Compare the 2020 Hyundai Ioniq vs Sonata Hybrid

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Gene Messer Hyundai invites you to compare the 2020 Hyundai Ioniq vs Sonata Hybrid side-by-side. Review the performance specs and features of this popular matchup and discover which is best for you.

2020 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid vs. Sonata Hybrid: Specs & Features

The reasons to get a hybrid used to be purely practical, then Hyundai showed up. We’ve never been comfortable with just “good enough”, so we filled our group of 2020 Hybrids with the upper class in the latest state-of-the-art safety specs and modern luxuries available today. If you’re searching for fuel mileage that holds nothing back in design, Hyundai has two excellent options for you to consider this Spring: the 2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Limited, which is currently scheduled to be released in the coming months, and the current 2020 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid Limited. The Hyundai Sonata Hybrid was the brand’s first hybrid vehicle to be sold in the US. It first released in 2011 and it has been widely known ever since. The Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid Limited is Hyundai’s Hybrid hatchback that first debuted in 2016 and suddenly caught attention for its unmatched fuel mileage. (source:

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Ioniq vs Sonata: Performance Highlights

Let’s dive right into how these two Hybrids are powered. The 2020 Ioniq Hybrid Limited equips a 1.6 GDI DOHC 16-valve inline 4-cylinder engine making an electric/gas combined 125 lb-ft of torque and 139 horsepower. The Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Limited touts a 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder and a 39-kW electric motor which packs a powerful 139 lb-ft of torque and 192 horsepower. Both of these models feature a 270-volt lithium-ion polymer battery and a hybrid starter-generator. One of the main differences between both hybrids is that the 2020 Sonata Hybrid offers available solar roof panels which charge the batteries, making enough electric power to increase driving range by about 2 miles every day. Hyundai estimates you could get as much as 700 extra miles of battery power per year.⁠ The 2020 Sonata Hybrid is expected to be able to drive 680 miles on just one gas tank. Both Hyundai hybrid models have the additional bonus of a quiet cabin on the journey.

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Ioniq vs Sonata: Design Highlights

Hyundai was tired of Hybrids being boring. We designed both the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid and the 2020 Ioniq Hybrid to astonish and captivate with a sporty lean into luxury. Hyundai categorizes the Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid as a hybrid hatchback. The Hyundai Sonata Hybrid is seen as a sedan. Both vehicles however, feature spacious cargo room and 4 doors. Inside the cabins you’ll find a host of luxe amenities. The 2020 Sonata Hybrid Limited features heated and ventilated leather-trimmed front seats, a heated steering wheel, and hidden exterior lighting so beautifully set, you won’t notice they’re there until you turn them on. Both models feature LED exterior taillights and headlamps for optimal visibility on the road ahead. The 2020 Ioniq features a power tilt-and-slide sunroof and 60/40 split-folding rear seatback. The main difference between these two models is the available solar roof panels available only on the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid. Due to this modern age feature, the addition of the solar roof panels means – no sunroof. However, the sacrifice of the sunroof is overshadowed by the free power you gain from it and the bragging rights owning solar panels brings.

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Ioniq vs Sonata: Tech Highlights

As we said before, the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Limited will offer upgradeable solar roof panels which are estimated to create as much as 700 extra miles of battery power per year. The 2020 Sonata Hybrid features a sleek LCD color cluster at 12.3-inches and dual-camera blind-spot monitors with touchscreen navigation, and a wireless phone charging station. The Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Limited will come standard with Hyundai Digital Key which turns your cell phone into your key giving you the ability to remotely lock and unlock your vehicle and start your engine. The vehicle will even automatically adjust to your preferred mirror and seat preferences. The 2020 Ioniq Hybrid Limited has this as well – we call it IMS, or Integrated Memory System, which automatically adjusts to the drivers’ preferred settings for seat positioning and side mirrors. Both the 2020 Ioniq Hybrid Limited and the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Limited features one of the most advanced safety suites available which include Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Following Assist, and Driver Attention Warning. Though the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid is not officially available as of this writing, it is expected to have all the same advanced safety features Hyundai has become known for. In true Hyundai fashion, we blaze the trail to impress and innovate with these two astounding Hybrid models. Whether you’re looking for fuel efficiency with more power, or simply a Hybrid that doesn’t appear to be a Hybrid, both the 2020 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid Limited and the 2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Limited are excellent choices to consider.

Specs & Features2020 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid Limited vs 2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Limited

2020 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid Limited VS. 2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Limited
1.6 GDI DOHC 16-Valve Inline 4-Cylinder Engines 2.0L Inline Four-Cylinder & 39-KW Electric Motor
6-speed EcoShift® Dual Clutch Transmission Transmissions Six-Speed Automatic Transmission
139hp, 125 lb-ft torque Horsepower
192hp, 139 lb-ft torque
LED Headlights (Standard) Exterior Lighting LED Headlights (Standard)
17-Inch Eco-Spoke Alloy Wheels Wheels 16-Inch Wheels
Power Tilt-And-Slide Sunroof Sunroof Not Available
10.25 Inch Navigation System With High-Resolution Touchscreen

Multimedia 10.25 Inch Touchscreen Intuitive Central Interface
Standard Apple CarPlay
Android Auto
Expected To Be Standard
Rearview Camera With Dynamic Guidelines (Standard) Cameras Back-Up Camera and Blind Spot View Monitor

Compare the 2020 Hyundai Ioniq vs Sonata Hybrid In-Person

With so much to love about both the 2020 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid and 2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid we expect you’ll want to compare them side-by-side for yourself. Gene Messer Hyundai invites you to visit us online or in-person to schedule your 2020 Hyundai Ioniq vs Sonata Hybrid test drive in Lubbock, TX. Our friendly team members are standing by to answer all your questions about pricing, availability, features, performance, and more on this popular matchup. Contact us today.

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