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2021 Hyundai Sonata vs. 2021 Toyota Camry Hybrid Review

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2021 Hyundai
Sonata

MSRP*: $23,950 to $33,950
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2021 Toyota
Camry Hybrid

MSRP*: $27,270 to $32,720
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Invoice* $23,006 to $32,267 $25,088 to $30,102
MPG - City 23 - 28 MPG 44 - 51 MPG
MPG - Hwy 33 - 38 MPG 47 - 53 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 16.0 ft3 15.1 ft3
Engine Inline-4 Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual, Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain Front-wheel Front-wheel
Horsepower 180 - 290 hp 176 hp
Exterior Length 192.9 in 192.1 - 192.7 in
Exterior Width 73.2 in 72.4 in
Leg Room Front 46.1 in
Rear 34.8 in
Front 42.1 in
Rear 38.0 in
Head Room Front 40.0 in
Rear 37.4 - 38.4 in
Front 38.3 in
Rear 37.6 in
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 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
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Toyota Camry Hybrid than the Hyundai Sonata, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Hyundai Sonata will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Toyota Camry Hybrid.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Hyundai Sonata as you will with the Toyota Camry Hybrid, 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). Whether you pick the Hyundai Sonata or the Toyota Camry Hybrid, it's going to cost you about the same. 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 and the Toyota Camry Hybrid have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Hyundai Sonata is a little wider than the Toyota Camry Hybrid, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. When looking at overall length, the Hyundai Sonata takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Toyota Camry Hybrid.

Handling
The Hyundai Sonata has a smaller turning radius than the Toyota Camry Hybrid, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Hyundai Sonata and the Toyota Camry Hybrid.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Hyundai Sonata transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Toyota Camry Hybrid.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Hyundai Sonata and the Toyota Camry Hybrid. The Hyundai Sonata has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Toyota Camry Hybrid.

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