2021 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid vs. 2022 Hyundai Sonata | NewCars.com

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2021 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid vs. 2022 Hyundai Sonata Review

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2021 Honda
Clarity Plug-In Hybrid

MSRP*: $33,400 to $36,600
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2022 Hyundai
Sonata

MSRP*: $24,150 to $34,750
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Invoice* $32,029 to $35,090 $23,198 to $33,027
MPG - City Info not available 23 - 28 MPG
MPG - Hwy Info not available 33 - 38 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 15.5 ft3 16.0 ft3
Engine Inline-4 Inline-4
Transmission Continuously Variable Auto Manual, Manual
Drivetrain Front-wheel Front-wheel
Horsepower 103 hp 180 - 290 hp
Exterior Length 192.7 in 192.9 in
Exterior Width 73.9 in 73.2 in
Leg Room Front 42.2 in
Rear 36.2 in
Front 46.1 in
Rear 34.8 in
Head Room Front 39.1 in
Rear 37.1 in
Front 40.0 in
Rear 37.4 - 38.4 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles

*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
The Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat 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 Clarity Plug-In Hybrid.

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 Clarity Plug-In Hybrid 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 Clarity Plug-In Hybrid and the Hyundai Sonata have similar Destination Charges.

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

Handling
The Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid 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 Clarity Plug-In Hybrid is significantly less powerful than the Hyundai Sonata. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Powertrain
The Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid has much less torque than the Hyundai Sonata, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid and the Hyundai Sonata. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid as you will in the Hyundai Sonata.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Hyundai Sonata.