Compare Hyundai Sonata vs Honda Accord, Toyota Camry, Ford Fusion, & Kia Optima

How Does the Hyundai Sonata Compare to the Honda Accord, Kia Optima, Toyota Camry, and Ford Fusion?

When it comes to buying a midsize sedan, you want to make sure that you're getting a vehicle that is going to best suit you and your passengers' needs. And if you're in the market for such a car, then you know how many different options there are out there.

Whether you're looking for something that's spacious enough to fit the whole family, something high-tech that can keep up with your busy lifestyle, or something that's fun to drive without sacrificing fuel economy, you can find all of the above within the new Hyundai Sonata.

The new Sonata reinvents what to expect out of a midsize sedan so, in order to provide you with a little perspective surrounding the tremendous value that the new Sonata has to offer, we're going to compare it to a few top competitors - the Honda Accord, Ford Fusion, Kia Optima, and Toyota Camry - and allow you to decide for yourself whether the new Sonata has more of what you're looking for.

Hyundai Sonata vs Honda Accord

  • If space is important to you, the new Sonata offers more of it. The Sonata boasts a spacious 106.1 cubic feet of passenger volume while the Accord offers 100.8 cubic feet of passenger volume.
  • The Sonata also offers more cargo space in the trunk than the Accord, with 16.3 cubic feet of trunk space compared to 15.8 cubic feet in the trunk of the Accord.
  • The Sonata has a smaller turning diameter than the Accord, allowing you to maneuver more easily through tight spaces and crowded areas.
  • The Sonata comes with a ten-year/100,000 mile powertrain limited warranty, while the Accord simply does not.

These are just a few of the advantages that the Sonata holds above the Accord, but to truly experience everything the new Accord has to offer, we want to invite you to come take one out for a test drive right here at Mungenast Hyundai. While you're here, we encourage you to check out our entire selection of new Hyundai models to compare and contrast all of your options until you find the best fit for you. Once you've found your dream vehicle, our experts in the finance center will work with you to figure out the customizable pricing option that's going to best fit your budget and lifestyle, so you can drive home in your new Hyundai vehicle for the most affordable price possible! Our dealership is conveniently located in Hazelwood, MO and we proudly serve St. Charles, MO, Florissant, St. Peters, and St. Louis.

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Hyundai Sonata vs Toyota Camry

  • If price is an important factor to you, the Sonata has a lower MSRP price than the Camry, with a starting price of $21,950 compared to the $23,070 starting MSRP price of the Camry.
  • The Sonata offers a more powerful standard engine than the Camry does, with 185-horsepower compared to 178-horsepower in the Camry.
  • If you're looking for the latest and greatest technology, the Sonata is available with both Android Auto and a hands-free smart trunk, while the Camry offers neither.
  • The Sonata offers more passenger volume and more cargo volume than the Camry does, providing you with more space for all your passenger and storage needs alike.
  • When you buy a Sonata, you aren't just buying a great vehicle, you're buying peace of mind too, with a 10-year/100,000 mile powertrain limited warranty. The Camry on the other hand offers no such warranty.

If you're interested in learning more about the new Sonata or any of our new Hyundai models, we want to invite you to join us here at Mungenast Hyundai to take a model of your choosing out for a test drive around Hazelwood. Once you've found the right vehicle for you, our team of experts in the finance center will work with you to build a customizable pricing option that fits your personal budget, allowing you to drive home in your desired vehicle for the most affordable and manageable price possible. Our dealership is located right in Hazelwood, MO and we proudly serve the nearby areas of St. Charles, MO; Florissant, St. Peters, and St. Louis.

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Hyundai Sonata vs Kia Optima

How Does the New Hyundai Sonata Compare to the Kia Optima?

Are you looking to buy a new midsize sedan? Midsize sedans are one of the most popular vehicles on the road, and with so many options to choose from, we know that it can be difficult trying to decide which one is the best fit for you. Here at Mungenast Hyundai, we offer a terrific selection of new Hyundai Sonata models to choose from, and with seven trim levels to choose from, we're sure to have one to fit your budget and needs with ease! We want to make your vehicle shopping experience as easy and enjoyable as possible, which is why we want to help you get to know the new 2018 Hyundai Sonata better by comparing it to the new 2018 Kia Forte, and allowing you to see side by side how the Sonata stands above the competition.

2018 Hyundai Sonata vs. 2018 Kia Optima: Performance

  • Both the Sonata and Optima offer almost identical standard engine options, both coming equipped with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 185-horsepower. They also an almost identical second engine option, a 2.0-liter turbo four-cylinder engine that produces 245-horsepower.
  • What does separate the engines offered in the Sonata and Optima is the estimated fuel economy. The Sonata offers an estimated 25 mpg in the city and 36 mpg on the highway with its standard engine while the Optima falls short with an estimated 24 mpg in the city and 34 mpg on the highway.
  • The Sonata offers a more spacious cabin for passengers and trunk for cargo than the Optima does.

2018 Hyundai Sonata vs. 2018 Kia Optima: Technology and Safety

  • The Sonata offers available wireless charging pad, while the Optima does not
  • The Sonata offers a hands-free smart trunk. The Optima does not.
  • Both vehicles offer a number of impressive available safety features, including lane keep assist, blind spot detection, automatic emergency braking, and more.

2018 Hyundai Sonata vs. 2018 Kia Optima: Available Special Options and Trim Levels

  • The new Sonata is available in seven trim levels: SE, Eco, SEL, Sport, Limited, Sport 2.0T, and Limited 2.0T.
  • The Optima is available in five trim levels: LX, LX Turbo, EX, SX Turbo, and SXL Turbo.

Test Drive a New Hyundai Sonata Today at Mungenast Hyundai

If you want to experience the new Hyundai Sonata and everything it has to offer throughout its seven trim levels, we welcome you to come join us here at Mungenast Hyundai to view our entire selection of new Sonata models in person and take a model of your choosing out for a test drive around Hazelwood today! We're located right in Hazelwood, MO and proudly serve nearby St Louis, St Peters, St Charles, and Florissant!

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Hyundai Sonata vs Ford Fusion

See How The Sonata and Ford Fusion Compare in Hazelwood, MO Near St Louis

Are you in the market for a midsize sedan?  Raise your standards with the well-equipped new Hyundai Sonata from Mungenast Hyundai.  Loaded with everything that you need to take the road less-traveled, the Sonata is designed to outperform the competition in more ways than one.  Let's see how the Sonata stacks-up to the Ford Fusion in the categories of affordability, technology and safety features.

Sonata vs. Fusion: Compare Affordability

When it comes to getting the most bang for your buck, no other midsize sedan compares to the Hyundai Sonata. rated the 2015 Sonata SE as the most affordable midsize sedan across the board.  And, when you look at the numbers, the proof is undeniable.  When you consider the estimated 5-year fuel cost and subtract the residual value, the Sonata is significantly less expensive than the Fusion.  The bottom line?  The Hyundai Sonata is the gift that keeps on giving.

Sonata vs. Fusion: Compare Technology

Do you enjoy uninterrupted connectivity?  Then the Hyundai Sonata is the perfect vehicle for you.  It's loaded with a full-suite of class-leading tech systems that'll keep you safely and comfortably in-the-loop, no matter where your travels happen to take you.  With the available Android Auto system, you'll be able to access all of your smartphone apps -- from your dash!  The Sonata provides the information that you need, when you need it most.  Unfortunately, Android Auto is not available for the Ford Fusion.

Sonata vs. Fusion: Compare Safety Features

The all-new Hyundai Sonata is designed to keep your driving confidence at an all-time high.  Equipped with the latest driver assist technologies, the Sonata offers the enhanced peace of mind that you deserve.  Most notably, the Sonata features an Automatic Emergency Braking system that utilizes a camera and radar sensor to monitor surrounding traffic.  The Ford Fusion, once again, fails to offer this highly-regarded safety feature.

Interested to learn more about the capable Hyundai Sonata?  Don't hesitate to take the next step!  If you're in Hazelwood, St. Charles, Florissant, St. Peters or St. Louis, let's get a leg up on the competition.  Swing by Mungenast Hyundai to take a test drive and to meet with a member of our Finance Center.  We can't wait to see where you'll go next in the all-new Sonata!

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