The upgraded Sonata will be available for the US market at the April New York Auto Show and is expected to look similar to the version in this photo. In general, the new version looks more sharp and fierce, along with interior modifications, upgraded safety features and a range of engines.
After a series of sketches, the upgraded Hyundai Sonata was officially launched in Seoul, South Korea.
On the front, the new Sonata is clearly integrated with the company’s latest design language with angled grille, LED daytime running lights, a narrow headlamp, and a carved hood. In addition, the 2018 version also has the dynamic edge, eye catching car looks attractive.
Exterior improvements include 17-inch and 18-inch wheels, unique taillights and rear license plates.
Sonata’s upgraded cabin has upgraded air conditioning, ventilation, sound system, thermal control, and a 7-inch touchscreen that is standard on every Korean version of the car. A screen larger than 8 inches will be optional.
In addition, the new version also has an adjustable steering wheel that can vary depending on the level of trim. All three-pin design and turbocharged 2.0-spoke wheels. The sedan version also has a USB port in the center control, wireless charging for smartphones, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
Another technology available on the car as an optional equipment is Lane Departure Warning, Blind Spot Detection, Traffic Alert behind Rear Cross-Traffic Alert. Support for High Beam Assist, Dynamic Bending Lights and Lane Keep Assist.
About engine, customers in Korea were offered a 1.7-liter VGT engine producing 139 horsepower, a 177-horsepower T-GDI engine, a 2.0 liter 160 hp engine and a top-of-the-line 2.0 liter 241 engine. horse power.
US car prices will be announced after the car debuted in the country in April.