9 58.3
Second Head Room (in)
38 37.3
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
58.1 57.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.8 63.4
Wheelbase (in)
110.4 111.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.4 73.3
Track Width, Front (in)
63.5 63
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.3 -
Length, Overall (in)
191.1 192.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.3 16.7
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.2 11.1
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 11.5
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 14.8
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.8 38.1
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/65HR16 P225/50VR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/65HR16 P225/50VR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3250 3131
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 17 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 17 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
640 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
178 @ 4000 192 @ 1600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.4 L/144 1.5 L/91
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
185 @ 6000 192 @ 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)
29 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
36 38
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25 30
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.21 2.65 - 0.41
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.89 3.24
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.80 -
Trans Type
6 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.38 2.65
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 Honda Accord Sedan
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.1 5.3
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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