Kelley Blue Book Value®
$4,012 - $5,682
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
19 City / 28 HWY
Horsepower
162-234
Seats
5
Drivers side profile with drivers side door open.
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$4,012 - $5,682
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
19 City / 28 HWY
Horsepower
162-234
Seats
5

Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

You'll Like The 2008 Hyundai Sonata If...

If you're attracted to the idea of a feature-filled mid-size sedan that won't bust your budget, the Hyundai Sonata should be one of the cars on your list. Also worth noting is Hyundai's ...

Hyundai Sonata Models & Trims

Prices are Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

Owner Reviews

4.2

139 Reviews

45% 37% 13% 4% 1%

Owner reviews are verified by our team and cannot be altered or removed.

Best 4-cylinder vehicle out there.

I have a 4-cylinder navy blue 2008 Hyundai sonata. It is really big on the inside and has a really big trunk although it doesn't look like it would. Since it is a 4-cylinder sometimes I have a hard time going uphill at above 30 mph. The door handles are pretty easy to rip off as well, I have replaced 2 of them now. I did try the 6-cylinder but I chose the 4 anyway. I love my car and it has great sound system and the seats are easily changeable/reclinable. I do wish it had an aux input but it is older so it's okay.

- Sydney T

. I cannot believe this car is still running after all I have done to it.

My Hyundai has been great. I have had it for over 10 years with very little problems and very little maintenance. They put a lot of money into their drivetrain and engine. But the small plastic details in the car break early. I mean things like the cup holder or the latch for the storage on the console. I change the oil every 5 to 10 thousand miles. At 10 years I finally had a transmission seal leak, an exhaust leak, and had my serpentine belt changed for the first time.

- Richard P

100% the best vehicle I've ever driven.

Perfect performance. I love that it's great on gas. I depend greatly on the type of car it is. Most likely to get a new car from Hyundai in the future. It's very comfortable to sit in. Features I love is that it has a sunroof so I can open it up in the summertime. Haven't had too much problems with it but just bringing it in for routine maintenance like oil changes and tire rotations, etc,,

- Samantha S

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Compare Models & Key Features

Drivers side profile with drivers side door open.
Front angle view.
Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$4,417 - $5,648
$4,012 - $5,365

Horsepower

Horsepower
162 - 234 hp
162 - 234 hp

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.4L DOHC CVVT 16
3.3L DOHC 24
2.4L DOHC CVVT 16
3.3L DOHC 24
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional
Optional

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Optional

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Optional
Not Available

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
43.7 in.
43.7 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.1 in.
40.1 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
37.4 in.
37.4 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.2 in.
38.2 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
16.3 cu. ft.
16.3 cu. ft.

Entertainment

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Not Available
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Not Available
Optional

CD Player

CD Player
Not Available
Optional

Heating & Cooling

Navigation & Communication

Seats

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Optional
Not Available

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Optional
Not Available
Exterior Features

Accessories

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
107.4 in.
107.4 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
35.8 ft.
35.8 ft.

Length

Length
188.9 in.
188.9 in.

Width

Width
72.1 in.
72.1 in.
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
3253 - 3458 .lbs
3458 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
162 - 234 hp
162 - 234 hp

Torque

Torque
164 - 226 ft. lbs.
164 - 226 ft. lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
150 - 200 .lbs
150 - 200 .lbs

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
17.7 gal.
17.7 gal.

Combined

Combined
10 - 14 mpg
10 - 14 mpg

City

City
19 mpg
19 mpg

Highway

Highway
28 mpg
28 mpg

Suspension

Transmission

Safety Features

Features

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
Optional
Not Available

Assistance

Air Bags

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
  • Front

  • Overall

  • Rollover

  • Side

*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

IIHS Crash Test
  • Moderate Overlap Front

  • Side

  • Roof Strength

  • Driver-side Overlap Front

    N/A

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

JD Power Rating
  • ‌Overall

  • Mechanical

  • Powertrain Quality

  • Body & Interior Design

  • ‌Features

*JD Power Circle Ratings