Black Honda Accord 2

2019 Honda Accord*

White Hyundai Sonata

2019 Hyundai Sonata

2019 Honda Accord vs. 2019 Hyundai Sonata

192 hp, 192 lb-ft of torque

Standard Output

185 hp, 178 lb-ft of torque
252 hp, 273 lb-ft of torque

Available Output

245 hp, 260 lb-ft of torque

Standard MPG


Adaptive Cruise Control


Lane Departure Warning

Dual-Zone Climate Control




If you’re searching for an attainable sedan that offers a wide variety of features, the Honda Accord is a great choice. Even when comparing the Accord to other models, it’s easy to see why so many people are loyal to this Honda favorite. Compare the 2019 Honda Accord vs. 2019 Hyundai Sonata in terms of power, safety, and features to see which one makes the most sense for your commute!

Accord vs. Sonata: Power and MPG

2019 Honda Accord engine options include:

  • Standard 1.5L Turbocharged Four-Cylinder: Makes up to 192 hp and 192 lb-ft of torque.
  • Available 2.0L Turbocharged Four-Cylinder: Makes up to 252 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque.

A Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) comes as standard to make up to an EPA estimated 30 mpg in the city and 38 mpg** on the highway with the entry-level Honda Accord LX.

Hyundai Sonata engine options include:

  • Standard 2.4L Four-Cylinder: Makes up to 185 hp and 178 lb-ft of torque.
  • Available 2.0L Four-Cylinder: Makes up to 245 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque.

Whether looking at the standard or available engine, the Honda Accord offers more power. The Hyundai can’t even keep up with efficiency, making an unimpressive EPA estimated 26 mpg in the city and 35 mpg on the highway as standard.

Back view of a Blue Accord driving with a clear blue sky in the background

Accord vs. Sonata: Safety Technology

The Honda Accord takes your safety seriously, so you’ll find the following Honda Sensing features as standard across all 2019 Honda Accord configurations:

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™)
  • Road Departure Mitigation System (RDM)
  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low-Speed Follow
  • Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)
  • Traffic Sign Recognition (TSR)
  • Forward Collision Warning (FCW)

Those features enhance your awareness, warn you of danger, and even act independently to protect you from harm. However, they’re either unavailable as standard or completely absent from the Hyundai Sonata.

Interior and dashboard of an Accord

Accord vs. Sonata: Features

The Honda Accord and Hyundai Sonata look well matched on features until you start to look a little closer. When you do, you’ll notice that the Honda offers standard and available comfort features the Hyundai Sonata doesn’t match, including:

  • Standard Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control System: Provides personalized temperature control between the driver and front-passenger as you cruise through Goshen.
  • Available Driver’s Seat with 12-Way Power Adjustment: Adjust support perfectly around your body and use 4-way power lumbar support to prevent any back pain during long drives from Monroe to Warwick.
Gray Accord parked in a driveway in front of a garage

Visit Middletown Honda to Find Your Next Sedan!

Whether you want to compare Honda Accord to the Hyundai Sonata and Toyota Camry or check out the latest range of colorful new Honda Accord deals and other new vehicle specials, the team here at Middletown Honda can help. Don’t hesitate to contact us today for any further advice or assistance.

*Sport 1.5T Manual model shown
*Based on 2019 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.
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