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Hyundai Sonata MPG

Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2015 2015 4dr Sedan turbocharged 178hp 1.6L I4 7-sp automated manual FWD 39.79 See details
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2014 2014 4dr Sedan 190-hp 2.4L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 39.03 See details
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2014 2014 4dr Sedan 159-hp 2.4L I4 Hybrid 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 38.5 See details
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2014 2014 4dr Sedan turbocharged 274hp 2.0L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 27.12 See details
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2012 2012 4dr Sedan 190-hp 2.4L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 27 See details
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2012 2012 4dr Sedan 159-hp 2.4L I4 Hybrid 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 32.7 See details
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2012 2012 4dr Sedan turbocharged 274hp 2.0L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 19.81 See details
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2011 2011 4dr Sedan turbocharged 178hp 1.6L I4 7-sp automated manual FWD 28.49 See details
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2011 2011 4dr Sedan 198-hp 2.4L I4 6-sp manual FWD 30.43 See details
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2011 2011 4dr Sedan 190-hp 2.4L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 31.54 See details
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2011 2011 4dr Sedan 159-hp 2.4L I4 Hybrid 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 34.11 See details
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2011 2011 4dr Sedan turbocharged 274hp 2.0L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 26.01 See details
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2010 2010 4dr Sedan 190-hp 2.4L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 29.02 See details
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2009 2009 4dr Sedan turbocharged 178hp 1.6L I4 7-sp automated manual FWD 26.2 See details
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2009 2009 4dr Sedan 198-hp 2.4L I4 6-sp manual FWD 23.67 See details
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2009 2009 4dr Sedan 190-hp 2.4L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 29.93 See details
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2008 2008 4dr Sedan turbocharged 178hp 1.6L I4 7-sp automated manual FWD 26.9 See details
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2008 2008 4dr Sedan 198-hp 2.4L I4 6-sp manual FWD 31.75 See details
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2008 2008 4dr Sedan 190-hp 2.4L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 31.18 See details
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2007 2007 4dr Sedan turbocharged 178hp 1.6L I4 7-sp automated manual FWD 23.68 See details
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2007 2007 4dr Sedan 198-hp 2.4L I4 6-sp manual FWD 29.26 See details
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2007 2007 4dr Sedan 190-hp 2.4L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 27.01 See details
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2006 2006 4dr Sedan turbocharged 178hp 1.6L I4 7-sp automated manual FWD 21.12 See details
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2006 2006 4dr Sedan 198-hp 2.4L I4 6-sp manual FWD 31.5 See details
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2006 2006 4dr Sedan 190-hp 2.4L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 27.51 See details
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2005 2005 4dr Sedan 170-hp 2.7L V6 4-sp shiftable automatic FWD 23.55 See details
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2005 2005 4dr Sedan 138-hp 2.4L I4 4-sp shiftable automatic FWD 23.95 See details
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2004 2004 4dr Sedan 170-hp 2.7L V6 4-sp shiftable automatic FWD 21.18 See details
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2004 2004 4dr Sedan 138-hp 2.4L I4 4-sp shiftable automatic FWD 18.44 See details
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2003 2003 4dr Sedan 170-hp 2.7L V6 4-sp shiftable automatic FWD 22.99 See details
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2003 2003 4dr Sedan 138-hp 2.4L I4 4-sp shiftable automatic FWD 19.74 See details
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2002 2002 4dr Sedan 138-hp 2.4L I4 4-sp shiftable automatic FWD 27.9 See details
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TrueDelta Reviews the Real Gas Mileage of the Hyundai Sonata

Hyundai Sonata Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearComment
In fuel economy as well the 2013 Hyundai Sonata has lost an earlier lead. EPA ratings of 24 mpg city, 35 highway, impressive two years ago, can't match the 2014 Mazda6's 26/38 or the 2013 Altima's 27/38 today. The trip computer reported about 25 in my regular suburban driving, a bit over 30 if I engaged in some mild hypermiling, and about 34 on the highway. When mildly hypermiling the Altima for a few miles its trip computer average approached 40. While trip computers aren't always accurate, others have also reported impressive fuel economy from the Altima. The Mazda has a smaller edge, but an edge nonetheless. see full Hyundai Sonata review
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the Hyundai Sonata

Hyundai Sonata Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2013 4dr Sedan 198-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
With just over 1400 miles so far, it is averaging 28.3mpg combined with the eco option turned off. It has the eco drive option which works well in sustained at speed driving but lags in demanding driving situations. see full Hyundai Sonata review
2013 4dr Sedan 198-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
The fuel economy is pretty good for a car of this size. I have averaged 36.5mpg (imperial gallon) over the last 37000km. 85% highway, 110km/h and little sitting in traffic. It gets very cold here sometimes so the mileage suffers. In Dec/Jan when it reaches -30 C (or colder), I get about 33mpg and in the summer about 40mpg. My best was 44mpg in the summer and worst was 31mpg in mid-winter when the car was new and not broken in. I keep track of the mileage with an app on my cell phone so the numbers above are exact. see full Hyundai Sonata review
2012 4dr Sedan turbocharged 274hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
better than Honda or Santa Fe see full Hyundai Sonata review
2011 4dr Sedan 198-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
35 mpg for a full size car see full Hyundai Sonata review
2011 4dr Sedan 198-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
With less than 1,000 miles I observed 37mpg on the highway. see full Hyundai Sonata review
2011 4dr Sedan turbocharged 274hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Performance of a V6 with the economy of a 4 cyl. see full Hyundai Sonata review
2011 4dr Sedan 200-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Average 24 mpg in town and typically get 38 mpg on trips. All in a large family sedan. Uses regular gas. see full Hyundai Sonata review
2009 4dr Sedan 175-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Best of breed fuel economy speaks for itself. see full Hyundai Sonata review
2009 4dr Sedan 249-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
24-25 mpg city 30+ highway see full Hyundai Sonata review
2009 4dr Sedan 249-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Easily control economy from 20-26mpg depending on driving style, not necessarily road type. see full Hyundai Sonata review
Hyundai Sonata Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2013 4dr Sedan 198-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
I do a lot of rural driving and the MPG struggles to reach 22mpg. I really expected the mpg to be higher. see full Hyundai Sonata review
2012 4dr Sedan turbocharged 274hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Dreadful fuel economy. For long highway drives, the Sonata Turbo can indeed match the 34 mpg EPA rating, but for city driving with A/C, you'll be lucky to get any more than 17 mpg. Even with A/C off, the urban mileage never hits the 20 mpg level. Only 2,700 miles on the engine so far, so this may get better, but the EPA city estimate seems to be pegged too high by Hyundai. see full Hyundai Sonata review
2006 4dr Sedan 235-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
not as good as some competition see full Hyundai Sonata review
2006 4dr Sedan 162-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
I expect more MPG out of a modern I4 engine, as compared to my 10-year Accord. see full Hyundai Sonata review
 

Hyundai Sonata Gas Mileage (MPG)

Unlike other fuel economy surveys, TrueDelta's Real-World Gas Mileage Survey includes questions about how and where a car was driven. So you can get an idea of the Hyundai Sonata's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.