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2021 Honda Accord vs. 2021 Hyundai Sonata Review

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$24,970 to $36,900
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$23,950 to $33,950
Invoice* $23,807 to $34,017 $23,006 to $32,267
MPG - City 22 - 30 23 - 28
MPG - Hwy 32 - 38 33 - 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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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