9. 2016 Hyundai Sonata
Starting Price: $21,750/ 25/38 MPG/ 185 HP/ 16″ Wheels
The Hyundai Sonata is a car that’s efficient, well-equipped and somewhat stylish sedan. The value-conscious moms will certainly appreciate the luxury levels of convenience and safety features available in this Sonata at the entry-level price
Available in 8 different colors, the 2016 Sonata has become not only more tech savvy, but the attention to detail in the exterior is exceptional. Drag has been reduced, meaning better fuel efficiency, there has been a more ‘sporty’ appearance with enhanced steering response, handling and stability. By upgrading to the Sport or Limited model a unique grille, side rocker panels with chrome molding, and 17″ alloy wheels come as standard.
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There are 2 different color trims available – both black and grey, and in terms of comfort, the Sonata is exceptional. There is a leather wrapped steering wheel, seats that are fitted with lumbar support and 10 way power adjustable, there is also an option to add ventilation to your seats. There is more than enough space for 5 passengers plus luggage so the interior boasts a lot of room. There are also rear side sunshades which mean that even the passengers in the back seats can enjoy the sunshine without having to squint!
With a hands-free smart trunk you can open your trunk even when your hands are full so long as the key is within 3 feet of the car! There is an audio system that is displayed on a 7″ color LCD touchscreen with inbuilt smartphone/ USB and auxiliary input jacks. And Bluetooth connectivity is included as standard! There is optional 400-watt Infinity audio system that comes with 9 speakers for an incredible sound quality to help you enjoy your ride even more.
Engine/ Fuel Efficiency
The car comes with a 6-speed automatic transmission as well as the convenience package that includes heated front seats and Bluetooth connectivity. The car is powered by 2.5-liters 5-cylinder engine that generates 185-horsepower. With 25 city and 38 highway MPG, the fuel efficiency of the Sonata is top notch.
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As standard, the safety features include driver’s blind spot mirror, rear view camera, tire pressure monitoring system, electric stability control, and brake assist. There are some features that are not available in the base model but are in the more expensive models such as the Limited and Limited 2.0T, and these include lane departure warning, and automatic emergency braking as well as more.
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