2024 Hyundai Sonata vs 2024 Toyota Camry: Price, Trim Levels, and More

October 11th, 2023 by

Are you looking for a new sedan? If so, you’re probably considering the 2024 Hyundai SONATA and the 2024 Toyota Camry. While the Toyota Camry is a midsize sedan staple, the Korean automaker’s latest SONATA gets a facelift with a minimalist, ultramodern exterior and comfortable interior upholding Hyundai’s legacy and high standards. At Allen Turner Hyundai in Pensacola, Florida, we make it a point to meet the same standards and serve you the best. Visit our dealership for your next vehicle purchase. Continue reading as we compare the 2024 Hyundai SONATA and the 2024 Toyota Camry.

2024 Hyundai Sonata in red by the ocean

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The 2024 Hyundai SONATA is set to make a statement in the automotive market and gets a brand new available all-wheel-drive system along with notable exterior styling updates. The 2024 Toyota Camry has introduced a few exterior tweaks, including a new tailgate, front grille, and fascia. Let’s dive deep into comparing the two sedans.


The prices of these two sedans are close. The 2024 Hyundai SONATA will reach U.S. dealerships at the end of the year and has a starting MSRP of $24,500 for the base trim, while the 2024 Toyota Camry starts at $26,420. You can check our dealership for the most accurate and up-to-date pricing information.

Trim Levels

The 2024 Hyundai SONATA has five trim levels: SE, SEL, SEL Plus, N Line, and Limited. It also has three hybrid options: the Blue Hybrid, SEL Hybrid, and Limited Hybrid. The base-level SONATA SE has great standard features, including a 3.5-inch digital instrument cluster display, premium cloth upholstery, Hyundai SmartSense safety features, and comfortable seating for five passengers. The SEL trim features an enhanced 10.25-inch touch-screen infotainment display, standard Hyundai Bluelink services, heated side mirrors, and optional upgrades. The SEL Plus adds a few extra features, including upgraded 19-inch alloy wheels and access to the Hyundai Digital Key app.

The N Line trim is sporty and includes a 2.5-liter turbo four-cylinder engine, N Line sport seats, unique 19-inch wheels, and 64 ambient interior lighting colors. The Limited trim features a luxurious leather-wrapped dashboard, a color head-up display, and reverse automatic emergency braking.

In comparison, the 2024 Toyota Camry is available in thirteen trim levels including 8 trim levels for the gas variant and 5 trim levels for the electric variant. The 8 trim levels include LE, SE, SE Nightshade, XLE, XSE, TRD, XLE V6, XSE V6, LE Hybrid, SE Hybrid, SE Hybrid Nightshade, XLE Hybrid, and XSE Hybrid. The base Camry LE features daytime running lights and fabric upholstery with an eight-way power driver’s seat. The SE trim offers sporty features, including a black front grille with a sport mesh insert, a body-color rear spoiler, and heated side mirrors.

The SE Nightshade has black window trim and 19-inch bronze-finished alloy wheels. The XLE trim has a non-sporty configuration, while the XSE trim packs in the luxury features of the XLE and the sportiness of the SE. The performance-oriented TRD features black heated side mirrors, a TRD rear spoiler, and a TRD instrument cluster with red accents. XLE V6 comes with an additional powertrain option, while the XSE V6 has the same features but with sporty looks.


The 2024 Hyundai SONATA has three powertrain options. The base engine is a 2.5-liter four-cylinder, while the N Line gets a 2.5-liter turbo-four. If you’re considering a hybrid, you’ll get a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that pairs with an electric motor for a combined system output of 192 horsepower. It comes with a conventional six-speed automatic transmission. Hyundai is also offering all-wheel drive with its 2.5-liter base engine in SONATA models for the first time.

The 2024 Toyota Camry offers several powertrain options, including a hybrid powertrain and a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine. It also has a 3.5-liter V-6 engine to improve performance. The horsepower ranges from 202 to 301 hp where the engine delivers 208 hp for hybrid trim levels, while the V-6 has 301 hp. The hybrid powertrain gets an EPA-estimated 51 mpg in the city and 53 mpg on the highway, the four-cylinder gets 28 mpg in the city and 39 mpg on the highway, and the V-6 gets 22 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway. All trim levels except for the TRD come with all-wheel drive.

The 2024 Hyundai SONATA and the 2024 Toyota Camry come with basic warranties where the Hyundai New Vehicle Limited Warranty lasts for 5 years or 60,000 miles and the Toyota Camry comes with a 36-month or 36,000-mile limited warranty. Hyundai SONATA also comes with a smaller turning radius than the Toyota Camry which helps in better navigation in tight spaces.

Safety Features

The 2024 Hyundai SONATA pushes the envelope further with the SmartSense package of driver-assistance features. It comes with adaptive cruise control, automatic high-beam assist, driver-attention warning, lane departure warning, lane-keeping assistance, and a rear-seat reminder system. It also offers blind-spot monitoring with collision assist and rear cross-traffic alert. There’s also a provision for a highway driving assist system to maintain a proper distance from other vehicles and be safer while on the road.

The 2024 Toyota Camry comes with Toyota Safety Sense 2.5+ and a standard advanced airbag system with dual-stage driver and front passenger airbags. It has 10 standard airbags and Toyota’s Star Safety System. It also has a lane departure alert with a steering assist to provide steering assistance on the road. Optional safety features, such as blind-spot monitoring, are limited to XSE and XLE models which are otherwise standard to Hyundai SONATA.

Exterior Design

The 2024 Hyundai SONATA gets a futuristic upgrade and features a long hood, a responsive infotainment system, ultramodern headlights, and more body reinforcements. The 2024 Toyota Camry gets a new front metallic grille and fascia. Two new colors are available: Cloudburst Gray and Reservoir Blue.

Interior Design

Hyundai’s eighth-generation SONATA is more driver-focused, with upgrades that include a panoramic curved display for driver information and infotainment, a revamped center console, and an upscale appearance. The cabin is quieter, with reduced vibrations. The 2024 Toyota Camry doesn’t have significant changes except for removing in-car Amazon Alexa functionality, and it features a standard instrument panel and center console.

Is the 2024 Hyundai SONATA or the 2024 Toyota Camry Better?

With its sleek design, enhanced standard safety features, and better basic warranty, Hyundai has breathed new life into its SONATA, making it a clear winner compared to the Toyota Camry. Get in touch with Allen Turner Hyundai to purchase your new Hyundai SONATA. You can use our online payment calculator and financing application to get started, then visit our dealership in Pensacola, Florida, for a test drive.

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