How Many Gallons of Gas Does a Hyundai Sonata Hold?

The Hyundai Sonata is a popular midsize sedan that offers a spacious interior, a smooth ride, and a range of engine options.

But how much gas does it need to run? How far can it go on a full tank?

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And how does it compare to other cars in its class?

These are some of the questions that this article will answer.

Gas Tank Size and Fuel Economy

The gas tank size of the Hyundai Sonata varies depending on the model year, trim level, and engine type. According to various sources, the gas tank size ranges from 13.0 gallons to 18.5 gallons.

The table below shows the gas tank size for some of the most recent model years and trim levels.

Year Trim Engine Gas Tank Size
2023 Limited 2.0L 2.0L I4 13.0 gallons
2022 SEL 2.0L 2.0L I4 13.0 gallons
2021 SEL 2.0L I4 13.0 gallons
2020 SEL Premium 2.5L I4 14.8 gallons
2019 Limited 2.0L I4 14.5 gallons
2018 Limited 2.0L I4 14.5 gallons
2017 Limited 2.0L I4 14.5 gallons
2016 Limited 2.0L I4 14.5 gallons
2015 Limited 2.4L I4 17.2 gallons
2014 Limited 2.4L I4 17.2 gallons
2013 Limited 2.4L I4 17.2 gallons
2012 SE 2.0L I4 18.5 gallons
2011 SE 2.0L I4 18.5 gallons
2010 SE 3.3L V6 17.7 gallons

The fuel economy of the Hyundai Sonata also depends on the model year, trim level, and engine type.

According to the official EPA ratings, the fuel economy ranges from 22 mpg to 38 mpg in the city, and from 30 mpg to 54 mpg on the highway.

The table below shows the fuel economy for some of the most recent model years and trim levels.
Year
Trim
Engine City MPG Highway MPG
2023 Limited 2.0L 2.0L I4 29 38
2022 SEL 2.0L 2.0L I4 29 38
2021 SEL 2.0L I4 29 38
2020 SEL Premium 2.5L I4 27 37
2019 Limited 2.0L I4 23 32
2018 Limited 2.0L I4 23 32
2017 Limited 2.0L I4 22 31
2016 Limited 2.0L I4 21 31
2015 Limited 2.4L I4 24 35
2014 Limited 2.4L I4 24 35
2013 Limited 2.4L I4 24 35
2012 SE 2.0L I4 22 34
2011 SE 2.0L I4 22 33
2010 SE 3.3L V6 19 29

Driving Range and Cost

The driving range of the Hyundai Sonata is the distance that it can travel on a full tank of gas. The driving range can be calculated by multiplying the gas tank size by the fuel economy. The table below shows the driving range for some of the most recent model years and trim levels.

Year Trim Engine Gas Tank Size City MPG Highway MPG City Range Highway Range
2023 Limited 2.0L 2.0L I4 13.0 gallons 29 38 377 miles 494 miles
2022 SEL 2.0L 2.0L I4 13.0 gallons 29 38 377 miles 494 miles
2021 SEL 2.0L I4 13.0 gallons 29 38 377 miles 494 miles
2020 SEL Premium 2.5L I4 14.8 gallons 27 37 400 miles 548 miles
2019 Limited 2.0L I4 14.5 gallons 23 32 334 miles 464 miles
2018 Limited 2.0L I4 14.5 gallons 23 32 334 miles 464 miles
2017 Limited 2.0L I4 14.5 gallons 22 31 319 miles 450 miles
2016 Limited 2.0L I4 14.5 gallons 21 31 305 miles 450 miles
2015 Limited 2.4L I4 17.2 gallons 24 35 413 miles 602 miles
2014 Limited 2.4L I4 17.2 gallons 24 35 413 miles 602 miles
2013 Limited 2.4L I4 17.2 gallons 24 35 413 miles 602 miles
2012 SE 2.0L I4 18.5 gallons 22 34 407 miles 629 miles
2011 SE 2.0L I4 18.5 gallons 22 33 407 miles 611 miles
2010 SE 3.3L V6 17.7 gallons 19 29 336 miles 513 miles

The cost of driving the Hyundai Sonata is the amount of money that it takes to fill up the gas tank and to travel a certain distance. The cost of driving can be calculated by multiplying the gas tank size or the driving range by the gas price. The table below shows the cost of driving for some of the most recent model years and trim levels, assuming a gas price of $3.00 per gallon.

Year
Trim
Engine Gas Tank Size City Range
Highway Range
Cost to Fill Up Cost per 100 Miles (City) Cost per 100 Miles (Highway)
2023 Limited 2.0L 2.0L I4 13.0 gallons 377 miles 494 miles $39.00 $10.34 $7.89
2022 SEL 2.0L 2.0L I4 13.0 gallons 377 miles 494 miles $39.00 $10.34 $7.89
2021 SEL 2.0L I4 13.0 gallons 377 miles 494 miles $39.00 $10.34 $7.89
2020 SEL Premium 2.5L I4 14.8 gallons 400 miles 548 miles $44.40 $11.10 $8.10
2019 Limited 2.0L I4 14.5 gallons 334 miles 464 miles $43.50 $13.02 $9.38
2018 Limited 2.0L I4 14.5 gallons 334 miles 464 miles $43.50 $13.02 $9.38
2017 Limited 2.0L I4 14.5 gallons 319 miles 450 miles $43.50 $13.61 $9.67
2016 Limited 2.0L I4 14.5 gallons

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