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All-new 2011 Sonata: Setting a new standard for world-class midsize sedans with state-of-the-art technology, superior build quality and dynamic design

• Sonata engine lineup features three models with class-leading horsepower and fuel economy
   for each powertrain:
   — 2.4L GDI w/200 HP and 35 MPG -- compared to competitors 4-cylinder models
   — 2.0L Turbo-GDI w/274 HP and 33 MPG -- compared to competitors V6 models
   — 2.4L Hybrid w/209 HP and 39 MPG -- compared to competitors hybrid midsize models.
       Powered by Hyundai’s all-new Hybrid Blue Drive system, featuring breakthrough
       lithium-polymer batteries, to debut December 2010
• Exterior designed by Hyundai Engineering and Design Center located in Irvine, California
• Adopts Hyundai's new design aesthetic of "fluidic sculpture"
• Project development, from concept to customer, took four years with cash investments of
   over $400 million
• 2.4L GDI and 2.0L Turbo built at Hyundai's manufacturing plant in Montgomery, Alabama

 

2011 Sonata front end styling exudes an elegant but sporty character through its refined and harmonized lines

• Chrome radiator grille (Limited and SE)
• GLS has bodycolor front grille with chrome
   surround and body-color hood garnish
• Front fog lights - Standard on SE and Limited
• Side mirror-mounted turn signal indicators
  (Standard on Limited only)




2011 Sonata rear end styling, with the raked roofline, conveys a four-door coupe aesthetic


• Standard chrome window belt moldings that
   extend into the front headlights
• Dual exhaust available on SE
• Standard shark-fin antenna








2011 Sonata SE takes on a genuine sporty, fun-to-drive character. Features include:



• Increased power to 200HP
• Unique sport-tuned suspension
• Firmer suspension bushings
• Sport seats featuring leather bolsters with
   cloth inserts
• 18-inch alloy wheels with Performance tires
• Steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters
• Dual exhaust





2011 Sonata features an interior that matches the exterior while not compromising comfort or convenience



 

2011 Sonata 2.4L GDI 4-cylinder engine is a segment leader in fuel economy

• Horsepower:
   — 198 HP @ 6,300 rpm ULEV*  (GLS and Limited)
   — 190 HP @ 6,300 rpm PZEV**(GLS and Limited)
   — 200 HP @ 6,300 rpm ULEV*  (SE)
• Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI)
• Aluminum block and head
• DOHC 16 valve
• Dual Camshaft Continuously Variable Valve
  Timing (CVVT)
• Twin balance shafts
• Hydraulic motor mounts


*  ULEV - Ultra Low Emissions Vehicle
**PZEV - Partial Zero Emissions Vehicle - available in specific markets

  2011 Sonata 2010 Sonata 2010 Camry 2010 Accord 2010 Altima 2010 Fusion 2010
Malibu
Engine 2.4L I4 2.4L I4 2.5L I4 2.4L I4 2.5L I4 2.5L I4 2.4L I4
Horsepower 198 @ 6300* 175 @ 6000 169 @ 6000 177 @ 6500 175 @ 5600 175 @ 6000 169 @ 6400
Specific Output (HP/Liter) 82.5 72.9 67.6 73.8 70.0 70.0 70.4
Torque 184 @ 4250* 168 @ 4000 167 @ 4100 161 @ 4300 180 @ 3900 172 @ 4500 160 @ 4500
Fuel economy (A/T) 22/35* 22/32 22/33 22/31 23/31 23/34 22/33

 
ALL-NEW     

  • The Sonata 2.0T Turbo launched early October
        2010 with Hyundai’s first four-cylinder
        turbocharged gasoline direct-injection engine
  • With a remarkable 33 mpg highway fuel
        economy rating, the 2.0-liter turbocharged
        gasoline direct-injection engine also delivers
        best-in-class 274 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of
        torque across a broad rpm range (1,750 rpm to
        4,500 rpm), giving the Sonata 2.0T four-cylinder
       more power than all competitive mid-size V6
       engines, all while using regular fuel
  • The 2.0T is a key part of Hyundai’s industry-
       leading Blue Drive fuel efficiency strategy


  • Intercooler with Air Guiding Duct (opening under front bumper)
        — Intercooler cools the incoming air—hot air does not burn as efficiently inside an engine, so
          to get optimum power output, the intercooler lowers the intake air temperature
        — Adding the Air Guiding Duct lowers the intake air temperature by 50 degrees fahrenheit.
          The lower intercooler temperature leads to higher performance, improved fuel economy
          and quicker engine response when accelerating
        — This is the first time this technology has been used in a production vehicle – and Hyundai
          patented this process
  • The twin-scroll turbo system design minimizes turbocharger lag while maximizing combustion
        efficiency and power output
  • The 2.0T engine will be available on the SE and Limited trim level
        — 2.0T SE adds an upgraded fully automatic temperature control system
        — 2.0T Limited adds the SE’s 18-inch hyper silver alloy wheels, dual exhaust, and steering
            wheel-mounted paddle shifters



    Class Leading Horsepower, Torque and Fuel Economy



    Compared to competitors best V6:
  • 10% better fuel economy
  • 4% more torque

      Hyundai Sonata 2.0T Buick Regal VW Passat Ford Fusion Sport V6 Chevy Malibu V6 Toyota Camry V6 Honda Accord V6 Nissan Altima V6
    Engine 2.0L 2.0L 2.0L 3.5L 3.6L 3.5L 3.5L 3.5L
    Horsepower 274 220 200 263 252 268 271 270
    Torque (lb-ft) 269 258 207 249 251 248 254 258
    Turbo Twin-scroll Twin-scroll Single N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
    GDI GDI GDI GDI N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
    HP / Liter 137.1 110.0 100.0 75.1 70.0 76.6 77.4 77.1
    Curb Weight 3,338 3,671 3,330 3,359 3,436 3,461 3,553 3,357
    Power to Weight Ratio 12.4 16.7 16.7 12.8 13.6 12.9 13.1 12.4
    Fuel Economy (City) 22 18 22 18 17 20 20 20
    Fuel Economy (Hwy) 33 30 31 27 26 29 30 27
    Interior Volume 120.2 111.0 110.5 116.8 112.8 116.4 115.0 116.0

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    Product Overview


    Sonata will offer an unprecedented combination of stylish and eco-friendly design, fuel efficiency, technology, safety and value.

    Dynamic and Eco-friendly Design
    •  Stylish and modern coupe-like exterior and advanced interior design
    •  Designed to add a new dimension of style and luxury in addition to Hyundai's strong reliability
       and value proposition
    •  Eco-friendly components such as soy-based foam for seats
    •  Maintains "Class-above" large car EPA interior volume

    Powerful, Clean and Efficient Powertrains
    •  Class-leading horsepower and fuel economy for each powertrain
        — 2.4L GDI w/200 HP and 35 MPG - compared to competitors 4-cylinder models
        — 2.0L Turbo GDI w/274 HP and 33 MPG - compared to competitors V6 models
        — 2.4L Hybrid w/209 HP and 39 MPG - compared to competitors Hybrid Midsize models
    •  Standard six-speed automatic transmission (M/T and A/T) with available paddle shifters

    Technology
    •  1st vehicle in its segment with standard integrated Bluetooth hands-free phone
    •  1st vehicle in its segment with factory-installed HD Radio Technology with multicasting
    •  1st vehicle in its segment with XM NavTraffic and XM Data Services: Stock, Weather and
       Sports
    •  Navigation available on all trim levels - Lowest priced midsize car with navigation

    Exceptional level of Standard Safety Features

    Quality and reliability backed by America's Best Warranty

    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

    •  Exceptional level of standard safety equipment
    •  Powerful, clean and efficient engine
    •  "Class-above" interior volume with 120.2 cubic feet
    •  Outstanding value
    •  Leading warranty - "America's Best Warranty"


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