2021 Hyundai Elantra vs 2021 Hyundai Sonata
2021 Hyundai Elantra 2021 Hyundai Sonata


2.0L I-4 2.5L I-4


147 191

  MPG (City/Highway)

33/43 * 28/38 *

2021 Hyundai Elantra vs 2021 Hyundai Sonata

Serving Fresno, CA

The Hyundai name is known for incorporating value and modern features in its stylish models. The Elantra and the Sonata both show off eye-catching updates from recent improvements. Because they are close siblings in the Hyundai line, many of our customers at Lithia Hyundai of Fresno inquire about their differences, and we will happily support you as you get to know them in detail. Which of these models will you select?


The 2021 Hyundai Elantra is a compact sedan with three trim levels available for you to choose from. All of its trims draw 147 horsepower from a four-cylinder, 2.0-liter powertrain. Front-wheel drive, three driving modes, a front stabilizer bar, and other equipment combine to produce excitement for the Elantra’s drivers. The 2021 Hyundai Sonata, on the other hand, is a midsize sedan with four available trims. The two lower trim levels receive 191 horsepower from a four-cylinder, 2.5-liter engine. The top two trims have a turbocharged 1.6-liter engine. It registers with slightly lower horsepower and an improved torque rating. The Sonata’s mechanical features are comparable to the Elantra’s equipment.


The Elantra and the Sonata for 2021 have a clear family resemblance with standout design elements that deliver individuality. For example, the Elantra has triangular LED headlights with eye-catching side accents. These accents have an arrow-like appearance. In comparison, the Sonata has an innovative LED headlight design with a thin light ribbon flowing up along the hood's length. The sides are smooth with a single accent line flowing from end to end. The Sonata also has a small lip spoiler at the rear.


These models also have interior similarities throughout their design and features. You can appreciate items like a 10.25-inch touch display screen, Apple CarPlay, heated leather seats, a premium Bose sound system, and Android Auto in select trim levels. The Sonata is also available with driver’s memory functions, dual device connectivity, a rear monitor with parking assistance, and a few additional items in its higher trim levels.

Lithia Hyundai of Fresno has many Sonata and Elantra cars in stock for you to get familiar with today. Drop by at your convenience to view their trims and to experience their capabilities in person.

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