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
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
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has awarded ‘Good’
ranking to the 2018 Hyundai Sonata.
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