Newly redesigned with improved engines and interior styling, the five-passenger 2009 Hyundai Sonata continues to win fans with its spirited performance and high level of standard equipment. Demonstrating increased power and fuel economy, the Sonata is powered by a 2.4L four-cylinder engine producing 175 hp and 168 lb-ft of torque paired to a standard five-speed manual transmission on the GLS and SE trim levels, while a five-speed automatic comes on the Limited and is optional on the other trims. Alternatively, a 3.3L V6 engine generating 249 hp and 229 lb-ft of torque with a mandatory five-speed automatic transmission is available. Most trims include a standard, leather-wrapped tilt and telescopic steering wheel, while a roomy trunk offers 16.3 cubic feet of cargo space. Fuel economy estimates rated by the EPA are 22 mpg city/32 mpg hwy for the I4, while the V6 gets19/29 mpg ratings. Hyundai Sonata safety features include antilock brakes, traction and stability control, front seat side-impact airbags, full-length side curtain airbags and active front head restraints.