Hyundai’s vehicle Sonata is similar to piece of classical music, peace and quiet. That is why 2016 Hyundai Sonata is going hybrid, so electric engine would make almost no noise. Also, plug-in variant is available to replace existing Sonata in few US nations with strict laws for emissions.
Petrol engine installed beneath the hood of the 2016 Hyundai Sonata is 2.0-l four-cylinder unit. This drivetrain will advantage from coupling with electric choice, rated at 51 hp. That is pair for hybrid. On the other side, plug-in models get 68 hp rated motor. Having said that, these combinations are superior for total of 193 or 202 horsepower. All alternatives are mated to a six-speed automatic transmission, which sends energy to front wheels. Finding power from electric motor only, 2016 Sonata plug-in could reach 22 miles. It takes 4 hours to recharge on 120 V outlet. Plug-in makes use of 9.8 kWh battery, though hybrid models have 1.6 kWh battery pack, with whom new Sonata can reach 75 mph.
With the combination of petrol and electric powertrain, hybrid model of 2016 Hyundai Sonata can go 39/44 mpg in city/highway situations. Plug-in can go 38/43 mpg in charge-sustaining mode and 93 mpg combined. This is huge improvement comparing to preceding generation of the car. The 2016 Sonata gained 4 mpg, as well as much more comparing to Sonata Eco model.
Design modifications will not be as well significant on new Hyundai Sonata comparing to current model. On the other hand, it was announced that two new colour patterns get into palette. They are called Graphite Blue Pearl and Seaport Mist. Seats could be purchased in blue colour and all these alternatives are accessible only for hybrid variant. There is going to be slight modification on the fascia and new wheel could arrive with 2016 Sonata.
Release date of the 2016 Hyundai Sonata is anticipated on summer time of 2015. Mid-year months will likely be time when the new Sonata will get into salons and its price tag is nonetheless unknown. Plug-in hybrid is going to be offered only in California-emissions states, including California, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and so on.