Hyundai Motor America has just announced the pricing for the 2012MY Sonata Hybrid, which is featuring the Hybrid Blue Drive technology. The 2012MY Sonata Hybrid will come equipped with standard Blue Link® telematics. The latter provides a host of features accessible through multiple applications. For example you can use it in the car, on your smartphone, or over the web. In addition new for 2012MY is an optional Leather Package which includes leather seating surfaces, leather steering wheel and shift knob, heated front and rear seats, and auto-dimming rearview mirror with HomeLink® and compass. More importantly all 2012MY Sonata Hybrid models deliver a segment-leading 40-mpg highway fuel economy rating, which is higher than any other mid-size sedan, hybrid or non-hybrid! In details, in city driving, Sonata Hybrid delivers 35 mpg, yielding a 37 mpg combined city/highway rating from the EPA.


The Sonata Hybrid MSRP costs $25 850. In this price is excluded $760 freight cost, but includes the following standard equipment: 2.4L Atkinson Cycle 4-cylinder hybrid engine, Hybrid starter-generator (HSG), permanent magnet high-power density motor, 270V lithium polymer battery, 6-speed automatic transmission w/ SHIFTRONIC®, electronic stability control with traction control system, ABS with electronic brake-force distribution and brake assist, front active head restraints, front and front seat side and curtain airbags, 16-inch Eco-spoke alloy wheels, headlight LED accents, LED taillights, front fog lights, side mirror-mounted turn signal indicators, tinted chrome front grille, bodyside molding tinted chrome inserts, chrome exterior door handles, proximity entry with push-button start, remote keyless entry, alarm and immobilizer, electroluminescent instrument cluster (Supervision), 4.2-inch TFT multi-function trip computer with hybrid technology display, Steering Wheel Mounted Cruise, Audio & Phone Controls, dual automatic temperature control, floor console mounted rear vents, power driver seat with lumbar support, chrome interior door handles, leatherette interior door panel inserts, tilt and telescopic steering wheel with cruise and audio controls, metalgrain interior accents, AM/FM/SiriusXM/CD/MP3 with iPod®/USB & Aux input jacks, power windows, locks, heated mirrors, integrated Bluetooth® with phonebook transfer, Hyundai Blue Link Telematics system, automatic light control, Virtual Engine Sound System (VESS), solar control glass.

The optional Leather Package costs the additional $1500 and includes leather seating surfaces, heated front seats and rear seat bottom cushions, leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, auto-dimming rearview mirror with HomeLink® and compass.

And if you add the amount of $5500, you will get the Unlimited Package which includes the Leather Package plus the additional extras such as panoramic sunroof with tilt and slide, 17-inch Eco-spoke alloy wheels with unique finish, navigation system with high-resolution touch-screen display, rear backup camera, Infinity® premium speakers, subwoofer and external amplifier (400-watt), HD Radio® Technology with multicasting, SiriusXM, NavTraffic, NavWeather and Sports & Stocks w/ 90-Day Trial, HVAC multi-mode button, Premium door sill plates, Glossy black door surround and outside mirror housing.

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