Compare 2023 Hyundai Elantra vs 2023 Hyundai Sonata

2023 Hyundai Elantra vs 2023 Hyundai Sonata
2023 Hyundai Elantra 2023 Hyundai Sonata


2.0L I-4 2.5L I-4


147 hp 191 hp

  MPG (City/Highway)

33/42 * 28/38 *

  Front & Rear Leg Room

42.3 in./38.0 in. 46.1 in./34.8 in.

  Cargo Space

14.2 cu. ft. 16.0 cu. ft.

2023 Hyundai Elantra vs 2023 Hyundai Sonata

Serving Troy, MI

The Hyundai lineup holds several possibilities for Troy car shoppers who want value, style, and contemporary features in a new vehicle. The Elantra is a compact car that has maintained its appeal among local shoppers for many years. Our customers often compare it at Suburban Hyundai to the midsize Sonata sedan. With these great possibilities in the 2023 lineup, a deep look at the Elantra and the Sonata is in order.


The 2023 Hyundai Elantra has four powertrain systems across its trims. The first three trims pair a CVT with a 2.0-liter, four-cylinder, 147-horsepower engine. The Elantra Hybrid Blue receives 139 combined horsepower from a 1.6-liter hybrid engine with a six-speed automatic transmission. The higher-level powertrains are a turbo 1.6-liter, four-cylinder, 201-horsepower system and a 276-horsepower, turbo 2.0-liter engine. The 2023 Hyundai Sonata has three powertrain systems. These include a 191-horsepower, 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine and a 180-horsepower, 1.6-liter turbo, four-cylinder option. The top Sonata N Line trim draws 290 horsepower from a turbo 2.5-liter, four-cylinder system.


The 2023 Elantra's façade is modern and athletic, with a dramatic curve through the roof and slightly molded, smooth sides. The swooping hood features four tapering accents. On the nose, the drop-down grille has a radiating mesh. It pairs with triangular air vents and LED-topped, angled headlights. The 2023 Sonata has a confident, contemporary look with dramatic curves across the roof and hood. The sides have a pair of sporty accents. The tall grille is hexagonally-shaped, and it stands apart from the triangular air intakes. The striking headlights are uniquely accented by an LED ribbon that trends back to highlight the hood's shape.


Across these Hyundai models' trims, a great selection of impressive features is available. These models share numerous features, including heated front seats, driver's memory settings, rear parking sensors, a touch display screen, a navigation system, Apple CarPlay, Android other, and numerous other items. Select Hyundai Sonata trims have additional features, including remote smart parking, a surround-view monitor, a head-up display, ambient lighting, and others.

Do you want to fully compare the 2023 Hyundai Elantra to the 2023 Hyundai Sonata? Connect with the Suburban Hyundai sales team to plan your visit to the showroom.

* EPA estimates for comparison. Your actual mileage will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits, and vehicle's condition.