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Hyundai Sonata

Price $24,899 – $44,899
Fuel consumption 5.1 – 10.4 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 81%(view ratings)
The Sonata continues to hold its own by offering exceptional value for the money. It comes in a wide array of trim levels with different engines. The basic version has a 2.4-litre four-cylinder engine that delivers 185 horsepower, but you can opt for a 2.0-litre turbocharged four that pushes the output to 245 horsepower. Hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions are also available, improving fuel economy.

Tests and Features

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First Drives2020 Hyundai Sonata: Awesome… Just Like the Others
Hyundai recently invited us to its assembly plant in Alabama, where the Sonata , Elantra and Santa Fe are all built, not to mention the future Santa Cruz pickup. We were introduced to the completely redesigned 2020 Sonata, a finalist for the North American Car of the Year award along …
First DrivesExclusive 2020 Hyundai Sonata: A More Assertive Look
The eighth generation of the Hyundai Sonata was revealed online a few weeks ago and will make its first public appearance at the 2019 New York Auto Show on April 17. The Car Guide recently had the exclusive opportunity to take the car for a spin around Seoul, Korea. Customers …
Test Drives2018 Hyundai Sonata: Reasonably Priced and Highly Capable
The 2018 Hyundai Sonata received a mild update this year, improving on an already solid offering from the Korean manufacturer. Gone are the days when Korean cars were considered inferior to the Japanese and this vehicle should be on anyone’s test-drive list. Hyundai still hasn’t managed to pass the midsize …
Comparative TestsMidsize Sedan Comparison Test: Camry, Sonata, Accord and Mazda6
It’s an immensely popular segment in North America—especially in the U.S.—but sales have been slowing down significantly in the past couple of years. Midsize sedans are being traded in for sport-utility vehicles which are considered more practical. But not necessarily so. After all, a midsize sedan offers plenty of room …
Test Drives2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid: Second Take Success
As good as the previous-generation gas-only Hyundai Sonata was, the Hybrid model simply couldn't match it. Somehow, the decision to plug an electric motor in place of the torque converter in the four-cylinder Sonata's six-speed autobox created a sedan that was less than the sum of its parts: the Hyundai …

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NewsFuture Hyundai, Genesis Models Confirmed in Leaked Presentation
In a recent presentation to investors that leaked online, Hyundai provides a bit more information and clarity on its new model offensive for 2021-2022 including its Genesis luxury brand. Let’s start with Genesis, which plans to unveil a brand new electric crossover later this year (the name has yet to …
RecallsNearly 150,000 Hyundais Recalled Due to Engine Concerns
What’s wrong with some of the engines at Hyundai ? Back in December, we told you about a recall and a class action targeting a large number of vehicles in Canada. Now, the company is conducting what it calls a « Product Improvement Campaign” that provides an update to the …
NewsHyundai Agrees to Engine Settlement in Canada
A settlement has been reached in proposed class actions in Canada alleging that certain Hyundai vehicles equipped with a gasoline direct injection engine suffer from “a defect that can cause engine seizure, stalling, failure and/or fire,” and that some owners and lessees have been improperly denied repairs under the vehicle’s …
New Models2021 Hyundai Sonata N Line Revealed With Sharper Looks
As promised, Hyundai is expanding its eighth-generation Sonata lineup with a new N Line model boasting sharper looks and offering increased performance. Tuesday’s reveal comes on the heels of the freshly announced Elantra N Line . The midsize sedan already impressed many folks when it debuted in completely redesigned attire …
NewsHyundai’s Alabama Assembly Line is Rolling Again
Like other automakers, Hyundai was planning to restart vehicle production in the U.S. in early May, more specifically next Monday. According to NBC affiliate WSFA-12, however, the Montgomery, Alabama assembly plant has already resumed operations. This is where Hyundai Elantra , Sonata and Santa Fe models are built. The plant …
Chicago2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Lands in North America
Following its world premiere in Korea last summer, the all-new 2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid made its North American debut on Thursday at the Chicago Auto Show. Under the hood is a 2.0-litre Smartstream gasoline engine mated to a 39-kW electric motor and six-speed hybrid automatic transmission. Total system output is …
MontrealA Tribute to Hyundai's Past Shows up in Montreal
Hyundai came to this year’s Montreal Auto Show with a North American premiere. Originally introduced in Frankfurt last September, the 45 concept celebrates the 45th anniversary of Hyundai’s first car, the Pony. It’s a retro-looking electric vehicle that hints at the future design direction for the Korean automaker. The car’s …

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Episodes
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Video Reviews
Test Drive: 2015 Hyundai Sonata
The Hyundai Sonata launched up the sales charts when the sixth generation of the popular midsize sedan launched in 2009, which begs the question: What’s with the redesign? Graeme Fletcher takes a look on this edition of Test Drive. This segment originally appeared on Episode 8 of Motoring 2015.
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Review: 2015 Hyundai Sonata
Motoring TV reviews the redesigned 2015 Hyundai Sonata, which is all grown up in its seventh iteration. This segment originally appeared on Episode 2 of Motoring 2015.