Drag racing: new Hyundai Sonata N Line vs. Honda Accord and Accura TLXJanuary 13, 2021
A video has been posted online showing the race between the all-new Hyundai Sonata N Line, the most powerful production Sonata to date, as well as the 2021 Acura TLX and the 2020 Honda Accord.
It is safe to say that the new generation South Korean sedan Hyundai Sonata turned out to be very successful. And its high-performance version, the Sonata N Line, is called the best car by many automotive critics. But what can oppose the new Hyundai Sonata N Line to its direct competitors.
The guys from the Throttle House team from the YouTube channel of the same name got the new Sonata N Line – the most powerful production Sonata to date, and pitted it against the 2021 Acura TLX and the 2020 Honda Accord.
The latter comes with a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine and a 10-speed automatic transmission, sending power to the front wheels. The TLX, in turn, uses the same turbocharged four-cylinder engine, but sends power to all four wheels. The Sonata N Line uses a 2.5-liter turbo engine.
The passport data shows the clear advantage of the Sonata – it is the most powerful and has the highest torque of all three rivals. The sports sedan boasts 290 horsepower (422 Nm), while the TLX engine produces 272 hp. power and 380 Nm of torque. Unsurprisingly, the Accord is the least powerful of the bunch, with 252bhp. 370 Nm).
It may look like drag racing, the outcome of which is easy to predict on the first try, but the truth is that things don’t always go as predicted. We will not tell the results of the races, we will only say that the results of the race surprised us.
Not so long ago, our publication wrote about a race in which the Ford Focus ST, VW Golf GTI and Skoda Octavia RS participated. The guys from YouTube channel carwow decided to find out which “charged” hatchback is the fastest. The race was attended by VW Golf GTI MK8, Ford Focus ST and Skoda Octavia RS.
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