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2021 Hyundai Sonata Complete In-depth Review & Buying Guide

Updated on: November 10, 2020

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Sedan lovers all around the world know how prolific the Hyundai Sonata is. With a starting price of $23,600, the 2021 Hyundai Sonata still remains one of the most sorted after sedans in the U.S. The Hyundai Sonata witnessed some heavy refurbishments when it went through a generation change in the year 2020. Speaking of the year 2021, since people are still getting familiar with the design of the 7th-generation Sonata which was launched in 2020, the 2021 year model has not undergone any such major changes. The 2021 Hyundai Sonata locks its horns with some of the most prominent names like the Toyota Camry, Honda Accord, and the Mazda 6.

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However, a couple of tweaks are being made to the 2021 Hyundai Sonata which includes a new wheel and tire combo and a couple of additional features. The base version will initiate from $23,600 and the range-topping 2021 Hyundai Sonata Limited will set you back at $33,850. The 2021 Hyundai Sonata has already been released and is now available at your nearest Hyundai dealerships. However, the 2021 Hyundai Elantra N Line Sports Performance sedan is all set to make its debut by the fall of the year 2020. Let's find out how the 2021 Hyundai Sonata is strategically placed in the U.S. 

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Pros

Gets a wide suite of technological features

Composed ride quality

Two engine options

Spacious cabin

Great cargo capacity

Cons

Engine does not feel engaging to drive

Interior doesn’t feel as premium as some other rivals

What's New?

New wheel and tire combo


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Ratings

Features

7.7

Engine And Performance

7.0

Fuel Economy

5.0

Interior

8.3

Exterior

5.0

Safety

8.0

Competition

8.0

Final Verdict

7.5

7.2

OVERALL RATING

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Trims and Configurations

MSRP


2021 Hyundai Sonata SE

SE

power
191 hp @ 6100 rpm
fuel
Regular unleaded
mpg
31 combined

$23,600


Style Prices MPG Engine Transmission Drivetrain Seats Colors
SE 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl 8A) Starting at $23,600 MSRP (28/31/37) 191 hp @ 6100 rpm, 2.5 L, Inline 4, Regular unleaded
8-speed Automatic front wheel drive 5

2021 Hyundai Sonata SEL

SEL

power
191 hp @ 6100 rpm
fuel
Regular unleaded
mpg
31 combined

$25,700


Style Prices MPG Engine Transmission Drivetrain Seats Colors
SEL 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl 8A) Starting at $25,700 MSRP (28/31/37) 191 hp @ 6100 rpm, 2.5 L, Inline 4, Regular unleaded
8-speed Automatic front wheel drive 5

2021 Hyundai Sonata SEL Plus

SEL Plus

power
308 hp @ 6800 rpm
fuel
Regular unleaded
mpg
31 combined

$27,650


Style Prices MPG Engine Transmission Drivetrain Seats Colors
SEL Plus 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 8A) Starting at $27,650 MSRP (28/31/37) 308 hp @ 6800 rpm, 3.6 L, Inline 4, Regular unleaded
8-speed Automatic front wheel drive 5

2021 Hyundai Sonata Limited

Limited

power
308 hp @ 6800 rpm
fuel
Regular unleaded
mpg
31 combined

$33,500


Style Prices MPG Engine Transmission Drivetrain Seats Colors
Limited 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 8A) Starting at $33,500 MSRP (28/31/37) 308 hp @ 6800 rpm, 3.6 L, Inline 4, Regular unleaded
8-speed Automatic front wheel drive 5

Expert Review

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Overall Rating


The Hyundai Sonata will march into the year 2021 with the same engine options as the 2020 model. This implies that the 2021 Hyundai Sonata will offer a 2.5L naturally aspirated I4 engine as standard, while the top trims will get a 1.6L turbocharged 4-pot. 

Hyundai Sonata faces stiff competition from the evergreen Honda Accord, Toyota Camry, and the Mazda6. Here’s our take on the 2021 Hyundai Sonata that is soon going to be on sale in the market.

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7.7/10
Features

7.0/10
Engine and Performance

5.0/10
Fuel Economy

8.3/10
Interior

5.0/10
Exterior

8.0/10
Safety

8.0/10
Competition

7.5/10
Final Verdict


2021 Hyundai Sonata Features

7.7/10

The 2021 Hyundai Sonata is available in four trims; SE, SEL, SEL Plus, and Limited. The SE and the SEL trims are powered by a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine while the rest of the line-up gets a more potent turbocharged 1.6-liter engine doing the power duties. As standard, the 2021 Hyundai Sonata comes loaded with a long list of features including Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility.

The prices for the 2021 Hyundai Sonata start at $23,600 for the base SE trim and max out at $33,850 for the top of the line Limited trim. Apart from these standard trims, the company offers ample additional goodies and packages that can be availed on the Sonata. 

Trim

SE

SEL

SEL Plus

Limited

MSRP

$23,600

$25,700

$28,200

$33,850

Key Features

8-inch touchscreen

Hands-free trunk opener

Wireless charging pad

Digital key feature

 

Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

Heated mirrors

Digital instrument cluster

Automated remote parking system

 

LED headlights

Blind-spot monitor

Rear charge-only USB port

Surround-view parking camera

 

Adaptive cruise control

Power-adjustable driver's seat

Simulated leather and faux-suede upholstery

Head-up display

 

Lane-keeping and lane-centering assist

Keyless entry and ignition

 

 

The SE starts at a base MSRP of $23,600 and offers pretty basic and necessary equipment for the price paid. Despite being the base trim, the Hyundai Sonata SE gets some pretty cool features such as adaptive cruise control, LED headlights, and much more. 

The SEL starts at a base MSRP of $25,700 and offers two primary option packages to choose from. The first would be the Convenience package, and then the Premium package. Apart from these packages, the trim adds features such as a hands-free trunk opener, heated mirrors, power-adjustable driver’s seat, and much more over the base SE trim. 

The SEL Plus starts at a base MSRP of $28,200 and the most prominent enhancement in the SEL Plus trim is the incorporation of a more potent turbocharged 1.6L engine. Apart from this, the trim underscores highlight such as a digital instrument cluster, wireless charging pad, leather, and faux-suede upholstery, and much more. 

The last trim would be the Limited trim which starts at a base MSRP of $33,850. Since it is the range-topper, it gets all the features these packages have to offer hence there are no options to choose from here.

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2021 Hyundai Sonata Maintenance, Reliability and Warranty

The current generation Hyundai Sonata is among the above-average sedans out there. You should be able to say that the car is pretty reliable more often than not because of the Hyundai badging at the nose. According to the J D Power reports which you will see in just a bit, the car has only had two recalls in the model year 2020 and they gave it a rating of 4 out of 5.

Reliability and Ownership Costs

Though there are a number of ways and techniques for deriving the actual reliability and ownership experience of a vehicle, one of the most trusted ways is to call attention to what J.D. Power says about it. The J.D. Power Report gives ratings to vehicles on certain parameters like the Quality, Driving experience, resale value, etc. The ratings are mainly based on reviews by car-owners. 

Speaking of the Sonata, the 2020 Hyundai Sonata bagged a total score of 76 out of a maximum 100, which happens to be a decent score. Below is a further breakdown of this score:

  • Quality and reliability: 74 out of 100
  • Driving Experience: 78 out of 100
  • Resale: 82 out of 100
  • Dealership Experience: 74 out of 100

Since the 2021 Hyundai Sonata sedan is a carryover model, with just some minor tweaks to the features list, we expect the same score to imply on the new model as well.

Car prices vary from state to state all across the US. The main reasons being the different levels of state taxes as well as the destination charges and dealer discounts. The prices of the Hyundai Sonata are almost the same everywhere with just slight deviations. The average price paid for a 2020 Hyundai Sonata is close to $26,300. 

Particulars

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Total

Tax Credit

$0

$0

$0

$0

$0

$0

Insurance

$685

$709

$734

$759

$786

$3,673

Maintenance

$321

$520

$409

$939

$1,832

$4,021

Repairs

$0

$0

$0

$0

$646

$646

Taxes & Fees

$221

$0

$200

$0

$200

$621

Financing

$1,083

$872

$645

$403

$146

$3,149

Depreciation

$3,526

$1,607

$1,521

$1,784

$1,690

$10,128

Fuel

$1,603

$1,651

$1,700

$1,751

$1,804

$8,509

True-cost to own

$7,439

$5,359

$5,209

$5,636

$7,104

$30,747

Speaking of the ownership costs, the Hyundai Sonata seeks a tad more than 30,000USD over a span of 5 years. This amount includes a number of costs such as insurance, taxes and dealership charges, depreciation, repairs, fuel, financing, etc. It is pretty economical to own a Hyundai Sonata as the sedan’s cost of ownership is one of the lowest in the segment. 

Warranty

When it comes to warranty, reliability plays a major role in will the car last, or will it break apart. Happily, Hyundai is amongst the big automotive giants across the globe and they make reliable cars and offer decent warranty periods. 

Talking about the warranty package on the Sonata, well just like every other Hyundai model, the Accent too comes with a truly extensive and utilitarian warranty package. 

Criteria

Period

Limited warranty

5 yr./ 60,000 miles; whichever is earlier

Powertrain warranty

10 yr./ 100,000 miles; whichever is earlier

24-hour roadside assistance

3 yr./ 36,000 miles; whichever is earlier

When it comes to offering a truly extensive and impressive warranty package that ensures true peace of mind, Hyundai leads the pack. The Korean auto marque’s liberal warranty package outshines the packages offered by rivals such as Honda, Volkswagen, and Mazda

Miles Per Dollar

The true cost to own a Hyundai Sonata over the length of 5 years and 15,000 miles driven is $33,470. That makes a miles-per-dollar figure of 2.3.

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2021 Hyundai Sonata Buying Advice

The SEL trim is a slight bump in price over the SE trim but the standard equipment you get in turn is absolutely sweet. The modern amenities are worth the upgrade and the more potent turbocharged 1.6L mill is just the cherry on top that makes this deal worth every single buck. 

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The Sonata has been heavily redesigned that too quite frequently. That means the ones buying the all-new 20201 Sonata will have a completely different experience than the ones opting for the 2020 model, the 2020 model owners will also have a really different experience than the one opting for the 2019 model.

The biggest difference with the 2020 models was the powertrain options and the standard safety equipment which was a lot more than the 2019 model year for sure. You could look into the older versions but do know that they will be completely different vehicles and be mindful of the amenities you will lose as a result.


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2021 Hyundai Sonata Engine and Performance

7.0/10

Under the hood, the 2021 Hyundai Sonata remains unchanged over its outgoing version. That means a set of tame and not necessarily fun engines are available to power this sensible sedan. A total of two engines are available for the 2021 Hyundai Sonata. The SE & the SEL trims get a naturally-aspirated 2.5L four-cylinder engine that pushes out 191hp. The figure does sound underwhelming but it is enough for the audience this car is aimed at which consists of “sensible” drivers who are not in a need of outright performance.

2021 Hyundai Sonata gets a 2.5L Engine

The rest of the line-up of the 2021 Hyundai Sonata gets a smaller yet punchier 1.6L turbocharged engine whose power and torque figures stand at 180 horsepower and 195 lb-ft. here too, Hyundai wants this engine to be a choice for the ones wanting more performance out of there but they can now save some fuel while they’re at it as well. This engine is much better at putting down a rush of torque to the ground at quite low RPMs which makes it quick off the line.

Models

2021 Hyundai Sonata

2021 Toyota Camry

2021 Honda Accord

2021 Mazda 6

MSRP

$23,600

$24,970

$24,770

$24,325

Engine

2.5L NA I4

2.5L NA I4

1.5L turbocharged I4

2.5L I4

Drivetrain

FWD

FWD

FWD

FWD

Transmission

8-Speed automatic

8-Speed automatic

CVT

6-Speed automatic

Horsepower

191hp @ 6,100rpm

203hp @ 6,600rpm

192hp @ 5,500rpm

187hp @ 6,000rpm

Torque

181lb-ft @ 4,000rpm

184lb-ft @ 5,000rpm

192lb-ft @ 1,600rpm

186lb-ft @ 4,000rpm

Toyota Camry has the best power figures on paper here but Honda Accord puts out the most torque owing to its turbocharged engine. Also, only Accord here gets a CVT while the others get an automatic transmission.

2021 Hyundai Sonata Acceleration And Braking Performance

Both the engines of the 2021 Hyundai Sonata are paired to an 8-speed automatic transmission that delivers all the power to the front wheels. The 8-Speed transmission is quite effective, however, it also makes the Sonata marginally slower than its rivals. The 2021 Hyundai Sonata can complete a 0-60 MPH sprint in 7.9 secs

The braking of the 2021 Hyundai Sonata is nothing special but there are some strange habits to it. The pedal emits a slight pulsation when you apply light pressure continuously. Apart from that, there is nothing to praise or object to it. It stops from 60-0MPH at a distance of 121 feet.

Models

2021 Hyundai Sonata

2021 Toyota Camry

2021 Honda Accord

2021 Mazda 6

0-60 MPH

7.9 secs

7.6 secs

7.2 secs

7.1 secs

Quarter mile

15.9 secs

15.7 secs

15.3 secs

15.4 secs

Top Speed

NA

NA

NA

NA

60-0 MPH

121 feet

127 feet

120 feet

127 feet

The Camry unsurprisingly trumps the others in straight-line performance while the Accord has the shortest braking distance. Hyundai is the slowest in this competition but surprisingly has better braking performance than most of its competitors.

2021 Hyundai Sonata Ride & Handling

The Sonata received a complete revamp for the year 2020 and the new one carry's forward the same dynamics. The 2021 Hyundai Sonata sits lower to the ground and feels connected to the road. The 2.5L Naturally Aspirated engine pushes out more horsepower, however, you will find most of the power in higher revs. The suspension setup feels a bit boaty and does not inspire that much confidence. 

However, with the 1.6L Turbocharged powerplant under the hood, the 2021 Hyundai Sonata feels punchier and responsive as the maximum torque is found at the lower revving range itself. The ride ultimately is composed and at higher speeds, the new 2021 Sonata feels planted on the road. Overall, the 2021 Hyundai Sonata is a great choice as a daily driver as the steering feels light for maneuvers in congested spaces. 

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2021 Hyundai Sonata Fuel Economy

5.0/10

Since the engine line-up for the 2021 Hyundai Sonata will be the same as the 2020 model year, the fuel efficiency stays the same as well. The 1.6L turbocharged engine is also surprisingly frugal all courtesy of its small size. That being said, both the engines are focused on balancing refinement, performance, and economy.

The 2021 Hyundai Sonata, with its base 2.5L I4 powertrain, can navigate through 27 miles in the city or can cruise through 37 miles on the highway. Summing up these figures, we get a combined mpg of 31, which is at par with the segment standards. 

Model

2021 Hyundai Sonata

2021 Toyota Camry

2021 Honda Accord

2021 Mazda6

MPG (city)

27

29

30

26

MPG (highway)

37

41

38

35

MPG (combined)

31

34

33

29

Fuel tank capacity

15.9 gallons

15.8 gallons

14.8 gallons

16.4 gallons

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Range(city/highway/combined)

445/604/492.9 miles

458/647/537.2 miles

444/562/488.4 miles

426/574/475.6 miles

The Camry has a better range and a lot better MPG figures while the Sonata stands second best with its range. Honda Accord has the smallest fuel tank here in this comparison while Mazda 6 has the least fuel efficiency.

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2021 Hyundai Sonata Interior

8.3/10

The interiors of the 2021 Hyundai Sonata will receive a few subtle changes. A 6-way power-adjustable passenger seat will be added to the models apart from the SE trim. The space inside the cabin is also more generous which is because of the increase in the length of the new Sonata. Not only that, but the cabin also makes use of the space available really smartly and efficiently and thus both the front and back rows are fairly accommodating and roomy.

2021 Hyundai Sonata Sedan Front Seats

The base models may have some bits and pieces here and there which show cost-cutting and cheap materials. 5 adults would be really comfortable sitting inside the car, but three adults abreast on the back row is not recommended for long times. 

Model

2021 Hyundai Sonata

2021 Toyota Camry

2021 Honda Accord

2021 Mazda6

Seating Capacity

5

5

5

5

Front Row (Head/Shoulder/>Leg) (in.)

40/57.9/46.1

38.3/57.7/42.1

37.5/58.3/42.3

38.4/55.9/42.2

Second Row (Head/Shoulder/Leg) (in.)

38.4/56.1/34.8

37.6/55.7/38

37.2/55/40.4

37.1/55.1/38.7

Apart from the rear legroom, the Sonata has more room than all its competitors. The height of the rear seats is lowered so that the sloping roofline doesn’t hinder the headroom, so expect a little bit of difficulty in the ingress and egress. Overall the cabin is quite modern at a glance and does not need any updates as a necessity.

How’s the 2021 Hyundai Sonata’s infotainment system?

One thing the Sonata is exceptionally well at is the long list of tech features that this car possesses. Especially the amount of standard equipment is a lot as compared to rivals. The standard 8-inch infotainment system which is present in the SE and SEL trims has Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as standard. Upgrade to the higher trims and you get the 10.25-inch infotainment system and also a 12-speaker Bose sound system.

2021 Hyundai Sonata Sedan Infotainment Display 

Another outstanding feature is the Digital Key technology that makes the use of Near Field Communication to control the functions remotely such as pulling the car out of a tight spot in the parking lot by itself. Here are some notable tech fitted inside the cabin of the 2021 Sonata

  • Wireless charging
  • 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster
  • HD Radio
  • Apple Carplay and Google Android Auto
  • Bluetooth
  • 8-inch color touchscreen display
  • Bluelink connected technology

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2021 Hyundai Sonata Sedan cockpit area
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2021 Hyundai Sonata Sedan dashboard area
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2021 Hyundai Sonata Sedan steering wheel
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2021 Hyundai Sonata Sedan sunroof
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2021 Hyundai Sonata Sedan glove compartment
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2021 Hyundai Sonata Exterior

5.0/10

The Sonata had already received a big overhaul in 2020 and that included a lot of changes to the exterior as well. The 2021 Hyundai Sonata, carry's forward the same intriguing looks. And that may not be a bad thing, since the Sonata is one of the more distinct looking sedans out on the streets today. The design of the 2021 Hyundai Sonata is undoubtedly bold, with a wide gaping grille out in the front, carrying forward the new design language-‘Sensuous Sportiness’ Hyundai has fixated upon.

2021 Hyundai Sonata Sedan Third Quarter View

The sneaky headlamps of the 2021 Hyundai Sonata look like chrome pieces when they are not in use and they stretch along the crease of the hood. The DRLs are certainly state-of-the-art and they complement the sloping hood and the angular grille pretty well. The SEL Plus trim gets some desirable 19-inch alloy wheels but the base 16-inch and 18-inch don’t look so bad themselves. The ‘C’ shaped tail lamps run along the trunk at the rear.

Model

2021 Hyundai Sonata

2021 Toyota Camry

2021 Honda Accord

2021 Mazda 6

Curb Weight

3120 lbs

3241 lbs

3373 lbs

3437 lbs

Length

192.9”

192.1”

192.2”

192.7”

Width

73.2”

72.4”

73.3”

72.4”

Height

56.9”

56.9”

57.1”

57.1”

Ground Clearance

5.3”

5.7”

5.8”

6.5”

Wheelbase 

111.8”

111.2”

115.8”

111.4”

All the cars have similar lengths and wheelbases apart from the Accord which has a longer wheelbase that translates to more legroom in the rear row. Hyundai has the lowest curb weight which explains its excellent braking performance.

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2021 Hyundai Sonata Sedan rear three quarter view
2021 Hyundai Sonata Sedan wheel

2021 Hyundai Sonata Safety

8.0/10

Safety certainly is one of the talking points about the 2021 Hyundai Sonata, considering the 2020 Hyundai Sonata got an excellent 5 stars safety rating in its crash tests by NHTSA. This is all courtesy to the new modular platform it is based on. It is highly advanced and also lighter yet stronger than previous platforms as it incorporates the use of high-tensile strength. Even the chassis has bagged multiple awards for the Sonata which includes a top safety pick by IIHS.

If safety is high on your priority then you should opt for the SEL trims onward as many features like rear-exit warning system are there on the Sonata. Other notable features include

  • Frontal collision avoidance
  • Remote parking via the smart key
  • 360-degree camera
  • Driver attention warning
  • Blind-spot monitor
  • Smart Cruise Control
  • Remote Smart Parking Assist
  • Surround View Monitor
  • Standard automated emergency braking

View 2021 Hyundai Sonata Features >>

2021 Hyundai Sonata Competition

8.0/10

2021 Hyundai Sonata Vs Honda Accord

The Accord is one of the most sought after midsize sedans in the segment and the Sonata would have a tough time unsettling the grasp the car has on the market. The Accord is exceptionally well put together, offers a poised ride, and has an effective and thoughtful cabin design. Even the two engine options are peppy in nature, it is hard to fault. Some however would like the more modern approach of the Sonata here especially with a better infotainment system and the safety and driver aids.

Honda Accord Sedan

2021 Hyundai Sonata Vs Toyota Camry

The eight-generation Camry did not get the start Toyota would have wanted when it was launched in 2018, Toyota was clever to keep updating it and in 2021, it is a much-improved car and flaunts more features than it has ever had. The cabin inside is spacious and the ride inside is buttoned down. Want something sportier, there is a strong V6 up for grabs too. Between the two, Camry makes for a better choice.

Toyota Camry Sedan

2021 Hyundai Sonata Final Verdict

7.5/10

The 2021 Hyundai Sonata is worth every penny it costs and this is the best example of a modern sedan ready to take on a new decade and the competitors that come with it. Apart from the engagement, you would have a hard time finding faults in this car. Not to mention, it is one of the best in class when it comes to fuel economy and MPG figures, the 2021 Hyundai Sonata also offers a great value proposition considering the luxuriousness it packs inside for the price. Overall, with a starting price of under $24,000 the 2021 Sonata has now been released, and in case you are looking for a new daily driver, it definitely is worth a try.

2021 Hyundai Sonata FAQs

What is the release date for the 2021 Hyundai Sonata?

The 2021 Hyundai Sonata has already been released and is now available at your nearest Hyundai dealerships.

How much does the 2021 Hyundai Sonata Limited costs?

The 2021 Hyundai Sonata Limited sits at the top of the Sonata Line-Up and will set you back at $33,850.

Does the 2021 Hyundai Sonata has Apple CarPlay and Android Auto?

Yes, the 2021 Hyundai Sonata gets Apple CarPlay & Android Auto as standard features. 

What are the colors offered for the 2021 Hyundai Sonata?

The 2021 Hyundai Sonata is offered in 7 colors: Calypso Red, Hampton Gray, Phantom Black, Portofino Gray, Quartz White, Shimmering Silver Pearl, and Stormy Sea.

How can I find a used Hyundai Sonata near me?

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Richard J. Murphy

2020 Hyundai Sonata

SEL 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl 8A)

8

User Overall Rating

Posted On: October 7, 2020

Does what it? designed for

Pros - Seats, features, lane keep assist

Cons - No power trunk opener, front end looks like a catfish

Overall Review

8 /10 Overall Rating

The reason we bought Sonata over Camry was because it offers more value than Camry. It has all the features and is very practical. Looks good maybe better than any other in this price bracket. I test drove Camry and yes it is faster than this but our need was not a fast car. We wanted a practical car that looked good. Sonata fitted our requirements and we bought it

10/10
Features
8/10
Interior
7/10
Design
10/10
Safety
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Deal Value
10/10
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Carlos A. Spicer

2020 Hyundai Sonata

Limited 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 8A)

9

User Overall Rating

Posted On: October 7, 2020

Hyundai Sonata review

Pros - Roomy, safety features, warranty

Cons - Acceleration, handling, speakers

Overall Review

9 /10 Overall Rating

Poor acceleration, bad handling, and subpar ride quality are the main problems with Sonata. I had high hopes when I bought Sonata but it turned out to be a disappointment. And yes I took a test drive and yes I didn? find these issues then

9/10
Features
8/10
Interior
9/10
Design
9/10
Safety
10/10
Reliability
9/10
Deal Value
8/10
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Steve J. Keesee

2020 Hyundai Sonata

SE 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl 8A)

10

User Overall Rating

Posted On: October 7, 2020

The best there is or is it?

Pros - Various driving modes available, fun to drive, solid

Cons - Infotainment is not good, no ventilated seats

Overall Review

10 /10 Overall Rating

Very comfortable to drive. The transmission is smooth, precise, and quick. Handling is good and so is throttle response. Very easy and Fun to drive!

10/10
Features
10/10
Interior
10/10
Design
10/10
Safety
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Deal Value
9/10
Dealer Review

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Top User Reviews

8

User Overall Rating

Does what it? designed for

The reason we bought Sonata over Camry was because it offers more value than Camry. It has all the features and is very practical. Looks good maybe better than any other in this price bracket. I test drove Camry and yes it is faster than this but our need was not a fast car. We wanted a practical car that looked good. Sonata fitted our requirements and we bought it

by Richard J. Murphy

9

User Overall Rating

Hyundai Sonata review

Poor acceleration, bad handling, and subpar ride quality are the main problems with Sonata. I had high hopes when I bought Sonata but it turned out to be a disappointment. And yes I took a test drive and yes I didn? find these issues then

by Carlos A. Spicer

10

User Overall Rating

The best there is or is it?

Very comfortable to drive. The transmission is smooth, precise, and quick. Handling is good and so is throttle response. Very easy and Fun to drive!

by Steve J. Keesee

10

User Overall Rating

Better than everything!

Very smooth and easy to drive. Has a lot of driver-assist features to help me out. Sonata is a perfect city car in my opinion!

by Kenneth A. Ochoa

10

User Overall Rating

I love the car, how it drives and the comfort interior.

Such a beautiful car which fulfills those short performance runs like a dream and also doesn't compromise on the comfort. I wish it also came with manual transmission

by Aaron D. Breece

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