So a few days ago Porsche revealed their new hybrid Panamera which, to all intents and purposes, is the best hybrid sedan of all time. But if that’s a bit too rich for you, check out the 2017 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid. This is a perfectly acceptable hybrid car that starts at 34 grand and delivers goods styling, decent quality, excellent features, and an EV mode.
The powertrain in the 2017 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid, which is actually a plug-in system, consists of a 2.0-liter Nu four-cylinder GDI engine coupled with a 50 kW Transmission-Mounted Electrical Device (TMED) inside a six-speed unit. The system is backed by a 9.8 kWh lithium-ion polymer battery pack, has 202 combined horsepower, does 99 MPGe in EV mode and 39 MPG in Hybrid mode, and 27 miles of zero-emission electric drive.
With distinctive styling and a range of new colors, the 2017 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid counts on its rich list of features, relative to the price tag, to appeal to the customers. With this car you get the Sonata Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle remotely via the Blue Link smartphone app with services such as real-time status update and start or stop charging, Blue Pearl leather seats, standard advanced Blind Spot Detection system and Rear Cross-traffic Alert (RCTA), Hands-free Smart Trunk, and…
Prices for the Sonata Hybrid start at $34,600 for the base, $38,600 for the Limited, and $38,600 for the Limited with Blue Peal interior. The car is currently eligible for a $4,919 federal tax credit.