Used Car: 2013 Hyundai Sonata Review
The 2013 Hyundai Sonata pleased tested drivers with stylish looks, a roomy cabin and good fuel economy.
The base 2013 Hyundai Sonata is powered by four-cylinder engine, while a more powerful, turbocharged four-cylinder engine is available. The base Sonata gets 24/35 mpg city/highway and the turbocharged model gets 22/34 mpg. A six-speed automatic is the only available transmission. Most reviewers said that the base Sonata has satisfying power, and does a good job balancing sporty handling and a comfortable ride. Some test drivers, however, complained about engine noise.
Though a few reviewers expressed disappointment with the quality of some materials in the 2013 Hyundai Sonata’s cabin, most agreed that its interior has a good layout, plenty of space and excellent electronics. Standard features in the 2013 Hyundai Sonata include a USB port and auxiliary input, Bluetooth, Blue Link telematics, keyless entry and satellite radio. Optional features when it was new include a rearview camera, leather upholstery, heated front and rear seats, navigation, a sunroof and HD Radio.
Other Cars to Consider
Auto writers reported that the 2013 Ford Fusion is similar to the Hyundai Sonata in that it has a spacious cabin and a pleasing design. The Ford Fusion is available with all-wheel drive, while the Sonata is not.
The 2013 Toyota Camry also earns good fuel economy ratings, and reviewers said it has a large cabin and a comfortable ride. The 2013 Camry also has one of the best reliability ratings in its class.