I purchased this vehicle as a replacement for a 2011 regular Sonata that was written off in an accident.
I thought this would be a good opportunity to take advantage of the potential fuel savings given that I commute 110 kms daily.
I cannot understate my disappointment.
My 2011 Sonata averaged 31mpg and my hybrid averaged 35 mpg.
I did a comparison of my fuel expenses and mileage.
Over a 26000km period I saved approximately 198 litres.
Based on todays gas prices of 1.14.9 this translates to an annualized savings of $227.00.
Over a 5 year period the savings is nowhere close to the $5,000 dollar premium I paid to purchase a hybrid.
Congrats on your new HSH and excellent fuel economy. Hybrids shine in city, short commutes or stop and go type of traffic. In 110 km commutes, your regular sonata or even Elantra would have done as well or better.
I purchased a new HSH on Sunday 05/05/13 with 6 miles. Have 110 miles on odo now and will post review at 1000 miles. So far at 35.2 mpg and happy.