The 2014 Hyundai Sonata has a 190-horsepower four-cylinder engine. A turbocharged 274-horsepower four-cylinder engine is available. Both come with a quick-shifting six-speed automatic transmission. The Sonata’s brakes are strong, and its steering and suspension strike a good balance between comfort and sportiness. Sonatas with the base engine get an EPA-estimated 24 mpg in the city and 34 mpg on the highway, while turbocharged models get 21 mpg in the city and 31 on the highway.