2020 Hyundai Sonata vs 2021 Lexus IS

2020 Hyundai Sonata
2020 Hyundai Sonata
$23,600MSRP
Overview
Overview
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2021 Lexus IS
2021 Lexus IS
$39,050MSRP
Overview
Overview
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2020 Hyundai Sonata
$23,600MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
2021 Lexus IS
$39,050MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
Overview

MSRP

$23,600

MSRP

$39,050

Average price

$19,444

Average price

$35,614

Listings

692

Listings

396
Ratings & Reviews
User Reviews
User Reviews

Expert reviews

Expert reviews

7.3 out of 10
Pros
  • Stylish design
  • Multiple powertrain options
  • Great handling
Cons
  • Underwhelming base engine
  • Irritating transmission
  • Outdated technology

2020 Hyundai Sonata Reviews Summary

2021 Lexus IS Reviews Summary

The Lexus IS enters its fourth generation of production, embodying lessons learned from the LC and RC. The 2021 IS targets enthusiast drivers and luxury buyers who might be thinking German first, and it seeks to recalibrate expectations of what a compact luxury sports sedan can be.
Popular Features & Specs

Engine

2.5L 191 hp I4

Engine

2.0L 241 hp I4

Drive Train

FWD

Drive Train

RWD

Seating Capacity

5

Seating Capacity

5

Horsepower

191 hp @ 6100 rpm

Horsepower

241 hp @ 5800 rpm

MPG City

27

MPG City

21

MPG Highway

37

MPG Highway

31
2020 Hyundai Sonata
2020 Hyundai Sonata
$23,600MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
2021 Lexus IS
2021 Lexus IS
$39,050MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
2020 Hyundai Sonata
$23,600MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
2021 Lexus IS
$39,050MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
Overview
MSRP
$23,600
$39,050
Average price
$19,444
$35,614
Listings
Ratings & Reviews
User reviews
4.8
4.5
Expert reviews

7.3 out of 10

Read full review
Pros & cons
Pros
  • Stylish design
  • Multiple powertrain options
  • Great handling
Cons
  • Underwhelming base engine
  • Irritating transmission
  • Outdated technology
Summary
The Lexus IS enters its fourth generation of production, embodying lessons learned from the LC and RC. The 2021 IS targets enthusiast drivers and luxury buyers who might be thinking German first, and it seeks to recalibrate expectations of what a compact luxury sports sedan can be.
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Popular Features & Specs
Engine
2.5L 191 hp I4
2.0L 241 hp I4
Drive Train
FWD
RWD
Seating Capacity
5
5
Horsepower
191 hp @ 6100 rpm
241 hp @ 5800 rpm
MPG City
27
21
MPG Highway
37
31
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