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2014 Acura ILX Hybrid vs. 2014 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Review

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Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid than the Acura ILX Hybrid, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Hyundai Sonata Hybrid will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Acura ILX Hybrid.

Convenience
With the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Acura ILX Hybrid, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Acura ILX Hybrid is somewhat more expensive than the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Acura ILX Hybrid will cost more in transportation costs than the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid.

Dimensions
Since the Acura ILX Hybrid is much slimmer than the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Acura ILX Hybrid, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid.

Drivetrain
The Acura ILX Hybrid has much less torque than the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Acura ILX Hybrid has about the same turning radius as the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Acura ILX Hybrid is significantly less powerful than the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Acura ILX Hybrid and the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid. The Acura ILX Hybrid has significantly less cargo room than the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Acura ILX Hybrid is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid.

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2014 Acura
ILX Hybrid

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MSRP*: $28,900
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2014 Hyundai
Sonata Hybrid

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MSRP*: $26,000 - $30,750
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Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $500
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 2.90%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 1.75%
City MPG: 39 36
Highway MPG: 38 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $27,229 $24,573 - $28,859

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