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A hybrid vehicle will not achieve any better fuel economy then a regular gas version if the driver does not learn to drive differently. you need to understand how the system works before jumping into a hybrid. On the sonata their are 2 modes, Regular and blue drive. Blue drive will improve your fuel economy by 10 mpgs at the expense of power.Tips;You need to watch the energy flow on the display and lean how to accelerate the vehicle while keeping the vehicle in electric mode, when the vehicle try's to switch to gas let off the throttle and then reengage the throttle when the vehicle switches back to electric or gas/electric.2. when braking, the vehicle will charge the battery "regenerative braking". You must anticipate a braking situation and coast to a stop and apply the brakes gently, this will charge your lithium battery. 3. keep the vehicle in blue drive mode.Report it
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