2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Baltimore MD



2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

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Used 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid at Len Stoler Hyundai for Baltimore, MD

The Sonata Hybrid continues to visually differentiate itself from other Sonata models with purposefully unique wheels and front and rear fascias that improve aerodynamics while highlighting Sonata Hybrid's advanced technology and efficiency. The 2016 Sonata Hybrid SE model estimated combined fuel economy of 42 mpg is a ten percent improvement over the previous model. Sonata Hybrid will be built at Hyundai's Asan, South Korea assembly plant and will go on sale this summer. Approach your Sonata Hybrid with the Proximity Key in your pocket and enjoy the ultimate convenience with easy entry and push button start. Use your smartphone connection for Destination Search powered by Google™ and added functionality including remote start, stop and climate control, plus additional multimedia capabilities including Pandora®.

Under the Sonata Hybrid's Hood

Hyundai offers a single powertrain for its hybrid models, a 2.0-liter engine mated to an electric motor. Together, they develop a peak output of 193 horsepower. Power is sent to the front wheels through a six-speed automatic transmission and energy stored from regenerative braking is stored in a trunk-mounted lithium-ion battery pack. Compared to the battery used in Camry Hybrid, the Sonata Hybrid uses a polymer gel as the electrolyte in its battery. This allows for a thinner and lighter casing, which translates to more cargo and interior volume. The Sonata Hybrid features a  2.0L 4-cylinder engine that runs on regular gasoline and offers Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) for smooth acceleration and efficient cruising resulting in improved fuel economy with an EPA-estimated 44 Highway MPG.

Design of Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

All 2016 Hyundai Sonata models get a 7-inch touch-screen audio system with HD Radio, Bluetooth and USB smartphone integration, and Hyundai's Blue Link telecommunications suite. While the previous-generation Sonata had the styling turned up to 11, the current one has dialed it back to a more easy-listening 7. Brilliant design and a more compact battery that fits in the trunk give the Sonata Hybrid the most passenger and cargo volume in the Midsize Hybrid Sedan class. That's more room than the Toyota Camry and Ford Fusion hybrids. And that space-saving lithium polymer battery comes with a lifetime warranty from Hyundai. The hands-free smart trunk opens automatically when it senses the Proximity Key is behind the vehicle within three feet for more than three seconds.

What is the Sonata Plug in Hybrid?

The Sonata Plug-in Hybrid drives very similar to the Sonata Hybrid, with the added benefit of a dedicated, all-electric range up to 24 miles due to a more powerful electric motor and larger battery pack. The larger battery system can be charged by plugging in the vehicle to a regular 120V power outlet or dedicated 240V charging station.

What type of transmission does the Sonata Plug-in Hybrid use?

Sonata Plug-in Hybrid uses a six-speed automatic transmission with Hyundai's Transmission-Mounted Electrical Device (TMED) architecture, a 50 kW electric motor, in place of a torque converter.

Where can I schedule service?

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Conclusions

The redesigned 2016 Sonata Hybrid is better than ever before and stands up well in comparison to its competition in all the key areas. The 2016 Sonata Hybrid is a redesigned model with an updated and more elegant look inside and out. It features an upgraded hybrid drive system that finally makes Hyundai's hybrid a contender in the fuel economy race with a 10 percent boost in efficiency to a combined fuel economy rating of 42 mpg. 2016 Sonata Hybrid comes standard with seven airbags, including a driver's knee airbag. Electronic Stability Control, Vehicle Stability Management, Traction Control, ABS and a Tire Pressure Monitoring System with individual tire pressure display and a rearview camera are also standard. Projector headlamps are standard while HID headlamps are available.

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