The Hyundai Sonata is a well-loved vehicle by many car owners all over the world. The transformation it underwent in 2011 was awesome but the 2013 model offers more. All these changes are for the better and Sonata lovers will surely be delighted by all of these. The new lighter Sonatas are now only equipped with direct injection four-cylinder engines. It is rated at 35 mpg, a number that V6 engines also churn out. The 2.4-liter engine is rated at 200 horsepower paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. Responsiveness is commendable because changing the gears is smooth. If you choose the 2.0T model, you get a smaller 2.0-liter engine that comes with a twin-scroll turbocharger that is rated at 274 horsepower.
The third engine choice you have is the 2013 Sonata Hybrid. It is equipped with a 2.4-liter powertrain with electric motors and a lithium-polymer battery pack. The Hybrid can run on battery power alone even at fast speeds. It ca easily move from 0 to 60 mph in as fast as 9.2 seconds. Fuel efficiency is rated at 35/40 mpg.
Car owners who bring their families with them most of the time will surely love the 2013 Sonata because of its comfortable ride. It has a roomy interior so there’s plenty of headroom and legroom. Safety is also topnotch with the 2013 Sonata being a Top Safety Pick according to the IIHS.
Standard features include Bluetooth connectivity, a USB port, power accessories and cruise control among many others. Upgrades include heated seats, parking sensors and pushbutton start. The Sonata Limited trim also has a sunroof, a backup camera and automatic climate control as part of the package.