Unlike many other vehicles last week’s debut of 2016 Hyundai Sonata Plug In Hybrid wasn’t its premiere, it was eventually just the very first promotion to the American market, since this vehicle debuted a month ago in South Korea. The 2016 Sonata Hybrid has a similar body and interior like the regular Sonata model along with its plug-in hybrid powertrain. Inside the new model year this vehicle has different powertrain and a couple of cosmetic changes inside the exterior styling.
2016 SONATA HYBRID CHANGES EXTERIOR
When one thinks of exterior Hyundai announced it changed the grille and front and back bumpers. New elements were introduced to extend this car’s aerodynamics and to scale back the drag. Previous models came with a lot more flashy and stylized front fascia, as the 2016 Hyundai Sonata Plug In Hybrid has almost a similar look in both front and back as all other models from Sonata range. Only thing that‘s different coming from the regular models concerning exterior styling will be the new 17 inch alloy wheels.
2016 SONATA HYBRID CHANGES INTERIOR
There’s still to not many details about the interior styling or features of 2016 Sonata Hybrid. We understand that both hybrid and regular models will get the new instrument cluster, which should display some additional information comparing towards the one seen upon the current model. New cluster will display charge status indicator along with other regular information. another new feature is that the Blue Link application, this‘ll enable drivers to monitor charging status and delay charging to purchase the less expensive electricity in various periods of your time.
2016 SONATA HYBRID MPG
When one thinks of performance we understand that 2016 Sonata Hybrid will certainly get the new 2, 0-liter direct injected 4-cylinder engine which will certainly replace 2, 4-litre Atkinson cycle 4-cylinder engine from previous years. This engine which has the capacity to produce 154 horsepower and 140 lb-ft of torque, will certainly be paired by having an electric motor that‘s rated at 50 horsepower and 151 pound feet of torque. New battery can recharge by 50 percent 5 hours if using 240 volt outlet or five hours if using 120 volt outlet.
2016 HYUNDAI SONATA PLUG IN HYBRID RELEASE DATE AND PRICE
2016 Hyundai Sonata Plug In Hybrid will continue sales during 2015, however it isn’t visiting reach all the states. It is going to be sold only in : California, Oregon, Vermont and almost all northeastern states from Maine to New Jersey. The 2016 Sonata Hybrid price haven’t been announced yet, however we understand that this model will certainly be entitled to $2, 500 deduction in Federal taxes.