Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Information

Safety · Fuel Efficiency · MPG

Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has conducted 0 recalls, 1 investigations of reports of a defective product, and recorded 0 safety complaints filed against this vehicle.


Crash Test Results (ratings out of 5):

Year Variation Overall Rating Front Crash Rating
(Driver)
Front Crash
(Passenger)
Side Crash
(Driver side)
Side Crash
(Passenger side)
Rollover
2019 2019 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid 4 DR FWD 5 5 5 5 5 4
2018 2018 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid 4 DR FWD 5 5 5 5 5 4
2017 2017 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid 4 DR FWD 5 5 5 5 5 4
2016 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid 4 DR FWD 5 5 5 5 5 4
2015 2015 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid 4 DR FWD 5 5 5 5 5 4
2014 2014 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid 4 DR FWD 5 5 4 5 5 5
2013 2013 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid 4 DR FWD 5 5 4 5 5 5
2012 2012 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid 4 DR FWD 5 5 4 5 5 5
2011 2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid 4 DR FWD 5 5 4 5 5 5

Fuel Efficiency

Hyundai has manufactured models of Sonata Hybrid for 9 years. They average 38.3 combined miles per gallon, with the latest 2019 Sonata Hybrid above average at 41 combined MPG.

The 2019 Sonata Hybrid is electric and has a 270V Li-Ion motor charged via . All MPG estimates are "MPG equivalent," a conversion of electric energy consumption to gasoline equivalent.

Government regulators estimate the fuel cost of the 2019 Sonata Hybrid to be $950 per year. This estimate is based on 15,000 miles driven, 55% city driving and 45% highway driving, and regular gasoline.

Compared to other vehicles, you spend $2,500 less over 5 years compared to an average vehicle.

The Sonata Hybrid consumes about 8 barrels of petroleum per year, according to the standard estimate of 15,000 miles driven. Most of the world's petroleum comes from countries like Russia, Saudi Arabia, the U.S., and Iraq.

The Sonata Hybrid emits 217 grams of CO2 per mile, or roughly 3,255,000 grams per year. To put this into perspective, a normal tree absorbs about 21,000 grams of CO2 per year, so about 155 trees would offset these emissions. The Sonata Hybrid has start-stop technology.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2019 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid 41 44 39
2018 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid 41 44 39
2017 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid 40 43 38
2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid 40 41 38
2015 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid 37 38 35
2014 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid 37 38 35
2013 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid 37 38 35
2012 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid 36 39 34
2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid 36 39 34

MPG breakdown by model options

The Hyundai Sonata Hybrid has 9 different model options on record with the EPA since 2011. For the most accurate MPG estimates, find your exact model below.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2019 4-dr, Automatic (AM6), 4-cyl, 2.0 L 41 44 39
2018 4-dr, Automatic (AM6), 4-cyl, 2.0 L 41 44 39
2017 4-dr, Automatic (AM6), 4-cyl, 2.0 L 40 43 38
2016 4-dr, Automatic (AM6), 4-cyl, 2.0 L 40 41 38
2015 4-dr, Automatic (AM6), 4-cyl, 2.4 L 37 38 35
2014 4-dr, Automatic (AM6), 4-cyl, 2.4 L 37 38 35
2013 4-dr, Automatic (AM6), 4-cyl, 2.4 L 37 38 35
2012 4-dr, Automatic 6-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 36 39 34
2011 4-dr, Automatic 6-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 36 39 34