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2019 Hyundai Sonata vs. 2019 Hyundai Elantra

If you're searching for the perfect full-sized sedan for your busy lifestyle, the 2019 Hyundai Sonata and Elantra are perfect potentials for you to research. Medlin Hyundai near Wilson, NC, is prepared to put you behind the wheel of your favorite sedan from our Sonata inventory or Elantra inventory. Our experts prepared the following model comparison to assist you in deciding which sedan has the power you need. Please contact our team online or call (800) 305-3408 if you have any questions about either of these striking sedans.

Sonata vs. Elantra Performance

Power isn't an issue when you get behind the wheel of either the Sonata or the Elantra. Both engines will provide you with the precision you crave on your daily drive. Whether you're interested in the 2.4L I4 Sonata engine with 185 HP and 178 lb.-ft. of torque or the 2.0L I4 with 147 HP and 132 lb.-ft. of torque, these two Hyundai sedans won't disappoint.

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Sonata vs. Elantra Technology

Depending on the tech you wish to find inside your sedan will assist you in deciding between the 2019 Hyundai Sonata and Elantra. While many of the tech features crossover, like the Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ capabilities, there are a multitude of specs that differ these two spectacular sedans like:

  • The Elantra provides a standard 3.5-in. TFT monochromatic cluster display and the Sonata includes a 4.2-in. color trip computer with custom settings.
  • The Sonata uses an Infinity® Premium Audio System with ten speakers, subwoofer, and external amplifier while the Elantra has an Infinity® Premium Audio System with eight speakers, a center channel, and subwoofer.
  • Both the Sonata and Elantra provide a standard 7-in. color touchscreen display, but only the Sonata offers an optional 8-in. touchscreen with navigation.

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Sonata vs. Elantra Interior

Comfort and convenience can always be found in both the Sonata and Elantra, but which features best fit in with your lifestyle? Listed below are key differences that elevate each sedan in its own way.

  • The Elantra provides luxury heated seats and the Sonata includes heated and ventilated seats.
  • The integrated memory system for the driver seat and side mirrors is standard for the Sonata and optional for the Elantra.
  • While both the Sonata and Elantra include auto-dimming rearview mirrors with HomeLink®, only the Sonata provides a standard compass.

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Sonata vs. Elantra Safety

The Hyundai Sonata and Elantra are built for the ultimate safety experience in the toughest of times. While multiple features can be found in both vehicles, listed below are a few key differences.

  • While the Sonata includes a rearview camera, the Elantra provides a rearview camera with dynamic guidelines.
  • The Elantra includes forward collision-avoidance assist, but the Sonata uses automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection.
  • Both the Elantra and Sonata sport automatic high beam assist, but the Sonata also has headlights with dynamic bending light technology.

Schedule a Test Drive

Both the Sonata and Elantra are waiting for you at the Medlin Hyundai dealership near Wilson, NC. Check out the numerous available sedans in our Sonata inventory and Elantra inventory. To schedule a test drive or learn more about the Sonata or Elantra, feel free to contact our team online or call (800) 305-3408.

2018 Hyundai Sonata vs. 2018 Hyundai Elantra Differences Near Greenville, NC

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Are you looking for a midsize sedan to upgrade your daily commute? The 2018 Hyundai Sonata and 2018 Hyundai Elantra are two exceptional models worth considering. Both offer performance technology, amenities, and driver assistance features to help your routine run smoothly, but which one meets your needs the best? To help you make a decision, the product specialists combed through the details to compare the Sonata to the Elantra. Continue reading to find out if the all-new Sonata or the spirited Elantra from the new inventory at our Hyundai dealership near Greenville, NC meets your needs.

2018 Hyundai Sonata vs. 2018 Hyundai Elantra: Performance

What kind of driving experience would you like? If you enjoy the fun of a manual transmission, the 2018 Elantra comes standard with a six-speed transmission that smoothly shifts gears. It's easy to maximize gas mileage in either sedan thanks to Shiftronic® technology that comes with the Elantra's dual clutch seven-speed transmission and the Sonata's eight-speed automatic transmission.If you want ample horsepower on tap, the Hyundai Sonata is available with a turbocharged four-cylinder engine that's quick off the line. Check out the specs for each model's turbocharged engines in the table below.

2018 Hyundai SonataModel2018 Hyundai Elantra
2.0 Turbocharged I4Engine2.0L Turbocharged I4
245 HP @ 6,000 RPMHorsepower201 HP @ 6,000 RPM
260 lb.-ft. @ 4,000 RPMTorque195 lb.-ft. @ 4,500 RPM
23/32 MPGCity/HWY MPG26/33 MPG

2018 Hyundai Sonata vs. 2018 Hyundai Elantra Interior Comparison Differences Near Greenville, NC 

2018 Hyundai Sonata vs. 2018 Hyundai Elantra: Interior Design

Drivers who often have passengers will want to consider the 2018 Hyundai Sonata because it is more spacious and offers additional amenities such as rear USB charging ports. The 2018 Elantra is better for commuters because it has driver friendly features unavailable on the Hyundai Sonata, such as the easy access driver's seat, which automatically slides back a few inches when you turn the engine off. See additional ways the 2018 Hyundai Elantra and Sonata can upgrade your daily drive in the list below.

  • What's bigger? Enjoy 122.4 cu. ft. of best-in-class interior volume provided by the 2018 Sonata compared to 110.2 cu. ft. in the Hyundai Elantra.
  • Heated front and rear seats keep everyone warm in the 2018 Elantra, while ventilated and heated seats in the all-new Sonata keep you and your front passenger comfortable.
  • Sound deadening material in the carpet and wheel wells plus the thicker windshield help keep the cabin radio silent in the Sonata.

2018 Hyundai Sonata vs. 2018 Hyundai Elantra: Safety Features

Unpredictable road conditions are less of a worry in the 2018 Hyundai Sonata and the Elantra. Blind Spot Detection and Rear Cross Traffic Alert are applied to more than 80-percent of the 2018 Elantra model lineup and comes standard on the Sonata, making the driver assistance features more accessible for you in both models. They contribute to the IIHS Top Safety Pick+ award given to both models. Are there additional driving aids available with the Hyundai Elantra and Sonata? Absolutely! Check out the list of safety features below, and be sure to try them out on your test drive at Medlin Hyundai near Greenville, NC.

  • Both the Hyundai sedans are available with rearview cameras, but the 2018 Sonata's shows guidelines.
  • Smart Cruise Control and Forward Collision Warning are available with the 2018 Hyundai Elantra and unavailable on the all-new Sonata.
  • Dynamic Bending Light technology and rear parking sensors are available on the 2018 Sonata and unavailable on the Hyundai Elantra.

Schedule a Test Drive near Greenville, NC

Now that you've decided that the 2018 Hyundai Elantra or 2018 Sonata meets your needs, take your favorite model from our new inventory for a test drive! If you have any questions for the team at Medlin Hyundai near Greenville, NC, give us a call at (888) 349-1434.

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