2021 Hyundai Elantra vs. 2021 Hyundai Sonata

February 6th, 2021 by

The 2021 Hyundai Elantra stopped at a stop sign in a city.

At Universal Hyundai, we strive to find the perfect vehicle for all of our shoppers. If you are in the market for a sedan, at Universal Hyundai, we have two great choices. The 2021 Hyundai Elantra and 2021 Hyundai Sonata, are both excellent sedans available at our dealership.

Even though these cars offer driver’s something different, you can feel confident knowing they both have the Hyundai quality our Orlando customers know and love.

Comparing the Elantra and Sonata


Both of these vehicles offer Orlando drivers great performance capabilities, but they do offer different capabilities. The 2021 Hyundai Elantra has a standard 2.0L 4-cylinder engine with estimates of 147-horsepower. While the 2021 Hyundai Sonata has a standard 2.5L GDI 4-cylinder engine, having estimates of 191-horsepower. If you are looking for a vehicle with a little more power you should consider the 2021 Hyundai Sonata.

On the other hand if you’re more interested in fuel efficiency you should consider the 2021 Hyundai Elantra. The Elantra has a combined top estimate of 37 mpg, where the Sonata has a combined top estimate of 32 mpg. (There is a hybrid version of the Sonata if that strikes your fancy.) The 2021 Hyundai Elantra also has a little lower starting MSRP than the Sonata. The choice is a hard one when both of these vehicles offer drivers great performance.


Drivers need to feel safe and confident while driving. Shoppers considering the 2021 Hyundai Elantra and Sonata are in luck with the numerous standard and available safety features these two vehicles have. Both cars have Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Keeping and Following Assist, and High Beam Assist come standard.

The 2021 Hyundai Elantra also has Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist, Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist, and Safe Exit Warning warning come standard. While the 2021 Hyundai Sonata has Smart Cruise Control with Stop & Go, Rear Occupant Alert, and Electronic Stability Control with Traction Control Support and Brake Assist standard. Both vehicles aim to keep their occupants as safe as possible, your choice is which one is for you.

Warranty and Maintenance

Since both of these vehicles are Hyundai’s, they both are protected with fantastic warranty and maintenance. Both the 2021 Hyundai Elantra and Sonata have the 10 year or 100,000 mile Powertrain Warranty and three years or 36,000 mile Hyundai Complimentary Maintenance. We are confident that both of these sedans will last, but if something happens, we have you covered.

The 2021 Hyundai Sonata parked in front of a building.

Find the 2021 Hyundai Elantra and Sonata in Orlando

If you are interested in getting behind the wheel of either the 2021 Hyundai Elantra or the 2021 Hyundai Sonata, please contact us online or visit us at Universal Hyundai in Orlando.