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2015 Hyundai Sonata vs. 2014 Acura ILX Hybrid 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 Hybrid. The Hyundai Sonata 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 you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Acura ILX Hybrid, 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). Based on MSRP, the Hyundai Sonata is clearly a better financial choice over the Acura ILX 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 Hyundai Sonata carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Acura ILX Hybrid.

Dimensions
Since the Hyundai Sonata is much wider than the Acura ILX Hybrid, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Hyundai Sonata, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Acura ILX Hybrid.

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

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 Hybrid. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Hyundai Sonata will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Acura ILX Hybrid.

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

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2015 Hyundai
Sonata

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MSRP*: $21,150 - $28,575

2014 Acura
ILX Hybrid

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MSRP*: $28,900
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 1.99% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 1.51% --
City MPG: 23 - 28 39
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
Highway MPG: 32 - 38 --
Engine(s): 1.6-liter I-4 (regular gas), 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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Invoice*: $20,295 - $26,846 $27,229

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