The new 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid is going to be a elegant midsize sedan with a lot of progressive technologies and improved fuel economy. With its maneuverability, this car is the right choice for the rush hour city traffic. But, if we are interested for cruising over long distances we can expect smooth and efficient driving. Korean automaker will definitely satisfy eco-conscious customers with this hybrid model. The main rivals of this car on the eco-friendly market are Ford Fusion Hybrid and Fusion Energy Plug-in, Toyota Camry hybrid,Honda Accord Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid. With these handsome four-door sedan we can experience a true driving pleasure.
2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Redesign
Exterior design of the new 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid is very classy and eye-catching. It will have 19-inch wheels. This car will have larger front grille than regular model. Exterior upgrades include unique front bumper and headlights. From the rear side of this vehicle we can notice aerodynamic rear bumper. According to the Korean manufacturer, all these modifications can cut down coefficient of drag to 0.24. With its unique front fascia and specific wheels this sedan will be recognizable on the streets of our cities.
Interior design of the new 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid is similar like its standard model and in accordance with a high expectations of Hyundai brand. Inside the cabin, we can notice a unique instrument cluster that can provide us specific information related to driving. Leather seats are standard with a heated steering wheel. There is also a panoramic sunroof and rear side window sunshades that gives this car luxurious appearance. Other characteristics are Bluetooth phone connectivity, iPod/USB, 8-inch touchscreen, SiriusXM satellite radio and much more. Of course,we can not forget safety features. There is seven airbags,Traction Control and Electronic Stability Control. Forward Collision Warning, Lane Departure Warning System and Vehicle Stability Management are also present.
2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Engine
Under the hood, the new Hyundai Sonata Hybrid will be powered by a 2.0-liter, four-cylinder gasoline engine that can produce 154 horsepower and 140 pound-feet of torque. Its electric motor generates 38 kilowatts ( 50 horsepower ) and 151 lb-ft. Together, its total strength is 193 horsepower. This sedan will have six speed automatic transmission. Its fuel economy is 10 percent efficient than the previous model. We can expect at 39 miles per gallon in the city, 44 miles per gallon on the highway and 42 miles per gallon combined.
2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Release date and Price
The new 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid will be released in the Summer of 2015. The price will be between $22,000 and $31,000.