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Hyundai Sonata:Review the specs, features and pros & cons

Hyundai Sonata side view
Hyundai Sonata angular front perspective
Hyundai Sonata angular rear perspective

Overview of the Hyundai Sonata

Learn about the Hyundai Sonata

Hyundai Sonata Summary

The Hyundai Sonata is a family-friendly mid-size sedan that is popular for its abundance of safety and technological features as well as its roomy cabin. All models are available with automatic transmission, with newer vehicles offering six-speed automatic as standard. Trims on offer include a basic SE trim, an Eco trim for increased fuel efficiency and a luxury Limited option. Take a look at the hybrid model if you’re prioritizing fuel economy. The base engine might not be the most powerful in its class, but the Hyundai Sonata is hard to beat when it comes to comfort, reliability and convenience.

Pros and cons of the Hyundai Sonata

  • User-friendly tech features
  • Long list of standard convenience features
  • Hybrid model available
  • Modest styling
  • Low roof height can impede rear seat entry
  • Base engine lacks power
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Specifications of the Hyundai Sonata

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats5
  • Doors4
  • Fuel typeGas
  • TransmissionManual or Automatic
  • City consumption9.5 - 10.8 L/100km
  • Highway consumption6.2 - 6.9 L/100km
  • Width1832 mm
  • Length4800 mm
  • Trunk space462 L
  • Cargo space462 L
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the Hyundai Sonata

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the Hyundai Sonata 2009 - 2010 is available in 3 trims:

GLS trim features and specs

Frequently asked questions about the Hyundai Sonata

Dimensions of the Hyundai Sonata

Vehicle dimensions
YearHeight fromWidth fromLength from
Exact values depend on trim choices.
20101475 mm1832 mm4800 mm
20091475 mm1832 mm4800 mm