Side view of silver 2020 Hyundai Sonata Limited

How Fuel Efficient Is the 2020 Hyundai Sonata?

2020 Hyundai Sonata Performance Specs

The Hyundai Sonata is all-new for 2020, featuring a more aggressive design, lots of technology features, and a trio of new powertrains. While the hybrid version of the Sonata hasn’t been released yet, the gas-powered model delivers an engaging driving experience thanks to a pair of responsive engines. Do you want to know what is under the hood of this redesigned sedan? In this guide to the 2020 Hyundai Sonata performance specs, you will learn what engine options are available in the lineup, as well as how far you can travel between fill-ups. 


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Hyundai Sonata Engines Options

The 2020 Sonata includes four trim levels in its lineup – SE, SEL, SEL Plus, and Limited – each of which is powered by one of two engine options and a standard 8-speed automatic transmission with SHIFTRONIC®. The Sonata SE and SEL make use of a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine that delivers 191 horsepower and 181 pound-feet of torque. The rest of the Sonata lineup is fitted with a 1.6-liter Turbo 4-cylinder engine and delivers 180 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque. No matter which trim you choose, you will enjoy quick acceleration and sharp handling.

Closeup of yellow 2020 Hyundai Sonata SEL front end

Hyundai Sonata Fuel Economy Ratings

In terms of efficiency, the 2020 Sonata does not disappoint either. Do you want to know how far can you drive this sedan on one tank of gas? Below we have laid out a breakdown of the EPA-estimated fuel economy and driving range of each 2020 Hyundai Sonata model. Please bear in mind that actual mileage may vary with driving conditions, driving habits, and vehicle’s condition.

SESELSEL PlusLimited
Fuel Economy (City / Highway / Combined)28 / 38 / 32 mpg27 / 37 / 31 mpg27 / 36 / 31 mpg27 / 36 / 31 mpg
Driving Range443.8 city miles – 602.3 highway miles429.3 city miles – 588.3 highway miles429.3 city miles – 572.4 highway miles429.3 city miles – 572.4 highway miles

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Are you interested in getting behind the wheel of the new Hyundai Sonata? If so, this guide will help you choose the trim that offers the fuel efficiency and performance you are looking for in your next sedan. Once you have found the perfect fit, head over to our online inventory to view all the models we have available. For more information on this attractive and nimble sedan, contact us and a member of our sales team will be happy to answer all your questions.