Head to Head: 2016 Hyundai Sonata vs. 2016 Honda Accord

Hyundai Sonata, Honda Accord, midsize cars
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2016 Honda Accord vs. 2016 Hyundai Sonata

The 2016 Hyundai Sonata and 2016 Honda Accord are two of the most affordable and reliable midsize sedans on the market. (The Honda Accord is also available as a coupe, which generally has the same specifications as the sedan, but for the purposes of this comparison we’ll be focusing on the sedan.)

There’s a four-way tie for the No. 1 spot in our 2016 midsize car rankings. The Honda Accord and Hyundai Sonata are two of the contenders (along with the Chevrolet Malibu and Toyota Camry). The Sonata and Accord were also named finalists for U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 Best Midsize Car for Families award.

Anyone shopping for a midsize sedan would do well with any of these cars, but the Accord and Sonata have some differences that are worthy of closer examination. Read on to find out which of these class-leading cars is the best option for your family.