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2023 Hyundai Sonata vs. 2022 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Review

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2023 Hyundai
Sonata

MSRP*: $25,100 to $35,125
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2022 Hyundai
Sonata Hybrid

MSRP*: $27,350 to $35,700
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MPG - City 23 - 28 MPG 45 - 50 MPG
MPG - Hwy 33 - 38 MPG 51 - 54 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space Info not available Info not available
Engine
  • 180-hp, 1.6-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 191-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 290-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 192-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
Transmission 8-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 180 - 290 hp 192 hp
Exterior Length 192.9 in 192.9 in
Exterior Width 73.2 in 73.2 in
Leg Room Front 46.1 in
Rear 34.8 in
Front 46.1 in
Rear 34.8 in
Head Room Front 40.0 in
Rear 37.4 - 38.4 in
Front 40.0 in
Rear 37.8 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

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). The Hyundai Sonata is somewhat more expensive than the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid.

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.

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
The Hyundai Sonata has less horsepower than the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Powertrain
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.

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.