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2018 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid vs 2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid

Burlington Hyundai Dealer

View our extensive inventory | Hyundai Dealership Serving BurlingtonThe 2018 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid is a sedan that delivers the styling of the conventional Hyundai Sonata with incredible fuel economy. But the Sonata Hybrid isn't only about outstanding mpgs. Buyers at dealerships like Hyundai Burlington appreciate the Sonata Hybrid's spacious interior, wide array of standard equipment, user-friendly tech features and Hyundai's incredible warranty. Of course, buyers also appreciate the Sonata Hybrid's great value.

The 2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid is a midsize hybrid that competes in the same arena as the 2018 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid. We'll examine both vehicles side by side and discover which one is the better buy.


We should stress here that the manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) isn't the price you'll pay when you buy either vehicle at a dealership. We use the MSRP here as a way to compare the prices between these two hybrids. According to the Hyundai Dealer in Burlington, the starting MSRP for the 2018 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid is $25,500. The MSRP for the 2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid starts at $27,800, a difference of more than $2,000. So, Sonata buyers will save some cash.

Fuel Economy

When it comes to fuel economy, The Hyundai Sonata Hybrid SE trim delivers an impressive 40 mpg city/46 mpg highway. Compare this with the Toyota Camry Hybrid, which gets a top rating of 39 mpg city/45 mpg highway. Additionally, the Sonata Hybrid's fuel tank holds 2.9 gallons more fuel than the Camry Hybrid, so you won't have to stop at the gas station as often.


With its smaller turning radius (25.6 feet vs. 37.4 feet), the 2018 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid lets you maneuver in and out of tight spaces more easily than the 2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid. Furthermore, the Sonata Hybrid is equipped with variable-assist power steering, which makes it easier to park and provides better control at highway speeds and during hard turns. Variable-assist power steering isn't available on the Camry Hybrid.

Passenger Space

The 2018 Sonata Hybrid offers 6.2 cubic feet more passenger volume than the 2018 Camry Hybrid. The Sonata Hybrid also has more front headroom, front legroom, front shoulder room, rear headroom, rear hip room and rear shoulder room than the Camry Hybrid.


Hyundai Sonata Hybrid owners can load groceries and other cargo into the trunk when their hands are full by standing behind the back bumper, which automatically opens the trunk. Camry Hybrid owners will have to put their cargo down when they want to open the trunk, as the Camry doesn't offer a hands-free system.


Sonata Hybrid owners stay cool with standard air-conditioned seats in the front row. You can't get air-conditioned seats in the Camry Hybrid. When it's cold outside, Sonata owners are thankful for the Limited trim's heated steering wheel, another feature you won't find in the Camry.


The Sonata Hybrid has a 5-year/60,000-mile basic warranty, as well as 24-hour roadside assistance. The Camry Hybrid only gets a 3-year/36,000-mile basic warranty. That's two years and 24,000 miles less than the Sonata. The Sonata also has a 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty. The Camry only provides a 5-year/60,000-mile powertrain warranty, a full 5 years and 40,000 miles less than the Sonata Hybrid.

In the End

It's easy to see there's a clear winner in this competition: the 2018 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid.