Hyundai has just announced that its new Sonata Hybrid will be priced from $25,795 – a roughly $5,500 premium over the standard vehicle and approximately $1,500 more than the Turbo version. A Premium package raises the price to $30,750.
Using Hyundai Blue Drive hybrid setup the Sonata Hybrid combines a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder (which makes 169-hp and 156 ft-lbs of torque) with a 30 kW (151 ft-lb) electric motor and ground-breaking new lithium-polymer battery to make a total of 209-hp and 195 ft-lbs of torque.
Along with pricing, Hyundai has also announced official EPA fuel economy numbers which are 35-mpg city and 40-mpg highway. That's one highway mpg more than projected, but 2-mpg city less.
Base models come equipped with a six-speed automatic transmission, stability control, 16-inch wheels, LED headlight accents, LED taillights, fog lights, unique bodywork, remote keyless entry with proximity entry and a push-button ignition, a 4.2-inch trip computer display, dual-zone climate control, power driver's seat with lumbar, tilt and telescopic steering wheel with cruise and audio controls not to mention iPod, USB and Aux. jacks.
The Premium package includes a panoramic roof, 17-inch wheels, Navigation, a backup camera, a 400-watt audio system, leather and piano black interior trim.
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