The 2014 Honda Accord vs. the 2014 Hyundai Sonata

The 2014 Honda Accord sedan is a vehicle offering class, precise performance, and a plethora of standard features and options. Now available at Silko Honda in Raynham, the Honda Accord is an excellent choice for commuters, business people, and families. It’s also available as a coupe and with two different hybrid options.

Of course, there might be other midsize sedans catching your eye like the 2014 Hyundai Sonata. At first glance, they might seem to be very similar, and it can be hard to decide. To help you make up your mind, we’ve put together this handy vehicle comparison.

Fuel Economy

By choosing a sedan over an SUV or crossover, a major advantage is better fuel efficiency. Starting with the 2014 Sonata, it features a rating of 24 mpg city and 35 mpg highway. That’s okay, but the Honda Accord can do even better. With the continuously variable transmission, the 2014 Honda Accord is rated at 27 mpg city and 36 mpg highway. The difference means less money you’ll be spending every month.

Vehicle Features

Where the Honda Accord really beats the Sonata is standard vehicle features. When you choose the Accord, you’ll receive dual-zone automatic climate control, a rearview camera, and a stereo anti-theft system. Those are all features you’re going to have to pay extra for if you choose the Sonata.

Performance

With standard four-cylinder engines, the Sonata and the Accord are about evenly matched. Performance is a bit different when we get to optional engines. The Sonata offers a 2.0L turbo four-cylinder that does zero to 60 mph in 6.7 seconds, which is average for this class. With the Accord’s available 3.5L V6, you can go from zero to 60 mph in just 6.1 seconds. If you want the most performance in your sedan, choose Honda.

Test Drive the Accord Today at Silko Honda

In our opinion after looking at the facts, the 2014 Accord seems to be the better sedan. Make the final decision for yourself by coming to our Easton-area car dealership. We’re located in nearby Raynham at 1580 New State Highway and ready to help you find a car.

* 24 city/34 highway/28 combined mpg rating for 4-cylinder Sedan 6MT models. 27 city/36 highway/30 combined mpg rating for Sedan CVT models. 26 city/34 highway/29 combined mpg rating for Sport Sedan CVT models. 21 city/34 highway/26 combined mpg rating for V-6 Sedan models. Based on 2014 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.