Compare 2014 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid vs 2014 Buick Regal

2014 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
2014 Buick Regal
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 36 40 $24,573 $26,000
4-Door Sedan Limited 36 40 $28,859 $30,750
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4-Door Sedan Turbo FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Turbo FWD 21 30 $28,502 $29,690
4-Door Sedan FWD Premium I 21 30 $30,297 $31,560
4-Door Sedan Turbo AWD 19 27 $30,590 $31,865
4-Door Sedan AWD Premium I 19 27 $32,385 $33,735
4-Door Sedan FWD Premium II 21 30 $32,409 $33,760
4-Door Sedan AWD Premium II 19 27 $34,497 $35,935
4-Door Sedan FWD GS 21 30 $35,428 $36,905
4-Door Sedan AWD GS 19 27 $37,699 $39,270
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,573
$28,502
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,000
$29,690
Monthly Payment Estimate
$433 / month
$495 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
It's the best driver's car in the lineup, and the 2014 Buick Regal adds better infotainment and safety--with a slight cut to the GS' power.
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Fuel Economy
City
36 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
40 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.7 54.4
Front Leg Room (in)
45.5 42.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
55.2 55.4
Second Leg Room (in)
34.6 37.3
Front Head Room (in)
40 38.8
Second Hip Room (in)
54.9 52.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.9 56.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
103.8 96.8
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 36.8
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
57.7 58.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.9 62.5
Wheelbase (in)
110 107.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.2 73.1
Track Width, Front (in)
62.9 62.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
189.8 190.2
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.1 14.2
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.2 12.4 x - TBD -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 12.6 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Brake Type
- Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.2 18
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.8 38.1
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 2.68
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 15.2
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QKE
Front Tire Size
P205/65VR16 P235//50VR18
Spare Tire Size
NA T125/70R17
Front Tire Order Code
NA QKE
Spare Tire Order Code
NA QCL
Rear Tire Size
P205/65VR16 P235//50VR18
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3457 3692
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 18
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA 17
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 18
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Displacement
2.4 L/144 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
199 @ 5500 259 @ 5300
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I-4 Turbocharged
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
235 295 @ 3000-4000
Engine Order Code
NA LTG
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
38 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
40 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
36 21
Transmission
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.80 1.84
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.38 2.88
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.64 2.87
Trans Order Code
NA M7W
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.39 1.41
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 0.74
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.21 4.48
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.32 2.77
Clutch Size (in)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Buick Regal
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut MacPherson strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link 4-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
4.8 (Est) 6.3
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 6
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 512
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 130
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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