2016 HYUNDAI SONATA PLUG-IN HYBRID DELIVERS CLASS-LEADING 27-MILE ALL-ELECTRIC RANGE

Posted on 26. Nov, 2015 by in Hyundai Canada

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. Nov 13, 2015 – This week the 2016 Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) arrives in name dealerships with a competitively labelled and constrained product that boasts a class-leading 27-mile All-Electric Range (AER). The 2016 Sonata Plug-in Hybrid offers a potency of an choice powertrain with a singular aerodynamic extraneous design, best-in-class sum interior volume, reward facilities and modernized reserve record all during an glorious value.

“The 2016 Sonata Plug-in Hybrid is a initial plug-in hybrid electric automobile for Hyundai and gives drivers a best of both worlds by providing a energy smoothness of a required gasoline engine for prolonged trips or vacations with a additional advantage of environmentally-friendly all-electric operation for commuting,” pronounced Mike O’Brien, clamp president, corporate and product planning, Hyundai Motor America. “The coherence of this choice powertrain delivers fit hybrid operation and eliminates any concerns for operation anxiety, while providing an considerable sum pushing operation able of 600 miles.”

Sonata Plug-in Hybrid’s 9.8 kWh lithium polymer battery complement is roughly 5 times incomparable than a Sonata Hybrid’s battery, and helps it grasp a class-leading 99 MPGe sum in charge-depleting electric automobile (EV) mode. The incomparable battery complement can be charged around an outmost electric energy source regulating possibly a Level-One 120V energy opening in reduction than 9 hours or a Level-Two 240V charging hire in underneath 3 hours.

A 2.0-liter Nu four-cylinder GDI engine joined with a 50kW electric engine allows a Sonata Plug-in Hybrid to work only like a Sonata Hybrid once a onboard battery assign is depleted. Sonata PHEV’s Nu engine produces 154 horsepower and 140 lb. ft. of torque and a sum complement outlay is 202 horsepower during 6,000 rpm. The energy outlay from a electric engine (50 kW) is 32 percent some-more absolute than a electric engine practical on a Sonata Hybrid (38 kW) and allows for EV operation during aloft engine bucket and speeds.

The 2016 Sonata Plug-in Hybrid pricing starts during $34,600 for a well-equipped indication and offers some-more customary apparatus than rival shred vehicles, including 17-inch Eco-spoke amalgamate wheels, hands-free Smart Trunk, Dimension® reward audio system, 8-inch touchscreen navigation and Blind Spot Detection System with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert.

MSRP does not embody burden charges of $835.

Hyundai engineers implemented many active reserve technologies for a 2016 Sonata Plug-in Hybrid to support drivers and assistance forestall accidents. Advanced reserve technologies such as Forward Collision Warning, Lane Departure Warning, Automatic High Beam Assist and back parking sensors are versed on a Sonata Plug-in Hybrid Limited. Additional accessible record one would design in a oppulance automobile is accessible on this impossibly fit mid-size hybrid sedan such as electronic parking stop with involuntary automobile hold, motorist memory seat, exhilarated steering wheel, ventilated front seats, energy front seats with 4-way tractable motorist lumbar and Smart Cruise Control featuring full stop capability.

Owners can conduct and guard a Sonata Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle remotely around an disdainful Blue Link® smartphone app that includes a three-year nominal hearing to Blue Link Connected Care with Charge Management. With a app, owners are given automobile charging options they can name while in a car, though users can also conduct them remotely around smartphone. For example, users have a choice to conduct a car’s charging report by environment a specific date and time to take advantage of off-peak electric rates.

Highlights of Charge Management Services:

  • Plug and Charge status
  • Time left until entirely charged
  • Start or stop charging
  • Set adult charging report with days of a week andtime
  • Existing battery level
  • Real-time electric and fuel range
  • Vehicle diagnostics/status

The Sonata Plug-in Hybrid is built during a Asan, South Korea plant and will be accessible in California, Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island and Vermont. Sonata Plug-in Hybrid buyers will be authorised for a $4,919 sovereign taxation credit; taxation credits revoke a volume of sovereign taxation a client is probable for, creation them most some-more profitable than taxation deductions. Depending on a sold state, additional internal incentives such as high-occupancy automobile line exemptions, financial incentives or application rate reductions might be available.

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