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2019 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Limited FWD
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2019 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
Limited FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The spacious Hyundai Sonata Hybrid received a refresh in 2018 that coincided with one for the rest of the Sonata line. Thus, 2019 is a carryover year with only light changes. Last yea...

2020 Kia Optima Hybrid
EX FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The Kia Optima Hybrid is a midsize hybrid sedan, sitting in the same category as the Honda Accord Hybrid and Toyota Camry Hybrid. For 2020, the Optima Hybrid gets a visual refresh and ...

Specs

2019 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
Limited FWD
2020 Kia Optima Hybrid
EX FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
39 MPG
40 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
44 MPG
45 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.9 gal 15.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Hybrid
Hybrid
Power
193 hp @ 6,000 RPM
192 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
13.5:1
13.5:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.19 in x 3.82 in
3.19 in x 3.82 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 4 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 45.5 in 45.5 in
Back Legroom 35.6 in 35.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.3 cu ft 13.4 cu ft
Exterior
Length 191.1 in 191.1 in
Width 73.4 in 73.2 in
Height 57.9 in 57.5 in
Wheelbase 110.4 in 110.4 in

Available Options

2019 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
Limited FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Astral Blue
  • Cosmopolitan Red
  • Hyper White
  • Ion Silver
  • Metropolis Gray
  • Nocturne Black
  • Skyline Blue

Option Packages

  • Ultimate Package 02
2020 Kia Optima Hybrid
EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aurora Black
  • Gravity Blue
  • Runway Red
  • Snow White Pearl

Option Packages

  • Technology Package

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