The South Korean automaker, Hyundai is all set to dig deeper into the arena of setting new standards, bringing forth the new mid-sized sedan Sonata with a confident and refined sculpture to judge its mould. It has been manufactured ever since 1985 and was face-lifted with an upgraded engine. However, its first generation stood as a laggard in being the thought of drive enthusiasts, thereby leading to being withdrawn from the markets. It made its comeback with enhanced features to flaunt its existence through its second generation up-gradation. Addressing the present, Sonata outshines with a great focus over its basics, engine efficiency as well as strong recognition for its design streaks.
The attention seizing sedan has been introduced with three engine variants working over a 2.4 GDi gasoline engine, 2.4 MPi Engine and a 2.0 Mpi Engine engineered to offer a power and peak torque value ranging across 157 PS to 188 PS and 196 Nm to 241 Nm respectively. A remarkable performance is put forth by the 2.4L Mpi Engine delivering an efficient mileage of 14 kmpl, enthused with a 6 speed Shiftronic transmission with paddle shifters. Sonata with its 2.4 litre GDI engine reaches to a maximum speed of 225 kmph accelerating from 0 to 100 kmph in 8.2 seconds.
The modernity has been brought aboard with the fluid sculptured body design, that is well explained by its contemporary styling. The distinctively designed radiator grille flows into the polished lamps filled as well as a sporty bumper to inspire the ride. The cat-eyed HID headlamps in line with the LED rear lamps provide an optimum vision for the day-light duo pattern. The smoothness runs into the wing mirrors integrated with LED technology. The right choice for you is exaggerated into its chrome coated handles with puddle lamps as well as outside mirror repeaters to promote both better visibility as well as safer driving. All these perks are established into dimensions of 4855 mm x 1865 mm x 1475 mm (L x W x H), with a wheelbase to serve at 2805 mm driven over bold 17-inch alloy wheels.
The elegant sedan is all set to embrace you into the fluid and delicate 5 seater interiors which are honed with refined colour palettes with seat trims that are to be chosen across Beige, Brown or Black colour seats. It blends into the classics with the dashboard that has been beamed with plentiful of modern systems. The X concept based styling is praised with a multi-functional steering wheel mounted for audio controls to driver's information panel. Sonata is the most probable answer when it comes to the fraught that seems to hit the mind regarding the travel comfort. The cup-holders, consoles with sliding cover and a fabric floating seating arrangement is all where the love for travel temples. It justifies its boot space with 523 litres to welcome all your luggage.
The heavens are traversed only with the pristine controls for safety and security. Ventilated front disc brakes and solid rear brakes for the rear, with the adroit independent McPherson suspension strut for front, while coil springs for the rear, contribute for a performance that is all worth the appraisals. Sonata has been provided with ASD (Amplitude Selective Damper) system to make space for stability. The reverse parking sensors with the foot parking brake guides to jostle it in confiding strands of the path immobilizing car safely. In the center console, there lies the button to suit your mood letting you switch vivaciously among the three driving modes( normal, sports , eco). With the prime time focus being over safety it makes you feel the superiority through the ABS enabled with ESC, BSD ( blind spot detection) systems. The passive technology reigns to underpin with front, rear, driver as well as passenger airbags building the sine qua non wall in events of collisions.
The perfect mid sized sedan with its three engine variants has been optimized with combination of classy and luxurious interiors along with an established braking and suspension hold-through.
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