Hyundai Elantra vs. Honda Accord

Finding a sleek and modern sedan isn't too hard, but deciding between two models like the 2018 Hyundai Elantra vs. Honda Accord can be a fun and exciting challenge. Both of these sedans offer impressive performance, style and an array of features to their respective drivers, but at Norm Reeves Hyundai Superstore Cerritos, we're going to delve in further to help drivers in Downey, Cerritos, Long Beach and Anaheim learn more.

Keep reading this Elantra vs. Accord comparison to see which vehicle is the better fit for you!

The Biggest Difference Between the Hyundai Elantra vs. Honda Accord Is Value

Because the 2018 Hyundai Elantra is a compact car, the vehicle has a lower starting MSRP than the 2018 Honda Accord, which is a midsize car. But that just means that you can get a higher trim level in the Elantra for about the same price as the base trim level of the Honda Accord. That means you're not only saving money with the Elantra, but you're getting a higher value for your budget.

For reference, we're looking at the 2018 Elantra Limited 2.0L automatic model and comparing it to the 2018 Honda Accord Coupe LX manual model, since they have the most comparable pricing.

Convenience Feature Comparison

For starters, the Elantra Limited 2.0L trim level is one of the highest trim levels available in the 2018 model. That means it comes with exceptional standard features, including keyless start, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and heated exterior mirrors. Unfortunately, none of these features are standard in the Honda Accord, which means that you'll have to pay for extensive upgrades to get the same features as the 2018 Hyundai Elantra Limited trim level.

Hyundai Elantra vs. Honda Accord Entertainment Technology

Both vehicles come with a great AM/FM audio system with an auxiliary audio input, as well as MP3 player capability. But the Hyundai Elantra Limited comes with SiriusXM® Satellite Radio and an onboard hands-free communication system, as well as the option to upgrade to a premium sound system and a navigation system. None of these are available in the base trim level of the Honda Accord, meaning you'll have to upgrade again to get the same features.

Comfort Feature Comparison

Another major point of difference is how comfortable you're likely to be in the two vehicles. Again, it's important to note that for the same price as the base trim level of the new Accord, you're getting the top-level trim of the Hyundai Elantra, the Limited. At this level, the Elantra has leather seating, a power driver's seat with lumbar support, heated front seats and optional heated rear seats. None of these features are even options on the base trim level of the 2018 Accord. 

Schedule a Test Drive of the Hyundai Elantra

The Hyundai Elantra is a stylish, reliable and affordable option on the market today near Anaheim, Long Beach, Downey and Cerritos. It's available right now at Norm Reeves Hyundai Superstore Cerritos. Check it out in our online inventory now, then schedule a test drive.

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