2012 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid: Video Road Test and Review
The Hyundai Sonata Hybrid is a four door five passenger gas/electric version of the best selling Sonata sedan that offers a unique appearance in a gas sipping package. All Sonata Hybrids are powered by a 2.4 Liter four cylinder internal combustion engine that produces 166 HP and 154 lb-ft of torque by itself, and as much as 206 HP total being channeled through a six speed automatic transmission when combined in parallel with an electric motor being powered by a lightweight lithium polymer battery that is good for an estimated 35 MPG around town and as much as 40 MPG on the highway.
The $25,795 Sonata Hybrid features a unique front end, setting it apart from less green Sonatas. Everything from the Jeweled projector headlamps with LED accents to the water wave grill and chrome nose bar and blue badge are unique to the gas/electric Sonata, while a set of energy conserving LED lit tails sit out back. The Sonata Hybrid comes with a set of 16 inch eco-spoke wheels standard, and plus sized 17s are available as an option. The Hybrid Sonata delivers a standard six speaker AM/FM/XM/CD/MP3 stereo with USB and auxiliary inputs as well as an optional Infinity premium goodies like an external amplifier and subwoofer to go with the HD Radio and 7 inch touch screen navigation unit with back up camera. Optional upgrades include leather to cover the seats and steering wheel as well as the large panoramic sunroof; however being a Hyundai one thing that is not optional is the 10 year 100,000 mile warranty.
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