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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan I4 Manual
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Body Style

Transmission

Engine

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 22 30 $14,104 $15,499
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic 22 30 $14,853 $16,299
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual 20 27 $14,104 $15,499
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic 19 27 $14,853 $16,299
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLS 20 27 $15,698 $17,349
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS 19 27 $16,447 $18,149
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual LX 20 27 $16,710 $18,574
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic LX 19 27 $17,459 $19,374
4-Door Sedan LS
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LS 19 29 $22,175 $24,235
4-Door Sedan GS 17 27 $25,835 $28,235
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,104
$22,175
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,499
$24,235
Monthly Payment Estimate
$258 / month
$404 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 37.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.7 57.1
Front Leg Room (in) 43.3 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 55.8 54.4
Second Leg Room (in) 36.2 36.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 39.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.0 102
Second Hip Room (in) 54.4 53.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.9 58.0
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 186.9 196.2
Height, Overall (in) 56.0 56.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.2 61.3
Wheelbase (in) 106.3 109.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.7 72.7
Track Width, Front (in) 60.6 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.1 16.7
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x - TBD - - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.2 17
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.4 37.5
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable-Effort Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.92 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.1 - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P205/65HR15 P215/70R15
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code N/A NA
Spare Tire Order Code N/A NA
Rear Tire Size P205/65HR15 P215/70R15
Rear Tire Order Code N/A NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3181 3438
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.7 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 95 102
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System MPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 147 @ 3000 225 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.4L/143 3.8L/231
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 138 @ 5500 200 @ 5200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 19
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.88 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.94 0.705
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.46 2.921
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.30 1.000
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.46 2.385
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95 1.568
Trans Order Code NA MX0
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan LS
Vehicle Name Hyundai Sonata Buick Regal
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Sport
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double-wishbone Sport
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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