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Compare Hyundai Sonata 8 vs BMW i4 G26

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Neoscore
37%
64%
Pros
  • Excellent 0.24 drag coefficient
  • Decent performance
  • Decent exterior styling
  • Decent styling
  • Decent performance
  • Up to 493km electric range
  • Excellent 0.24 drag coefficient
Cons
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • Gran coupe nonsense
  • BEV greenwashing
  • 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
eDrive40
M50

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
453 L / 16.0 cu-ft
470 L / 16.6 cu-ft ~ 1290 L / 45.6 cu-ft
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
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
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
eDrive40555 kg / 1224 lbsM50520 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
Chassis Type
Unibody
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Steering Ratio
13.27x
16.8
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
eDrive40225/55 R17M50Front wheel tires: 245/45 R18 Rear wheel tires: 255/45 R18
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
12.5 m / 41.0 ft
Weight Distribution
eDrive4045.1% front / 54.9% rearM5048.1% front / 51.9% rear

Construction

Battery | Capacity
83.9 kWh (gross) | 80.7 kWh (net)
Battery | Type
Lithium-ion
Battery | Voltage
398.5 V
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
5-door battery-electric Coupe
Platform
BMW CLAR platform

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
135 mm / 5.3 in
125 mm / 4.9 in
Size | Height
1445 mm / 56.9 in
1448 mm / 57.0 in
Size | Length
4900 mm / 192.9 in
4783 mm / 188.3 in
Size | Width
1859 mm / 73.2 in
1852 mm / 72.9 in
Track Width | Front
1633.0 mm / 64.3 in
eDrive401601.0 mm / 63.0 inM501589.0 mm / 62.6 in
Track Width | Rear
1623.0 mm / 63.9 in
eDrive401630.0 mm / 64.2 inM501606.0 mm / 63.2 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
eDrive402050.0 kg / 4519.5 lbsM502215.0 kg / 4883.2 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
eDrive407.5J x 17M50Front wheel rims: 8.5J x 18 Rear wheel rims: 9J x 18
Wheelbase
2840 mm / 111.8 in
2856 mm / 112.4 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
eDrive405.7 secM503.9 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
eDrive405.4 secM503.7 sec
Coefficient Of Drag
1.6 T-GDI AT0.272.0 GDI Hybrid AT0.242.5 GDI AT0.272.5 Turbo GDI AT0.27
eDrive400.24M500.25
Electric Range
eDrive40493.0 km / 306.3 miM50416.0 km / 258.5 mi
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)
Top Speed
eDrive40190.0 km/h / 118.1 mphM50225.0 km/h / 139.8 mph
Towing Capacity
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1600 kg / 3527 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
eDrive40Rear-engine (transverse), Rear-wheel driveM50Rear-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
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
Engine | Compression Ratio
1.6 T-GDI AT10.5:12.0 GDI Hybrid AT14.0:12.5 GDI AT13.0:1
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
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
eDrive40340 hp / 253.5 kW @ 8000-17000 rpmM50313 hp / 233.4 kW @ 8000-17000 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
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
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
eDrive40430 Nm @ 0~5000 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
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
1-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic1.6 T-GDI ATAutomatic2.0 GDI Hybrid ATAutomatic SHIFTRONIC2.5 GDI ATAutomatic2.5 Turbo GDI ATAutomatic
Automatic

Production

Availability
20201.6 T-GDI AT20192.0 GDI Hybrid AT20202.5 GDI AT20192.5 Turbo GDI AT2020
2021
Debut
2019-03
2021-06-02
Made In
South Korea, US, China
Germany
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