Compare 2018 Hyundai Sonata vs 2018 Subaru Legacy

2018 Hyundai Sonata
2018 Subaru Legacy
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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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2.5i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2.5i 25 34 $20,979 $22,195
2.5i Premium 25 34 $22,946 $24,295
2.5i Sport 25 34 $24,835 $26,345
2.5i Limited 25 34 $27,317 $29,095
3.6R Limited 20 28 $29,897 $31,945
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,141
$20,979
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,050
$22,195
Monthly Payment Estimate
$368 / month
$370 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.3
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Hyundai Sonata receives a much-needed injection of style. The 2018 Subaru Legacy may be the best mid-size sedan that buyers largely miss. It skips performance for a good safety record and relative value—not bad things.
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Fuel Economy
City
25 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
36 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
56.1 55
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
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
63.5 62.2
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
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
Front Tire Size
P205/65HR16 P225/55VR17
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3250 3514
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)
150 110
Engine
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25 25
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
36 34
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.39 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 -
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
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Sonata Subaru Legacy
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front
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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