2010 Hyundai Sonata

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$18,700-$26,550
$17,922-$24,809
21 CITY / 31 HWY
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Overall Performance and Design
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Overview

What Changed for the 2010 Hyundai Sonata:
  • All 2010 Sonatas get standard USB and mini-jack auxiliary inputs
  • Sonata GLS is only available with a 4-cylinder engine; the V-6 version is cancelled
  • Sonata SE and Limited are available with a 4-cylinder or a V-6 engine
  • Cocoa Black and Venetian Red are new paint color choices
  • This is the current version of the Hyundai Sonata's fifth year on the market, which means a redesign is due very soon
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J.D. Power Ratings

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  • Name GLS (4dr Sdn I4 Man) Transmission Manual w/OD MSRP 18700.00 Engine 2.4L/144 City/Hwy MPG 21/32
  • Name GLS (4dr Sdn I4 Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 19900.00 Engine 2.4L/144 City/Hwy MPG 22/32
  • Name GLS PZEV (4dr Sdn I4 Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 19900.00 Engine 2.4L/144 City/Hwy MPG 22/32
  • Name SE (4dr Sdn I4 Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 22050.00 Engine 2.4L/144 City/Hwy MPG 22/32
  • Name SE PZEV (4dr Sdn I4 Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 22050.00 Engine 2.4L/144 City/Hwy MPG 22/32
  • Name Limited (4dr Sdn I4 Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 24550.00 Engine 2.4L/144 City/Hwy MPG 22/32
  • Name Limited PZEV (4dr Sdn I4 Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 24550.00 Engine 2.4L/144 City/Hwy MPG 22/32
  • Name SE (4dr Sdn V6 Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 24050.00 Engine 3.3L/204 City/Hwy MPG 19/29
  • Name Limited (4dr Sdn V6 Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 26550.00 Engine 3.3L/204 City/Hwy MPG 19/29
INTERIOR
  • Cloth seating surfaces
  • Front bucket seats w/active head restraints
  • Rear 60/40 split-fold seats w/outboard headrests
  • Dual tier console w/armrest, storage, (2) cupholders
  • Rear center armrest w/(2) cupholders
  • Center console mounted 12-volt pwr outlet
  • Full floor carpeting
  • Door sill scuff plates
  • Tilt steering wheel
  • Instrumentation -inc: tachometer, coolant temp, trip odometer, digital clock
  • Warnings -inc: oil pressure, battery, door ajar, trunk open, brake, check engine
  • Pwr windows w/driver auto up/down, pinch protection, lockout
  • Pwr door locks
  • Remote keyless entry system w/security alarm
  • Remote fuel/hood/trunk release
  • Cruise control
  • Air conditioning w/cabin air filter, rear seat heat ducts
  • Rear window defroster
  • Locking glovebox
  • Cloth door trim
  • Map pockets
  • Dual sunvisors w/illuminated vanity mirrors
  • Assist grips
  • Lighting -inc: dome, front map lamps, ignition, glovebox, cargo
  • Seatback pockets
  • Rear coat hanger
  • Cloth seating surfaces w/leather bolsters
  • Front sport bucket seats -inc: 8-way pwr driver, driver lumbar, active head restraints
  • Leather wrapped tilt/telescoping steering wheel w/audio controls
  • Trip computer
  • Metalgrain interior accents
  • Leather-wrapped shift knob
  • Leather seating surfaces
  • Heated front bucket seats -inc: 8-way pwr driver, driver lumbar, active head restraints
  • Dual tier console w/sliding armrest, storage, (2) cupholders
  • Premium door sill scuff plates
  • Automatic temp control air conditioning w/cabin air filter, rear seat heat ducts
  • Simulated leather door trim
  • Electrochromic rearview mirror -inc: HomeLink universal garage door opener, compass
  • Woodgrain interior accents
EXTERIOR
  • 16" steel wheels w/covers
  • P215/60R16 all-season tires
  • Compact spare tire
  • Body-color bumpers
  • Body-color body-side moldings
  • Body-color heated pwr mirrors
  • Chrome bar-style grille
  • Tinted glass
  • Speed-sensitive variable intermittent windshield wipers
  • Body-color door handles
  • 17" alloy wheels
  • P215/55R17 performance tires
  • Rear spoiler
  • Chrome window trim
  • Fog lights
  • Solar control glass
  • Auto headlight on/off control
  • P215/55R17 all-season tires
  • Pwr tilt/slide glass sunroof
  • Chrome-insert body-side moldings
  • Chrome door handles
MECHANICAL
  • 2.4L DOHC 16-valve I4 engine
  • Continuous variable valve timing (CVVT)
  • 5-speed manual transmission w/OD
  • Front wheel drive
  • Independent double-wishbone front suspension w/gas shocks
  • Independent multi-link rear suspension w/gas shocks
  • Front/rear stabilizer bars
  • Engine-speed-sensing pwr steering
  • 4-wheel disc brakes
  • 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS) -inc: electronic brake-force distribution (EBD), brake assist
  • 5-speed automatic transmission w/OD, SHIFTRONIC
  • Sport-tuned suspension
  • 3.3L DOHC V6 engine
  • Chrome tipped dual exhaust
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • Traction control system (TCS) w/electronic stability control (ESC)
    • Shift interlock system
    • Front/rear crumple zones
    • Body-side reinforcements
    • Hood buckling creases & safety stops
    • Driver/front passenger advanced airbags
    • Driver/front passenger seat-mounted side-impact airbags
    • Front/rear side-curtain airbags
    • Occupancy classification sensor
    • 3-point seatbelts for all seating positions
    • Front seat belt pretensioners & force limiters
    • Childproof rear door locks
    • Emergency internal trunk release
    • Lower anchors & upper tether anchors (LATCH)
    • Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
    • Energy-absorbing steering column
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • AM/FM/XM stereo w/CD/MP3 player -inc: (6) speakers, iPod/USB/aux inputs
    • In-glass antenna
    • AM/FM/XM stereo w/6-disc CD/MP3 changer -inc: (6) Infinity speakers, iPod/USB/aux inputs, subwoofer, 360-watt amp
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