The 2018 Hyundai Sonata is a product of redesigning of the predecessor. The car will bear most of the previous good features plus other upgrades. Starting from the grille, the manufacturer is working for better aerodynamics and line up of the body. The headlights will be made of HD and the taillights will enjoy LED lights. This vehicle can be used as a sedan for a family or otherwise for personal use. To diversify the customer base, the vehicle will come in four terms there included the GT, SE and the sports version. And this will surely gain a decent market as a result of this futuristic model.
The following 2018 Hyundai Sonata review details everything pertaining to the design and features of the interior and exterior, engine, release date, and price.
2018 Hyundai Sonata Interior Design and Features
There are numerous upgrades to the 2018 Hyundai Sonata interior to be witnessed here. This new features and components blend in perfectly with the body profile. Some of which include; safety features coupled with good temperature control. There will be a rearview camera together with a backup. Sun shades will be mounted on the rear side windows, a beautiful sunroof will cover the top canvas while the heated rear seats and steering and ventilated front seats will furnish and provide good environmental control.
Smooth leather, premium systems, and Android/ Apple autoplay will also be included. The dashboard will be upgraded and embedded with an LCD full touch screen that will display and control most of the parameters in the vehicles control.
2018 Hyundai Sonata Exterior Design and Features
The exterior of the car will be almost similar to Toyota Prius as the prototype suggests. Reports from some auto site who have been spying the prototype have found that the exterior will be shocking for most people. The car will be have a wedge shape to reduce on the parasitic drag and form drag and therefore lead to less fuel consumption.
There will be a different wheel model, the front grill and the bumper will have a different shape. The wheels will be tiny such that they won’t resemble the sporty shape. The side mirrors will have some side signals and the frame shell will be covered with a variety of colors of choice.
2018 Hyundai Sonata Engine Specs and Performance
The powertrain will provide up to 55 MPG that is almost equivalent to 120 horsepower. The 2018 Hyundai Sonata engine will have some versions installed with small petrol engine cranked by electric motors that will be powered by batteries. The 2018 Sonata Hybrid will have the have Atkinson cycle 2 – liter engine ignited using electric motors too. Other varieties will be the 2.4L naturally aspirated that will definitely cheap to run or the Eco model that has a capacity of 1.6L and is turbocharged. And for the buyers who like speed, the turbocharged 2.0L engine will be a good choice although it doesn’t exhibit fuel economy.
2018 Hyundai Sonata Release Date and Price
The slow sales that were witnessed in New York force may force Hyundai to add more features to this 2018 Sonata to try and revive its reputation which may drive the launch price up. It is expected to be in the showrooms by spring of 2018 for a price tag of about $19,000 – $28,000.