Comparison: 2017 Hyundai Sonata vs 2017 Toyota Camry

Comparison: 2017 Hyundai Sonata vs 2017 Toyota Camry

If you’re looking for a midsize sedan in the Richmond area, you’ve come to the right place. Colonial Hyundai has been serving the region for years, helping drivers find the perfect vehicle for their needs.

One way we do this is by providing information on competing models, as well as our own. We do this because we know how hard car shopping can be, and customer service is our No. 1 priority.

Buyers who are comparing the 2017 Hyundai Sonata to the 2017 Toyota Camry have a tough decision in front of them. The two sedans have attractive styling, top safety ratings, and excellent fuel economy – so what are the differences? Read on to find out:

Tech and Features

Hyundai Sonata

The Sonata comes in nine trims: the base, SE, Eco, Sport, Limited, Sport 2.0T, Limited 2.0T, Hybrid SE, and Hybrid Limited. Available with Hyundai’s Blue Link system, the Sonata is one of the more tech savvy sedans out there. Blue Link allows you to start your vehicle remotely and adjust climate settings, and use advanced navigation and search features with your smartphone, Apple Watch, or Android Wear. Additionally, the Blue Link Connected Care gives you SOS Emergency Assistance, Automatic Collision Notification, Monthly Vehicle Health Reports, and Maintenance Reminders.

The 2017 Sonata is also available with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Sirius XM with Traffic and Travel Link, HD Radio, and driver assistance technologies, including parking sensors, Forward Collision Warning, and Lane Departure Warning.

Toyota Camry

The Camry also comes in nine trims: LE, XLE 4-Cyl, XLE V6, SE, XSE 4-Cyl, XSE V6, Hybrid LE, Hybrid SE, and Hybrid XLE. All models come with a version of Toyota’s Entune infotainment system, which has some capabilities that are similar to the Blue Link system, but reviewers have rated it below the Hyundai system. Additionally, the Camry is not available with Apple CarPlay or Android Auto.

Other features available on the 2017 Camry include remote keyless entry, Qi-compatible wireless charging, HomeLink universal transmitter, and driver assistance tech, including Pre-Collision System, Lane Departure Alert, and automatic high beams.

Comfort and Convenience

Hyundai Sonata

The 2017 Sonata is the most spacious vehicle car in its class, and it has comfort and luxury to boot. It’s available with heated and front seats, heated rear seats, driver’s seat memory, dual-zone climate control, and rear sunshades. You can also opt for leather seating, leather steering wheel and shift knob, leatherette door panels with stitching, driver’s seat lumbar support, sport seats, LED interior lights, moonroof and a hands-free smart trunk with auto open.

Toyota Camry

The Camry comes available with multi-stage heated front seats, but does not come with the option for ventilated front seats or heated rear seats. It comes with the option for fabric, SofTex, or leather-trimmed seating, as well as lumbar support and power seat adjustment. However, driver’s seat and mirror memory are not available features, nor is a hands-free trunk.

Pricing

Hyundai Sonata

Starting at $21,600 MSRP

Toyota Camry

Starting at $23,070 MSRP

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