The cheapest Sonata Plug-In will sell for $34,600, though Hyundai says that will drop down to $29,681 after federal tax credits are applied. For that price, the car packs 17-inch wheels, a premium audio system, an eight-inch touchscreen along with blind spot detection and rear cross-traffic alert.
Sonata Plug-In models are able to travel up to 27 miles on electricity alone and have an overall range of about 600 miles. The car is rated at 99 mpge, while during regular hybrid operation it gets a rating of 40 mpg.
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Powering the Plug-In Hybrid is a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine mated to a 50 kW electric motor, making a total of 202 horsepower. Hyundai says it takes less than nine hours to recharge from a 120V outlet, while a level-two 240V charger will get the car back to full in under three hours.
For the Sonata Plug-In Hybrid Limited, customers will have to pay $38,600, which gets cut to $33,681 after the same federal tax credit. That extra cash brings along more safety features like forward collision warning, lane departure warning, automatic high beams and rear parking sensors. An electronic parking brake, driver memory seat, heated steering wheel, ventilated front seats and smart cruise control also come on the Limited model.
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