Compare 2019 Hyundai Sonata vs 2018 Mazda MAZDA6 vs 2019 Subaru Legacy

2019 Hyundai Sonata
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Eco 1.6T
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sonata Eco 1.6T 28 37 $21,894 $22,850
Sonata Limited 2.0T 23 32 $30,267 $32,100
Sonata Limited 2.4L 25 33 $26,175 $27,700
Sonata SE 2.4L 26 35 $21,564 $22,500
Sonata SEL 2.4L 25 33 $22,875 $24,150
Sonata Sport 2.4L 25 33 $23,664 $25,000
Sonata Hybrid Limited 2.0L 39 44 $29,367 $31,300
Sonata Hybrid SE 2.0L 40 46 $24,490 $25,750
Sonata Plug-In Hybrid 2.0L N/A N/A $31,810 $33,400
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Grand Touring Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Mazda6 Grand Touring Automatic 23 31 $27,571 $29,200
Mazda6 Grand Touring Reserve Automatic 23 31 $29,929 $31,700
Mazda6 Signature Automatic 23 31 $32,808 $34,750
Mazda6 Sport Automatic 26 35 $21,836 $23,000
Mazda6 Sport Manual 24 33 $20,951 $21,950
Mazda6 Touring Automatic 26 35 $24,269 $25,700
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2.5i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Legacy 2.5i 25 34 $21,301 $22,545
Legacy 2.5i Limited 25 34 $27,455 $29,245
Legacy 2.5i Premium 25 34 $23,316 $24,695
Legacy 2.5i Sport 25 34 $25,250 $26,795
Legacy 3.6R Limited 20 28 $29,529 $31,545
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,894
$27,571
$21,301
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,850
$29,200
$22,545
Monthly Payment Estimate
$381 / month
$487 / month
$376 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.5
6.7
6.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Hyundai Sonata aims squarely for value-minded shoppers who want a long warranty, and hits a bullseye. The 2018 Mazda 6 is a stylish, good handling sedan that finally has the underhood muscle to match. The 2019 Subaru Legacy is no thrill machine, but this under-the-radar mid-size sedan is hard to beat for its comfort, safety, and value.
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Fuel Economy
City
28 mpg 23 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
37 mpg 31 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
40.4 37.4 40
Second Hip Room (in)
56.1 53.5 55
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.9 55.9 58.1
Second Head Room (in)
38 37.1 37
Passenger Volume (ft³)
106.1 99.7 104.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.5 55.1 57.3
Front Leg Room (in)
45.5 42.2 42.9
Front Hip Room (in)
55.3 53.5 55.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
35.6 38.7 38.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
63.5 62.8 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.3 6.5 5.9
Length, Overall (in)
191.1 192.7 188.8
Height, Overall (in)
58.1 57.1 59
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.8 62.4 62.8
Wheelbase (in)
110.4 111.4 108.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.4 72.4 72.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.3 14.7 15
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12 11.7 11.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.2 10.9 11.8
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 16.4 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.6 36.7 36.8
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P205/65HR16 P225/45WR19 P225/55VR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/65HR16 P225/45WR19 P225/55VR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3247 3560 3514
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 19 X 7.5 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 19 X 7.5 17 X 7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
640 - 490
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 150 110
Engine
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded H-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
195 @ 1500 310 @ 2000 174 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA NA
Displacement
1.6 L/97 2.5 L/152 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
178 @ 5500 227 @ 5000 175 @ 5800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
28 23 25
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
31 26 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
37 31 34
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.30 3.99 3.67
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.32 1.99 -
Trans Order Code
NA NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.07 1.00 -
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.88 0.60 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.93 3.49 3.58 - 0.62
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 - -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.29 4.09 3.90
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.04 1.45 -
Trans Type
7 6 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.71 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Sonata Mazda Mazda6 Subaru Legacy
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.7 6.7 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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2019 Hyundai Sonata
  • 2019 Sonata is in stock; 2020s on the way
  • Cash: Up to $4,000
  • Finance: 0.0% for 60 months
  • Lease: Sonata SE from $199 for 36 months
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2018 Mazda MAZDA6
  • 2018 Mazda6 still on sale in decent numbers
  • Factory rebate up to $1,500 for all buyers
  • Lease from $199 for 36 months
  • Get 1.9% APR for 60 months + no payment for 90 days
2019 Subaru Legacy
  • 2020 Legacy redesigned and in stock; 2019s still on sale
  • Dealer discounting likely on 2019s
  • Lease a 2019 from $213 for 36 months
  • APR as low as 0% for 36 months
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