The Toyota Camry Hybrid has surely caught the fancy of many premium sedan buyers. Not only has the Camry Hybrid managed to take the fight straight to some popular Diesel-sipping models, but it has also done its part to showcase the advantages of a Hybrid powertrain. Recently, Honda launched the Accord Hybrid, a car that is priced significantly higher than the Camry, but looks promising enough to find many takers. So, one thing that’s for sure is that World is slowly but surely warming up to Hybrid powertrains. While Toyota plans to soon launch the latest Prius, too, another car that could be headed our way is a premium sedan that rivals the Camry. Yes, we talk of the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid. Here, in this report, you can find details on the new Hyundai Sonata Hybrid World launch, price, specifications, mileage, etc
The new Sonata, when launched in World, will be more of a Camry-rival than being a direct adversary to the pricier Honda Accord. However, it will be packed to its brim with technology that stands at par with what we’ve seen on the rivals.
|Expected Launch Date||April 2017|
Details on the new Sonata’s World launch are sketchy. However, Hyundai World did showcase this model at the 2016 Auto Expo, all in a bid to gauge the show-goers response to this model. Our guess is the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid World launch date will fall around April, 2017.
|Expected Price||INR 29-32 Lakh|
Like we said, the Sonata Hybrid will be a direct rival to the Toyota Camry. Hence, we expect a similar pricing. The Sonata could even cost slightly more than the Camry, for that matter. Expect the prices to start at north of Rs 30 lakh.
|Engine||2.0-litre Petrol + 38 kW Electric Motor|
|Combined Peak Power||193 BHP|
|Combined Peak Torque||205 Nm|
The Hyundai Sonata Hybrid features a 2.0 L“Nu” GDI four-cylinder Petrol engine, which comes mated to a 38kW electric motor. Transmission duties are handled by a six-speed automatic gearbox. The new Sonata gets a FWD layout. The 2.0 L Direct Injection petrol engine pumps out a healthy 154 BHP. This is further aided by the 38kW electric motor. The combined power output-peak torque stands at 193 BHP-205 Nm.
Thanks to its hybrid hardware, the Sonata will be sufficiently frugal. Expect an average mileage of 14 KMPL in city and 16 KMPL on highways.
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