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KEY FEATURES
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Product Highlights

•  Class-leading Standard Safety Equipment
•  Six Standard Airbags: Dual front airbags, front seat-mounted side-impact airbags, and
    roof-mounted side-curtain airbags for front and outboard rear seat occupants
•  Standard ABS
•  Standard Active Head Restraints
•  All-New, Powerful and Efficient Engines
•  All-new 235 HP All-aluminum 3.3L V6 (std. LX, opt. GLS)
•  All-new 162 HP All-aluminum 2.4L I4 (std. GL/GLS)
•  "Class-above" Interior Volume (121.7 cubic feet)
•  Classified by U.S. Government as a "Large Car" (EPA)
•  Outstanding Value
•  Sonata V6 offered at the price of competitors' 4-cylinder models
•  Quality backed by America's Best Warranty
•  "Class-above" Interior Volume (121.7 cubic feet)
•  Standard Electronic Stability Control (ESC) with Traction Control System (TCS)

Note: NHTSA studies show passenger cars equipped with Electronic Stability Control (ESC) experienced 35% fewer single vehicle crashes and 30% fewer single vehicle fatalities

Who's Buying sonata

•  Virtually everyone can be a Sonata buyer
•  It appeals to Camry and Accord shoppers who are looking for better value
•  It appeals to domestic shoppers who want more style
•  The new Sonata works for families and singles

Why They Buy

•  Class-leading Standard Safety Equipment
•  All-New, Powerful and Efficient Engines
•  "Class-above" Interior Volume
•  Outstanding Value
•  Quality Backed By America's Best Warranty

What Are They Saying

Sonata and Tucson achieved highest government crash test rating
--Press Release. September 29, 2005--


Sonata captured one of POPULAR MECHANICS' inaugural Automotive Excellence awards, winning the safety category.
--October issue of POPULAR MECHANICS--


Sonata ranked 1st in the 2004 Initial Quality Study, Entry Midsize Car category.

"The 2006 Hyundai Sonata fires a shot across the bow of Honda, Toyota and Nissan....The Sonata confidently can confront the segment leaders while continuing to emphasize value."
--Automotive News
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"All Sonatas come standard with an array of safety features..On some of the Sonata's competitors these features are not even available let alone standard."
--www.CARandDRIVER.com--


Sonata earned the title "Best Bet" in Jack Gillis' The Car Book 2005.

2006 Sonata beat Honda Accord and Toyota Camry to win 1st place in Edmonds.com Inside Line Mid-Size Comparison Test


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