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Honda Civic vs. Hyundai Sonata Price Comparison (MSRP)

The sticker prices, before adjusting for remaining feature differences. Usually these are the numbers you will see on the window stickers.

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Honda Civic vs. Hyundai Sonata Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $27,475

Honda Civic Touring   
Difference: $5,485

Lowest Total Invoice: $25,576

Honda Civic Touring   
Difference: $5,437

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201720172017
ModelCivicSonataSonata
TrimTouringLimitedLimited 2.0T
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $26,600 $27,150 $34,350
Base Invoice $24,701 $25,664 $32,188
Ultimate Package   1,750  
Tech Package   3,100  
Floor mats   125 125
Ultimate Package   1,593  
Tech Package   2,821  
Floor mats   100 100
Options (change) 0 4,975 125
Options (change) 0 4,514 100
Destination 875 835 835
Total Price $27,475 $32,960 $35,310
Total Invoice $25,576 $31,013 $33,123

The configured Honda Civic 4dr Sedan

The configured Hyundai Sonata 4dr Sedan

Even when the Honda Civic and Hyundai Sonata are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Honda Civic Touring trim is $26,600. The features would cost an additional $0. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $27,475.

The base sticker price of the Hyundai Sonata Limited trim is $27,150. The features would cost an additional $4,975. Including the destination charge of $835, the total price of this trim is $32,960.

The base sticker price of the Hyundai Sonata Limited 2.0T trim is $34,350. The features would cost an additional $125. Including the destination charge of $835, the total price of this trim is $35,310.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Honda Civic trims is 2. The feature adjusted price of the Hyundai Sonata trims is 1. Based on this adjustment, the Hyundai Sonata Limited appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

The configured Honda Civic 4dr Sedan

The configured Hyundai Sonata 4dr Sedan

Even when the Honda Civic and Hyundai Sonata are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Honda Civic Touring trim is $24,701. The features would cost an additional $0. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $25,576.

The invoice of the Hyundai Sonata Limited trim is $25,664. The features would cost an additional $4,514. Including the destination charge of $835, the total price of this trim is $31,013.

The invoice of the Hyundai Sonata Limited 2.0T trim is $32,188. The features would cost an additional $100. Including the destination charge of $835, the total price of this trim is $33,123.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Honda Civic trims is 2. The feature adjusted price of the Hyundai Sonata trims is 9. Based on this adjustment, the Hyundai Sonata Limited appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Honda Civic vs. Hyundai Sonata

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Honda Civic Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $3,610
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $3,673
Model Year201720172017
ModelCivicSonataSonata
TrimTouringLimitedLimited 2.0T
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine174hp I4185hp I4245hp I4
TransmissionCVTT6T6
DrivetrainFWDFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)450, 10400, 9400, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)215/50-17215/55-17235/45-18
Total Price$27,475$32,960$35,310
Adjustments for Features0-1,875-2,350
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$27,475$31,085$32,960
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$1,875
Total Invoice$25,576$31,013$33,123
Adjustments for Features0-1,764-2,204
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$25,576$29,249$30,919
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$1,670

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Features Comparison: Honda Civic vs. Hyundai Sonata

Model Year201720172017
ModelCivicSonataSonata
TrimTouringLimitedLimited 2.0T
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
CVT$1000  
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1100$1100
FWD$0$0$0
Accessories 
Proximity trunk or liftgate opener $125$125
Remote app $25$25
Remote start$150  
Sunshades, second row $125$125
Universal garage door opener $100$100
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25  
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats $0$0
Blind spot camera, passenger side$300  
Blind spot warning system $200$200
Knee airbag, driver $100$100
Lane keeping assist system$400  
Obstacle detection, rear $300$300
Pedestrian detection$50  
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100  
Rear cross-traffic detection $100$100
Vehicle health reports $0$0
Cargo Management 
Overhead sunglass holder $25$25
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Aux input $50$50
CD player $125$125
MP3-compatible player $50$50
Rear air vents $100$100
SMS text-to-speech reader$50  
Surround sound $250$250
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation $325$325
Traffic + travel information $25$25
Traffic information$25  
Exterior 
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) $50$50
Panoramic sunroof  $1200
Sunroof$900$900 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights $200$200
Boost gauge$75  
Fog lights$125  
Interior ambient lighting $150$150
LED headlights$1000  
Spotter mirror(s)$50  
Steering-linked headlights $150$150
Xenon HID headlights $500$500
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls  $100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats $300$300
Door sill trim plates $100$100
Memory system, driver seat $200$200
Metal pedals  $75
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat $150$150
Power height adjuster, passenger seat $100$100
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Electronic systems calibration selector $200$200
Performance steering system (optional)  $0
Sport suspension (upgrade)  $0
Total Value of Features$4,250$6,125$6,600
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$1,875$2,350
Value of Feature Adjustments0-1,764-2,204

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Specifications Comparison: Honda Civic vs. Hyundai Sonata

Model Year20172017
ModelCivicSonata
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase106.3 in110.4 in
Length182.3 in191.1 in
Width70.8 in73.4 in
Height55.7 in58.1 in
Curb Weight2,850 lb.3,251 lb.
Fuel Capacity12.4 gal.18.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.3 in40.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.0 in57.9 in
Row 1 Hip Room53.7 in55.3 in
Row 1 Legroom42.3 in45.5 in
Row 2 Headroom37.1 in38.0 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.0 in56.5 in
Row 2 Hip Room47.3 in56.1 in
Row 2 Legroom37.4 in35.6 in
Cargo Volume15.1 ft316.3 ft3

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Option Package Details
Hyundai Sonata Limited

Ultimate Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Performance braking system (optional)250No
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300No
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Total Requested155067%
Total Not Requested75033%
Tech Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Steering-linked headlights150No
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Sunshades, second row125No
Heated second row seats200Yes
Cooled or ventilated front seats300No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat50No
Memory system, driver seat200No
Surround sound250No
Rear reading lights0No
Infinity, 400W, 9 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Navigation system600Yes
Upgraded instruments0No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
HD radio50Yes
Traffic + travel information25No
App support100Yes
Siri Eyes Free support0Yes
Total Requested155052%
Total Not Requested145048%

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