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2014 Hyundai Sonata vs. 2014 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
The Hyundai Sonata offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Hyundai Sonata and the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid in the front seats.

Convenience
The Hyundai Sonata Hybrid requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Hyundai Sonata, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Whether you pick the Hyundai Sonata or the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Hyundai Sonata and the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Hyundai Sonata is about the same width as the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid. When looking at overall length, the Hyundai Sonata takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Hyundai Sonata does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid.

Handling
The Hyundai Sonata has about the same turning radius as the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Hyundai Sonata has a much more powerful engine than the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Hyundai Sonata and the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Hyundai Sonata will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid.

Warranty
The Hyundai Sonata comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid.

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2014 Hyundai
Sonata

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MSRP*: $21,450 - $28,650
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2014 Hyundai
Sonata Hybrid

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MSRP*: $26,000 - $30,750
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Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.90% As low as 2.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 1.39% As low as 1.75%
City MPG: 21 - 24 36
Highway MPG: 32 - 35 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 5 years/60,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $20,532 - $26,760 $24,573 - $28,859

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