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2019 Hyundai Sonata 2.0T Limited FWD
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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Hyundai Sonata
2.0T Limited FWD
MSRP
$32,100
Invoice
$30,267
Average Price Paid
$29,866
670 listings nationwide

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2016 Hyundai Genesis
3.8 AWD
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2.0T Limited FWD
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3.8 AWD
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2019 Hyundai Sonata
2.0T Limited FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$29,294
21 listings nationwide

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2016 Hyundai Genesis
3.8 AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$24,810
175 listings nationwide
6 GREAT deals
32 GOOD deals

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Hyundai Sonata
2.0T Limited FWD
Cherise Threewitt Preview:

Hyundai first introduced the midsize Sonata in the United States in 1988. Drastic improvements over the years have helped the Sonata establish its reputation as a value-oriented leader...

2016 Hyundai Genesis
3.8 AWD
George Kennedy Preview:

The definition of luxury has changed throughout the years. It was once meant to refer to unquestionable opulence and excess. But now that we live in a world where even the biggest bank...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2019 Hyundai Sonata
2.0T Limited FWD
writes:
Perfect car for my needs. Lots of space in the interior and a huge trunk. Love the performance in the Turbo.
Handling Ranked 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T Ultimate FWD worse.
"Corners better and less lean"
Family Car Ranked 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T Ultimate FWD better.
"I like the security of the trunk better than the open back end of the Santa Fe"
10
writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2019 Toyota Camry LE FWD worse.
"Body style"
Value Ranked 2019 Toyota Camry LE FWD better.
"Safety plan, and credible reliability"
2016 Hyundai Genesis
3.8 AWD
writes:
Great car for the price. Extremely quiet and packed with every option. I couldnt buy as I always buy American.
Power Ranked 2018 Buick LaCrosse Essence AWD better.
"great acceleration."
Family Car Ranked 2018 Buick LaCrosse Essence AWD better.
"Made in America"
40
writes:
Nice car but need improvement in quality of material on inside
195
writes:
Amazing looking vehicle with amazing build quality but Hyundai shot a little high in the price category. They...
Family Car Ranked 2016 Nissan Maxima SR worse.
"The Genesis does have more room and is a little more appointed if that means anything to anyone. "
Value Ranked 2016 Nissan Maxima SR better.
"The Maxima on the other hand is a little more sporty and is a little more spirited of a drive. We all need to retain our youth in some way, shape or form and I like to do it through driving my cars."

Specs

2019 Hyundai Sonata
2.0T Limited FWD
2016 Hyundai Genesis
3.8 AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
23 MPG
16 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
32 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18.5 gal 20.3 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
245 hp @ 6,000 RPM
311 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
260 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
293 lb-ft @ 5,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
11.5:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
3,800 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.38 in x 3.38 in
3.78 in x 3.43 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- 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 5 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 4 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Leather Seats Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 45.5 in 45.7 in
Back Legroom 35.6 in 35 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 16.3 cu ft 15.3 cu ft
Exterior
Length 191.1 in 196.5 in
Width 73.4 in 74.4 in
Height 58.1 in 58.3 in
Wheelbase 110.4 in 118.5 in

Available Options

2019 Hyundai Sonata
2.0T Limited FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Electric Blue
  • Lakeside Blue
  • Machine Gray
  • Phantom Black
  • Quartz White Pearl
  • Scarlet Red
  • Symphony Silver
2016 Hyundai Genesis
3.8 AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Casablanca White
  • Caspian Black
  • Empire State Gray
  • Manhattan Brown
  • Montecito Blue
  • Pamplona Red
  • Parisian Gray
  • Santiago Silver

Option Packages

  • Option Group 02
  • Option Group 03
  • Option Group 04

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