Specs

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4dr Sedan Manual

Brakes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted
Brake ABS System
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x 1.7
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.12 x .87

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.2

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 550

Engine

Fuel System EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 129 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Gas I4
Displacement 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 137 @ 6000

Exterior Dimensions

Liftover Height (in) 27.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.1
Track Width, Front (in) 59.6
Height, Overall (in) 55.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.7
Length, Overall (in) 185.0
Wheelbase (in) 106.3

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.2

Interior Dimensions

Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.2
Front Leg Room (in) 43.3
Front Head Room (in) 38.5
Second Head Room (in) 37.7
Second Leg Room (in) 36.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.4
Second Hip Room (in) 57.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 101.3
Front Hip Room (in) 57.9
Passenger Capacity 5

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21

Steering

Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.6
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.06
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.7

Summary

Vehicle Name Hyundai Sonata
Vehicle Name Hyundai Sonata
Body Style 4 Door Sedan

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Macpherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Independent
Suspension Type - Front Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -

Tires

Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P195/70R14
Rear Tire Size P195/70R14
Spare Tire Size Compact

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A

Transmission

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.285
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.947
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.083
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Type 5
Trans Order Code
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.322
Clutch Size (in) - TBD -
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.083
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.756
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.939

Vehicle

EPA Classification Mid-Size

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2935

Wheels

Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact

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