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Compare Hyundai Sonata 8 vs Audi S3 (8Y) Sedan

Reviews

Neoscore
37%
50%
Pros
  • Excellent 0.24 drag coefficient
  • Decent performance
  • Decent exterior styling
  • Decent performance
  • Good 0.28 drag coefficient
Cons
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • Only available with small engines
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front

Variants

1.6 T-GDI AT
2.0 GDI Hybrid AT
2.5 GDI AT
2.5 Turbo GDI AT

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
453 L / 16.0 cu-ft
325 L / 11.5 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
10.0 L / 10.6 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
1.6 T-GDI AT4.6 L / 4.9 qt2.0 GDI Hybrid AT5.2 L / 5.5 qt2.5 GDI AT5.6 L / 5.9 qt2.5 Turbo GDI AT6.3 L / 6.7 qt
5.7 L / 6.0 qt
Fuel Capacity
1.6 T-GDI AT60.0 L / 15.9 gal2.0 GDI Hybrid AT50.0 L / 13.2 gal2.5 GDI AT60.0 L / 15.9 gal
55.0 L / 14.5 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
1.6 T-GDI AT462 kg / 1019 lbs2.0 GDI Hybrid AT449 kg / 990 lbs2.5 GDI AT527 kg / 1162 lbs2.5 Turbo GDI AT459 kg / 1012 lbs
520 kg / 1146 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Vented 12"1.6 T-GDI ATVentilated discs, 325 mm2.0 GDI Hybrid ATVentilated discs, 305 mm2.5 GDI ATVentilated discs, 305-325 mm2.5 Turbo GDI ATVentilated discs, 345.44 mm
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
solid 11.2"1.6 T-GDI ATDisc, 300 mm2.0 GDI Hybrid ATDisc, 284 mm2.5 GDI ATDisc, 300 mm2.5 Turbo GDI ATDisc, 325.12 mm
Ventilated discs
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Steering Ratio
13.27x
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
1.6 T-GDI AT235/45 R182.0 GDI Hybrid AT205/65 R16, 215/55 R172.5 GDI AT205/65 R16, 215/55 R172.5 Turbo GDI AT245/40 R19
225/40 R 18 92 Y XL
Turning Circle
36.1 ft1.6 T-GDI AT10.9 m / 35.8 ft2.0 GDI Hybrid AT11.0 m / 36.1 ft2.5 GDI AT10.9 m / 35.8 ft2.5 Turbo GDI AT10.9 m / 35.8 ft
11.1 m / 36.4 ft

Construction

Body Style
1.6 T-GDI AT4-door Sedan2.0 GDI Hybrid AT4-door hybrid Sedan2.5 GDI AT4-door Sedan2.5 Turbo GDI AT4-door Sedan
4-door Sedan

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
135 mm / 5.3 in
Size | Height
1445 mm / 56.9 in
1415 mm / 55.7 in
Size | Length
4900 mm / 192.9 in
4504 mm / 177.3 in
Size | Width
1859 mm / 73.2 in
1816 mm / 71.5 in | 1984 mm / 78.1 in (mirror unfolded)
Track Width | Front
1633.0 mm / 64.3 in
1545.0 mm / 60.8 in
Track Width | Rear
1623.0 mm / 63.9 in
1519.0 mm / 59.8 in
Weight
1.6 T-GDI AT1465.0 kg / 3229.8 lbs2.0 GDI Hybrid AT1508.0 kg / 3324.6 lbs2.5 GDI AT1415.0 kg / 3119.5 lbs2.5 Turbo GDI AT1611.0 kg / 3551.6 lbs
1505.0 kg / 3318.0 lbs
Wheel Size
1.6 T-GDI AT7.5J x 182.0 GDI Hybrid AT6.5J x 16, 7J x172.5 GDI AT6.5J x 16, 7.5J x 172.5 Turbo GDI AT8.0J x 19
8 J x 18
Wheelbase
2840 mm / 111.8 in
2630 mm / 103.5 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
4.8 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
4.6 sec
CO2 Emission
165 ~ 166 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
1.6 T-GDI AT0.272.0 GDI Hybrid AT0.242.5 GDI AT0.272.5 Turbo GDI AT0.27
0.29
Fuel Economy
1.6 T-GDI AT7.6 L/100km / 31.0 MPG (combined) | 8.7 L/100km / 27.0 MPG (urban) | 6.5 L/100km / 36.2 MPG (highway)2.0 GDI Hybrid AT4.5 L/100km / 52.3 MPG (combined) | 4.7 L/100km / 50.0 MPG (urban) | 4.4 L/100km / 53.5 MPG (highway)2.5 GDI AT7.4 L/100km / 31.8 MPG (combined) | 8.4 L/100km / 28.0 MPG (urban) | 6.2 L/100km / 37.9 MPG (highway)2.5 Turbo GDI AT8.7 L/100km / 27.0 MPG (combined) | 10.2 L/100km / 23.1 MPG (urban) | 7.1 L/100km / 33.1 MPG (highway)
7.2 L/100km / 32.7 MPG (combined) | 9.1 L/100km / 25.8 MPG (urban) | 6.2 L/100km / 37.9 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Front-engine (transverse), All-wheel drive
Emission Standard
1.6 T-GDI ATULEV 702.0 GDI Hybrid ATSULEV 302.5 GDI ATSULEV 302.5 Turbo GDI ATULEV 70
EURO 6
Engine
DNF
Engine | Bore
1.6 T-GDI AT75.6 mm / 3.0 in2.0 GDI Hybrid AT81.0 mm / 3.2 in2.5 GDI AT88.5 mm / 3.5 in2.5 Turbo GDI AT88.5 mm / 3.5 in
82.5 mm / 3.2 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
1.6 T-GDI AT10.5:12.0 GDI Hybrid AT14.0:12.5 GDI AT13.0:1
9.3:1
Engine | Displacement
1.6, 2.0, 2.5 L1.6 T-GDI AT1.6 L / 97.5 cu-in / 1598.0 cc2.0 GDI Hybrid AT2.0 L / 122.0 cu-in / 1999.0 cc2.5 GDI AT2.5 L / 152.4 cu-in / 2497.0 cc2.5 Turbo GDI AT2.5 L / 152.4 cu-in / 2497.0 cc
2.0 L / 121.1 cu-in / 1984.0 cc
Engine | Power
1.6 T-GDI AT180.0 hp / 134.2 kW @ 5500 rpm2.0 GDI Hybrid AT150.0 hp / 111.9 kW @ 6000 rpm + 51.0 hp / 38.0 kW @ 1800-2300 rpm (electric motor)2.5 GDI AT191.0 hp / 142.4 kW @ 6100 rpm2.5 Turbo GDI AT290.0 hp / 216.3 kW @ 5800 rpm
310.0 hp / 231.2 kW @ 5450-6500 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
1.6 T-GDI AT112.6 hp/L / 1.8 hp/cu-in2.0 GDI Hybrid AT75.0 hp/L / 1.2 hp/cu-in2.5 GDI AT76.5 hp/L / 1.3 hp/cu-in2.5 Turbo GDI AT116.1 hp/L / 1.9 hp/cu-in
156.2 hp/L / 2.6 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
1.6 T-GDI AT89.0 mm / 3.5 in2.0 GDI Hybrid AT97.0 mm / 3.8 in2.5 GDI AT101.5 mm / 4.0 in2.5 Turbo GDI AT101.5 mm / 4.0 in
92.8 mm / 3.7 in
Engine | Torque
1.6 T-GDI AT264 Nm / 194.7 lb-ft @ 1500-4500 rpm2.0 GDI Hybrid AT188 Nm / 138.7 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm + 205 Nm / 151.2 lb-ft @ 0-1800 rpm2.5 GDI AT245 Nm / 180.7 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm2.5 Turbo GDI AT422 Nm / 311.3 lb-ft @ 1650-4000 rpm
400 Nm / 295.0 lb-ft @ 2000-5450 rpm
Engine | Type
I4 Smartstream: G1.6 T-GDi, G2.0 LPi, G2.0 MPi, G2.0 GDi (Hybrid); G2.5 MPi, G2.5 GDi1.6 T-GDI ATTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder2.0 GDI Hybrid ATdirect-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder2.5 GDI ATNaturally-aspirated direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder2.5 Turbo GDI ATTurbocharged direct- and multi-port-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Fuel Capacity
13.2 gal
Transmission | Gears
6- or 8-speed1.6 T-GDI AT8-speed2.0 GDI Hybrid AT6-speed2.5 GDI AT8-speed2.5 Turbo GDI AT8-speed
7-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic1.6 T-GDI ATAutomatic2.0 GDI Hybrid ATAutomatic SHIFTRONIC2.5 GDI ATAutomatic2.5 Turbo GDI ATAutomatic
Automatic S tronic

Production

Availability
20201.6 T-GDI AT20192.0 GDI Hybrid AT20202.5 GDI AT20192.5 Turbo GDI AT2020
2020
Debut
2019-03
2020-08-11
Made In
South Korea, US, China
Germany
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