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Hyundai Sonata Fuel Consumption

Year Modification Recommended fuel City consumption Highway Economy Combined cycle Consumption per year
2013 Sonata Hybrid 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 6-speeds Regular or Plus 35.98 mpg 38 mpg 40 mpg 1272L
2013 Sonata Hybrid Limited 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 6-speeds Regular or Plus 35.98 mpg 36.99 mpg 40 mpg 1272L
2013 Sonata 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 6-speeds Regular or Plus 24.01 mpg 28 mpg 35.01 mpg 1749L
2013 Sonata 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Manual 6-speeds Regular or Plus 24.01 mpg 28 mpg 35.01 mpg 1749L
2013 Sonata 2.0 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 6-speeds Regular or Plus 21.99 mpg 25.99 mpg 34.01 mpg 1908L
2012 Sonata Hybrid 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 6-speeds Regular or Plus 34.01 mpg 35.98 mpg 39.01 mpg 1431L
2012 Sonata 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 6-speeds Regular or Plus 24.01 mpg 28 mpg 35.01 mpg 1749L
2012 Sonata 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Manual 6-speeds Regular or Plus 24.01 mpg 28 mpg 35.01 mpg 1749L
2012 Sonata 2.0 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 6-speeds Regular or Plus 21.99 mpg 25.99 mpg 34.01 mpg 1908L
2011 Sonata Hybrid 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 6-speeds Regular or Plus 34.01 mpg 35.98 mpg 39.01 mpg 1431L
2011 Sonata 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Manual 6-speeds Regular or Plus 24.01 mpg 28 mpg 35.01 mpg 1749L
2011 Sonata 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 6-speeds Regular or Plus 21.99 mpg 25.99 mpg 35.01 mpg 1908L
2011 Sonata 2.0 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 6-speeds Regular or Plus 21.99 mpg 25.99 mpg 33.01 mpg 1908L
2010 Sonata 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 5-speeds Regular or Plus 21.99 mpg 25 mpg 31.98 mpg 2067L
2010 Sonata 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds Regular or Plus 21 mpg 25 mpg 31.98 mpg 2067L
2010 Sonata 3.3 L, 6 cylinders, Automatic 5-speeds Regular or Plus 19 mpg 21.99 mpg 28.99 mpg 2385L
2009 Sonata 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 5-speeds Regular or Plus 21.99 mpg 25 mpg 31.98 mpg 2067L
2009 Sonata 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds Regular or Plus 21 mpg 25 mpg 31.98 mpg 2067L
2009 Sonata 3.3 L, 6 cylinders, Automatic 5-speeds Regular or Plus 19 mpg 21.99 mpg 28.99 mpg 2385L
2008 Sonata 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds Regular or Plus 21 mpg 25 mpg 31.01 mpg 2067L
2008 Sonata 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 21 mpg 24.01 mpg 29.99 mpg 2067L
2008 Sonata 3.3 L, 6 cylinders, Automatic 5-speeds Regular or Plus 19 mpg 21.99 mpg 28 mpg 2385L
2007 Sonata 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds Regular or Plus 21 mpg 25 mpg 31.01 mpg 2067L
2007 Sonata 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 21 mpg 24.01 mpg 29.99 mpg 2067L
2007 Sonata 3.3 L, 6 cylinders, Automatic 5-speeds Regular or Plus 18 mpg 21 mpg 27 mpg 2385L
2006 Sonata 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds Regular or Plus 21 mpg 25 mpg 31.01 mpg 2067L
2006 Sonata 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 21 mpg 24.01 mpg 29.99 mpg 2067L
2006 Sonata 3.3 L, 6 cylinders, Automatic 5-speeds Regular or Plus 18 mpg 21 mpg 27 mpg 2385L
2005 Sonata 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds Regular or Plus 20 mpg 23 mpg 28 mpg 2226L
2005 Sonata 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 19 mpg 21.99 mpg 27 mpg 2385L
2005 Sonata 2.7 L, 6 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds Regular or Plus 18 mpg 20 mpg 25 mpg 2544L
2005 Sonata 2.7 L, 6 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 17 mpg 20 mpg 25 mpg 2544L
2004 Sonata 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds Regular or Plus 20 mpg 23 mpg 28 mpg 2226L
2004 Sonata 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 19 mpg 21.99 mpg 28 mpg 2385L
2004 Sonata 2.7 L, 6 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds Regular or Plus 18 mpg 20 mpg 25 mpg 2544L
2004 Sonata 2.7 L, 6 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 17 mpg 20 mpg 25 mpg 2544L
2003 Sonata 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds Regular or Plus 20 mpg 23 mpg 28 mpg 2226L
2003 Sonata 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 19 mpg 21.99 mpg 28 mpg 2385L
2003 Sonata 2.7 L, 6 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds Regular or Plus 18 mpg 20 mpg 25 mpg 2544L
2003 Sonata 2.7 L, 6 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 17 mpg 20 mpg 25 mpg 2544L
2002 Sonata 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds Regular or Plus 20 mpg 23 mpg 28 mpg 2226L
2002 Sonata 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 19 mpg 21.99 mpg 27 mpg 2385L
2002 Sonata 2.7 L, 6 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 18 mpg 20 mpg 25 mpg 2544L
2002 Sonata 2.7 L, 6 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds Regular or Plus 18 mpg 20 mpg 25 mpg 2544L
2001 Sonata 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds Regular or Plus 19 mpg 21.99 mpg 27 mpg 2385L
2001 Sonata 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 18 mpg 21 mpg 25.99 mpg 2385L
2001 Sonata 2.5 L, 6 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds Regular or Plus 18 mpg 21 mpg 25.99 mpg 2385L
2001 Sonata 2.5 L, 6 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 18 mpg 20 mpg 25 mpg 2544L
2000 Sonata 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds Regular or Plus 19 mpg 21.99 mpg 27 mpg 2385L
2000 Sonata 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 18 mpg 21 mpg 25.99 mpg 2385L
2000 Sonata 2.5 L, 6 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds Regular or Plus 18 mpg 21 mpg 25.99 mpg 2385L
2000 Sonata 2.5 L, 6 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 18 mpg 20 mpg 25 mpg 2544L
1999 Sonata 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds Regular or Plus 19 mpg 21.99 mpg 27 mpg 2385L
1999 Sonata 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 18 mpg 21 mpg 25.99 mpg 2385L
1999 Sonata 2.5 L, 6 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 18 mpg 21 mpg 25.99 mpg 2385L
1999 Sonata 2.5 L, 6 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds Regular or Plus 18 mpg 21 mpg 25.99 mpg 2385L
1998 Sonata 2.0 L, 4 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds Regular or Plus 19 mpg 21 mpg 25 mpg 2385L
1998 Sonata 2.0 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 18 mpg 20 mpg 25 mpg 2544L
1998 Sonata 3.0 L, 6 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 15 mpg 18 mpg 21.99 mpg 2862L
1997 Sonata 2.0 L, 4 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds Regular or Plus 19 mpg 21 mpg 25.99 mpg 2385L
1997 Sonata 2.0 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 18 mpg 20 mpg 25 mpg 2544L
1997 Sonata 3.0 L, 6 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 16 mpg 18 mpg 21.99 mpg 2862L
1996 Sonata 2.0 L, 4 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds Regular or Plus 19 mpg 21.99 mpg 25.99 mpg 2385L
1996 Sonata 2.0 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 18 mpg 21 mpg 25.99 mpg 2385L
1996 Sonata 3.0 L, 6 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 16 mpg 19 mpg 23 mpg 2703L
1995 Sonata 2.0 L, 4 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds Regular or Plus 19 mpg 21 mpg 25.99 mpg 2385L
1995 Sonata 2.0 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 18 mpg 21 mpg 25.99 mpg 2385L
1995 Sonata 3.0 L, 6 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 16 mpg 18 mpg 21.99 mpg 2862L
1994 Sonata (Y-3) 2.0 L, 4 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds Regular or Plus 19 mpg 21 mpg 25.99 mpg 2385L
1994 Sonata (Y-3) 2.0 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 18 mpg 21 mpg 25.99 mpg 2385L
1994 Sonata 2.0 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 18 mpg 21 mpg 25 mpg 2385L
1994 Sonata 2.0 L, 4 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds Regular or Plus 18 mpg 20 mpg 24.01 mpg 2544L
1994 Sonata 3.0 L, 6 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 16 mpg 18 mpg 21.99 mpg 2862L
1994 Sonata (Y-3) 3.0 L, 6 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 16 mpg 18 mpg 21.99 mpg 2862L
1993 Sonata 2.0 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 18 mpg 20 mpg 25 mpg 2544L
1993 Sonata 2.0 L, 4 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds Regular or Plus 18 mpg 20 mpg 24.01 mpg 2544L
1993 Sonata 3.0 L, 6 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 16 mpg 18 mpg 21.99 mpg 2862L
1992 Sonata 2.0 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 18 mpg 20 mpg 25 mpg 2544L
1992 Sonata 2.0 L, 4 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds Regular or Plus 18 mpg 20 mpg 24.01 mpg 2544L
1992 Sonata 3.0 L, 6 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 16 mpg 18 mpg 21.99 mpg 2862L
1991 Sonata 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds Regular or Plus 18 mpg 21 mpg 25.99 mpg 2385L
1991 Sonata 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 18 mpg 20 mpg 24.01 mpg 2544L
1991 Sonata 3.0 L, 6 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 16 mpg 18 mpg 21.99 mpg 2862L
1990 Sonata 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds Regular or Plus 18 mpg 21 mpg 25.99 mpg 2385L
1990 Sonata 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 18 mpg 20 mpg 24.01 mpg 2544L
1990 Sonata 3.0 L, 6 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 16 mpg 18 mpg 21.99 mpg 2862L
1989 Sonata 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds Regular or Plus 18 mpg 21 mpg 25.99 mpg 2385L
1989 Sonata 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 18 mpg 20 mpg 23 mpg 2544L
1989 Sonata 3.0 L, 6 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 16 mpg 18 mpg 21.99 mpg 2862L

If you drive Hyundai Sonata made in 2005, you might be interested in original fuel consumption data. Remember that the amount of fuel your car takes depends on how you drive. If the modification of your car is Sonata 3.0 L, 6 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds, the average city consumption must be near 16 mpg. Control every electrical device and use it if needed only – that will help your economy. On the highway the numbers will be more sufficient – 28 mpg. But you should bear in mind that the combined cycle for Hyundai Sonata is 25.99 mpg. If the fuel consumption rate in your car is much different from those figures, you might need to contact the service. Note that you should use fuel type Regular or Plus to achieve these results in consumption. For some drivers it’s necessary to understand fuel needs for a whole year. On the average basis consumption per year will be quite like 2226L.

  • You won’t make your Sonata consume less than 21 mpg.

  • Of course, you may spend for Sonata more or less depending on mileage.

  • You can notice that Sonata of the year 2005 consumes a lot in the city.

  • In the highway the use of petrol by Sonata 3.3 L, 6 cylinders, Automatic 5-speeds will be lower – at 21 mpg.

  • On average you’ll need 2067L of fuel to drive the Sonata with this engine.

  • The drivers agree that Hyundai in modification Sonata 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds can save up your money on petrol stations.

  • Providing you use Regular or Plus, you get a normal consumption in the city at 18 mpg.

  • Otherwise contact the service center of Hyundai and find problems.

  • Using your Sonata for intercity driving will save your money, as Hyundai insists.

  • If you like speeding on Sonata 3.3 L, 6 cylinders, Automatic 5-speeds, be prepared for even less fuel economy while driving Sonata.

  • An optimal petrol for Hyundai Sonata 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds is Regular or Plus with needed factors.

  • Admit that Sonata Hybrid 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 6-speeds must be filled up with high quality petrol.

  • Of course, you may grow the amount of fuel for Sonata 2.0 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds by speeding.

  • On the top speed the engine of Hyundai Sonata 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds will take 40% more fuel.

  • All economy features in Hyundai Sonata Hybrid 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 6-speeds will lead to a sufficient annual economy.

  • Use Regular or Plus type of fuel to achieve more efficiency of Sonata engine.

  • If you buy the Sonata in the 1994 year of production, be prepared for a consumption at least of 18 mpg.

  • You might need more or less than 2067L or petrol for Sonata 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 5-speeds according to miles on your counter.

  • There are visible pros of driving the Sonata in the city – consumption below 20 mpg.

  • You may need only 35.98 mpg for the Sonata Hybrid 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 6-speeds to drive on motorways.

  • To make your 2009 Sonata take less fuel keep the speed constant.

  • Fuel performance number of it is suitable for Sonata 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds.

  • You will approximately buy 2385L gallons of fuel in one year of driving.

Take into account that if you buy Sonata of the 1991 year, you might not get the initial figures. If your actual data are not sufficient, there might be some technical problems. Always check your figures of consumption for Sonata 2.5 L, 6 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds and compare with initial data of the Hyundai.

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