2017 Hyundai Elantra vs 2017 Hyundai Sonata

Two of Hyundai's most popular vehicles, let alone sedans, both the 2017 Hyundai Elantra and the 2017 Hyundai Sonata have been offering drivers a great sedan option for years. On the surface, many drivers might not know of some of the major differences between the two models. To help you pick which Hyundai sedan is best for you, here are the differences between the 2017 Hyundai Elantra vs the 2017 Hyundai Sonata.

Even though the 2017 Hyundai Elantra has a lower MSRP than the Sonata, it doesn't mean it lacks in performance and features. One of the best aspects of a sedan is the great gas mileage, and the Elantra doesn't disappoint. The 2017 Elantra offers a fuel economy rating of 29 city/38 highway/33 combined MPG. The 2017 Elantra is also incredibly safe, earning a Top Safety Pick+ rating from the IIHS.

2017 Hyundai Elantra vs 2017 Hyundai Sonata
$17,985 Starting MSRP $22,435
33 Combined MPG 29
147 Horsepower 185
Top Safety Pick+ IIHS Awards Top Safety Pick

Power Options in the 2017 Hyundai Sonata

One of the biggest performance differences between the 2017 Hyundai Elantra and the 2017 Hyundai Sonata is the power options available to Sonata drivers. The standard SE, Sport and Limited Sonata models each come with a 2.4-liter inline 4-cylinder engine that is able to generate 185 horsepower and 178 lb-ft of torque. The Eco model is the least powerful, as it's 1.6-liter inline 4-cylinder Twin-scroll Turbo engine offers 178 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque. For the most power, drivers can look to the Sport 2.0T and Limited 2.0T models, as their 2.0-liter inline 4-cylinder Twin-scroll Turbo engines offer 245 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque.

Whichever Hyundai sedan model you think is the best fit for you, you're sure to have a fantastic vehicle with strong performance. For more information about the differences between the 2017 Hyundai Elantra vs the 2017 Hyundai Sonata, feel free to contact us at Apple Valley Hyundai.

silver 2017 Hyundai Elantra driving on open road
woman driving the 2017 Hyundai Elantra
Steering wheel and dashboard of the 2017 Hyundai Sonata
Blue 2017 Hyundai Sonata driving on highway

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