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2021 Honda Accord vs. 2021 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Review

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2021 Honda
Accord

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2021 Hyundai
Sonata Hybrid

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MSRP*
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$24,970 to $36,900
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$27,750 to $35,300
Invoice* $23,807 to $34,017 $26,460 to $33,655
MPG - City 22 - 30 45 - 50
MPG - Hwy 32 - 38 51 - 54
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 Hybrid. The Hyundai Sonata Hybrid will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Honda Accord.

Convenience
The Hyundai Sonata Hybrid 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 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 Honda Accord and the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid have similar Destination Charges.

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

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Honda Accord does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid.

Handling
The Honda Accord has a larger turning radius than the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid, 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 Hybrid.

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

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