Hyundai Sonata, a Sedan Economic
The Hyundai Sonata is a four-door sedan that is on sale with a 2.0 CRDi diesel engine with 150 HP and a petrol 3.3 V6 250 hp. The first one can be associated with a gearbox six-speed manual or a five-speed automatic. The gasoline is available only with the automatic.
This Hyundai is an alternative to models like the Chevrolet Epica or the Ford Mondeo but has the advantage of being more economical. With gasoline and full finish (which is the only one you can buy) is priced at E 25,900.
Your body has measures 4,800 mm long, 1,832 mm wide and 1,475 mm high. Its trunk has a capacity of 523 liters but all versions have the possibility of folding the backrests of the rear row of seats increasing the load capacity.
The customer can choose from four trim levels for the Sonata: Classic, Comfort, Style and Premium. They stand out as being very full and have a long list of standard features. They include front side airbags, head airbags front and rear, cruise control, stability control (ESP), traction control, heated rear window with timer, electric and heated exterior mirrors, steering wheel and shift knob in leather body color bumpers, glass antenna, radio CD MP3 and burglar alarm among others.
However, the range of optional items is not extensive. In fact in all trim levels, the only element that can be added is metallic paint.
Hyundai Sonata get a touch higher for 2014
The Korean Hyundai Motor factory is almost ready to make a few changes to the Sonata, the facelift for the sedan that will be seen in the automotive market in 2014. The information was given by none other than the chief executive of Hyundai, Kim Choon-ho, as part of an industry meeting in Seoul, South Korea.
The Hyundai Sonata is currently the bestselling vehicle that has the South Korean brand in the world and the third best-selling vehicle in Korea, so it has a large clientele they please with the next generation. The Hyundai Sonata, as we know it today, was introduced to the market in late 2009-early 2010, but has been receiving minor tweaks and updates since then, so this new redesign will be the most significant of all.
In addition, Hyundai has been responsible for adding value to RIEF Sonata consistently since entering the market, first with the addition of Blue Link telematics, improved fuel economy and a lifetime warranty for Sonata Hybrid batteries.
Kim Choon-ho also took the time to announce that the updated Hyundai Genesis can also be seen at some point in 2013.