The upcoming hybrid version of the 2020 Hyundai Sonata is getting a price bump, as confirmed by the automaker in its recent announcement, which stated the gas-electric model of the well-loved model will pick up a price premium of $2,200 to $4,200 compared to its nonhybrid counterparts.
The price adjustment puts the starting price of the Sonata Hybrid at $28,725 for the entry-level Blue trim, making it about $4,150 more expensive than the nonhybrid Sonata SE. The Blue trim is the most fuel-efficient in the lineup with 52 mpg combined.
Next to the Blue trim is the SEL variant, which retails for $30,875 and includes additional features such as power front seats and a premium audio system. It delivers a combined rating of 47 mpg based on EPA estimates. Compared to its nonhybrid counterpart, the gas-electric SEL will now be $4,100 more expensive.
The range-topping Limited trim, meanwhile, will cost $36,675, making it $2,200 costlier than the nonhybrid. It delivers the same 47 mpg combined rating as the SEL.
All three versions of the Sonata hybrid are equipped with a 2.0-liter inline-four gas engine and an electric motor that makes 51 horsepower. When combined, this reaches up to 192 horsepower.
The model comes with a 10.3-inch infotainment display and premium leather seats. Customers who are getting the Limited trim are also treated to solar roof panels.
The 2020 Hyundai Sonata hybrid is expected to go on sale in the U.S. next month.