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2014 Sonata Hybrid is visually differentiated from the non-hybrid versions with unique styling elements.


• Standard 4.3-inch touchscreen color audio
   display with rearview camera
• Standard HD Radio technology, which is
   combined with refreshed HVAC controls
• Standard LED dome lights provide premium
   illumination in the cabin


The exterior of the 2014 Sonata Hybrid features a distinctive exterior that sets it apart from other Sonatas. The combination of unique front and rear fascias with LED headlight accents and LED taillights, reduced drag 16-inch or 17-inch Eco-spoke alloy wheels, and exclusive Blue Drive badging create a signature appearance.

Hybrid model visual differentiation:
• Unique front fascia (front bumper and
• Headlight LED accents
• Front fog light design
• Unique rear bumper
• LED combination taillights
• Chrome bodyside moldings
• Special 16 and 17-inch alloy wheels
  (reduces coefficient of drag)
• Blue background Hyundai logo on hood
  and trunk lid
• Blue Sonata and Hybrid emblems on
   trunk lid
• Blue Drive badge on front fenders
• Virtual Engine Sound System (VESS) - Audible alert sound during low-speed electric vehicle
   operation for pedestrian safety (under 18 MPH)
   — Transmits an artifical engine noise when activated or when the vehicle is operating in silent
      EV-only mode
   — Enhances safety to pedestrians, alerting them of vehicle approaching


Unique Design includes:

  • Lower side sills
  • Undercovers
  • Chrome lower molding
  • Blue Drive badge


    Interior - Hybrid model visual differentiation:

    • 4.2-inch LCD advanced trip computer with Hybrid
      Technology Display
    • Hybrid technology display (Navigation equipped
       models only)
    • Supervision instrument panel cluster (with Eco
       guide, deletes tachometer)
    • Unique interior trim - brushed aluminum design
    • Rear seat fixed bench with center pass-through
       for longer cargo - panel for trunk access
       located behind rear seat armrest.

    Blue Link™ Telematics System

    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 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.

    Connected Care Package (1-Year Trial)

  • Automatic Collision Notification
  • Enhanced Roadside Assistance
  • SOS Emergency Assistance
  • Monthly Vehicle Health Report
  • Auto Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) Notification
  • Service Link
  • Maintenance Alert
  • Recall Advisor
  • Blue Link App (smartphone)

    Remote Package (3-month trial)

  • Remote Door Lock/Unlock
  • Remote Horn and Lights
  • Car Finder
  • Remote Start*
  • Alarm Notification
  • Panic Notification
  • Stolen Vehicle Recovery
  • Stolen Vehicle Slowdown
  • Vehicle Immobilization
  • Valet Alert
  • Geo-Fence
  • Speed Alert
  • Curfew Alert

    Guidance Package (3-month trial)

  • Destination Search powered by Google
  • Point-of-Interest Web Search and Download
  • Turn-by-Turn Navigation**

    *   Requires Push-button start and either A/T or DCT. Climate Control feature requires
         fully-automatic temperature control.

    ** For vehicles without factory-installed navigation


    BlueLink Telematics Video Guide      Blue Link consumer website   

    Blue Link Packages/Content/Fees Overview    Blue Link Options Operations Chart   

    Blue Link User Manual - Audio    Blue Link User Manual - Navigation  

    See more Product Links below



    Breakthrough lithium polymer technology and
    Class-leading Warranty among Hybrid competitors

    • Sonata Hybrid-related components:
       — Hybrid battery pack assembly, Hybrid starter generator,
           Hybrid power control unit, Auto transmission including
           traction motor

    • Sonata Hybrid Battery Lifetime Warranty:
       — 2014 Sonata Hybrids
       — Non-transferable, applies to original owners only
       — Subsequent owners - warranty is limited to 10 years from date
           of original retail sales or 100,000 miles, whichever comes first

    Warranty Sonata Hybrid Camry Hybrid Fusion Hybrid
    Bumper-to-Bumper 5-year /
    60K mile
    3-year /
    36K mile
    3-year /
    36K mile
    Powertrain 10-year /
    100K mile
    5-year /
    60K mile
    5-year /
    60K mile
    Hybrid-related Components 10-year/
    100K mile
    8-year /
    100K mile
    8-year /
    100K mile
    Hybrid Battery Replacement Guarantee Lifetime 8-year /
    100K mile
    8-year /
    100K mile

    • Advantages over Nickel-Metal Hydride batteries used in competitor's hybrid models:
       — 25% less weight - improves overall vehicle weight and fuel economy
       — 40% less volume - improves interior packaging efficiency
       — 10% more efficiency - smarter, better performance

    • Advantages over Lithium Ion batteries:
       — More compact
       — Greater power density
       — Lower vehicle weight

      Sonata Hybrid has best-in-class engine horsepower and coefficient of drag 

    • 2.4L MPI Theta II Atkinson Cycle Engine
       — Horsepower: 159HP @ 5,500 rpm
       — Torque 154 lb-ft @ 4,250 rpm
       — DOHC 16 valve w/Dual Camshaft Continuously Variable Valve Timing (CVVT)

    • Electric Motor (located inside the transmission)
       — Horsepower: 47 HP (35 kW) @ 1,630 - 3,000 rpm
       — Torque: 151 lb-ft @ 0 - 1,630 rpm
       — Interior-Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor
       — Lithium-polymer battery (474 kW)

    • Hybrid System Performance Combined
       — Total Horsepower: 199HP / Torque: 195 lb-ft

      2014 Sonata Hybrid 2013 Camry
    2013 Fusion
    Engine 2.4L I4 @ 159 HP 2.5L I4 @ 156 HP 2.0L I4 @ 141 HP
    Electric Motor 270 V 245 V 275 V
    Net Horsepower 199 HP 200 HP 188 HP
    Battery Technology Lithium Polymer Nickel Metal Hydride Lithium-Ion
    Coefficient of Drag 0.25 0.27 0.27
    Fuel Economy
    36/40/37 (Limited)
    43/39/41 -  LE
    40/38/40 - XLE

    • Highway fuel mileage is a KEY competitive strength for Sonata Hybrid. Most hybrid
       competitors cannot use their electric motor assist at highway speeds, only at low speeds.
       This is why most hybrids have higher city mileage than highway mileage. Sonata can use
       electric motor assist all the way up to 74 mph — which is the key factor behind its 40 mpg
       highway mileage.


    Hybrid Additional Features

    Regenerative Braking
    Converting the kinetic energy into electrical energy rather than thermal energy through the friction brakes reduces the wear on the brake linings so they last longer.

    Electric Power-Assisted Steering (EPAS) and Air Conditioning
    • The EPAS is independent of the engine so it provides assistance when the engine is not
       running or is in electric drive mode.
    • The air conditioning also features an electrically driven compressor so the interior
       temperature is maintained during engine-off driving and allows for more precise on-demand
       control, cutting fuel consumption.

    12-volt Battery
    • 12-volt battery mounted in
    • Used to start gasoline engine
    • Runs accessories when engine
       is off

    For better overall weight distribution, the Hybrid's regular 12-volt battery is located in the trunk. It's found under the hood in regular Sonata models. In the Hybrid, this 12-volt battery serves the same purpose in supplying power to start the gasoline engine and run accessories like the radio or headlights when the engine is turned off and the car is parked.

    HSG (Hybrid Starter Generator)

    10.5 kW Hybrid Starter Generator (HSG) automatically restarts engine when pressure applied to accelerator and is used to charge the hybrid battery. One of the keys to hybrid efficiency is the ability to shut off the gasoline engine when it's not needed. This saves fuel and reduces emissions. When the power of the gasoline engine is needed for acceleration or to recharge the hybrid batteries, the Hybrid Starter Generator starts it.


    Hybrid Vehicle Operation

  • Full parallel hybrid drive system
  • Operates on electric motor, gasoline engine and combination of the two


    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
    • Electronic Stability Control (ESC) with Traction
      Control System (TCS)
    • ABS with Electronic Brake-force Distribution
       (EBD) and Brake Assist
    • Active front head restraints
      — Anti-whiplash system
    • Seatbelt pre-tensioner with force limiters
    • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)

    NHTSA 5-Star crash rating and IIHS Top Safety Pick

    NHTSA Crash Test Overall Front
    Front Passenger Side Front Seat Side Rear Seat Rollover
    Sonata and Hybrid

    High-level of Standard safety equipment

    Standard Features 2014 Sonata 2013 Camry 2013 Accord 2013 Altima 2013 Fusion 2013 Malibu 2013 Passat
    Total Standard Airbags 6 10 6 6 8 8 6
    Active Front Head Restraints -- -- -- -- -- --
    ESC with Traction Control
    Anti-lock Brake System (ABS)
    Electronic Brake-Force Distribution (EBD) w/Brake Assist (BA)
    Daytime Running Lights (DRL) -- --

  • Product Links

    Accessory Brochure       Sonata Hybrid Guide      eBrochure     Fast Facts      

    Hybrid Key Selling Points      Sonata Hybrid FAQ's      Hybrid Maximizing Mileage    

    Hybrid Emissions Warranty 2012-2015   Sonata Hybrid Quick Reference Guide

    Product Overview

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

    Sleek, Distinctive Design
    • Winner of Strategic Vision's Total Value Award for the Midsize Car Segment
    • "Class-above" large car EPA interior volume

    Outstanding Power and Fuel Efficiency
    • 2.4L Hybrid with 40 highway MPG

    • Bluetooth hands-free phone system w/wireless
       streaming audio
    • Standard Blue Link telematics system w/3 years
       of Assurance Connected Care
    • Available color trip computer and color LCD
       touchscreen audio

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

    Exceptional Level of Standard Safety
    • NHTSA 5-star overall Crash Test Rating
    • IIHS Top Safety Pick
    • Wide availability of rearview camera options

    Quality and Reliability backed by American's Best Warranty

    • First in industry lifetime hybrid battery warranty

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