Research 2008 Hyundai Sonata specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

GLS 4dr Sedan I4 Man GLS


Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.3 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Brake ABS System 4-wheel
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.3

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.3


Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110


Fuel System MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 164 @ 4250
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Gas I4
Displacement 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 162 @ 5800

Exterior Dimensions

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.1
Liftover Height (in)
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.4
Track Width, Front (in) 62.0
Height, Overall (in) 58.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 188.9
Wheelbase (in) 107.4

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.7

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Volume (ft³) 105.4
Second Hip Room (in) 55.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.9
Second Leg Room (in) 37.4
Second Head Room (in) 38.2
Front Hip Room (in) 55.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.4
Front Leg Room (in) 43.7
Front Head Room (in) 40.1
Passenger Capacity 5


EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31


Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.3
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8


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


Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.59
Suspension Type - Front Independent
Suspension Type - Rear Independent
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double-wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.98


Spare Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Size Compact
Rear Tire Size P215/60VR16
Front Tire Size P215/60VR16
Rear Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code


Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)


Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.17
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.55
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.79
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.26
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Type 5
Trans Order Code
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.44
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.41
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97


EPA Classification Large

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3253


Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact