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Hyundai Sonata Fuel Economy (MPG)

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Hyundai Sonata Hyundai Sonata 2015 39.8 MPG Highway Percentage 80 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2015 4dr Sedan turbocharged 178hp 1.6L I4
7-speed automated manual FWD
flat v.lt light 0 0 20 80 60 39.792
2015 4dr Sedan turbocharged 178hp 1.6L I4
7-speed automated manual FWD
flat v.lt light 0 0 20 80 60 39.8  
  Averages flat v.lt light 0 0 20 80 60 39.8
With the turbocharged 178hp 1.6L I4 engine, 7-speed automated manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2015 Hyundai Sonata fuel economy has been averaging 39.8 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2015 Hyundai Sonatas in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (about 80 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (20 percent), in heavy traffic (0 percent), and in the city (0 percent).

In addition the average 2015 Hyundai Sonata in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with an ultra-light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Hyundai Sonata Hyundai Sonata 2014 27.1 MPG Highway Percentage 70 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2014 4dr Sedan turbocharged 274hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med light 5 15 10 70 70 27.118
2014 4dr Sedan turbocharged 274hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med light 5 15 10 70 70 27.1  
  Averages flat med light 5 15 10 70 70 27.1
With the turbocharged 274hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2014 Hyundai Sonata has been averaging 27.1 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2014 Hyundai Sonatas in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (about 70 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (15 percent), in the suburbs (10 percent), and in heavy traffic (5 percent).

In addition the average 2014 Hyundai Sonata in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Hyundai Sonata Hyundai Sonata 2014 39.0 MPG Highway Percentage 90 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2014 4dr Sedan 190-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat v.lt light 0 0 0 100 70 41.100
  flat light light 5 5 10 80 70 36.961
2014 4dr Sedan 190-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 3 3 5 90 70 39.0  
  Averages flat light light 3 3 5 90 70 39.0
With the 190-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2014 Hyundai Sonata gas mileage has been averaging 39.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2014 Hyundai Sonatas in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (about 90 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (5 percent), in heavy traffic (3 percent), and in the city (3 percent).

In addition the average 2014 Hyundai Sonata in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Hyundai Sonata Hyundai Sonata 2014 38.5 MPG Highway Percentage 75 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2014 4dr Sedan 159-horsepower 2.4L I4 Hybrid
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light none 0 0 40 60 65 36.877
  flat light none 0 0 40 60 65 37.749
  hills med light 0 0 0 100 75 34.204
  flat light none 0 0 50 50 65 36.737
  flat light light 0 10 20 70 65 40.807
  flat light light 0 5 5 90 65 41.538
  flat light light 0 0 10 90 65 40.839
  flat light none 0 0 40 60 65 37.201
  flat light light 0 10 20 70 65 40.130
  hills light light 0 0 0 100 70 35.736
  mtns light light 0 0 0 100 65 40.994
  flat light none 0 0 40 60 65 33.908
  flat light light 10 0 30 60 60 39.939
  flat light none 0 0 40 60 65 36.731
  mtns light light 0 0 0 100 65 43.213
  flat light light 0 10 20 70 65 39.323
2014 4dr Sedan 159-horsepower 2.4L I4 Hybrid
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 1 2 22 75 66 38.5  
  Averages flat light light 1 2 22 75 66 38.5
With the 159-horsepower 2.4L I4 Hybrid engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2014 Hyundai Sonata fuel economy has been averaging 38.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2014 Hyundai Sonatas in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 66 miles per hour (about 75 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (22 percent), in the city (2 percent), and in heavy traffic (1 percent).

In addition the average 2014 Hyundai Sonata in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Hyundai Sonata Hyundai Sonata 2012 19.8 MPG Highway Percentage 30 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2012 4dr Sedan turbocharged 274hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med light 20 40 20 20 60 14.000
  flat med light 10 40 40 10 60 17.000
  flat light light 0 60 20 20 65 21.646
  flat v.lt light 0 5 5 90 68 29.400
  flat med hvy 20 50 20 10 50 17.000
2012 4dr Sedan turbocharged 274hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 10 39 21 30 61 19.8  
  Averages flat light light 10 39 21 30 61 19.8
With the turbocharged 274hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2012 Hyundai Sonata has been averaging 19.8 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2012 Hyundai Sonatas in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 39 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 61 miles per hour (30 percent), in the suburbs (21 percent), and in heavy traffic (10 percent).

In addition the average 2012 Hyundai Sonata in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Hyundai Sonata Hyundai Sonata 2012 27.0 MPG Highway Percentage 30 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2012 4dr Sedan 198-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat lead light 40 20 20 20 75 22.100
  flat light none 10 20 30 40 70 31.900
2012 4dr Sedan 198-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med light 25 20 25 30 73 27.0  
  Averages flat med light 25 20 25 30 73 27.0
With the 190-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2012 Hyundai Sonata gas mileage has been averaging 27.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2012 Hyundai Sonatas in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 73 miles per hour (about 30 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in heavy traffic (25 percent), in the suburbs (25 percent), and in the city (20 percent).

In addition the average 2012 Hyundai Sonata in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Hyundai Sonata Hyundai Sonata 2012 32.7 MPG Highway Percentage 29 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2012 4dr Sedan 166-horsepower 2.4L I4 Hybrid
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 5 45 15 35 56 31.200
  flat med none 5 45 15 35 56 36.500
  flat light light 10 40 15 35 62 33.800
  flat light light 10 40 15 35 62 34.300
  flat light none 5 45 15 35 56 35.200
  flat med hvy 5 45 15 35 56 30.700
  flat light hvy 5 45 15 35 56 33.500
  flat med none 5 65 20 10 68 27.400
  flat lead none 10 60 20 10 74 31.700
2012 4dr Sedan 166-horsepower 2.4L I4 Hybrid
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med light 7 48 16 29 61 32.7  
  Averages flat med light 7 48 16 29 61 32.7
With the 159-horsepower 2.4L I4 Hybrid engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2012 Hyundai Sonata fuel economy has been averaging 32.7 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2012 Hyundai Sonatas in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 48 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 61 miles per hour (29 percent), in the suburbs (16 percent), and in heavy traffic (7 percent).

In addition the average 2012 Hyundai Sonata in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Hyundai Sonata Hyundai Sonata 2011 26.0 MPG Highway Percentage 60 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2011 4dr Sedan turbocharged 274hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med hvy 10 15 15 60 70 25.108
  flat med hvy 5 20 15 60 70 22.198
  flat med hvy 5 15 10 70 70 25.920
  flat med hvy 10 50 30 10 70 17.365
  flat med hvy 5 20 15 60 70 19.518
  flat med hvy 30 10 20 40 80 26.639
  flat med hvy 5 10 5 80 75 26.764
  flat med light 50 15 15 20 70 16.374
  flat med hvy 5 20 15 60 70 21.683
  flat med none 0 0 10 90 75 26.845
  flat med none 0 0 25 75 75 28.140
  flat light none 0 25 25 50 60 30.000
  flat med none 0 0 25 75 75 31.232
  flat med none 20 10 10 60 75 28.819
  flat med none 0 0 10 90 75 25.233
  flat med none 0 0 25 75 75 27.682
  flat light light 20 20 20 40 62 23.000
  flat light light 5 25 50 20 60 30.000
  flat light none 0 0 25 75 60 33.333
  flat v.lt none 0 17 0 83 62 34.400
2011 4dr Sedan turbocharged 274hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med light 9 14 18 60 70 26.0  
  Averages flat med light 9 14 18 60 70 26.0
With the turbocharged 274hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2011 Hyundai Sonata has been averaging 26.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2011 Hyundai Sonatas in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (about 60 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (18 percent), in the city (14 percent), and in heavy traffic (9 percent).

In addition the average 2011 Hyundai Sonata in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Hyundai Sonata Hyundai Sonata 2011 28.5 MPG Highway Percentage 43 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2011 4dr Sedan 200-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light hvy 10 20 40 30 60 31.000
  flat light light 2 2 26 70 70 32.500
  flat med hvy 0 35 40 25 74 23.000
  hills med none 5 15 60 20 60 28.000
  flat light none 5 5 10 80 65 38.000
  hills med none 50 0 50 0 N/A 24.000
  flat med hvy 10 10 20 60 70 28.000
  flat light hvy 40 20 10 30 70 24.000
  hills med none 0 35 0 65 70 30.588
  flat light hvy 10 5 20 65 65 27.000
  hills light light 0 15 80 5 65 24.000
  flat light hvy 0 0 5 95 70 39.000
  flat light hvy 5 15 15 65 50 28.743
  flat light none 0 5 85 10 65 25.500
  flat lead none 5 10 60 25 75 24.000
2011 4dr Sedan 200-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 9 13 35 43 66 28.5  
  Averages flat light light 9 13 35 43 66 28.5
With the turbocharged 178hp 1.6L I4 engine, 7-speed automated manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2011 Hyundai Sonata gas mileage has been averaging 28.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2011 Hyundai Sonatas in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 66 miles per hour (about 43 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (35 percent), in the city (13 percent), and in heavy traffic (9 percent).

In addition the average 2011 Hyundai Sonata in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Hyundai Sonata Hyundai Sonata 2011 30.4 MPG Highway Percentage 60 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2011 4dr Sedan 198-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed manual FWD
hills med light 3 27 10 60 70 34.500
  flat light light 0 9 27 64 60 30.000
  flat lead hvy 0 5 1 94 80 35.600
  hills lead none 0 50 0 50 70 26.200
  flat med hvy 0 70 5 25 70 26.300
  flat light light 0 9 27 64 60 30.000
2011 4dr Sedan 198-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed manual FWD
flat med light 1 28 12 60 68 30.4  
  Averages flat med light 1 28 12 60 68 30.4
With the 198-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2011 Hyundai Sonata fuel economy has been averaging 30.4 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2011 Hyundai Sonatas in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 68 miles per hour (about 60 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (28 percent), in the suburbs (12 percent), and in heavy traffic (1 percent).

In addition the average 2011 Hyundai Sonata in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Hyundai Sonata Hyundai Sonata 2011 31.5 MPG Highway Percentage 62 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2011 4dr Sedan 198-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat v.lt none 0 1 9 90 68 28.900
  hills med none 5 10 0 85 50 31.875
  flat med hvy 40 10 10 40 70 30.500
  flat med hvy 5 50 25 20 75 25.500
  flat light light 20 20 40 20 68 21.400
  flat light hvy 0 5 10 85 70 32.527
  mtns light hvy 0 0 15 85 75 32.595
  flat v.lt none 0 1 0 99 62 33.700
  hills light none 5 5 10 80 65 32.000
  hills light hvy 0 15 80 5 75 26.000
  hills v.lt none 5 5 10 80 65 33.607
  flat light light 0 0 20 80 65 37.700
  hills v.lt none 5 5 10 80 65 37.524
  flat light light 0 0 0 100 65 36.960
  flat light hvy 0 0 2 98 55 37.008
  hills light light 5 5 10 80 65 38.261
  flat med light 4 4 64 29 70 30.000
  flat light none 0 0 10 90 60 37.021
  flat light light 0 0 0 100 70 37.209
  flat light hvy 0 70 0 30 70 24.400
  flat light hvy 0 70 0 30 70 24.400
  flat light hvy 0 5 0 95 70 35.400
  flat med hvy 0 70 0 30 70 22.800
  flat light hvy 0 5 0 95 70 34.900
  flat light hvy 0 70 0 30 70 25.000
  flat light light 10 0 20 70 65 32.995
  flat light hvy 0 60 0 40 70 26.500
  flat light hvy 0 2 0 98 70 36.500
  flat light light 5 10 20 65 70 26.000
  hills med hvy 15 30 40 15 70 34.000
  flat light light 0 0 0 100 62 28.000
  flat light none 15 15 40 30 60 32.000
  hills v.lt light 0 10 10 80 70 34.000
  flat light none 0 0 10 90 60 36.101
  flat light none 5 5 5 85 60 37.000
  flat light none 0 10 10 80 65 34.000
  hills light light 0 0 0 100 70 33.700
  flat light light 0 0 0 100 65 37.612
  flat med none 5 50 30 15 60 29.000
  flat light light 10 20 50 20 70 28.000
  flat med none 0 50 25 25 50 21.500
  flat light light 0 25 25 50 70 30.000
  flat light none 0 100 0 0 N/A 27.800
  flat med hvy 5 5 60 30 70 27.000
  flat light hvy 5 10 70 15 60 33.000
  flat light light 10 0 10 80 65 39.000
2011 4dr Sedan 198-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 4 18 16 62 66 31.5  
  Averages flat light light 4 18 16 62 66 31.5
With the 190-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2011 Hyundai Sonata has been averaging 31.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2011 Hyundai Sonatas in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 66 miles per hour (about 62 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (18 percent), in the suburbs (16 percent), and in heavy traffic (4 percent).

In addition the average 2011 Hyundai Sonata in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Hyundai Sonata Hyundai Sonata 2011 34.1 MPG Highway Percentage 54 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2011 4dr Sedan 166-horsepower 2.4L I4 Hybrid
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 28.831
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 30.750
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 29.096
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 26.479
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 22.966
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 34.790
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 34.352
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 28.471
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 32.726
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 31.425
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 34.416
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 65.928
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 34.727
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 83.793
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 32.722
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 41.784
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 27.621
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 46.171
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 30.378
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 36.957
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 29.768
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 36.267
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 30.504
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 35.741
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 35.624
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 37.759
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 35.560
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 82.650
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 32.519
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 38.155
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 32.055
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 30.286
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 32.085
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 46.092
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 25.987
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 22.582
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 32.135
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 30.324
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 31.438
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 31.069
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 28.110
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 34.648
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 32.577
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 33.289
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 27.421
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 25.740
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 24.769
  flat med light 20 30 10 40 75 37.931
  hills v.lt hvy 2 5 63 30 65 38.700
  flat light hvy 10 10 50 30 65 36.000
  flat med none 0 20 30 50 62 32.700
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 24.738
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 13.724
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 28.793
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 39.018
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 14.620
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 32.008
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 27.940
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 28.445
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 30.816
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 60.211
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 46.637
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 24.612
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 30.870
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 31.089
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 32.032
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 36.393
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 26.676
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 31.765
  hills light light 5 5 35 55 60 32.335
2011 4dr Sedan 166-horsepower 2.4L I4 Hybrid
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
hills light light 5 6 35 54 60 34.1  
  Averages hills light light 5 6 35 54 60 34.1
With the 159-horsepower 2.4L I4 Hybrid engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2011 Hyundai Sonata gas mileage has been averaging 34.1 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2011 Hyundai Sonatas in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (about 54 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (35 percent), in the city (6 percent), and in heavy traffic (5 percent).

In addition the average 2011 Hyundai Sonata in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Hyundai Sonata Hyundai Sonata 2010 29.0 MPG Highway Percentage 66 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2010 4dr Sedan 175-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med none 6 12 35 47 70 25.462
  flat light light 5 5 10 80 60 28.000
  flat light none 0 0 40 60 68 33.600
  flat light none 0 0 60 40 60 30.400
  flat light none 10 20 0 70 68 26.700
  flat light hvy 5 5 10 80 60 28.000
  flat light light 5 0 20 75 70 31.000
  flat light light 5 0 20 75 70 29.000
2010 4dr Sedan 175-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 5 5 24 66 66 29.0  
  Averages flat light light 5 5 24 66 66 29.0
With the 190-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2010 Hyundai Sonata fuel economy has been averaging 29.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Hyundai Sonatas in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 66 miles per hour (about 66 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (24 percent), in heavy traffic (5 percent), and in the city (5 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Hyundai Sonata in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Hyundai Sonata Hyundai Sonata 2009 26.2 MPG Highway Percentage 50 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 4dr Sedan 249-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med none 0 0 10 90 60 24.000
  flat med light 0 0 10 90 60 26.000
  flat med hvy 0 0 5 95 75 28.900
  flat med none 5 65 25 5 60 28.000
  flat med light 21 20 25 33 60 28.500
  flat med none 5 65 25 5 60 19.000
  flat light none 22 24 25 29 60 29.000
2009 4dr Sedan 249-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med none 8 25 18 50 62 26.2  
  Averages flat med none 8 25 18 50 62 26.2
With the turbocharged 178hp 1.6L I4 engine, 7-speed automated manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2009 Hyundai Sonata has been averaging 26.2 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Hyundai Sonatas in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 62 miles per hour (about 50 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (25 percent), in the suburbs (18 percent), and in heavy traffic (8 percent).

In addition the average 2009 Hyundai Sonata in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Hyundai Sonata Hyundai Sonata 2009 23.7 MPG Highway Percentage 41 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 4dr Sedan 175-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat light hvy 30 25 10 35 65 27.503
  flat med hvy 4 52 17 26 60 25.300
  flat med none 4 53 17 26 60 23.361
  flat v.lt none 3 3 3 91 70 23.000
  flat v.lt none 24 24 23 29 70 19.175
2009 4dr Sedan 175-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat light light 13 31 14 41 65 23.7  
  Averages flat light light 13 31 14 41 65 23.7
With the 198-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2009 Hyundai Sonata gas mileage has been averaging 23.7 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Hyundai Sonatas in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (about 41 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (31 percent), in the suburbs (14 percent), and in heavy traffic (13 percent).

In addition the average 2009 Hyundai Sonata in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Hyundai Sonata Hyundai Sonata 2009 29.9 MPG Highway Percentage 63 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 4dr Sedan 175-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 0 0 31 69 70 32.940
  flat light light 0 5 10 85 70 31.667
  hills light none 0 0 0 100 65 34.627
  hills light none 0 0 30 70 65 34.107
  flat light none 0 0 31 69 65 34.727
  flat light light 0 0 21 79 65 34.623
  flat light light 0 0 0 100 65 36.533
  hills light none 0 0 7 93 65 35.625
  hills light light 0 0 0 100 70 33.481
  hills light hvy 0 0 5 95 70 33.819
  hills light none 0 0 0 100 65 33.623
  flat v.lt none 0 5 10 85 70 27.295
  hills light hvy 0 0 4 96 75 32.338
  hills light light 0 0 0 100 65 35.410
  flat light hvy 0 0 23 77 65 36.082
  flat light none 0 5 25 70 55 26.000
  flat med hvy 5 40 30 25 60 28.000
  flat light light 5 0 65 30 70 27.000
  flat light hvy 5 10 60 25 60 23.000
  flat light none 0 0 91 9 60 28.000
  flat light hvy 0 0 40 60 65 32.374
  flat med hvy 5 60 20 15 62 19.100
  flat light light 0 25 25 50 68 27.700
  flat light light 5 5 5 85 60 32.000
  flat med light 0 5 25 70 60 32.000
  flat light light 25 2 47 25 65 22.400
  flat light none 0 20 30 50 60 29.478
  flat light light 0 20 80 0 N/A 23.100
  flat light light 20 30 20 30 60 26.000
  flat light light 0 25 25 50 65 25.500
  flat light light 5 25 50 20 50 29.000
  flat med hvy 2 8 80 10 60 24.086
  flat light none 10 0 50 40 65 20.839
  flat light light 13 38 25 25 60 28.400
  flat light none 0 0 30 70 65 25.427
  flat light none 0 0 50 50 60 25.212
  flat light none 10 0 40 50 65 24.966
  flat light hvy 0 0 22 78 65 32.830
  flat med hvy 1 4 75 20 75 24.200
  flat light hvy 0 5 10 85 70 28.776
  flat med light 0 5 10 85 70 28.392
  flat light hvy 0 5 0 95 75 31.700
  flat med hvy 1 4 20 75 75 25.000
  flat med hvy 1 4 42 53 75 32.600
  flat light none 10 0 50 40 65 23.125
  hills med hvy 1 4 20 75 70 34.800
  hills light none 0 8 25 67 65 32.869
  hills light light 0 0 10 90 70 35.182
  hills light light 0 0 30 70 75 32.301
  hills light none 0 0 0 100 65 36.290
  flat light none 10 0 50 40 65 20.833
  flat light hvy 0 0 17 83 65 34.744
  hills light none 0 0 0 100 65 34.091
  flat light light 10 10 40 40 60 30.300
  hills light hvy 0 0 0 100 65 34.923
  mtns light hvy 0 0 16 84 56 33.100
  flat med none 10 10 30 50 60 29.400
  flat light light 0 0 59 41 65 34.152
2009 4dr Sedan 175-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 3 7 28 63 65 29.9  
  Averages flat light light 3 7 28 63 65 29.9
With the 190-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2009 Hyundai Sonata fuel economy has been averaging 29.9 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Hyundai Sonatas in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (about 63 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (28 percent), in the city (7 percent), and in heavy traffic (3 percent).

In addition the average 2009 Hyundai Sonata in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Hyundai Sonata Hyundai Sonata 2008 26.9 MPG Highway Percentage 73 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 4dr Sedan 234-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med hvy 0 75 0 25 75 24.698
  mtns med none 0 0 5 95 75 29.409
  flat med none 0 0 0 100 75 26.600
2008 4dr Sedan 234-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
hills med light 0 25 2 73 75 26.9  
  Averages hills med light 0 25 2 73 75 26.9
With the turbocharged 178hp 1.6L I4 engine, 7-speed automated manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2008 Hyundai Sonata has been averaging 26.9 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Hyundai Sonatas in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 75 miles per hour (about 73 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (25 percent), in the suburbs (2 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Hyundai Sonata in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Hyundai Sonata Hyundai Sonata 2008 31.8 MPG Highway Percentage 57 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 4dr Sedan 162-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat med light 2 14 11 74 75 29.503
  flat light light 10 10 40 40 60 34.000
2008 4dr Sedan 162-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat med light 6 12 26 57 68 31.8  
  Averages flat med light 6 12 26 57 68 31.8
With the 198-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2008 Hyundai Sonata gas mileage has been averaging 31.8 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Hyundai Sonatas in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 68 miles per hour (about 57 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (26 percent), in the city (12 percent), and in heavy traffic (6 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Hyundai Sonata in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Hyundai Sonata Hyundai Sonata 2008 31.2 MPG Highway Percentage 72 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 4dr Sedan 162-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med none 0 5 25 70 60 31.500
  flat med hvy 10 2 1 87 70 30.796
  flat light light 20 15 10 55 70 29.984
  flat light none 0 0 5 95 75 33.708
  flat light light 20 15 10 55 70 29.000
  flat light light 0 0 25 75 60 31.000
  flat light light 2 18 30 50 70 30.727
  flat light light 0 0 15 85 65 32.700
2008 4dr Sedan 162-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 7 7 15 72 68 31.2  
  Averages flat light light 7 7 15 72 68 31.2
With the 190-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2008 Hyundai Sonata fuel economy has been averaging 31.2 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Hyundai Sonatas in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 68 miles per hour (about 72 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (15 percent), in heavy traffic (7 percent), and in the city (7 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Hyundai Sonata in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Hyundai Sonata Hyundai Sonata 2007 23.7 MPG Highway Percentage 50 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2007 4dr Sedan 234-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light none 0 0 50 50 65 22.000
  flat med light 0 5 10 85 70 26.100
  flat med none 10 0 0 90 60 23.000
  flat med light 2 3 3 92 70 26.200
  flat med none 0 50 50 0 N/A 19.800
  flat med light 10 10 30 50 60 21.000
  flat light none 0 10 0 90 68 25.900
  flat light light 0 0 30 70 62 24.500
  flat light light 10 0 40 50 62 23.300
  flat med hvy 11 22 33 33 70 23.200
  flat light light 15 2 38 45 60 27.500
  flat med none 5 20 30 45 60 23.000
  flat med light 25 35 10 30 65 24.000
  flat med light 30 35 0 35 65 23.000
  flat med none 57 0 29 14 60 19.500
  flat med light 0 5 25 70 70 27.643
  flat med none 10 10 30 50 60 24.000
  flat light light 40 40 10 10 60 18.700
  flat med light 5 20 40 35 70 28.500
  flat light light 10 0 40 50 56 22.800
2007 4dr Sedan 234-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med light 12 13 25 50 64 23.7  
  Averages flat med light 12 13 25 50 64 23.7
With the turbocharged 178hp 1.6L I4 engine, 7-speed automated manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2007 Hyundai Sonata has been averaging 23.7 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2007 Hyundai Sonatas in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 64 miles per hour (about 50 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (25 percent), in the city (13 percent), and in heavy traffic (12 percent).

In addition the average 2007 Hyundai Sonata in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Hyundai Sonata Hyundai Sonata 2007 29.3 MPG Highway Percentage 46 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2007 4dr Sedan 162-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat med none 0 33 33 33 75 26.200
  flat light hvy 5 10 45 40 70 27.500
  flat light light 30 30 20 20 65 29.000
  flat med none 0 0 10 90 75 34.348
2007 4dr Sedan 162-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat med light 9 18 27 46 71 29.3  
  Averages flat med light 9 18 27 46 71 29.3
With the 198-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2007 Hyundai Sonata gas mileage has been averaging 29.3 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2007 Hyundai Sonatas in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 71 miles per hour (about 46 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (27 percent), in the city (18 percent), and in heavy traffic (9 percent).

In addition the average 2007 Hyundai Sonata in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Hyundai Sonata Hyundai Sonata 2007 27.0 MPG Highway Percentage 54 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2007 4dr Sedan 162-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light none 25 35 20 20 65 23.200
  flat light light 0 0 10 90 70 34.300
  flat light hvy 0 0 0 100 68 26.100
  flat light none 0 0 0 100 68 29.400
  flat light hvy 22 20 22 35 80 25.000
  flat light hvy 100 0 0 0 N/A 15.600
  flat lead none 0 5 85 10 65 22.759
  flat light none 15 25 25 35 74 22.600
  flat light light 20 20 20 40 60 20.862
  flat v.lt none 5 15 20 60 70 27.500
  flat light none 10 5 35 50 60 24.000
  flat v.lt hvy 0 0 0 100 50 38.600
  flat light light 25 35 20 20 65 24.900
  flat light none 0 0 0 100 75 28.800
  flat v.lt light 5 15 15 65 65 28.000
  flat light hvy 0 0 0 100 60 34.700
  flat v.lt light 5 15 20 60 65 28.500
  flat med hvy 80 0 20 0 N/A 22.000
  flat light none 5 25 45 25 60 29.800
  flat v.lt light 5 15 20 60 70 30.600
  flat med hvy 0 0 0 100 80 31.500
  flat v.lt light 5 15 20 60 70 29.500
  flat light none 5 40 40 15 70 23.000
2007 4dr Sedan 162-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 14 12 19 54 67 27.0  
  Averages flat light light 14 12 19 54 67 27.0
With the 190-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2007 Hyundai Sonata fuel economy has been averaging 27.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2007 Hyundai Sonatas in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 67 miles per hour (about 54 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (19 percent), in heavy traffic (14 percent), and in the city (12 percent).

In addition the average 2007 Hyundai Sonata in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Hyundai Sonata Hyundai Sonata 2006 21.1 MPG Highway Percentage 31 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 4dr Sedan 235-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light none 5 85 10 0 N/A 17.352
  flat light light 0 20 65 15 65 21.805
  flat light light 0 20 80 0 N/A 19.607
  flat light hvy 0 30 70 0 N/A 16.672
  flat med none 0 30 10 60 70 18.275
  flat med none 0 100 0 0 N/A 15.990
  flat med none 0 100 0 0 N/A 15.818
  flat med none 0 90 10 0 N/A 16.525
  flat med light 0 90 10 0 N/A 17.558
  flat v.lt light 20 30 20 30 60 18.500
  flat light light 0 10 10 80 65 28.100
  flat light none 0 10 70 20 60 23.000
  flat light light 0 20 50 30 75 23.848
  flat med light 25 24 25 26 85 29.200
  flat lead light 0 80 10 10 87 19.100
  flat light light 15 45 20 20 60 19.400
  flat light light 10 40 20 30 65 22.300
  flat light light 5 40 20 35 65 23.200
  flat med hvy 5 40 30 25 65 19.400
  flat med none 0 80 20 0 N/A 16.846
  flat med none 0 84 1 15 70 22.000
  flat lead hvy 0 84 1 15 70 19.400
  flat med none 0 91 1 8 60 21.000
  flat lead hvy 0 84 1 15 70 21.000
  flat med light 45 0 55 0 N/A 20.400
  hills light hvy 0 10 80 10 70 23.500
  flat med none 0 10 40 50 50 26.000
  flat light none 10 10 20 60 70 25.000
  flat med light 65 15 0 20 70 23.000
  flat light light 10 25 65 0 N/A 23.500
  flat med none 67 0 0 33 65 16.400
  flat med light 0 5 0 95 65 29.900
  flat light hvy 0 10 50 40 70 19.570
  flat light hvy 0 0 100 0 N/A 21.000
  flat light light 5 10 25 60 70 24.100
  flat light light 10 10 20 60 65 24.000
  flat med none 10 10 10 70 80 20.000
  flat med hvy 45 45 0 10 75 20.000
  flat med hvy 10 40 20 30 65 20.100
  flat light light 5 10 25 60 75 25.100
  flat light none 0 33 33 33 80 22.100
  flat med none 0 0 33 67 80 21.200
  flat med light 11 11 67 11 60 24.500
  flat light none 0 30 33 37 65 24.000
  flat light hvy 0 25 15 60 65 21.961
  flat light light 0 55 10 35 70 18.251
  flat med light 0 40 10 50 65 19.680
  flat med none 0 30 10 60 70 21.707
  flat light light 0 70 30 0 N/A 17.076
  flat med none 0 65 35 0 N/A 15.516
  flat light hvy 0 30 70 0 N/A 17.201
  flat med light 0 90 10 0 N/A 19.879
  flat med none 0 80 20 0 N/A 16.513
  flat med none 0 70 0 30 70 17.222
  hills med light 0 30 30 40 60 20.800
  hills med light 2 8 20 70 75 23.700
  flat med none 0 70 30 0 N/A 17.000
  flat med light 0 50 40 10 60 19.200
  flat med light 2 8 40 50 60 19.500
  flat light none 0 0 80 20 60 22.700
  flat lead none 0 10 0 90 85 23.000
  flat light light 0 0 10 90 80 27.000
  flat med none 25 50 25 0 N/A 17.000
  flat med light 0 0 10 90 70 29.000
  flat light hvy 0 10 0 90 75 27.000
  flat light light 10 10 20 60 65 24.000
2006 4dr Sedan 235-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med light 6 37 26 31 69 21.1  
  Averages flat med light 6 37 26 31 69 21.1
With the turbocharged 178hp 1.6L I4 engine, 7-speed automated manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2006 Hyundai Sonata has been averaging 21.1 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Hyundai Sonatas in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 37 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 69 miles per hour (31 percent), in the suburbs (26 percent), and in heavy traffic (6 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Hyundai Sonata in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Hyundai Sonata Hyundai Sonata 2006 31.5 MPG Highway Percentage 62 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 4dr Sedan 162-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat v.lt light 0 5 30 65 60 36.500
  hills light light 18 22 7 53 60 26.000
  hills light light 13 13 6 68 70 32.000
2006 4dr Sedan 162-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual FWD
hills light light 10 13 14 62 63 31.5  
  Averages hills light light 10 13 14 62 63 31.5
With the 198-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2006 Hyundai Sonata gas mileage has been averaging 31.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Hyundai Sonatas in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 63 miles per hour (about 62 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (14 percent), in the city (13 percent), and in heavy traffic (10 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Hyundai Sonata in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Hyundai Sonata Hyundai Sonata 2006 27.5 MPG Highway Percentage 51 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 4dr Sedan 162-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat lead light 15 15 14 56 75 35.000
  flat med light 21 21 23 34 75 28.000
  flat med hvy 7 5 0 88 70 32.800
  flat light none 0 0 15 85 70 32.000
  flat med hvy 5 30 35 30 70 29.000
  flat lead hvy 15 15 30 40 60 29.000
  flat med light 24 32 19 24 60 24.000
  flat lead light 5 10 35 50 75 29.200
  hills med hvy 20 10 60 10 74 17.400
  flat med light 10 5 2 83 60 27.813
  flat med hvy 0 40 50 10 60 25.000
  flat light light 10 10 15 65 68 25.800
  flat lead hvy 21 22 23 35 80 25.000
  flat light none 0 20 10 70 75 28.600
  flat light light 10 2 2 86 62 30.100
  flat med light 10 40 25 25 60 23.000
  flat light none 5 15 20 60 60 26.200
  flat light none 5 15 20 60 65 27.200
2006 4dr Sedan 162-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med light 10 17 22 51 68 27.5  
  Averages flat med light 10 17 22 51 68 27.5
With the 190-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2006 Hyundai Sonata fuel economy has been averaging 27.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Hyundai Sonatas in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 68 miles per hour (about 51 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (22 percent), in the city (17 percent), and in heavy traffic (10 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Hyundai Sonata in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Hyundai Sonata Hyundai Sonata 2005 23.6 MPG Highway Percentage 72 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2005 4dr Sedan 170-horsepower 2.7L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med hvy 3 6 6 86 65 24.000
  flat light light 0 0 43 57 70 23.100
2005 4dr Sedan 170-horsepower 2.7L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med hvy 2 3 25 72 68 23.6  
  Averages flat med hvy 2 3 25 72 68 23.6
With the 170-horsepower 2.7L V6 engine, 4-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2005 Hyundai Sonata has been averaging 23.6 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2005 Hyundai Sonatas in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 68 miles per hour (about 72 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (25 percent), in the city (3 percent), and in heavy traffic (2 percent).

In addition the average 2005 Hyundai Sonata in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Hyundai Sonata Hyundai Sonata 2005 24.0 MPG Highway Percentage 40 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2005 4dr Sedan 138-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 0 10 10 80 60 31.100
  flat med none 20 80 0 0 N/A 16.800
2005 4dr Sedan 138-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med none 10 45 5 40 60 24.0  
  Averages flat med none 10 45 5 40 60 24.0
With the 138-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 4-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2005 Hyundai Sonata gas mileage has been averaging 24.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2005 Hyundai Sonatas in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 45 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (40 percent), in heavy traffic (10 percent), and in the suburbs (5 percent).

In addition the average 2005 Hyundai Sonata in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Hyundai Sonata Hyundai Sonata 2004 21.2 MPG Highway Percentage 37 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2004 4dr Sedan 170-horsepower 2.7L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med light 0 15 35 50 70 20.700
  flat light light 5 25 60 10 70 22.149
  flat med light 0 15 35 50 70 20.700
2004 4dr Sedan 170-horsepower 2.7L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med light 2 18 43 37 70 21.2  
  Averages flat med light 2 18 43 37 70 21.2
With the 170-horsepower 2.7L V6 engine, 4-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2004 Hyundai Sonata fuel economy has been averaging 21.2 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2004 Hyundai Sonatas in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 43 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (37 percent), in the city (18 percent), and in heavy traffic (2 percent).

In addition the average 2004 Hyundai Sonata in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Hyundai Sonata Hyundai Sonata 2004 18.4 MPG Highway Percentage 28 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2004 4dr Sedan 138-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med hvy 5 10 60 25 75 15.882
  flat med hvy 10 30 30 30 60 21.000
2004 4dr Sedan 138-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med hvy 8 20 45 28 68 18.4  
  Averages flat med hvy 8 20 45 28 68 18.4
With the 138-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 4-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2004 Hyundai Sonata has been averaging 18.4 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2004 Hyundai Sonatas in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 45 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 68 miles per hour (28 percent), in the city (20 percent), and in heavy traffic (8 percent).

In addition the average 2004 Hyundai Sonata in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Hyundai Sonata Hyundai Sonata 2003 23.0 MPG Highway Percentage 36 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2003 4dr Sedan 170-horsepower 2.7L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 5 20 30 45 60 26.119
  flat light none 0 0 70 30 70 21.000
  hills med none 20 40 20 20 62 21.400
  flat light light 20 40 20 20 62 23.500
  flat v.lt hvy 6 3 3 89 65 22.917
  flat light light 0 0 90 10 60 23.000
2003 4dr Sedan 170-horsepower 2.7L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 9 17 39 36 63 23.0  
  Averages flat light light 9 17 39 36 63 23.0
With the 170-horsepower 2.7L V6 engine, 4-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2003 Hyundai Sonata gas mileage has been averaging 23.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2003 Hyundai Sonatas in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 39 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 63 miles per hour (36 percent), in the city (17 percent), and in heavy traffic (9 percent).

In addition the average 2003 Hyundai Sonata in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Hyundai Sonata Hyundai Sonata 2003 19.7 MPG Highway Percentage 15 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2003 4dr Sedan 138-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 20 75 5 0 N/A 15.000
  flat light none 10 20 40 30 70 24.480
2003 4dr Sedan 138-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 15 48 23 15 70 19.7  
  Averages flat light light 15 48 23 15 70 19.7
With the 138-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 4-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2003 Hyundai Sonata fuel economy has been averaging 19.7 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2003 Hyundai Sonatas in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 48 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (23 percent), in heavy traffic (15 percent), and on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (15 percent).

In addition the average 2003 Hyundai Sonata in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Hyundai Sonata Hyundai Sonata 2002 27.9 MPG Highway Percentage 50 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2002 4dr Sedan 149-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med light 5 15 30 50 74 27.900
2002 4dr Sedan 149-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med light 5 15 30 50 74 27.9  
  Averages flat med light 5 15 30 50 74 27.9
With the 138-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 4-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2002 Hyundai Sonata has been averaging 27.9 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2002 Hyundai Sonatas in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 74 miles per hour (about 50 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (30 percent), in the city (15 percent), and in heavy traffic (5 percent).

In addition the average 2002 Hyundai Sonata in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.

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2002 Hyundai Sonata Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2002 4dr Sedan 149-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Competition is not any better, and Sonata (specially in used market) is not beatable!
 

Hyundai Sonata Gas Mileage (MPG)

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