2010 Sonata
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The 2010 Sonata is a refined and sophisticated sedan that inspires driving confidence and offers an unprecedented combination of safety, power, package and value. Discover a fresh approach to the mid-size sedan – Smart. Safe. Sophisticated.

2010 Sonata is a carry-over vehicle with no
Interior, Exterior or Mechanical changes.

Color changes
• Exterior color change - Dark Cherry Red
  changes to Venetian Red (a more vivid red color)
  with October 2009 production
• Interior color name change - Cocoa changes to
   Cocoa Black

Packaging change
• GLS - V6 model no longer offered


The 2010 Sonata interior features a flowing center stack area, ergonomic integrated controls and blue lighting for a decidedly upscale appearance.

Sonata offers many convenience features:
• Steering wheel audio controls
• iPod/USB/Auxiliary input jacks
• Available DVD Navigation system with
   touch-screen display, Infinity speakers, voice
  command, Bluetooth and XM Traffic
• Available fully automatic dual temperature
• Available heated front seats
• Available auto-dimming mirror with HomeLink
   and compass

Sonata meets the EPA Large Car classification, a class-above most competition

  2010 Sonata 2009 Accord 2010 Camry 2009 Altima 2009 Malibu 2010 Fusion
Passenger Volume (Cu. Ft.) 105.4 106.0 101.4 100.7 97.7 100.3
Cargo Volume
(Cu. Ft.)
16.3 14.0 15.0 15.3 15.1 16.5
Total Interior Volume (Cu. Ft.) 121.7 120.0 116.4 116.4 112.8 116.8
EPA Size Classification Large Large Mid-size Mid-size Mid-size Mid-size

2010 Sonata rear end styling conveys more sophistication and power.

• Chrome bumper/bodyside moldings and door
   handle insert available on Limited trim only
   — GLS and SE trims have body-color moldings
       and door handles
• Dual exhaust available on SE and Limited V6
   models only


Exceptional level of 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 with Electronic Brake-force   Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist
• Standard Electronic Stability Control (ESC) with
  Traction Control System (TCS)
• Standard front active head restraints
• 5-star Frontal (Dr./Pass.) and Side (front and
  rear) crash ratings by the NHTSA

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3.3L V6 engine has been improved and refined for greater power, efficiency, and intake sound.
•  Maintenance-free steel timing chain
•  5% improvement in fuel economy
•  Est. +1 mpg city
•  Est. +1-2 mpg highway
•  Horsepower: 249HP @ 6000 rpm

2.4L 4-cylinder engine has also been improved with added power and fuel economy.
•  5% improvement in fuel economy
•  Est. +1 mpg city
•  Est. +1-2 mpg highway
•  Horsepower: 175 HP @ 6000 rpm-ULEV / 168 HP @ 6000 rpm-SULEV

Sonata offers substantial improvements in structural rigidity which allow for both enhanced ride comfort and handling.
•  Sonata boasts a 29% torsional stiffness advantage over Honda Accord. This rigid body
   structure allows Hyundai chassis engineers to improve two suspension goals that normally
   •  A more comfortable, quieter ride than Accord
   •  Maintain precise steering and handling

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.
•  Exceptional level of standard safety equipment
•  Powerful, clean and efficient engines
•  "Class-above" interior volume with a segment leading 121.7 cubic feet
•  Outstanding value
•  Leading warranty - "America's Best Warranty"

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