The Koreans in Seoul Hyundai launched the new Sonata Hybrid. The manufacturer announced that the sedan comes with a superior design competition and improved performance compared to its predecessor.
The new Sonata comes equipped with a 2.0-liter petrol engine capable of delivering 156 hp Volume in turn associated with 52 hp electric one. Generally, the car's power reaches 208 hp and a torque of 393 Nm. The Koreans say it is rated at 5.5 l per 100 km driven. Also for low fuel consumption has been replaced mechanical type oil pump with an electric.
It did not forget the passenger's comfort, so the engineers have mounted the batteries hybrid system in the floor of the trunk, which allowed an increase in cargo volume by 10%. The manufacturer declares that the new model has invested 164 million dollars and hopes to sell 55,000 units annually. This hybrid drive premise location of all the elements in a single housing, which resulted that INR reduced fuel consumption.