Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid Front and Side View2016 Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle is the next PHEV vehicle, which you can find in the dealerships. It has arrived this weekend in select showrooms across the United States, offering competitive price and exceptional 27-mile all-electric range.

The details and benefits of this car start with Sonata Plug-in Hybrid's 9.8 kWh lithium polymer battery system. It is around five times larger than the Sonata Hybrid's battery, thus helping in achieving 99 MPGe. What is more, the battery system can be charged via an external electric power source using either a Level-One 120V power outlet. And it all takes less than nine hours or a Level-Two 240V charging station in under three hours, to make a full charge.

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Continuing to the 2.0-liter Nu four-cylinder GDI engine, it is connected to a 50kW electric motor. This combination makes it possible for the PHEV to produce a total system output of 202 horsepower (149 kW) at 6,000 rpm.

Standard and Optional Features

Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid Rear View and Charging

The standard equipment for 2016 includes various goodies like 17-inch Eco-spoke alloy wheels, hands-free Smart Trunk, Dimension premium audio system, 8-inch touchscreen navigation and Blind Spot Detection System with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert.

In addition, Hyundai engineers added a lot of safety technologies such as Forward Collision Warning, Lane Departure Warning, Automatic High Beam Assist and rear parking sensors. If these standard features are not enough then you can opt for the optional electronic parking brake with automatic vehicle hold, driver memory seat, heated steering wheel, ventilated front seats, power front seats with 4-way adjustable driver lumbar and Smart Cruise Control.

Owners can also charge car's battery remotely via their smartphone have and schedule the specific charging time by setting a date and hour  in order to take advantage of off-peak electric rates.

2016 Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid has a starting price of $34,600 USD.

2016 Sonata Plug-in Hybrid MSRP Net MSRP with Federal Tax Incentive*
  • Sonata Plug-in Hybrid
  • $34,600
  • $29,681
  • Sonata Plug-in Hybrid Limited
  • $38,600
  • $33,681
Eligible for a *$4,919 federal tax credit based on class-leading 9.8 kWh battery capacity. Additional local incentives also may be available depending on the state of residency.

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Source: Hyundai