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2018 Hyundai Sonata Goes the Extra Mile Against its Rivals in Akron, OH

Segment and market alike for new sedans are as competitive and option-abundant as ever. What's more, the gap between performance features, safety credentials, creature comforts, and technological amenities here in Akron, OH is closing. That means drivers in search of the latest mid-size car are looking more and more to distinctions, no matter how subtle. Luckily, they stand out prominently in the new 2018 Hyundai Sonata.

From base SE to high-efficiency Eco, step-up SEL to athletic Sport, and top-tier Limited to high-octane Sport 2.0T and Limited 2.0T, there's a new Sonata trim to appeal to travelers of all stripes looking for refinement. Even better, each appears on the tail of a 2018 refresh, spanning the gamut from striking styling to a comfortable, quiet redesigned interior designed high-tech. Plus, with eager road manners for the North Canton commute and a showcase of safety features for that long-planned Cuyahoga Falls getaway, it remains, as it has for years, a pleasure to drive.

But exemplary standards are one thing. How does our new Hyundai flagship sedan stack up against other well-known contenders from Green and Barberton to Wadsworth and beyond? Discover the 2018 Sonata for yourself here at Marhofer Hyundai of Green.

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2018 Hyundai Sonata vs. Toyota Camry

Wider overall than its new Camry counterpart, and comprehending a more sizable front and rear track, the new Hyundai Sonata is set up to exemplify the stance and balance you've come to expect from a mid-size sedan with a tradition of drive-time comfort and enjoyment under the hood. The new 2018 Sonata even showcases a larger 18.5-gallon fuel tank to that of Toyota Camry, at 14.5, making for fewer trips to the pump and more time spent cruising.

Plus, offering more front head, leg, and shoulder room and better rear shoulder and hip room, Sonata remains the more comfortable choice to boot - at around 6.0 cubic feet larger in passenger capacity. It's just a matter of loading up and hitting the road for the day-trip. You'll find an edge in cargo volume in the new Sonata for the purpose, of approximately 2.0 cubic feet. Last but never least, our Hyundai sedan makes these gains available to you for less, at a more affordable MSRP of around $22,050, or near $22,935 when properly equipped. Opt for a new Toyota Camry, and expect to invest a higher $23,495 or $24,390 respectively.

2018 Hyundai Sonata vs. Honda Accord

Much like its upstart Camry sibling, the newest Honda Accord comes in behind 2018 Hyundai Sonata. Sonata remains the model of the mid-size sedan drive, more widely positioned overall and track-wise to keep the ride on an even and steady keel. The Hyundai option means fewer stop-offs to fuel up just the same, too, as its tank dwarfs that of the new Accord at 14.8. Ever the more relaxing feel down the highway and through the 'urbs, the new Sonata even keeps up the pace on front head and leg room and rear head and hip room, offering more than Accord. Factor in that our Hyundai is more cost-effective, whether at base or comparably equipped, and the choice remains clear - Sonata laps Accord $22,050 to $23,570 and $22,935 to $24,460 respectively.

Of course, these distinctions aren't all to which you have to look forward in the new Hyundai Sonata. Opt for a base model, and you can recline in the lap of luxury of premium cloth seating, secure in the peace of mind afforded by standard Blind Spot Detection with Rear Cross-traffic Alert and Lane Change Assist for situational awareness and course correction help. Entertainment's the order of the day, too, as the entry level incorporates the control at your fingertips of a six-speaker, 7-inch color touchscreen display audio infotainment system, complete with standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto for smartphone interface.

Ascend to higher trims, and even more subtleties present. Proximity Key, for one, makes entry a snap, while push-button start makes getting up and going a matter of course. You'll find a performance option when you do in an available turbocharged twin-scroll 245-horsepower, 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder engine. Factor in optional 8-inch touchscreen navigation and directions come conveniently turn-by-turn. Available driver-assist features like Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Warning, and Lane Keep Assist take your drive to the next level.


Explore Our Extensive 2018 Hyundai Sonata Lineup Here at Marhofer Hyundai of Green

We'll bet you're excited to step into the driver's seat to see how the new 2018 Sonata fares. You can be our guest here at 3360 S. Arlington Rd. Stop by for a visit and a spin with one of our friendly and knowledgeable Hyundai experts today!

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