Hyundai Sonata Review – Wikicars

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A summary of all reveiewers on rates the 2006 Sonata as 5th of 20 mid-sized cars.[1]


High Points

(V6 )

Accident avoidence

Comfort and

Gas mileage

Low Points

Performance and

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The 2006 Sonata is adequately with a standard 4-cylinder offers 162HP. The 3.3-liter V6 235HP an available 247 HP engine in are smooth yet responsive and reach speed with little

Acceleration is brisk in the four-cylinder and a grin to the face in the V6. Hyundai say the V6 will turn 0-60 per hour times of about 6.6 with a top speed of 147 mph. are executed easily with the manual. and chirping the front is even easier. The Shiftronic transmission moves between smoothly, kicking down for with minimal hesitation.

In mode, the Shiftronic will automatically when the engine up against redline, and it declines to at all, leaving that to the preferences.

Steering is light and direct, good on-center feel and stability. Brakes are mostly displaying little of the interference of of the more complex EBD-equipped and then only in the final of a stop.

Nevertheless, the Sonata is with Electronic Brake-force which improves stability and stopping distances by balancing force between the front and tires, and anti-lock brakes. allow the driver to maintain control under hard The 17-inch wheel /tire makes its presence known on pavement, where the shorter transmit more of the road’s into the cabin. Wind and noise is decently muted.

The suspension suffers more what’s best described as than from lack of geometry and components. The latter are double wishbones in front, in back, twin-tube gas-pressure and stabilizer bars all ’round, a larger front bar in the V6 to handle the engine’s extra weight. But how it all together still needs, work.

Against the competition, has been refining its suspension for much longer than the Sonata feels less less of a whole. Not that anything wrong or necessarily in the ride and handling, just some of the transitions, in direction and types and qualities of pavements, as smooth as the look and feel of the promises. The front end tucks in as steering is cranked in, but the car doesn’t as surely as expected.

There’s also the impression of managed unsprung mass the rear suspension crosses or broken pavement, which the hard parts are a generation or two in the alloys used and how they’re Still, interstate-intensive travel, at socially irresponsible speeds, is and unruffled, which is no small

Gas Mileage:

Note that the table displays the fuel ratings of the revised EPA rating which began testing in

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