2020 Hyundai Elantra

2020 Hyundai Elantra

2020 Hyundai Sonata

2020 Hyundai Sonata

2020 Hyundai Elantra


2020 Hyundai Sonata

Starting MSRP

31 mpg city/41 mpg highway

City/Highway MPG

28 mpg city/38 mpg highway
2.0L I4 Engine


2.5L GDI Engine
6-speed automatic


8-speed automatic

Blind Spot Detection

Premium Cloth

Seating Surfaces

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2020 Hyundai Elantra vs. 2020 Hyundai Sonata

If you’re looking for a new sedan to upgrade your Asheville commute, then you’re probably considering the Hyundai Sonata vs. the Elantra. Both the 2020 Hyundai Sonata and the 2020 Hyundai Elantra have multiple trim levels at driver-friendly starting prices, but the Hyundai sedan that’s right for you will depend on your needs and lifestyle. Read our Elantra vs. Sonata comparison below, then schedule a time for a test drive to see how these vehicles compare in real life.

Hyundai Elantra vs Sonata: Price

The Hyundai Sonata vs. Elantra debate begins with their starting prices. While both the Elantra and the Sonata offer Black Mountain drivers reliable performance and next-generation features at driver-friendly pricing, the Elantra will save drivers more on their monthly payments, and it comes with more trim levels than the Sonata. Compare the Elantra vs. Sonata pricing by trim level below:

2020 Hyundai Elantra 

  • Elantra SE: $19,300 MSRP*
  • Elantra SEL: $20,050 MSRP*
  • Elantra Value Edition: $20,950 MSRP*
  • Elantra Eco: $21,600 MSRP*
  • Elantra Limited: $23,100 MSRP*
  • Elantra Sport: $24,150 MSRP*

2020 Hyundai Sonata

  • Sonata SE: $23,600 MSRP*
  • Sonata SEL: $25,700 MSRP*
  • Sonata SEL Plus: $27,650 MSRP*
  • Sonata Limited:$33,500 MSRP*

Hyundai Elantra vs Sonata: Performance Specs

While the Hyundai Elantra is the better choice for drivers who want to save money and have more trim level options, the Hyundai Sonata packs a stronger engine that’s paired with fluid handling that offers a superior driving experience. The Hyundai Elantra does offer a slightly higher fuel economy than the Sonata, but the Sonata MPG is still very competitive among other sedans of its class. You can explore the Hyundai Sonata vs. Elantra engine options below:

2020 Hyundai Elantra

  • 2.0L 4-cylinder I4 Engine
  • 147hp
  • 132 lb-ft of torque
  • 31 mpg city/41 mpg highway EPA-estimated fuel economy
  • 6-speed automatic transmission

2020 Hyundai Sonata:

  • 2.5L 4-valve GDI Engine
  • 191hp
  • 181 lb-ft of torque
  • 28 mpg city/38 mpg highway EPA-estimated fuel economy
  • 8-speed automatic transmission

Hyundai Elantra vs Sonata: Interior Space & Features

The Hyundai Sonata and Elantra offer seating for up to five people and have enough cargo room for your Hendersonville grocery runs and DIY project necessities. Drivers that need a little extra room for their passengers and their cargo may benefit from buying the Sonata over the Elantra though. With 104.4 cubic feet of passenger room and 16.3 cubic feet of cargo space, the Sonata allows you to pack more luggage in its trunk and let your passengers stretch their legs a few extra inches. With 95.8 cubic feet of passenger room and 14.4 cubic feet of cargo space, however, the Hyundai Elantra also has sufficient room for your Weaverville needs in a more compact design.

In addition to their cargo room, the Elantra and Sonata also have a suite of interior features for drivers and their passengers to take advantage of. Once again, while the Elantra offers an amazing array of features for its low price, Asheville drivers will see that the Sonata has a more refined interior with advanced features for added comfort and connectivity. You can explore the Elantra vs. Sonata interior features below:

2020 Hyundai Elantra:

  • Six-speaker audio system
  • 5-inch touchscreen system
  • Bluetooth®-capable phone system
  • Premium cloth seating
  • 60/40 split-folding rear seat
  • Rearview camera

2020 Hyundai Sonata:

  • The Above Elantra features
  • 8-inch color touchscreen HD Radio™, SiriusXM & Blue Link®
  • Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™
  • Metal grain interior accents
  • Blindspot detection system

Explore the Hyundai Sonata & Elantra at Hyundai of Asheville!

The decision between the Hyundai Sonata vs. Elantra may be a difficult choice for Black Mountain drivers. While the Sonata does come out ahead in many areas, the Hyundai Elantra is still a great vehicle for drivers who need a reliable sedan with next-generation features and a fuel-efficient engine to get them around town and to and from work. See the features and trim levels of the Hyundai Elantra and the Hyundai Sonata up close in our online model showroom, then contact our finance team when you’ve chosen the right Hyundai sedan for your commute. We look forward to hearing from you!

*All prices are Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). MSRP excludes destination and handling charges, tax, title, license, and options. Dealer sets actual price.

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