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2019 Hyundai Sonata
2.0T Limited FWD
MSRP
$32,100
Invoice
$30,267
Average Price Paid
$29,824
818 listings nationwide

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ES V6
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2.0T Limited FWD
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ES V6
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Hyundai Sonata
2.0T Limited FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$29,872
17 listings nationwide

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2002 Mazda 626
ES V6
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$22,405
5 listings nationwide

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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...

2002 Mazda 626
ES V6

The 2002 Mazda 626 only saw minimal changes for the model year, including new interior and exterior color choices. This would be the last year for the 626. Though it was Mazda's top-se...

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"
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"
2002 Mazda 626
ES V6
writes:
Dependable good car for the money.
writes:
I have a 2001 626 lx I4 like the car allot v6 would have been nice bit 4cyl will hold its own handles great
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2002 Mazda 626 ES V6Review:

A Good Family Car — A good drive to own, completely packed with all functionality and practicality. But it lacks initia...

Primary Use: Family transportation

Specs

2019 Hyundai Sonata
2.0T Limited FWD
2002 Mazda 626
ES V6
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
23 MPG
18 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
32 MPG
24 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18.5 gal 16 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
245 hp @ 6,000 RPM
165 hp @ 6,000 RPM
165 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
260 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
161 lb-ft @ 5,000 RPM
161 lb-ft @ 5,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
9.5:1
9.5:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,500 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.38 in x 3.38 in
3.33 in x 2.92 in
3.33 in x 2.92 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Optional
Curtain Airbags Standard --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver -- 4 stars
Front Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Driver -- 3 stars
Side Rear Passenger -- 3 stars
Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Driver 5 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Optional
Leather Seats Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
CD Changer -- Optional
Cassette Player -- Optional
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 43.6 in
Back Legroom 35.6 in 34.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 16.3 cu ft 14.2 cu ft
Exterior
Length 191.1 in 187.4 in
Width 73.4 in 69.3 in
Height 58.1 in 55.1 in
Wheelbase 110.4 in 105.1 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
2002 Mazda 626
ES V6

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