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2021 Honda Accord vs 2021 Hyundai Sonata

2021 Honda Accord vs. 2021 Hyundai Sonata

2021 Honda Accord


2021 Hyundai Sonata


Available Horsepower

273 lb-ft

Available Torque

195 lb-ft

Traffic Sign Recognition (TSR)

Not Available

12-Way Power Driver’s Seat with 4-Way Power Lumbar Support

Not Available
40.4 Inches

Rear Legroom

34.8 Inches
56.5 Inches

Rear Shoulder Room

56.1 Inches

We recommend anyone comparing the 2021 Honda Accord vs. 2021 Hyundai Sonata to visit our showroom for a test drive so they can truly see what sets the Accord above and beyond rival midsize sedans. Of course, you can get a taste of what makes it such a leading model by reading through our quick overview of key Accord vs. Sonata differences.

Let’s check out how they match up on:

  • Performance Specs
  • Features
  • Interior Dimensions

Accord vs. Sonata: Performance Specs

Both the Accord and Sonata offer two power options, but you’ll enjoy superior performance with the Honda whether you opt for the standard engine or available engine.

2021 Honda Accord engines include:

  • 1.5L Turbocharged 4-Cylinder: Up to 192 hp and 192 lb-ft of torque.
  • 2.0L Turbocharged 4-Cylinder: Up to 252 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque.

2021 Hyundai Sonata engines include:

  • 2.5L Inline-4: Up to 191 hp and 181 lb-ft of torque.
  • 1.6L Turbo-4: Up to 180 hp and 195 lb-ft of torque.

Accord vs. Sonata: Features

Like all Honda models, the 2021 Accord provides several premium features as standard, including many that aren’t available with rivals like the Hyundai Sonata at any price. Examples include:

  • Multi-Angle Rearview Camera
  • Speed-Sensitive Volume Control (SVC)
  • Traffic Sign Recognition (TSR)

You’ll see the same pattern once you turn to available features. Options available with the Honda but not with the Hyundai include:

  • Wi-Fi® Hotspot Capability
  • 12-Way Power Driver’s Seat with 4-Way Power Lumbar Support

Accord vs. Sonata: Interior Dimensions

While both vehicles provide plenty of space up front, take a look at rear dimensions and you’ll find the Accord coming out ahead:

  • Rear Legroom: Up to 40.4 inches in the Accord vs. 34.8 in the Sonata.
  • Rear Hip Room: Up to 55.0 inches in the Accord vs. 54.4 in the Sonata.
  • Rear Shoulder Room: Up to 56.5 inches in the Accord vs. 56.1 in the Sonata.

If you’re going to be taking adults in the back instead of just younger kids, the Accord is going to appeal over the Sonata.

The 2021 Honda Accord Outperforms the 2021 Hyundai Sonata Across the Board

The 2021 Honda Accord is a model every driver seeking a new midsize sedan should experience. To book a test drive, find out more, or hear about current new vehicle specials, don’t hesitate to contact us today.

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