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2018 Honda Accord vs 2018 Hyundai Sonata

2018 Honda Accord vs 2018 Hyundai Sonata side view of both cars

Car shoppers considering a midsize sedan have a litany of options to choose from. Just about every manufacturer offers a car in this class. Looking at the 2018 Honda Accord vs the 2018 Hyundai Sonata compares two cars in this competitive segment.

These two sedans will each offer multiple options for car shoppers to choose from. The 2018 Accord and the 2018 Sonata are available in multiple trim levels, with multiple engine options and a wide variety of features and technology systems.

For the 2018 model year, the Honda Accord will offer the Honda Sensing suite of driver awareness systems. This suite includes features like Honda Sensing includes: Collision Mitigation Braking System, Lane Departure Warning, Road Departure Mitigation, Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow and Traffic Sign Recognition.



2018 Honda Accord

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2018 Hyundai Sonata

2 Available Engines 3
252 horsepower, 273 pound-feet of torque Best Engine Performance 245 horsepower, 260 pound-feet of torque
6 Trim Levels 5
30 city/38 highway/33 combined* Base Engine Fuel Economy 25 city/36 highway/29 combined mpg

2018 Honda Accord, 2018 Hyundai Sonata Engine Comparison

Both the 2018 Accord and 2018 Sonata offer multiple engine options for drivers to choose from. Two engine options are available for the 2018 Accord, while the Sonata offers three engine options. The two cars only offer four-cylinder engine options.

The first engine offered on the 2018 Accord is a 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine. Performance numbers on this first engine will be rated at 192 horsepower and 192 pound-feet of torque. Fuel economy ratings for this engine check in at 30 miles per gallon in the city and 38 miles per gallon on the highways.* The base engine for the 2018 Sonata is a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that is rated at 185 horsepower and 178 pound-feet of torque. Fuel economy ratings for this engine check in at 25 city/36 highway.

The second engine offered on the 2018 Accord is a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder. This engine turns in the best performance numbers available on the car at 252 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque. The top performance ratings on the 2018 Sonata come via a 2.0-liter engine that is rated at 252 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque.

*Ratings determined by EPA. Use for comparison purposes only. Your MPGe/MPG and driving range will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-pack age/condition and other factors.


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