Hyundai Sonata vs. Honda Accord

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Compare the Hyundai Sonata and Honda Accord

When drivers discuss sedans with a long history of efficiency and practicality, the Hyundai Sonata and Honda Accord are two names likely to be mentioned. Hailing from brands that put safety and reliability first, picking the right vehicle can be challenging. In addition, both cars have evolved over the years by incorporating modern technology, stellar safety features, and bold styling that buyers find attractive.

At Dave Hallman Hyundai, we've taken the time to compare the Hyundai Sonata and Honda Accord to help you find the ideal sedan for your drives to Edinboro and beyond. Learn more about the 2022 Hyundai Sonata below or begin browsing available models from our inventory today.


While these sedans have similar standard safety equipment, the Hyundai SmartSense driver-assistance suite outperforms the 2022 Honda Accord due to a few key features. Every 2022 Hyundai Sonata trim comes standard with safety features not found in the Honda Sensing® suite of the Honda Accord, including:

  • Rear Occupant Alert (ROA) to ensure sleeping children or pets aren't left behind when you reach your destination.
  • Driver Attention Warning (DWA) to alert the driver when the system detects driving patterns indicative of drowsy or distracted driving.
  • Safe Exit Warning (SEW) to alert passengers when a vehicle is approaching, allowing for safe parallel parking.
  • High Beam Assist (HBA) that automatically toggles the high beams to prevent oncoming drivers from becoming blinded at night.

Performance and Efficiency

The standard performances of the Hyundai Sonata and Honda Accord are well-matched, with the Sonata generating 191-horsepower and the Accord generating 192-horsepower. However, shoppers who want to enjoy more performance can opt for an available turbocharged engine on the Sonata N Line, which produces a thrilling 290-horsepower and 311 pound-feet of torque. In addition, the Sonata SEL Plus and Sonata Limited trims offer an efficient turbo powertrain that commuters near McKean will appreciate.

Stepping into the hybrid models, the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid achieves an impressive EPA-estimated 52 combined mpg, whereas the Honda Accord Hybrid only manages an EPA-estimated 47 combined mpg. Whether you're looking for the furthest range, most powerful engine, or greatest fuel savings, the 2022 Hyundai Sonata lineup has an option for you.

Price and Warranties

If you're looking to save money on your next sedan, the Hyundai Sonata provides lasting value for a lower price. Due to its lower entry price, buyers from Fairview to North East tend to choose the Hyundai Sonata over the Honda Accord. When comparing top-tier trims, the Hyundai Sonata remains the affordable option, helping stretch your budget further with premium features. In addition, Hyundai provides an industry-leading warranty that Honda can't match.

Standard on every Hyundai Sonata, owners will enjoy a 5-year/60,000-mile vehicle limited warranty and a 10-year/100,000-mile limited powertrain warranty. In addition, you'll receive a 5-year/Unlimited Mile 24/7 Roadside Assistance package for unexpected moments on the road. Meanwhile, the basic warranty from Honda covers the Accord for up to 36 months/36,000 miles, while their powertrain warranty covers these components for 60 months/60,000 miles.

Ready To Make Your Choice?

It's clear that the 2022 Hyundai Sonata outperforms the 2022 Honda Accord thanks to its powerful engine options, unparalleled warranty protection, and impressive safety features. While the Hyundai Sonata tends to cost less than many of its competitors, it offers a level of value that often exceeds other vehicles in its class. Interested buyers are encouraged to look at our exciting new Hyundai Sonata lineup to find the right fit for their lifestyle.

Ready to see what the 2022 Hyundai Sonata is all about? Learn more by visiting our new Sonata research page and browsing our inventory of available models. If you see an option you'd like to explore further, contact a Dave Hillman Hyundai representative to schedule a test drive or visit our Erie showroom today!