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Hyundai Sonata
2021 Hyundai Sonata
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$23,600
Starting Price (MSRP)
9.0
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Kia K5
2021 Kia K5
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$23,490
Starting Price (MSRP)
9.1
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Kia Optima Hybrid
2020 Kia Optima Hybrid
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$29,310
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7.9
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Overview

Engine
2.5-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
1.6-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Inline-4 Hybrid
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 28 MPG
Hwy: 38 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 29 MPG
Hwy: 38 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 40 MPG
Hwy: 45 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.8 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.8 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
16 ft³
Trunk Volume
16 ft³
Trunk Volume
13.4 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.5-liter Inline-4 Gas
1.6-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0-liter Inline-4 Hybrid
Horsepower
191 hp @ 6100 rpm
180 hp @ 5500 rpm
192 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque
181 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
195 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm
271 lb-ft @ 1770 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
35.9 ft
N/A
35.8 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
16" x 6.5"
16" x 6.5"
17" x 7"
Rear Wheel Size
16" x 6.5"
16" x 6.5"
17" x 7"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P205/65HR16
P205/65HR16
P215/55VR17
Rear Tire
P205/65HR16
P205/65HR16
P215/55VR17
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
32 MPG
32 MPG
42 MPG
City
28 MPG
29 MPG
40 MPG
Highway
38 MPG
38 MPG
45 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.6 Tons/yr
5.6 (Est) Tons/yr
4.2 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
14.8 gallons
14.8 gallons
15.9 gallons
Cruising Range City
414.4 miles
429.2 miles
636 miles
Cruising Range Highway
562.4 miles
562.4 miles
715.5 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
192.9 in
193.1 in
191.1 in
Height
56.9 in
56.9 in
57.5 in
Max Width
73.2 in
73.2 in
73.2 in
Front Width
63.5 in
64.3 in
63.5 in
Rear Width
63.8 in
64.6 in
63.8 in
Wheelbase
111.8 in
112.2 in
110.4 in
Ground Clearance
5.3 in
5.3 in
5.1 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
46.1 in
46.1 in
45.5 in
Front Seat Headroom
40 in
40.2 in
39.8 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
57.9 in
58 in
58.1 in
Front Seat Hip Room
54.6 in
56.6 in
56 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
34.8 in
35.2 in
35.6 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.4 in
37.8 in
37.8 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
56.1 in
56.1 in
56.4 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
54.4 in
56.6 in
56 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,120 lbs
3,115 lbs
N/A

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
16 ft³
16 ft³
13.4 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Hampton Gray
  • Phantom Black
  • Portofino Gray
  • Shimmering Silver Pearl
  • Stormy Sea
  • Ebony Black
  • Everlasting Silver
  • Gravity Blue
  • Runway Red

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Calypso Red
  • Quartz White
  • Glacier White Pearl
  • Passion Red
  • Aurora Black
  • Snow White Pearl

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Premium Cloth Seating Surfaces
  • Dark Gray, Premium Cloth Seating Surfaces
  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Black, Leather Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Not Available
Not Available
Optional

Comfort

Navigation System
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Climate Control
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Heated Steering Wheel
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Standard
Standard
Seat Memory
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Keyless Start
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Telematics
Not Available
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Corrosion
7 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
Maintenance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
N/A
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
N/A
N/A
10 Years / 100,000 Miles