2018 Honda Accord in San Diego, CA

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Comparing the Honda Accord vs. Hyundai Sonata

There are so many different makes and models on the car market that it can be pretty difficult to choose the right one. At Pacific Honda, our team understands when customers are a bit indecisive. Of course, we believe that our selection of new Honda cars is one of the best available, but sometimes we meet people who are considering vehicles from other brands, too. Recently, we've had several people come in and ask us to help them decide between the 2018 Honda Accord and the 2018 Hyundai Sonata.

The 2018 Honda Accord

Model details

  • 1.5-liter inline 4-cylinder DOHC 16-valve engine
  • 192 horsepower, 192 lb-ft torque
  • CVT transmission
  • Front-wheel drive

The 2018 Honda Accord catches your eye with its sleek, sporty design, which was inspired by fastback muscle cars. You can add even more panache to the sedan's exterior with add-ons such as a chrome grille or emblem on the front fender. The interior of the 2018 Honda Accord offers lots of legroom to stretch out, as well as nearly 17 cubic feet of cargo room to store groceries, sports equipment, and more.

An efficient 1.5-liter inline 4-cylinder DOHC engine powers the vehicle, delivering up to 192 horsepower and 192 lb-ft of torque. Plus, the Honda sedan delivers a smooth, peaceful ride thanks to its continuously variable transmission and Active Noise Cancellation technology.

The 2018 Hyundai Sonata

The Hyundai Sonata also boasts an attractive, aerodynamic exterior with thoughtful details like a rear fin and optional LED headlights. Inside, passengers enjoy best-in-class legroom and headroom. Under the hood, the 2018 Hyundai Sonata houses a larger 2.0-liter GDI Turbo 4-cylinder engine. This engine offers slightly less fuel efficiency and power than the Honda Accord—185 horsepower and 178 lb-ft of torque, to be exact. The Hyundai Sonata also creates a seamless driving experience with its eight-speed automatic transmission.

Model details

  • 2.0-liter GDI Turbo 4-cylinder engine
  • 185 horsepower, 178 lb-ft of torque
  • Eight-speed automatic transmission
  • Front-wheel drive

The best way to decide between these two popular sedans is to come to Honda dealership near Poway and take the 2018 Honda Accord for a test drive. We think that you'll choose the sleek Honda Accord after just one loop around the block. Pacific Honda is located at 4761 Convoy Street, and our showroom is open seven days per week for added convenience. So stop by today because our Honda dealers can't wait to get you behind the wheel of a new car!

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