Chevrolet Sonic vs. Hyundai Accent

Red Hot
VS
Olympus Silver

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$11,621 - $14,516
$12,751 - $15,434

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.62 / 5
37 Reviews
4.75 / 5
28 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
138 hp
130 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Not Available

Engine Type

Engine Type
ECOTEC 1.8L Variable Valve Timing DOHC 4
1.6L DOHC 16

Interior Features

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.8 in.
42.1 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.7 in.
38.9 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
34.6 in.
33.5 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.8 in.
37.3 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
14.9 cu. ft.
13.7 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Not Available

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional
Not Available

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Exterior Features

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
99.4 in.
101.6 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
34.5 - 36.1 ft.
33.5 ft.

Length

Length
173.9 in.
172.6 in.

Width

Width
68.3 in.
68.1 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
2773 - 2837 .lbs
2502 - 2679 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
138 hp
130 hp

Torque

Torque
125 ft. lbs.
119 ft. lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
.lbs
Not Available

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Not Available

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
12.2 gal.
11.9 gal.

Combined

Combined
26 - 35 mpg
14 - 38 mpg

City

City
25 - 26 mpg
28 mpg

Highway

Highway
34 - 35 mpg
37 - 38 mpg

Safety Features

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Sonic
Hyundai Accent

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Compact Cars
Compact Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
90.3 ft³.
90.2 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
2773 - 2837 lbs.
2502 - 2679 lbs.

Number of Passenger Doors

Number of Passenger Doors
4
Not Available

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
28 - 29 mpg.
31 - 32 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
25 - 26 mpg.
28 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
34 - 35 mpg.
37 - 38 mpg.

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.1 - 6.3
5.5 - 5.7

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
LUW - LWE
Not Available

Engine Type

Engine Type
Gas I4
Regular Unleaded I-4

Displacement

Displacement
1.8L/110
1.6 L/97

Fuel System

Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
M26 - MH9
Not Available

Trans Type

Trans Type
5 - 6
6

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic - Manual
Automatic w/OD - Manual w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.73 - 4.50
3.62 - 4.40

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.14 - 2.90
1.96 - 2.73

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 - 1.91
1.29 - 1.84

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.12 - 1.45
1.04 - 1.39

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.89 - 1.00
0.84 - 1.00

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70
0.70 - 0.77

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94 - 3.31
3.44 - 3.70

Clutch Size

Clutch Size
N/A in.
Not Available

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.47 - 3.94
3.06 - 4.06

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
438
410

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100
130

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Semi-Independent Torsion Beam
Torsion Beam

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs
Torsion Beam

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
Q1H - RKJ
Not Available

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
Q1H - RKJ
Not Available

Spare Tire Order Code

Spare Tire Order Code
ZAD
Not Available

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P195/65R15 - P205/50R17
P185/65TR15

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P195/65R15 - P205/50R17
P185/65TR15

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
T115/70R16
Compact

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
15 - 17 in.
15 X 5.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
15 - 17 in.
15 X 5.5 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
Steel

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Electric Pwr Steering
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
34.5 - 36.1 ft.
33.5 ft.

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A ft.
Not Available

Brake Type

Brake Type
Pwr
Front Disc/Rear Drum

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.8 x 1.0 in.
11 in.

Drum - Rear

Drum - Rear
Yes
Yes

Rear Drum Diam x Width

Rear Drum Diam x Width
9.0 in.
Not Available

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
12.2 gal.
11.9 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.70 in.
38.9 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.80 in.
42.1 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
53.40 in.
54.2 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
51.40 in.
51.7 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.80 in.
37.3 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
53.00 in.
53.7 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
34.60 in.
33.5 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
51.60 in.
50.8 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
99.40 in.
101.6 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
173.90 in.
172.6 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
68.30 in.
68.1 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
59.70 in.
57.1 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
59.40 in.
59.3 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
59.40 in.
59.5 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
14.9 ft³.
13.7 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
Sonic
Accent

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Subcompact
Subcompact

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
Sedan

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
1.8
1.6

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
iron
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4