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2020 Honda Accord vs. 2021 Hyundai Sonata Review

New 2020 Honda Accord

2020 Honda
Accord

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New 2021 Hyundai Sonata

2021 Hyundai
Sonata

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MSRP*
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$24,270 to $36,400
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$23,600 to $33,850
Invoice* $22,212 to $33,275 $22,670 to $32,172
MPG - City 22 - 30 27 - 28
MPG - Hwy 32 - 38 37 - 38
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** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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.

Comparison Review

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
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Honda Accord as you will with the Hyundai Sonata, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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. In this case, the Honda Accord will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Hyundai Sonata.

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 similar torque, the Honda Accord and the Hyundai Sonata do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

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. The Honda Accord has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Hyundai Sonata.

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