2023 Hyundai Sonata: What We Know so Far — Affordable and High Gas Mileage!

With its high gas mileage, stylish interior, many useful technologies, and affordable price, the new 2023 Hyundai Sonata is a compelling choice for the midsize sedan segment. Find out what we know so far about the release date, price, specs, and features of the 2023 Sonata and 2023 Sonata Hybrid.

When will the 2023 Hyundai Sonata be available?

Front angle view of gray 2023 Hyundai Sonata midsize sedan, highlighting its release date and price
2023 Hyundai Sonata | Hyundai

The new 2023 Hyundai Sonata and the 2023 Sonata Hybrid will likely hit roads in late Summer/early Fall 2022. It will be available at Hyundai dealerships throughout the United States and in various international markets.

The Hyundai Sonata for the U.S. market is built at Hyundai’s plant in Montgomery, Alabama.

How much is the 2023 Hyundai Sonata?

Hyundai didn’t yet provide the price information for the 2023 Sonata and the 2023 Sonata Hybrid midsize sedans. However, the 2023 Sonata will likely cost slightly more than the 2022 Sonata. The starting price of the 2022 Sonata ranges from $24,150 MSRP for the SE trim up to $34,750 MSRP for the N Line Night Edition trim. Also, the starting price of the 2022 Sonata Hybrid ranges from $27,350 MSRP for the Blue trim up to $35,700 MSRP for the Limited trim.

2023 Sonata specs: Engine options and gas mileage

Rear angle view of red 2023 Hyundai Sonata midsize sedan, highlighting its release date and price
2023 Hyundai Sonata | Hyundai

Buyers of the 2023 Hyundai Sonata midsize sedan have a choice of four engine options. The base-level 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine generates 191 horsepower and 181 pound-feet of torque, while the available 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine produces 180 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque. 

For the pinnacle of Sonata performance, you can get the N Line. It features a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine, which doles out 290 horsepower and 311 lb-ft of torque. Also, the Sonata N-Line delivers quick acceleration, with a 0-60 mph time of 5.3 seconds. Additionally, the Sonata offers a hybrid engine, which produces a total system output of 192 horsepower and 271 lb-ft of torque.

Dashboard and front seats in 2023 Hyundai Sonata midsize sedan, highlighting its release date and price
2023 Hyundai Sonata | Hyundai

On the efficiency front, the gas-powered Sonata gets an estimated gas mileage of up to 28 city/38 highway mpg. Also, the Sonata Hybrid is even more efficient, with an estimated fuel economy of up to 50 city/54 highway mpg.

Unlike some of its midsize sedan competitors, such as the Toyota Camry, the Sonata doesn’t offer all-wheel drive. All Sonata models have a front-wheel drive system.

2023 Sonata: Seating capacity, passenger space, and cargo space

The new 2023 Hyundai Sonata midsize sedan can seat up to five people. It has a total passenger volume of 104.4 cu-ft. Also, for cargo space, the Sonata has a trunk capacity of 16.0 cu-ft.

What are the midsize sedan competitors of the Hyundai Sonata?

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The midsize sedan competitors of the Hyundai Sonata include the Toyota Camry, Honda Accord, Kia K5, Nissan Altima, Subaru Legacy, and Mazda6.

Trim choices for the 2023 Sonata include SE, SEL, SEL Plus, N-Line, Limited, and N-Line Night Edition. Also, the 2023 Sonata Hybrid offers three trim choices: Blue, SEL, and Limited. 

Additionally, for warranty coverage, the 2023 Sonata has the backing of a 5-year/60,000-mile basic warranty and a 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty. Furthermore, the Sonata has a free maintenance plan, which is good for three years or 36,000 miles.

As covered earlier, the release date of the new 2023 Hyundai Sonata and 2023 Sonata Hybrid midsize sedans will likely be in late Summer/early Fall 2022. Also, the 2023 Sonata will probably cost slightly more than the 2022 Sonata, which has a starting base price of $24,150 MSRP.

This article was updated on 8/1/2022.

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