2014 Hyundai Sonata Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$21,450-$28,650
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What's New for 2014:

  • Subtle styling revisions
  • Standard Driver Selectable Steering Mode
  • Standard individual tire-pressure monitoring system
  • Upgrades to reduce noise, vibration, and harshness
  • Driver's blind-spot mirror for all but base GLS trim level
  • Supervision electroluminescent gauges for SE and Limited trim levels
  • Available blind-spot detection system
  • Available touch-screen audio system with reversing camera
  • Available touch-screen navigation and infotainment system
  • Limited trim level adds automatic climate control, ventilated driver's seat

Introduction
The 2014 Hyundai Sonata is a midsize sedan designed to compete against other family cars including the Chevrolet Malibu, Ford Fusion, Honda Accord, Mazda 6, Nissan Altima, Subaru Legacy, Toyota Camry, and Volkswagen Passat. The Sonata shares a platform and powertrains with its corporate cousin, the Kia Optima.

Models and Features
The 2014 Hyundai Sonata is available in GLS, SE, and Limited trim levels. The Sonata SE is the sporty version, adding a sport-tuned suspension, sport exhaust system, rear lip spoiler, fog lights, and 18-inch Hyper Silver aluminum wheels. Inside, simulated carbon fiber trim sets the Sonata SE apart, and this version gets a leather-wrapped steering wheel with paddle shifters, electroluminescent gauges, LED interior lighting, keyless passive entry with push-button starting, power driver's seat, heated front seats, and unique cloth seats with leather bolsters. A reversing camera and a driver's side blind-spot mirror are standard for the Sonata SE, as well as a 4.3-inch touch-screen audio system with HD Radio, an immobilizer-type security system, and side mirrors with integrated turn signal indicators.

The Sonata Limited swaps the SE's suspension, exhaust, and wheels for less aggressive fittings, and offers a choice between piano black or faux wood interior trim in place of the Sonata SE's simulated carbon fiber. Full leather seats are standard for the Sonata Limited, along with a ventilated driver's seat, heated rear seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, and rear-seat air vents. A single-pane power sunroof is included for all Sonata Limited models, along with a blind-spot detection system, an auto-dimming interior rearview mirror, universal garage door opener, and upgraded speakers for the sound system.

Options and Packages
Order the Popular Equipment package for the Sonata GLS and the car includes upgraded interior trim, LED interior lighting, a 4.3-inch touch-screen audio system with a reversing camera, HD Radio, power driver's seat, heated front seats, automatic headlights, driver's side blind-spot mirror, and more.

The Sonata SE can be upgraded with a Premium package that includes dual-zone automatic climate control, an upgraded speaker system, navigation system with an 8-inch touch-screen infotainment display, power single-pane sunroof, and a blind-spot detection system. A much more powerful, turbocharged, 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine is also available, turning this version of the car into the SE 2.0T.

A Technology package is offered for the Sonata Limited, adding a premium audio system, panoramic sunroof, xenon headlights, LED taillights, and a navigation and infotainment system with an 8-inch display screen. The Sonata Limited is available with an optional turbocharged 4-cylinder engine.

Under the Hood
Every 2014 Sonata features a standard 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine and a 6-speed automatic transmission with manual shift capability. In the GLS and Limited trim levels, this engine makes 190 horsepower and 179 lb.-ft. of torque. The Sonata SE's dual exhaust system helps the engine generate 192 horsepower and 181 lb.-ft. of torque, and the SE is equipped with paddle shifters.

Optional for the Sonata SE and Limited, a turbocharged, 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine generates 274 horsepower and 269 lb.-ft. of torque. It's paired with the same 6-speed Shiftronic automatic transmission as the standard engine.

Fuel Economy
The Sonata's standard 2.4-liter engine is rated to get 24 mpg in the city and 35 mpg on the highway for a combined rating of 28 mpg, according to the EPA. Upgrade to the Sonata 2.0T's turbocharged engine and fuel-economy estimates drop to 21 mpg city/32 mpg highway and 25 mpg in combined driving.

Safety Ratings and Technology
In testing conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the 2014 Sonata receives a 5-star (out of 5 stars) overall crash-test rating. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) rates the 2014 Sonata \"Good\"--the Institute's highest rating--in all crash-test evaluations except for the small overlap assessment, for which it rates the car \"Marginal.\"

For 2014, all Sonatas except the base model have a standard reversing camera and driver's blind-spot mirror. A blind-spot detection system is optional for the Sonata SE and standard for the Sonata Limited. Blue Link Assurance Connected Care service is free for three years, and includes Automatic Collision Notification and SOS Emergency Assistance.

What's New for 2014:

  • Subtle styling revisions
  • Standard Driver Selectable Steering Mode
  • Standard individual tire-pressure monitoring system
  • Upgrades to reduce noise, vibration, and harshness
  • Driver's blind-spot mirror for all but base GLS trim level
  • Supervision electroluminescent gauges for SE and Limited trim levels
  • Available blind-spot detection system
  • Available touch-screen audio system with reversing camera
  • Available touch-screen navigation and infotainment system
  • Limited trim level adds automatic climate control, ventilated driver's seat

Introduction
The 2014 Hyundai Sonata is a midsize sedan designed to compete against other family cars including the Chevrolet Malibu, Ford Fusion, Honda Accord, Mazda 6, Nissan Altima, Subaru Legacy, Toyota Camry, and Volkswagen Passat. The Sonata shares a platform and powertrains with its corporate cousin, the Kia Optima.

Models and Features
The 2014 Hyundai Sonata is available in GLS, SE, and Limited trim levels. The Sonata SE is the sporty version, adding a sport-tuned suspension, sport exhaust system, rear lip spoiler, fog lights, and 18-inch Hyper Silver aluminum wheels. Inside, simulated carbon fiber trim sets the Sonata SE apart, and this version gets a leather-wrapped steering wheel with paddle shifters, electroluminescent gauges, LED interior lighting, keyless passive entry with push-button starting, power driver's seat, heated front seats, and unique cloth seats with leather bolsters. A reversing camera and a driver's side blind-spot mirror are standard for the Sonata SE, as well as a 4.3-inch touch-screen audio system with HD Radio, an immobilizer-type security system, and side mirrors with integrated turn signal indicators.

The Sonata Limited swaps the SE's suspension, exhaust, and wheels for less aggressive fittings, and offers a choice between piano black or faux wood interior trim in place of the Sonata SE's simulated carbon fiber. Full leather seats are standard for the Sonata Limited, along with a ventilated driver's seat, heated rear seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, and rear-seat air vents. A single-pane power sunroof is included for all Sonata Limited models, along with a blind-spot detection system, an auto-dimming interior rearview mirror, universal garage door opener, and upgraded speakers for the sound system.

Options and Packages
Order the Popular Equipment package for the Sonata GLS and the car includes upgraded interior trim, LED interior lighting, a 4.3-inch touch-screen audio system with a reversing camera, HD Radio, power driver's seat, heated front seats, automatic headlights, driver's side blind-spot mirror, and more.

The Sonata SE can be upgraded with a Premium package that includes dual-zone automatic climate control, an upgraded speaker system, navigation system with an 8-inch touch-screen infotainment display, power single-pane sunroof, and a blind-spot detection system. A much more powerful, turbocharged, 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine is also available, turning this version of the car into the SE 2.0T.

A Technology package is offered for the Sonata Limited, adding a premium audio system, panoramic sunroof, xenon headlights, LED taillights, and a navigation and infotainment system with an 8-inch display screen. The Sonata Limited is available with an optional turbocharged 4-cylinder engine.

Under the Hood
Every 2014 Sonata features a standard 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine and a 6-speed automatic transmission with manual shift capability. In the GLS and Limited trim levels, this engine makes 190 horsepower and 179 lb.-ft. of torque. The Sonata SE's dual exhaust system helps the engine generate 192 horsepower and 181 lb.-ft. of torque, and the SE is equipped with paddle shifters.

Optional for the Sonata SE and Limited, a turbocharged, 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine generates 274 horsepower and 269 lb.-ft. of torque. It's paired with the same 6-speed Shiftronic automatic transmission as the standard engine.

Fuel Economy
The Sonata's standard 2.4-liter engine is rated to get 24 mpg in the city and 35 mpg on the highway for a combined rating of 28 mpg, according to the EPA. Upgrade to the Sonata 2.0T's turbocharged engine and fuel-economy estimates drop to 21 mpg city/32 mpg highway and 25 mpg in combined driving.

Safety Ratings and Technology
In testing conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the 2014 Sonata receives a 5-star (out of 5 stars) overall crash-test rating. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) rates the 2014 Sonata \"Good\"--the Institute's highest rating--in all crash-test evaluations except for the small overlap assessment, for which it rates the car \"Marginal.\"

For 2014, all Sonatas except the base model have a standard reversing camera and driver's blind-spot mirror. A blind-spot detection system is optional for the Sonata SE and standard for the Sonata Limited. Blue Link Assurance Connected Care service is free for three years, and includes Automatic Collision Notification and SOS Emergency Assistance.

Available Trims for the 2014 Hyundai Sonata
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name GLS (4dr Sdn 2.4L Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 21450.00 Engine 2.4 L/144 City/Hwy MPG 24/35
Name GLS (4dr Sdn 2.4L Auto PZEV) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 21450.00 Engine 2.4 L/144 City/Hwy MPG 24/35
Name SE (4dr Sdn 2.4L Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 24300.00 Engine 2.4 L/144 City/Hwy MPG 24/35
Name SE (4dr Sdn 2.0T Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 25850.00 Engine 2.0 L/122 City/Hwy MPG 21/32
Name Limited (4dr Sdn 2.4L Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 27000.00 Engine 2.4 L/144 City/Hwy MPG 24/35
Name Limited (4dr Sdn 2.4L Auto PZEV) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 27000.00 Engine 2.4 L/144 City/Hwy MPG 24/35
Name Limited (4dr Sdn 2.0T Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 28650.00 Engine 2.0 L/122 City/Hwy MPG 21/32
Name Limited (4dr Sdn 2.0T Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 28550.00 Engine 2.0 L/122 City/Hwy MPG 21/32
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INTERIOR
  • Front Bucket Seats -inc: multi-adjustable bucket and seatback pockets
  • 60-40 Folding Bench Front Facing Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat
  • Manual Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
  • Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer
  • Power Rear Windows
  • Selective Service Internet Access
  • 5 Person Seating Capacity
  • Front Cupholder
  • Rear Cupholder
  • Valet Function
  • Remote Keyless Entry w/2 Door Curb/Courtesy, Illuminated Entry, Illuminated Ignition Switch and Panic Button
  • Remote Releases -Inc: Power Trunk/Hatch and Power Fuel
  • Cruise Control w/Steering Wheel Controls
  • Manual Air Conditioning
  • HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts
  • Illuminated Locking Glove Box
  • Driver Foot Rest
  • Interior Trim -inc: Metal-Look Instrument Panel Insert, Metal-Look Door Panel Insert and Chrome Interior Accents
  • Full Cloth Headliner
  • Metal-Look Gear Shift Knob
  • Day-Night Rearview Mirror
  • Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Illumination
  • Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage, Mini Overhead Console w/Storage and 2 12V DC Power Outlets
  • Front Map Lights
  • Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting
  • Full Carpet Floor Covering
  • Carpet Floor Trim and Carpet Trunk Lid/Rear Cargo Door Trim
  • Cargo Space Lights
  • FOB Controls -inc: Trunk/Hatch/Tailgate
  • Tracker System
  • Instrument Panel Covered Bin, Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins
  • Power 1st Row Windows w/Driver 1-Touch Up/Down
  • Delayed Accessory Power
  • Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature
  • Systems Monitor
  • Trip Computer
  • Outside Temp Gauge
  • Digital/Analog Display
  • Manual Anti-Whiplash Adjustable Front Head Restraints and Manual Adjustable Rear Head Restraints
  • Front Center Armrest w/Storage and Rear Center Armrest
  • Perimeter Alarm
  • 2 12V DC Power Outlets
  • Air Filtration
  • Front Heated Sport Bucket Seats -inc: multi-adjustable bucket, seatback pockets, and 8-way power driver's seat w/lumbar support, Max, temperature can be reached by; leather seats - 25 minutes, seat cushion/seatback low setting 102 degrees Fahrenheit /115 degrees Fahrenheit or high setting 108 degrees Fahrenheit /126 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Leather Steering Wheel
  • Proximity Key For Doors And Push Button Start
  • Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, 2 Door Curb/Courtesy, Illuminated Entry, Illuminated Ignition Switch and Panic Button
  • Interior Trim -inc: Simulated Carbon Fiber Instrument Panel Insert, Simulated Carbon Fiber Door Panel Insert and Chrome Interior Accents
  • Leatherette Door Trim Insert
  • Leather/Piano Black Gear Shift Knob
  • Engine Immobilizer
  • Dual Zone Front Automatic Air Conditioning
  • Heated Front Bucket Seats -inc: multi-adjustable bucket, seatback pockets, 8-way power driver's seat w/lumbar support and ventilated driver seat, Max, temperature can be reached by; leather seats - 25 minutes, seat cushion/seatback low setting 102 degrees Fahrenheit /115 degrees Fahrenheit or high setting 108 degrees Fahrenheit /126 degrees Fahrenheit
  • 60-40 Folding Bench Front Facing Heated Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat
  • Compass
  • HomeLink Garage Door Transmitter
  • HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts and Console Ducts
  • Interior Trim -inc: Metal-Look/Piano Black Instrument Panel Insert, Piano Black Door Panel Insert and Chrome Interior Accents
  • Day-Night Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
  • Bucket Front Seats w/Power 2-Way Driver Lumbar
  • Driver And Passenger Heated-Cushion, Driver And Passenger Heated-Seatback and Ventilated Front Seats
  • 8-Way Power Driver Seat -inc: Power Recline, Height Adjustment, Fore/Aft Movement, Cushion Tilt and Power 2-Way Lumbar Support
  • 4-Way Passenger Seat -inc: Manual Recline and Fore/Aft Movement
  • 2 Seatback Storage Pockets
EXTERIOR
  • Wheels: 16 x 6.5J Aluminum Alloy
  • Tires: P205/65R16
  • Steel Spare Wheel
  • Compact Spare Tire Mounted Inside Under Cargo
  • Clearcoat Paint
  • Body-Colored Front Bumper
  • Body-Colored Rear Bumper w/Gray Rub Strip/Fascia Accent
  • Chrome Side Windows Trim and Black Front Windshield Trim
  • Body-Colored Door Handles
  • Body-Colored Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding
  • Fixed Rear Window w/Defroster
  • Light Tinted Glass
  • Speed Sensitive Variable Intermittent Wipers
  • Front Windshield -inc: Sun Visor Strip
  • Fully Galvanized Steel Panels
  • Body-Colored Grille
  • Trunk Rear Cargo Access
  • Projector Beam Halogen Daytime Running Headlamps w/Delay-Off
  • Wheels: 18 x 7.5J Hyper Silver Aluminum Alloy
  • Tires: P225/45R18
  • Chrome Door Handles
  • Body-Colored Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Convex Spotter, Manual Folding and Turn Signal Indicator
  • Lip Spoiler
  • Chrome Grille
  • Fully Automatic Projector Beam Halogen Daytime Running Headlamps w/Delay-Off
  • Front Fog Lamps
  • Perimeter/Approach Lights
  • Wheels: 17 x 6.5J Aluminum Alloy
  • Tires: P215/55R17
  • Express Open/Close Sliding And Tilting Glass 1st Row Sunroof w/Sunshade
MECHANICAL
  • Engine: 2.4L GDI 4-Cylinder
  • Transmission: 6-Speed Automatic w/SHIFTRONIC -inc: OD lock-up torque converter, shift lock and SHIFTRONIC manual shift mode
  • Transmission w/Driver Selectable Mode
  • Front-Wheel Drive
  • 2.73 Axle Ratio
  • 54-Amp/Hr Maintenance-Free Battery w/Run Down Protection
  • 150 Amp Alternator
  • 4365# Gvwr
  • Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
  • Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars
  • Electric Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering
  • 18.5 Gal. Fuel Tank
  • Single Stainless Steel Exhaust
  • Strut Front Suspension w/Coil Springs
  • Multi-Link Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs
  • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front Vented Discs and Brake Assist
  • Transmission: 6-Speed Automatic w/SHIFTRONIC -inc: OD lock-up torque converter, shift lock, SHIFTRONIC manual shift mode and steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters
  • Sport Tuned Suspension
  • Quasi-Dual Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Chrome Tailpipe Finisher
  • Engine: 2.0L GDI Turbo 4-Cylinder
  • 2.88 Axle Ratio
  • 130 Amp Alternator
  • 4497# Gvwr
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
    • ABS And Driveline Traction Control
    • Side Impact Beams
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
    • Blue Link Emergency S.O.S
    • Tire Specific Low Tire Pressure Warning
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
    • Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
    • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
    • Rear Child Safety Locks
    • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
    • Rear Camera
    • Blind Spot Sensor
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • Radio: AM/FM/SiriusXM/CD/MP3 Audio System -inc: iPod/USB and auxiliary inputs, and 6 speakers (2 front-door-mounted, 2 tweeters, and 2 rear - 104 watts)
    • Radio w/Clock and Steering Wheel Controls
    • Wireless Streaming
    • Integrated Roof Antenna
    • Bluetooth Wireless Phone Connectivity
    • Radio: AM/FM/SiriusXM/CD/MP3 Audio System -inc: iPod/USB and auxiliary inputs, 6 speakers (2 front-door-mounted, 2 tweeters, and 2 rear - 104 watts), 4.3-inch color touchscreen, and HD Radio technology w/multicasting
    • Radio: AM/FM/SiriusXM/CD/MP3 Audio System -inc: iPod/USB and auxiliary inputs, 7 Dimension speakers (2 front, 2 tweeters, 2 rear, subwoofer, and external amplifier - 360 watts), 8-inch color touchscreen and HD Radio technology w/multicasting

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