Potential buyers are easily attracted to the 2021 Hyundai Sonata because of its luxurious cabin which is decorated with soft-touch materials. Its infotainment controls are easy to operate and safe to use while on the road, thanks to its intuitiveness. To learn more about this vehicle, check out our comparison page to see what else this midsize car has to offer. As a class rival, we have also compared it to the 2022 Toyota Prius to see how each car fares.
Design & Style
The inside of the Hyundai Sonata is one of the class’s most opulent and comfortable. Due to the extensive use of top-notch materials on its surfaces and sides, its cabin exudes a luxurious aura. There is also a high level of quietness to provide a pleasant ride regardless of speed. The vehicle has five comfortable seats that are equally spacious. The second row is just as remarkable, with enough room even for taller passengers to stretch out.
The Toyota Prius comes with plenty of space in its cabin that is adorned in soft-touch materials which are top-rated. There are also several surfaces that make use of hard plastics but the car still manages to pull of a posh outlook. The car has a seating capacity of five with comfy front row seats and supportive back row seats. Leg and headroom are also ample at the back and overall, travelers can expect to ride in comfort across any distance.
Technology & Safety
The Hyundai Sonata boasts several safety tech tools like Bluetooth, a USB port, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, HD radio, six speakers, and an 8 inch display with touch screen. For safety, the car offers devices like a rearview camera, rear seat reminder, driver attentiveness monitor, lane tracing and keep assists, lane departure warning, auto emergency brakes, pedestrian detection, collision warning, and adaptive cruise control.
The Toyota Prius comes equipped with a number of tech advances that include 3 USB ports, satellite radio, six speakers, Wi Fi, Amazon Alexa, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and a 7 inch display with touch screen. Safety tools of the car include rearview camera, auto high beams, sign recognition, lane tracing assist, cruise control, lane keep and departure assists, pedestrian detection, auto emergency brakes, and collision warning.
The Hyundai Sonata gets its power from a base four-cylinder engine that can make 191 hp and gets a city / highway gas mileage of 27 mpg / 37 mpg.
The Toyota Prius focuses on fuel efficiency which is rated at 58 mpg and 53 mpg for city and highway whereas its power can fetch 121 hp.
The Bottom Line
Sonata is a tremendously spacious car that does not lack in support or comfort. With powerful powertrain choices, its engine performance is highly commendable. There is a lot of value to be enjoyed in the Sonata and it makes an excellent choice for customers wanting a practical midsize car.
Ready to Schedule a Hyundai Sonata Test Drive?
Head over to our dealership at Springfield Hyundai to take the 2021 Hyundai Sonata for a test drive today. Alternatively, you can schedule an advanced test drive slot at your convenience.
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