With its modern and fluid design, the 2012 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid will cruise as smooth as a gentle wind in the city streets. Turn heads with its sleek and classy exterior which comes in 6 classic colors ranging from black, shades of silver, to white, with a Cool Blue Sky Metallic and hot Venetian Red Pearl. This hybrid is not just an eye candy, but a joy to drive as well. This sedan is a family friendly ride which is available in two option packages depending on the consumer’s preference. Standard features include automatic headlights and LED running lights, fog lamps and heated mirrors all on an elegant hybrid with 16-inch alloy wheels. It also comes equipped with Hyundai’s BlueLink emergency communications system, Bluetoooth, satellite radio and an iPod or USB interface for audio purposes. Its six-speaker audio system makes lounging in its handsome cabin a pleasant and comfortable experience.
The “Leather package” has leather upholstery, leather-wrapped steering wheels and auto-dimming rearview mirrors while the “Ultimate package” has all the features of the former but with added 17-inch alloy wheels, a panoramic sunroof, touchscreen navigation controls, rearview camera and a great nine-speaker Infinity sound system.
Powered by a 2.4-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine which generates 166 horsepower along with 154 pound-feet of torque, this hybrid can accelerate from 0 to 60 in 8.7 seconds which when compared to other hybrids is a fast speed. No need to fear speed though because the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid has been chosen as the top safety pick and has earned a 5-star rating from the NHTSA.
Handling this hybrid is smooth and nimble. A safe and stable ride inside this hybrid also makes every cruise more enjoyable. It has one of the best fuel economy and most net horsepower in its class making it a sought after hybrid in the market.