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2016 Hyundai Sonata Plug-In Hybrid Review: Be Mindful

Hyundai’s Plug-In Sonata doesn’t just cure range anxiety.

February 11, 2016
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Model Year 2016
Type Sedan
Base Price 38600
Fuel Type
  • Hybrid
Manufacturer's Engine Description 2.0L GDI DOHC 16-valve Inline 4-cylinder
Engine Horsepower 154 hp @ 6000 RPM
Engine Torque 140 lb-ft @ 5000 RPM
Electric Motor Kilowatts 50 kW @ 2330-3300 RPM
Electric Motor Horsepower 67 hp @ 2330-3300 RPM
Electric Motor Torque 151 lb-ft @ 0-1770 RPM
Battery Voltage 360 V
Travel Distance on Electric Power 27 miles
EPA MPG City 38 mpg
EPA MPG Highway 41 mpg
Fuel Capacity 14.53 gallons
Length 191.1 inches
Width 73.4 inches
Height 57.9 inches
Convertible No
Doors 4
Seat Rows 2
Number of Airbags 7
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume 106.1 cu. ft.
Luggage Capacity (All Seats Upright) 9.9 cu. ft.
Front Chassis Suspension MacPherson Strut with coil springs
Rear Chassis Suspension Independent multi-link
Brake Options
  • 4-wheel disc
Transmission Options
  • 6 speed automatic
Steering Power
Vehicle Options
  • Front wheel drive (FWD)
  • Leather trim seats
  • Cooled seats
  • Heated seats
  • Sunroof
  • Power windows
  • Power locks
  • Bluetooth
  • GPS navigation system
  • iPod/USB/memory card input
  • Auxiliary power point
  • Satellite radio
  • Surround sound
  • CD player
  • Audio input
  • Regenerative brakes
  • Power tailgate / liftgate / trunk
  • Fold down second row
  • Start-stop system
  • Rear view camera / back-up sensor
  • Blind Spot Detection
  • Collision Warning
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Lane Departure Warning / Lane Keeping Assist
  • Keyless Entry
  • Keyless / "Push-Button" Ignition
  • Heated side view mirrors
  • Heated steering wheel
Vehicle Warranty 5 years / 60000 miles
Powertrain Warranty 10 years / 100000 miles
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