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2013 Hyundai Sonata Limited

2013 Hyundai Sonata Limited

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2013 Hyundai Sonata Limited

Dates Tested: 7/29/2013-8/12/2013

Miles driven: 302

Base price: $25,845 (not including $795 destination fee)

Price as tested: $29,685

Options on test car: Floor mats ($110), Premium Package ($2900)

Real-World Fuel Economy: 20.6 mpg

Driving Mix: 60 percent city, 40 percent highway

Quick Hits

The Great: Great value, classy cabin, simple controls

The Good: Good power, lots of room up front

The not so good: Middling observed fuel economy, marginal adult rear head room


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