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2019 Hyundai Sonata 2.0T Limited FWD
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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
$29,829
679 listings nationwide

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2020 Kia Forte
EX FWD
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2.0T Limited FWD
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EX FWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Hyundai Sonata
2.0T Limited FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$29,277
19 listings nationwide

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2020 Kia Forte
EX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$22,330

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...

2020 Kia Forte
EX FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

Last year marked the debut of the third-generation Kia Forte, which offered enhanced levels of visual and mechanical refinement. For 2020, Kia introduces a set of performance trims. I...

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"
2020 Kia Forte
EX FWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2019 Hyundai Sonata
2.0T Limited FWD
2020 Kia Forte
EX FWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
23 MPG
29 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
32 MPG
40 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18.5 gal 14 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
245 hp @ 6,000 RPM
147 hp @ 6,200 RPM
Torque
260 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
132 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
12.5:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.38 in x 3.38 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 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 3 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 42.2 in
Back Legroom 35.6 in 35.7 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 16.3 cu ft 15.3 cu ft
Exterior
Length 191.1 in 182.7 in
Width 73.4 in 70.9 in
Height 58.1 in 56.5 in
Wheelbase 110.4 in 106.3 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
2020 Kia Forte
EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aurora Black
  • Currant Red
  • Deep Sea Blue
  • Gravity Grey
  • Silky Silver
  • Snow White Pearl

Option Packages

  • Ex Special Edition

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