2018 Hyundai Sonata
Hyundai is coming up again with its all time favourite Sonata series, getting on road its eight generation model in the coming year. The 2018 Sonata receives an entirely fresh stylish configuration with all the user friendly amenities, comfort areas and luxurious appeal.
2018 Hyundai Sonata Engine
The new generation Sonata houses a 245 hp turbocharged 2.0 liter direct injected inline – four engine under its hood. There may be optional 185 hp, 178 lb – ft 2.4 liter inline four engine; 178 hp, 195 lb – ft 1.6 liter turbocharged inline four engine. This comes along with an upgraded eight speed automatic transmission. The Sonata Hybrid and plug – in hybrid might also join the lineup soon with 154 hp 2.0 liter inline four engine paired to a 51 hp and 67 hp electric motor. The 2018 Sonata will be offered in 4 model configurations: SE, Sport, Eco and Limited. The Eco boasts a unique 7 speed dual – clutch automatic transmission which enables it to achieve the lowest fuel consumption in the other variants.
2018 Hyundai Sonata Exteriors
The side sills of the new generation Sonata has been redesigned at the rear end. The license plate will now be displayed over the bumper. The Hyundai logo stands out loud and clear at the rear end with the trunk – release button hiding under it. The headlights and tail lamps will be getting narrower with freshly designed wheels, LED headlights and modern bumper. The higher models are designed with unique cascading grille and freshly modified front and rear fascias. With an overall length of 191.14 inches, overall width of 73.42 inches and overall height of 58.07 inches, the 2018 Sonata swaggers cordial dimensions. The 17 and 18 inches wheels flare up the look.
2018 Hyundai Sonata Interiors
There are subtle changes in the interior look. The materials use to re-style the whole interior cabin are of high quality and showcases luxurious appeal. The automatic shift knob has been redesigned. The 7.0 inch infotainment screen beautifies the front of the cabin. This also allows for wireless charging, Apple CarPlay connectivity and Android Auto Connectivity, a 360 degree camera view and alerts for many other drive assistive features. All and all the cabin portrays the best possible relaxation and comfort for a long ride with good storage for small items. The engine noise and road noise are minimal lending a quiet and composed cabin. A panoramic moonroof comes optional.
2018 Hyundai Sonata Safety Features
The 2018 Sonata features all the Active Safety Technologies which has made it a reliable vehicle in the past. Blind Spot Monitoring System with Rear Cross Traffic Alert, a Rearview Camera, Lane Change Assist, Lane Departure Warning System, Rear Parking Sensors and Automatic High Beams will be continued from its predecessors. The new additional features ensuring maximum safety will comprise of Automatic Emergency braking, Adaptive Cruise Control and Dynamic Bending Light.
How many airbags in 2018 Hyundai Sonata?
In addition to the six standard Airbags like Frontal airbags for the driver and the front passenger, Side Mounted airbags for both the rows and Rear airbags, the 2018 Sonata also features Knee Airbags for the driver.
2018 Hyundai Sonata Safety Rating: Crash Test Rating
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has awarded ‘Good’ ranking to the 2018 Hyundai Sonata.