The 2014 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid is offered in two trim levels base and Limited. The Hyundai Sonata is regularly examined separately. Standard equipment on the base model includes 16-inch wheels alloy, automatic headlights, LED lights, fog lights, heated mirrors, keyless ignition and entry, dual-zone automatic temperature control, cruise speed, a power driver seat eight-way, a tilt and telescoping steering wheel, heated front seats, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, Blue Link emergency communications system Hyundai, rear view camera and a audio system with six speakers with a 4.3-inch touchscreen, CD player, satellite and HD radio, USB audio interface for iPod and auxiliary audio jack.
Since there are no great options for the base trim level the next step is the Limited model. It comes with 17-inch wheels, the surfaces of the perforated leather seats a leather-wrapped steering wheel and leather shift knob, power driver seat with lumbar support, a navigation system with a 7-inch touch screen, a Infinity audio system enhanced with nine speakers and an auto-dimming rear view mirror. A panoramic sunroof is optional on the Limited.
The 2014 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid interior is nice and the controls are simple and intuitive to use no matter if you have the base model or the Limited. Both models feature a touch interface electronics this year, but the display in society is much broader that includes navigation. Table smooth edge aspect of the 2014 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid used to set apart within the non hybrid model and includes a separate LCD screen to encourage fuel-efficient driving.
The front seats are comfortable and supportive. The rear seat offers plenty of room for two adults, although passengers will find rare size margin. All hybrid sedans lose a lot of trunk space due to the intrusion of the hybrid battery, and the 2014 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid is no exception, with 12.1 cubic feet of capacity compared with 16.4 cubic feet in the regular Sonata. Among the hybrid sedans average size, the 2014 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid offers a safe space comparable to the Fusion Hybrid and Accord Hybrid, but 1 cubic foot less than the Camry Hybrid.
The 2014 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid is powered by a gasoline engine 2.4-liter four-cylinder that is mated to a powered by a lithium polymer electric motor. Together, the two power units are good for 199 horsepower. Power is transmitted to the front wheels through a six-speed automatic transmission as standard. In the testing, a 2014 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Limited hit 60 mph in 8.4 seconds, a typical performance for a regular hybrid sedan.
The EPA estimated fuel economy for the 2014 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Base is 38 mpg combined. The EPA has given the heavier 37 mpg combined slightly lower Limited version, even if his figures city and highway are identical. In our tests in the real world of a2014 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid it had difficulty consistently meet these estimates.
The 2014 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid include antilock brakes, stability control, traction control, side airbags in front, the full length side curtain airbags and active head restraints in front. Also standard is telematics system emergency Hyundai, which offers roadside assistance in case of impact, remote door locking and monitoring capabilities for parents of young drivers.
The 2014 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Limited used 122 feet to come to a stop from 60 mph average performance for a midsize hybrid sedan. In tests the government’s security, the Sonata Hybrid scored higher than five stars for overall crash protection with four stars out of five for data protection frontal crash and five stars for side protection. In the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety tests, the standard 2014 Hyundai Sonata earned the highest rating for frontal moderate overlap offset, side impact protection and roof strength. The 2014 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid has received the second lowest rating in the frontal offset test small overlap. Its understated design seat head was also rated for the cervical protection in rear end collision.