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2016 Hyundai Sonata vs. 2017 Acura ILX Review

Comparison Review

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

Convenience
With the Hyundai Sonata you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Acura ILX, due to its larger tank size and better 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Hyundai Sonata will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Acura ILX. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Hyundai Sonata carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Acura ILX.

Dimensions
Since the Hyundai Sonata is much wider than the Acura ILX, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Hyundai Sonata, which is slightly longer than the Acura ILX.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Hyundai Sonata and the Acura ILX do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

Handling
The Hyundai Sonata has a smaller turning radius than the Acura ILX, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Hyundai Sonata has less horsepower than the Acura ILX, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Hyundai Sonata and the Acura ILX. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Hyundai Sonata will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Acura ILX.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Hyundai Sonata than that of the Acura ILX.

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2016 Hyundai
Sonata

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MSRP*: $21,300 - $34,075

2017 Acura
ILX

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MSRP*: $27,990 - $34,980
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $1,000
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 1.32% --
City MPG: 21 - 28 25
Highway MPG: 31 - 38 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 5 years/60,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $20,436 - $31,933 $26,359 - $32,921

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 do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.