Even though today’s cars are safer and more advanced than ever, not all midsize sedans are created equal. Comparison shopping is essential to finding the best vehicle for your life and your budget; get a better look at the 2017 Toyota Camry and the 2017 Hyundai Sonata today with our comparison review.
While the 2017 Sonata carries over largely unchanged for this model year, it retains its high value proposition and unique styling. Available in six trim levels (GL, GLS, GLS Special Edition, Sport Tech, Limited and Ultimate 2.0T), the Hyundai Sonata comes equipped with a standard 2.4-litre four-cylinder engine that makes 185 horsepower and 178 pound-feet of torque. The lineup offers an optional 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder that makes 245 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque.
The 2017 Toyota Camry comes with a standard 2.5-litre four-cylinder rated at 178 horsepower and 170 pound-feet of torque that is more fuel efficient than the Sonata’s powertrain. An optional 3.5-litre V-6 engine boasts more horsepower than the 2017 Sonata’s turbo four-cylinder.
|2017 Toyota Camry||vs||2017 Hyundai Sonata|
|2.5L 4-cylinder||Engine||2.4L 4-cylinder|
|9.4L/100 km*||City Fuel Economy||9.8L/100 km|
|989 mm||Rear Legroom||905 mm|
|4.2″ TFT||Fuel Tank Capacity (gal)||3.5″ OLED|
In terms of standard features, the five-passenger, front-wheel drive, six-speed automatic transmission 2017 Sonata comes with 16-inch alloy wheels, automatic headlamps, LED daytime running lights, a blind spot mirror, manually-adjustable front seats, cloth upholstery, six speakers, a five-inch colour LCD touch-screen, a 3.5-inch driver information screen, cruise control, remote keyless entry with a security alarm and a 462-litre trunk.
The five-passenger, front-wheel drive, six-speed automatic transmission 2017 Toyota Camry is available in four trims (LE, SE, XLE, XSE) and comes with: fabric seats, a 60/40-split rear seatback, A/C, a 6.1-inch display audio screen, six speakers, a backup camera, cruise control, power accessories, keyless entry with trunk release, a cargo net, a 4.2-inch TFT Multi Information Display, 16-inch wheels, heated side mirrors, automatic headlamps, Toyota’s Star Safety System and a 436-litre trunk. In addition to being more efficient and better equipped than the Hyundai Sonata at any trim level, the Camry offers more standard rear leg room to keep passengers comfortable and to make child seat installation quick and simple.
Contact Truro Toyota today to learn more about 2017 Camry pricing and availability.
* Fuel efficiency estimates were determined using approved Government of Canada Test Methods. Actual fuel consumption will vary based on driving habits and other factors.