At the auto show in Detroit NAIAS-, 2018-2019 Hyundai introduced just two hybrid sedan modified the Sonata . North American customers Koreans offered a rechargeable hybrid, able to drive on electric power up to 35 kilometers. Compared with the conventional Sonata Hybrid has a new more capacious lithium-polymer battery. (9.8 vs. 1.62 kWh). Body with smooth curves has a drag coefficient of 0.24, and the main external difference between the two hybrids is available from modification PHEV charging port on the left front fender.
New Sonata Hybrid has received a couple of exclusive colors under the name Graphite Blue Pearl and Seaport Mist. The interior is decorated in beige or gray shade, the seats can be decorated with a woven fabric, and leather.
Under the hood, 2018-2019 Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid is a powerplant with a 4-cylinder gasoline engine Nu volume of 2 liters and 50 kW electric motor, positioned in the 6-speed automatic transmission instead of the torque converter. ICE produces 154 l / s and 190 Nm, the total power of 202 horsepower.
In non-rechargeable Sonata Hybrid electric motor generates 38 kW, so the overall efficiency of the power plant is slightly lower. In the combined cycle for 100 kilometers sedan consumes 5.88 liters of gasoline. Sonata PHEV in electric mode is able to overcome the 35 kilometers distance. On charging the traction battery from the mains 240V will leave 2 and a half hours or up to 5 hours at a voltage of 120V.
The 2018-2019 Hyundai Sonata hybrid equipment list includes a multimedia system with an 8-inch touchscreen, SiriusXM satellite radio, navigation, voice control and acoustics Infinity. Modification Plug-in Hybrid has a remote control function through a special application to your smartphone. Car owners can make charging schedule in advance include climate control or check the remaining fuel.
In the US, hybrid vehicle buyers expect different preferences of the federal or local level. For example, in California, on the sedan will cost $ 1,500 cheaper and have access to dedicated lanes.