2012 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Customer Reviews

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What customers liked
Fuel Economy, Interior Space, Ride and Handling
What they didn't
Cargo Space, Power, Ride and Handling

Sonata Great Hybrid with NO CVT!

I bought the Hyundai Sonata hybrid because it was the onlyo hybrid out there that has a regular transmission. You can actually get some horsepower vs. other hybrids in the market. Overall I have been very pleased! Most fun hybrid that I have ever driven. I would recommend this vehicle.

Would recommend to a friend

Hyundai

Overall very pleased with the purchase of our Hyundai Sonata Hybrid. So far the only issue is a software issue with the bluetooth in tat after 15 minutes the connection times out on the bluetooth.

Would recommend to a friend

Great car

The proud owner of one of the first hybrids. It has proven to be very reliable, smooth, powerful, and quiet. With no CVT transmission that most Hybrids have, it will pass most other cars going uphill without shifting. The electric power boost helps with this. The only thing an owner needs to know is that there is a slight hesitation in acceleration while it decides between electric gas or both!. Average a true 39 MPG highway on cruise at 70. Some passengers don't like the seat sitting so low. It is not height adjustable.

Would recommend to a friend

Perfect

When I was reviewing this type of car, the ratings were off the chart. I was not interested in buying a foreign vehicle, nor did I want a 4 cyclinder or an electric vehicle. I am a muscle type of vehicle man and that's what I wanted. After reviewing some of the info about the vehicle and wanting to save money because, I have to drive a good distance to work, thought that it would save me on gas. Now I spend $55 to fill the tank up completely from only having 60 miles to go before empty every two weeks. I recently took a trip to Orlando from Jacksonville and I didn't even use 1/4 tank of gas to get down there as with any other car, I would have spent a lot more than that.

Would recommend to a friend

Value for the Money 2012 Hyndai Sonata Hybrid

The value for the money. Great technology, fuel efficiency, looks sleek and modern.

Would recommend to a friend

Pros

Fuel Economy

It gets about 35 MPG city

Dashboard

The dashboard is intuitive, let's you know MPG, Miles to empty, whether utilizing electric or motor, etc.

Great peppy hybrid

Great acceleration - you won't remember your driving a hybrid until you finally get to the gas station. Nice gas mileage especially for the pick up.

Would recommend to a friend

Pros

Power

Power

Fuel Economy

fuel economy

Interior Space

interior space

Cons

Visibility

Front corners are sometimes difficult to see - similar to other new model cars in other brands

Great car! Great gas mileage!

Great car!

Would recommend to a friend

Pros

Fuel Economy

Great on gas

Technology and Entertainment

Modern Technology

Styling

I hv received many compliments on the style of my car.

Cons

Power

The car does not hv any get up and go. You go once you get up.

Fun, spacious, minor issues

I love that I have had it from April 2014 -July 2014 and have only had 5 fuel stops. Very roomy...bigger on the interior and longer than my Ford Escape. Trunk space is mostly taken by the Battery, but I still have plenty of room. A plastic Dog crate taken apart (top fits into the bottom) plus 3 suitcases, plus lots of nooks and crainies got us to the beach. The engine at the start of "take-off" sometimes has a hard time deciding if it should be in battery or engine, making the car herk and jerk bad. But it is short lived and the rest of the ride is smooth. Fuel efficiency is higher if you use the cruise control. Has heated seats, but I don't need that in NC. Going to look into changing them into AC seats.

Would recommend to a friend

Pros

Cabin Noise

It is so quiet that I tend to speed.

Fuel Economy

Filling up only once every 2-3 weeks

Interior Space

I am 5'8" and my husband is 6'4". We have LOTS of leg room front and back, and head room

Cons

Ride and Handling

Jerk start sometimes.....cant decide if it wants battery or engine.

Cargo Space

Trunk has been taken up by battery. Instead of full size trunk, it is about the space of a compact car.

This is not your Father's (or Mother's) Hyundai

--I am able to get excellent gas mileage. --The amenities that come with the car are great (push button start, leather interior, panoramic moon room, GPS, etc.) --It is quite roomy, more so than I realized when I test drove it --It is whisper quiet

Would recommend to a friend

Pros

Fuel Economy

Most of my time is spent commuting, and I've done the math...with receipts, odometer reading, and calculator in hand; I'm easily getting 40+ mpg.

Ride and Handling

Everyone is surprised by how great the ride is.

Interior Space

Much larger on the inside than it appears to be.

Cons

Cargo Space

The trunk is very small.

Power

Since it is a hybrid, I guess it is expected that you lose some power.

Love my hybrid

Ride is smooth and quiet, gas mileage is great.

Would recommend to a friend

Pros

Cabin Noise
Ride and Handling
Fuel Economy

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