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Hyundai Sonata
2021 Hyundai Sonata
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$23,600
Starting Price (MSRP)
9.0
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Kia Stinger
2021 Kia Stinger
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$33,090
Starting Price (MSRP)
9.3
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Nissan Maxima
2020 Nissan Maxima
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$34,450
Starting Price (MSRP)
6.8
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Overview

Engine
2.5-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 28 MPG
Hwy: 38 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 30 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.8 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
16 ft³
Trunk Volume
N/A
Trunk Volume
14.3 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.5-liter Inline-4 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Horsepower
191 hp @ 6100 rpm
255 hp @ 6200 rpm
300 hp @ 6400 rpm
Torque
181 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
260 lb-ft @ 1400 rpm
261 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
35.9 ft
36.7 ft
N/A

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
16" x 6.5"
18" x 8"
18" x 8.5"
Rear Wheel Size
16" x 6.5"
18" x 8"
18" x 8.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P205/65HR16
P225/45HR18
P245/45VR18
Rear Tire
P205/65HR16
P225/45HR18
P245/45VR18
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
32 MPG
25 MPG
24 MPG
City
28 MPG
22 MPG
20 MPG
Highway
38 MPG
29 MPG
30 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.6 Tons/yr
7.1 Tons/yr
7.4 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
14.8 gallons
15.9 gallons
18 gallons
Cruising Range City
414.4 miles
349.8 miles
360 miles
Cruising Range Highway
562.4 miles
461.1 miles
540 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
192.9 in
190.2 in
192.8 in
Height
56.9 in
55.1 in
56.5 in
Max Width
73.2 in
73.6 in
73.2 in
Front Width
63.5 in
62.8 in
62.4 in
Rear Width
63.8 in
64.8 in
62.4 in
Wheelbase
111.8 in
114.4 in
109.3 in
Ground Clearance
5.3 in
N/A
5.3 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
46.1 in
42.6 in
45 in
Front Seat Headroom
40 in
38.3 in
39.4 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
57.9 in
56.4 in
56.7 in
Front Seat Hip Room
54.6 in
55.5 in
54.2 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
34.8 in
36.4 in
34.2 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.4 in
37 in
36.7 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
56.1 in
54.8 in
55.7 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
54.4 in
56.1 in
53.5 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,120 lbs
3,611 lbs
3,552 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
16 ft³
N/A
14.3 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Hampton Gray
  • Phantom Black
  • Portofino Gray
  • Shimmering Silver Pearl
  • Stormy Sea
  • Aurora Black
  • Micro Blue
  • Panthera Metal
  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Carnelian Red Tintcoat
  • Gun Metallic
  • Pearl White Tricoat
  • Super Black

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Calypso Red
  • Quartz White
  • Ceramic Silver
  • HiChroma Red
  • Snow White Pearl
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Premium Cloth Seating Surfaces
  • Dark Gray, Premium Cloth Seating Surfaces
  • Black, Leather Seat Trim
  • Charcoal, Cloth Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Optional
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Optional
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Optional
Not Available
Sun/Moonroof
Not Available
Optional
Not Available

Comfort

Navigation System
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Climate Control
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Optional
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Rear A/C
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Start
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Not Available
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Rear Parking Aid
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
7 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Maintenance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
N/A
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles