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2018 Honda Accord vs. 2018 Hyundai Sonata Review

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Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Honda Accord than the Hyundai Sonata. The Hyundai Sonata will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Honda Accord.

Convenience
The Hyundai Sonata requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Honda Accord, making it more convenient to drive.

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 Honda Accord is somewhat more expensive than the Hyundai Sonata. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Honda Accord and the Hyundai Sonata have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Honda Accord is about the same width as the Hyundai Sonata. When looking at overall length, the Honda Accord takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Hyundai Sonata.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Honda Accord transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Hyundai Sonata.

Handling
The Honda Accord has a larger turning radius than the Hyundai Sonata, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Honda Accord is somewhat more powerful than the Hyundai Sonata.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Honda Accord and the Hyundai Sonata. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Honda Accord as you will in the Hyundai Sonata.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Honda Accord is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Hyundai Sonata.

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2018 Honda
Accord

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MSRP*: $23,570 - $33,800

2018 Hyundai
Sonata

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MSRP*: $22,050 - $32,450
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City MPG: 26 - 30 23 - 28
Highway MPG: 35 - 38 32 - 37
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
NHTSA Safety Information

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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $21,573 - $30,904 $21,141 - $30,593

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.