2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid - electric engine, specs, photos
At the Detroit Auto Show NAIAS-2015, the Hyundai company presented at once two hybrid modifications of the sedan Sonata. Koreans offered to North American buyers rechargeable hybrid, that can travel on electric power up to 35 kilometers. In comparison with the conventional Sonata Hybrid the novelty possesses more capacious lithium-polymer battery (9.8 against 1.62 kWh). The body with smooth bends has coefficient of the aerodynamic resistance 0.24, and while the main external difference between the two hybrids lies on the availabilaty at modification of PHEV port of charging on the left forward wing.
New 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid has received a couple of exclusive colors under the names Graphite Blue Pearl and Seaport Mist. The interior is decorated in beige or gray shade, the seats can be finished as a woven fabric and leather.
Under a cowl of 2016 Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid there is a power plant with the 4-cylinder petrol Nu engine of 2 liters and the 50 kW electric motor located in a 6-staged automatic transmission instead of the hydrotransformer. The engine produces 154 hp and 190 Nm, while the total power amounts to 202 horsepower.
In the US, the hybrid vehicle buyers are expected by various preferences of federal or local level. For example, in California in will cost 1,500 dollars cheaper and have access to dedicated traffic lanes.