Kelley Blue Book Value®
$7,334 - $28,195
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
34 City / 39 HWY
Horsepower
198-274
Seats
5
Front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$7,334 - $28,195
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
34 City / 39 HWY
Horsepower
198-274
Seats
5

Hyundai Sonata Ranked #12 by Owners

Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

3.9 Overall Score
Performance 3.6 Comfort 3.7 Styling 4.1 Value 4.1

Owner Reviews

4.31

332 Reviews

45% 42% 13% 2 star 0% 1 star 0%

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

Reliability and value, great look. Very nice interior instruments.

This car has been so reliable. Has very good acceleration, interior features are great very comfortable. I also love the look of it. I bought this car for my wife back in 2011 and we have had no engine problems at all. Hyundai dealership has been great, contacting us when there is a recall. Also you cannot beat the warranty. The car drives smooth and since we've owned it I have only had to have brakes done and new set of Tires, Plus routine maintenance. I would highly recommend this car to anyone. And when my wife is ready to let this one go will definitely purchase another one.

- John D

It is reliable and will last for hundreds of thousands of miles.

My car is very reliable. It is comfortable and spacious. It has Bluetooth which I really appreciate. The only problems we have experienced so far are: the “cancel” button for cruise control sometimes not working. Squeaky brakes. Air conditioning stopped working, but we found that a mechanic actually cut the wires so we would bring it back in. The Sonata runs very well and has an economic model for gas-saving. The gas pedal is a bit sensitive and takes some getting used to. I don't have any complaints. Even the gas mileage is not to bad.

- Lindsey B

Poor visibility, front and back.

When we shopped for a new car, I was not allowed to sit in the front seat, let alone drive the car. The salesman sat in front with my husband driving. After we bought the car, when I finally drove it, I found the visibility is poor for a shorter person, the seats feel like you are sitting on the floor and the rear view mirror is hard to set for my height. As a passenger in the front seat, I have a hard time getting out of the front passenger seat. Just not fond of this car, but we own it and cannot afford a car right now.

- Kay H

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Compare Models & Key Features

Front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.
Drivers side profile with drivers side door open.
Key Specs

Overview

MSRP

MSRP
$19,795 - $20,795
$7,334 - $8,957

Horsepower

Horsepower
198 hp
200 hp

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Not Available
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.4L DOHC 16
2.4L DOHC 16
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Not Available
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Not Available
Optional

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Optional

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45.5 in.
45.5 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40 in.
38.1 - 40 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
34.6 in.
34.6 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.8 in.
37.6 - 37.8 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
16.4 cu. ft.
16.4 cu. ft.

Entertainment

Heating & Cooling

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Navigation System
Not Available
Optional

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
110 in.
110 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
35.8 ft.
35.8 ft.

Length

Length
189.8 in.
189.8 in.

Width

Width
72.2 in.
72.2 in.
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
3161 - 3316 .lbs
3316 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
198 hp
200 hp

Torque

Torque
184 ft. lbs.
186 ft. lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
.lbs
.lbs

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
18.5 gal.
18.5 gal.

Combined

Combined
12 - 18 mpg
12 - 18 mpg

City

City
24 mpg
24 mpg

Highway

Highway
35 mpg
35 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

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

JD Power Rating
  • ‌Overall

  • Mechanical

  • Powertrain Quality

  • Body & Interior Design

  • ‌Features

*JD Power Circle Ratings