In Europe hybrid Hyundai range is not widely known, but in other markets such as Korea, is another option now wants to strengthen the brand. Comes from Seoul, the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid 2015 , a new version of the sedan with mechanical hybrid gasoline and a specific aesthetic highlight its ecology.
Get compared to a conventional Sonata, enough changes to discover that it is an alternative to the traditional sedan. Opens a new faired grill, new chrome and blue, rear diffuser, new drivers or some wheels 16 or 17 inches aerodynamic style as usual in the KIA-Hyundai group. The lowest are completely fairings to reduce friction.
All attempts tell us that the leads 2015 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid underhood mechanics a hybrid plus a GDI gasoline engine of 2 liters and 156 hp , another electric motor, this time combined with [ 1999005] 52 horses power. Remains, all associated with a 6-speed automatic transmission.
Facing the previous version, the 2015 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid has won up to 13.3% of its battery capacity, reaching 1.62 kWh . The battery, meanwhile, is placed under the load compartment, losing the trunk a few liters. This results in consumption is also reduced, standardizing now 5.5 l / 100 km , 0.5 l / 100 km less than before.
Hyundai is gradually expanding its hybrid supply and, above all, improving and updating this. According to officials, after the presentation of the new model, the Korean automaker plans to launch its first plug-in hybrid to market next year 2015 , and by 2020 wants a hybrid alternative in each of the segments .
Source – Hyundai
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Article Hyundai Sonata Hybrid 2015 presents more battery capacity and lower consumption was originally published in Current Motor.