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Sonata finished 2011 as the 3rd best selling Midsize Sedan in retail sales, leads the competitive Midsize Sedan segment in highway (35mpg) and combined (28 mpg) fuel economy and continues to win industry accolades:
  — Motorweek's Driver Choice for Best Family Sedan
  — Kelley Blue Book's Total Cost of Ownership award


• Manual Transmission Sonata GLS no longer
  offered due to low market demand
• Front fog lights added to GLS Popular Equipment
• Heated front seats added to GLS Popular
   Equipment Package and Standard on SE
• Traditional power tilt-and-slide sunroof Standard
   on Limited
• Panoramic sunroof with tilt-and-slide added to
   Limited Premium package



2013 Sonata front end styling exudes an elegant but sporty character through its refined and harmonized lines

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

The rising side character line along with the raked roofline gives the Sonata a sleek and sporty appearance

• Standard chrome window belt moldings that
   extend into the front headlights
• Chrome exterior door handles (SE and Limited)
• Dual exhaust available on SE and 2.0T models
• Standard shark-fin antenna

2013 Sonata SE takes on a genuine sporty, fun-to-drive character. Features include:

Special sport-tuning for SE models
• Increased power to 200HP
• Unique sport-tuned suspension
• Firmer suspension bushings
• Sport seats featuring leather bolsters with cloth
• 18-inch hypersilver alloy wheels with
   Performance tires
• Steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters
• Dual chrome-tipped exhaust
• Chrome front grille and exterior door handles


Advanced technologies on the Sonata 2.0T powertrain: twin-scroll turbocharger combined with GDI technology available in SE and Limited models

  • With a remarkable 34 mpg highway fuel
        economy rating, the 2.0-liter turbocharged
        gasoline direct-injection engine also delivers
        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 V6 power with 4-cylinder
        fuel economy, all while using regular fuel
    •  Twin-scroll turbocharger design recovers even
        more energy from the exhaust than a
        single-scroll turbocharger
    •  2.0T SE adds an upgraded fully automatic
        temperature control system and steering
        wheel-mounted paddle shifters
    •  2.0T Limited adds the SE’s 18-inch hyper silver alloy wheels and dual chrome-tipped exhaust


    Sonata offers many premium comfort and convenience features

  • Proximity entry with push button start on SE and Limited
  • Standard tilt & telescopic steering wheel with cruise, audio and phone controls
  • Steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters Standard on SE and 2.0T models
  • 8-way power-adjustable driver seat with power lumbar controls (Standard on SE, Limited
        and Optional on GLS)
  • Heated front seats (Standard on SE and Limited; Optional on GLS
  • Heated rear seats Standard on Limited
  • Leather seating surfaces Standard on Limited
  • 360-watt Dimension audio system with 7 speakers Standard on Limited, Optional on SE
  • 400-watt Infinity audio system with 9 speakers Optional on Limited
  • HD Radio Technology with Multicasting Standard on Limtied, Optional on SE
  • Standard Blue Link Telematics
  • Standard Bluetooth hands-free phone system with audio streaming
  • Standard Sirius XM Satellite Radio, iPod® and auxiliary input jacks
  • Panoramic sunroof Optional on Limited; Traditional sunroof Standard on Limited
  • Mirror mounted turn signal indicators Standard on Limited
  • Dual automatic temperature control Standard on Limited and 2.0T
  • Floor console mounted 2nd row air vents Standard on Limited
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror with compass and HomeLink® Standard on Limited
  • 7-inch touchscreen Navigation system with voice command recognition Optional on SE and
       Limited (includes XM NavTraffic, XM Weather, XM Stock and XM Sports)
  • Rearview camera integrated with navigation system Optional on SE and Limited

    Blue Link™ Telematics Platform - Assurance Connected Care

    What is Blue Link?
     Blue Link is Hyundai’s innovative telematics solution that combines safety, service and infotainment into a complete package. It works to both help simplify Hyundai owners’ lives and reduce distracted driving.

    What does Blue Link Offer?  Blue Link offers over 25 features in three packages, which provide customers a multitude of telematics services for their vehicle. You can learn more about Blue Link on www.HyundaiBlueLink.com.

    Assurance Package (3 Years Standard)

  • Automatic Collision Notification
  • SOS Emergency Assistance
  • Enhanced Roadside

    Car Care
  • Monthly Vehicle Report
  • Maintenance Report
  • Service Link
  • Diagnostic Trouble Code Notification
  • Recall Advisor
  • Web Diagnostics

    Essentials Package (3-month risk-free trial available)

    Remote Access:
  • Mobile App
  • Remote Vehicle Start
  • Remote Door Lock
  • Remote Door Unlock
  • Remote Horn & Lights
  • Car Finder

    Vehicle Safeguard:
  • Stolen Vehicle Recovery, Slowdown, Immobilization
  • Geo-fence
  • Speed Alert
  • Curfew Alert
  • Valet Alert
  • Alarm/Panic Notification

    Guidance Package (3-month risk-free trial available)

  • POI Search & Download/Turn by Turn Navigation
  • Gas Station Locations & Gas Prices
  • Restaurant Ratings
  • Weather
  • Eco-Coach

    BlueLink Telematics Video Guide      Blue Link consumer website  

    Blue Link / Telematics Handbook     Blue Link Feature Groups, Packaging & Trial Offers    

    Blue Link Options Operations Chart

  • Product Links

    Accessories Brochure   Quick Reference Guide (Includes Sched. Maintenance)   

    Fast Facts     eBrochure     Video Reference Guide  


    2.4L GDI 4-cylinder engine is a segment leader in horsepower and highway fuel economy

    • Horsepower:
       — ULEV*  : 198 HP @ 6,300 rpm / 184 lb-ft @ 4,250 rpm
           (GLS and Limited)
       — ULEV*  : 200 HP @ 6,300 rpm / 186 lb-ft @ 4,250 rpm (SE)
       — PZEV**: 190 HP @ 6,300 rpm / 179 lb-ft @ 4,250 rpm
          (GLS and Limited)
    • Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI)
    • Aluminum block and head
    • DOHC 16 valve
    • Dual Camshaft Continuously Variable Valve Timing (CVVT)
    • Twin balance shafts
    • Hydraulic motor mounts

    2012 Camry 2012 Accord 2012 Altima 2012 Fusion 2012
    2012 Passat
    Engine 2.4L I4 2.5L I4 2.4L I4 2.5L I4 2.5L I4 2.4L I4 2.5L I5
    Horsepower 198 @ 6300* 178 @ 6000 177 @ 6500 175 @ 5600 175 @ 6000 169 @ 6400 170 @ 5700
    Torque 184 @ 4250* 170 @ 4100 161 @ 4300 180 @ 3900 172 @ 4500 160 @ 4500 177 @ 4250
    Specific Output (HP/Liter) 82.5 71.2 73.8 70.0 70.0 70.4 68.0
    Fuel economy (A/T) 24/35* 25/35 23/34 23/32 23/33 22/33 21/32

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

    2.0L Turbo GDI 4-cylinder engine provides V6 power but with 4-cylinder fuel economy

    • Horsepower: 274 HP @ 6,000 rpm
    • Torque: 269 lb-ft @ 1,750-4,500 rpm
    • Twin-scroll turbo charger design recovers even
       more energy from the exhaust than a single-
       scroll turbocharger
    • Gasoline direct injection (GDI)
    • Aluminum block and head
    • DOHC 16 valve
    • Dual Camshaft Continuously Variable Valve
       Timing (D-CVVT)
    • Twin balance shafts and hydraulic motor mounts

    The twin-scroll turbo system design minimizes turbocharger lag while maximizing combustion efficiency and power output. Benefits include:

    • Improved combustion efficiency
    • Low engine-speed efficiency - minimize turbo lag
    • Kinetic exhaust gas energy is not wasted or trapped
    • Cooler cylinder temperatures
    • Lower exhaust temperatures
    • Leaner air/fuel ratio - loweremissions and improved
       fuel economy
    • Better pressure distribution in the exhaust ports and
       more efficient delivery of exhaust gas
      energy to the turbocharger's turbine

      2013 Sonata 2012 Camry 2012 Accord 2012 Altima 2012 Fusion 2012 Malibu 2012 Passat
    Engine 2.0L
    Turbo I4
    3.5L V6 3.5L V6 3.5L V6 3.5L V6 3.6L V6 3.6L V6
    Horsepower 274 @ 6000 268 @ 6200 271 @ 6200 270 @ 6000 263 @ 6250 252 @ 6300 280 @ 6200
    Torque 269 @ 1750-4500 248 @ 4700 254 @ 5000 258 @ 4400 249 @ 4500 251 @ 3200 258 @ 2500
    Specific Output (HP/Liter) 137.0 76.6 77.4 77.1 75.1 70.0 77.8
    Power-to-Weight Ratio 12.2 12.9 13.1 12.4 13.7 13.6 12.3
    Fuel Economy (City/Hwy) 22/34 21/30 20/30 20/27 18/27 17/26 20/28



    2013 Sonata has unsurpassed standard safety features in the midsize car segment

    Abundant standard safety features
    • Six airbags
       — Front, Front side-impact, and Side air curtain airbags
    • Electronic Stability Control (ESC) w/Traction
       Control System (TCS)
    • Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
      — Helps maintain vehicle steering control
      — While braking under slippery road conditions
          (e.g. ice, snow, rain)
      — During emergency braking situations under
          any road conditions
    • Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD)
      — Balances braking forces at each wheel when
          the car is dynamically loaded
    • Brake Assist (BA)
      — Assists driver to provide maximum ABS-level
          braking force when an emergency stop is detected
      — Effectively reduces emergency stopping distance
    • 4-sensor, 4-channel system
       — Brake force applied independently to each wheel
    • Active front head restraints
       — Anti-whiplash system
    • Seatbelt pretensioners with force limiters
    • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
    • 4-wheel disc brakes

    NHTSA 5-Star crash rating and IIHS Top Safety Pick

    Standard Features 2013 Sonata 2012 Camry 2012 Accord 2012 Altima 2012 Fusion 2012 Malibu 2012 Passat
    Standard Airbags 6 10 6 6 6 6 6
    Active Front Head Restraints Yes No Yes Yes No No No
    ESC and TCS Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
    ABS Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
    EBD w/Brake Assist Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
    Daytime Running Lights (DRL) Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes

    Product Overview

    Sonata delivers high consumer satisfaction, unsurpassed power and fuel economy, and exceptional safety standards.

    Class-leading Dynamic Design
    •  Highest owner satisfaction rating on exterior and interior styling vs. competitors -
       JD Power APEAL
    • "Class-above" large car EPA interior volume

    Outstanding Power and Fuel Efficiency
    •  2.4L GDI 4-cylinder with 200 HP (tied with Optima) and 35 highway MPG (tied with Camry
       and Optima)
    •  2.0L Turbo GDI w/274 HP and 22 City/34 highway
       (26 combined MPG)

    •  Advanced Navigation system w/NavTraffic
    •  Bluetooth hands-free phone system
    •  Blue Link telematics system

    Comfort and Convenience
    •  Panoramic sunroof
    •  Proximity entry w/push button start
    •  Heated front and rear seats

    Exceptional Level of Standard Safety Features
    •  NHTSA 5-STAR overall Crash Test Rating
    •  IIHS Top Safety Pick

    Quality and Reliability Backed by America's Best Warranty

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