Hyundai Sonata-Plug-In-Hybrid Model History
All New and Used Sonata-Plug-In-Hybrid Model Years and History
For 2016, Hyundai prepared their first-ever plug-in hybrid production vehicle based on their mid-sized Sonata sedan. The Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid is designed to primarily operate on electric power for a distance of up to 27 miles. A 9.8 KWh lithium polymer battery pack propels a 67-horsepower permanent magnet synchronous motor. Compared to the conventional Sonata hybrid, the 2016 Sonata Plug-in Hybrid's battery is five times larger. The electrical hardware of the vehicle is combined with a 154-horsepower, 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine linked to a six-speed automatic transmission with a Shiftronic manual shift mode. Combined fuel economy of the Sonata Plug-in Hybrid is rated at 40 miles per gallon. Available as a base model and Limited trim level, the Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid is presented as a well-equipped sedan. Dual-zone automatic temperature control, heated front seats, eight-inch touchscreen navigation system, Blind Spot Detection with Rear Cross-traffic Alert and Lane Change Assist as well as Hyundai's Blue Link telematics is standard.