2018 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid has seen notable improvements and ranks third among 20 affordable mid-size cars. The 2013 Hybrid has a long warranty and a spacious and high quality interior. Hyundai Sonata Hybrid base price ranges from $ 26,445 to $ 31,324 and weighs between 3450 and 3550 pounds. As a hybrid, 2018 Sonata Hybrid delivers 0.51 pounds of CO2 per mile and has an EPA fuel consumption rating of 36/40 mpg in city / highway.
Accumulated sales of Sonata Hybrid in the United States. They reached 7,906 units in July 2011, accounting for 20% of Sonata’s sales at the time, according to Hyundai. The hybrid Sonata was the second hybrid sold since June, surpassed only by the Prius. Considering the cumulative sales in the US market. Until December 2011, with 19,672 units sold, the Sonata Hybrid and Kia Optima Hybrid ranking together second in hybrid sales for the 2011 calendar year, after the Toyota Prius and Honda Insight surpassed in September.
2018 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Engine
2018 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid comes with an electric motor of 35 kW and a lithium polymer battery 38% larger and more energy dense. The latest electric motor can reach speeds up to 100 km / h (100 mph), which means it can run on electricity at a higher speed, saving more money fuel. In addition, it retains the four-cylinder engine and fuel injection and 2.4-liter multiple ports, which uses a modified Atkinson cycle obtained by VVT and a compression ratio of 13: 1. Improved computer programming smooths transitions between electric and gaseous modes. Hybrid weather from 0 to 60mph increased from 9.5 to 8.1 seconds.
2018 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Features
The standard Hyundai Sonata Hybrid 2018 features include Bluetooth, satellite radio, dual zone climate control, auxiliary and USB jacks, CD player, six-speaker surround sound system, 16-inch wheels, auto headlights, LED traffic lights, fog lamps, mirrors heated, keyless ignition / start system, start button, cruise control, eight-way power driver’s seat, tilt and telescoping steering wheel, heated front seats and Hyundai BlueLink emergency communication system.
Other options include touch screen navigation, rear view camera, panoramic sunroof, HD radio, Infinity audio system (nine speakers), 17-inch alloy wheels, leather seats, leather-wrapped steering wheel, and pommel gearshift, driver seat with lumbar support heated rear seat, rearview mirror with automatic dimming.
2018 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Safety
The 2018 Sonata hybrid has received five stars for overall protection and general lateral protection, as well as four ratings for full frontal protection. Safety features include anti-lock brakes, stability control, traction control, side airbags, side airbags and active front head restraints for 2018 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid model.