Fuel Economy Rises 8-10 Percent on 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid | Edmunds

Fuel Economy Rises 8-10 Percent on 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid


WASHINGTON — Fuel economy on the redesigned 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid has increased 8-10 percent from last year, according to a new posting by the EPA.

The EPA rates two different models of the 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid, on sale at U.S. Hyundai dealerships this summer.

Hyundai's 2016 Sonata Hybrid delivers 39 mpg in city driving and 43 mpg on the highway for a combined fuel economy rating of 41 mpg, according to the EPA.

The 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid SE delivers 40 mpg in city driving and 44 mpg on the highway for a combined fuel economy rating of 42 mpg.

Pricing has not been released.

The EPA says the 2015 Sonata Hybrid returns 36 mpg in city driving and 40 mpg on the highway for a combined fuel economy rating of 38 mpg.

The AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report pegged the average price for a gallon of unleaded gasoline in the U.S. at $2.38 on Monday, versus $3.57 a year ago.

The Hyundai Sonata Hybrid competes with the Ford Fusion Hybrid, Honda Accord Hybrid and Toyota Camry Hybrid.

Edmunds says: Car shoppers who are concerned about gas prices will appreciate the fuel economy improvement on the 2016 Sonata Hybrid.

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