2018 Toyota Camry vs. 2018 Hyundai Sonata Sedan | Wheeling, IL

2018 Toyota Camry vs. 2018 Hyundai Sonata

If you are interested in a mid-sized sedan, then you've likely considered the Toyota Camry and Hyundai Sonata. Both models are extremely popular in the Wheeling, IL area for providing a great value to buyers. But which is the better buy? Our sedan experts have compared these two models head-to-head across three major categories to help new car shoppers determine which makes the most sense for their needs. If you have questions, call (847)272-0808 to speak to a product specialist at our dealership near Wheeling, IL. To learn more about the new Toyota Camry by itself, read through our Camry overview.

2018 Toyota Camry vs. 2018 Hyundai Sonata: Engine Specs

Although the Toyota Camry and Hyundai Sonata use a similar sized engine, the Toyota model is exceedingly more powerful and efficient. With the Toyota Camry, you can go further with every fuel-up and enjoy more passing power on the highway than with the Hyundai Sonata.

2018 Toyota Camry


2018 Hyundai Sonata

2.5L I4


2.4L I4

203 HP


185 HP

184 lb.-ft.


178 lb.-ft.

8-speed automatic


6-speed automatic

Up to 34 MPG

Fuel Economy ­- Combined City/Hwy Driving

Up to 29 MPG

3.5L V6, Hybrid

Also Available

1.6L Turbo I4, 2.0L Turbo I4

2018 Toyota Camry vs. 2018 Hyundai Sonata: Interior and Technology

Both vehicles are available with a panoramic sunroof, heated leather seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, and other features like an electronic parking brake. However, the Toyota Camry comes with several features drivers will love more.

  • Both models come with a standard 7-in. infotainment touchscreen, but only the Camry comes with a standard app suite including Scout GPS® Link
  • Only the Toyota Camry is available with a Head-Up Display
  • Both models are available with wood or metal decorative accents, but the cabin of the Toyota Camry is also lined with soft-touch material
  • The new Camry has up to three USB ports, more than in the Hyundai Sonata
  • The Toyota Camry has significantly more rear headroom and legroom than the Sonata
  • If you need to install a child car seat, the LATCH connectors in the Toyota Camry are easier to access than those in the Sonata
2018 Toyota Camry Interior
2018 Toyota Camry Interior

2018 Toyota Camry vs. 2018 Hyundai Sonata: Safety

The Toyota Camry and Hyundai Sonata have both earned high scores in crash safety tests, so if the worst should occur, you can know you will be protected in either the Camry or Sonata. But the Toyota Camry goes further to help you avoid collisions all together.

The 2018 Toyota Camry comes standard with the Toyota Star Safety System™ and with the Toyota Safety Sense™ P suite of advanced safety systems. It's also available with Toyota Safety Connect® telematics. The Hyundai Sonata's suite of safety equipment is neither as robust nor as readily available.

Test Drive The 2018 Toyota Camry Near Wheeling, IL

After comparing the available features, performance specs, and safety ratings of these two sedans, it's clear that the Toyota Camry provides the better experience for families and individuals in the Wheeling, IL area. Search available Camry color and trim options in our inventory.

The best way to determine if the Toyota Camry is what you want for certain is to take one for a test drive. Schedule a test-drive appointment at Northbrook Toyota today to test-drive any of our dozens of new Camry models. Don't forget to check out this month's incentives to learn all the great finance and lease offers available now with the new Toyota Camry! Contact our finance department with any questions you may have.

2018 Toyota Camry