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Awards and Accolades

More standard safety features than a Toyota Camry and a Honda Accord. Less money --
2007 Sonata


The Sonata is named a Consumers Digest 2007 Best Buy.

The 2007 Sonata was awarded the 5-Star Crash Rating by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA's) New Car Assessment Program.

Sonata is listed as "Recommended" by Consumer Guide Automotive in the midsize car category for the 2007 Editors' picks.

Sonata is listed as "Recommended" by Consumer Reports in its 2007 Annual Reliability Survey.

Kiplinger's Personal Finance named the Hyundai Sonata GLS "Best in Class" in the annual buyers' guide "Best of 2007 Cars" awards.

The Sonata was named in the "Greener Choices for 2007" list by the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE).

Cars.com recognized the Hyundai Sonata as the "Best Deal for Small Families" in its first annual 2007 Lifestyle Awards.

In the 2006 Initial Quality (IQS) by J.D. Power and Associates, the Sonata ranked third in the highly competitive midsize car segment.

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Product Highlights

•  New packaging for '08 - Choice of V6 or 4-cylinder engine in GLS, SE and Limited trims
•  234 HP all-aluminum 3.3L V6 - 19 mpg city/ 28 mpg highway
•  162 HP all-aluminum 2.4L I4 - 21 mpg city/ 31 mpg highway
•  Both engines meet Ultra Low Emission Vehicle classification (ULEV)
•  Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)and Electronic Stability Control (ESC) with Traction Control
   System (TCS)
•  6 airbags: Front, front seat side and side curtain airbags
•  215/55R17 tires on SE & Limited - Performance tire on SE
•  Aluminum bodyside molding on Limited
•  Infinity audio system - Standard on Limited
•  Telescoping steering wheel - Standard on SE and Limited
•  Power driver seat - Standard on SE and Limited
•  Rear decklid spoiler for SE
•  Enhanced warning Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
•  Colors deleted for '08: Arctic White and Aqua Blue

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

•  NHTSA 5-star crash test rating for front and side impacts.
•  Class-leading standard safety equipment
•  Powerful and efficient engines
•  More interior space than any car in its class
•  Outstanding value
•  Quality backed by America's Best Warranty


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