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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Hyundai Sonata
Limited FWD
MSRP
$33,850
Invoice
$32,172
Average Price Paid
$31,953
2,861 listings nationwide

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2021 Honda Civic
EX FWD
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Limited FWD
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EX FWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Hyundai Sonata
Limited FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$33,833
2021 Honda Civic
EX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$25,107

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Hyundai Sonata
Limited FWD
Matt Smith Test Drive Review:

In a shrinking car market, the traditional sport sedan is increasingly rare. Designed and developed for people who prefer on-pavement performance but need passenger and cargo practical...

2021 Honda Civic
EX FWD
No Expert Reviews
No Data Available
  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 7
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 10
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2021 Hyundai Sonata
Limited FWD
dimike091107 writes:
Nice ride, but no comparison to the Genesis. Comparing the size to that of the Genesis, it is much smaller an...
Back Seats Ranked 2021 Genesis G80 better.
"The Genesis offers more space for the passenger than the Sonata. "
Family Car Ranked 2021 Genesis G80 better.
"Depending on the age and size of the family, getting two-three children into the backseat, especially if one or more are in car seats, would definitely be accomplished much easier in the larger Genesis. Hands down, there is more room, which is a huge consideration for any size family."
2021 Honda Civic
EX FWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2021 Hyundai Sonata
Limited FWD
2021 Honda Civic
EX FWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
27 MPG
32 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
37 MPG
42 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.9 gal 12.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
180 hp @ 5,500 RPM
174 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
195 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
162 lb-ft @ 1,700 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.5:1
10.6:1
Displacement
1,600 cc
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
2.98 in x 3.5 in
2.87 in x 3.52 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Optional
Passenger Airbag Standard Optional
Front Side Airbags Standard Optional
Curtain Airbags Standard Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Driver Power Seats Standard Optional
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 46.1 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 34.8 in 37.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 16.3 cu ft 15.1 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,018 lbs 985 lbs
Exterior
Length 192.9 in 182.7 in
Width 73.2 in 70.9 in
Height 56.9 in 55.7 in
Wheelbase 111.8 in 106.3 in

Available Options

2021 Hyundai Sonata
Limited FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Calypso Red
  • Hampton Gray
  • PORTOFINO Gray
  • Phantom Black
  • Quartz White
  • Shimmering Silver Pearl
  • Stormy Sea
2021 Honda Civic
EX FWD

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