A valiant first effort, but the 2011 Hyundai Sonata's awkward acceleration and braking keep it from being a top contender among fuel-efficient hybrid-powered family sedans.
- Excellent fuel economy
- Comfortable and handsome cabin
- Smooth ride
- Lengthy warranty.
- Unrefined hybrid powertrain
- Clumsy braking response
- Significant price premium compared to regular Sonata
- Tight headroom for taller rear passengers.