2015 Honda Accord Hybrid vs 2015 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Limited
Quality & Value Analysis
Accord Hybrid and Sonata Hybrid Limited should be comparable because the base prices on these two hybrid sedans are very close. Accord Hybrid holds value better, getting 46% ALG Residual Value after 36 Months and 34% after 60 Months. Sonata Hybrid Limited has 41% ALG Residual Value after 36 Months and 32% after 60 months. Fuel economy is important when considering which hybrid vehicle to purchase. Accord Hybrid gets 50mpg city and 45mpg* highway, giving it a combined fuel-economy of 47. Sonata Hybrid only gets 36mpg city, 40mpg highway, getting a combined fuel economy of 37. Honda’s warranty is standard 36 Month/36,000 mile Basic, 60 Month/60,000 mile Powertrain warranty. Sonata’s warranty is 60 Month/60,000 Mile Basic, 120 Month/100,000 Mile Powertrain Warranty.
Performance & Engineering
Honda Accord Hybrid has a 2.0-Liter engine, Sonata Hybrid Limited has a 2.4-Liter engine. Honda has 141 Horsepower @6,200 rpm, 122 Torque @3,500 rpm. Hyundai has 159 Horsepower @5,500, 154 Torque @4,500 rpm. Both vehicles have Front and Rear Disc Brakes. Honda Hill Start Assist, a feature that isn’t available in Hyundai.
Safety & Security
Both Hyundai Sonata Limited and Honda Accord Hybrid have a very good safety rating. Accord got 5 stars in all safety categories except Front Driver, Front Passenger Crash Tests, and Overall Frontal Crash Safety Rating where it got 4 stars. Sonata only scored 4 stars in Front Driver Crash Test and Overall Frontal Crash Safety Rating, and got 5 stars in all other safety categories. Both vehicles come standard with Driver, Front Passenger, Front Side, and Side Curtain Airbags. Vehicle Stability Control System, Traction Control, ABS Brakes, Front Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor, Brake Assist, Tire Pressure Monitor, and Child Proof Locks are also standard features of both vehicles.
Comfort & Convenience
Accord Hybrid and Sonata Limited Hybrid both have several interior standard features. A few of those are Dual Zone Climate Control, Automatic Climate Control, Air Conditioning, Power windows, Power Door Locks, Tailgate Power Lock/Unlock, Cruise Control, Steering Wheel Mounted Controls for Audio and Cruise Control, Map Lights, Rearview Camera, Tilt, Adjustable, Telescopic Steering Column, Cargo Light, Driver’s Vanity Mirror, Illuminated Vanity Mirror, 2 Front Power Outlets, Rear Window Defroster, Remote Trunk release, Delayed Power Retention, Multi-function Remote, and Exterior Temperature Gauge. Floor mats are optional in Sonata but come standard in Accord.
Both Vehicles have Power Driver’s seat with adjustable manual lumbar support, front adjustable seat height, and front bucket seats. Audio system in both vehicles is AM/FM Radio Seek, Scan and 6 speakers CD-MP3 Player with MP3 Jack, and Auxiliary Input Audio Jack. Sonata Hybrid has a Sirius XM Satellite ready system, Accord Hybrid has Speed Sensitive Volume and Stereo Anti-Theft. Both vehicles have Beverage Holders, Console Storage, Door Pocket Storage, Overhead Console Storage, and Seatback Storage. Both Vehicles Have Keyless Entry, Theft Deterrent System, Folding Side Mirrors, Heated Exterior Mirrors, Tinted Glass, Automatic Headlights, and 17 inch Alloy Wheels with All-Season Tires.
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*Based on 2015 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-pack age/condition, and other factors.
*Based on EPA ratings. Use for comparison only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-pack age/condition (for hybrid vehicles) and other factors