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Hyundai Sonata Fuel Economy (MPG)

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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 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 5 20 30 45 60 26.119
  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 fuel economy 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 none 10 20 40 30 70 24.480
  flat light light 20 75 5 0 N/A 15.000
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, the 2003 Hyundai Sonata 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.

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2003 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!
 

2003 Hyundai Sonata Gas Mileage (MPG)

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