There are car enthusiasts who are a big fan of Hyundai’s vehicle and they also eagerly waits for their new models. In this context this news will be very enthralling to all the car enthusiasts as Hyundai is going to launch their latest vehicle as 2017 Hyundai Sonata. It is said that the makers have given tons of features in this vehicle that will surely allure its existing as well as new potential buyers. It has got great driving personality, ample space for its cargo and passengers and there will be a whisper quit cabin. The models will be powered with efficient engines and it will be available in hybrid version as well. Now let’s go through its specifications that will make this automobile a big market entry.
2017 Hyundai Sonata: Exterior, Interior
Whenever it comes to a new vehicle, then it is obvious that changes will be its integral part. In this regard also the makers have made some changes that will make this vehicle as serious and tough contender in its segment. The biggest change is expected to be seen in its front fascia in which there will be a latest aggressive bumper along with single frame grille. The models will also include attractive headlights and LED daytime running lights. Slightly redesigned taillights and a few touches on the rear bumper will refresh the rear side look. New models will ride on 16-, 17- and 18-inch alloy wheels.
The interior in the 2017 Hyundai Sonata is quite luxurious and the passengers will get great joy while riding with this vehicle. The seats are manufactured with high-quality materials that will enhance the comfort level of its riders while on a longer drive. The dashboard will feature dynamic design with modernized center cluster and new trim inserts. The sporty look of steering wheel will also complement interior design. Important for sedans are also comfort and well bolstered seats will provide exact that while enough knee room will also be available in the rear row. All models will also be well-equipped. Upgraded infotainment system will come with 7-inch touchscreen which will provide smartphone compatibility. Many upgrades will be available in higher trims including leather upholstery, heated and ventilated front seats, premium audio, automatic climate control and much more. Hyundai is also concerned about the safety of its passengers and in this regard the makers have equipped this vehicle with many safety features like rearview camera, blind-spot monitoring, rear-cross traffic alert, forward collision emergency braking, lane departure warning, etc.
2017 Hyundai Sonata: Performance
The makers are speculated to power the 2017 Hyundai Sonata with three different engine variants with addition of hybrid powertrain. The first engine is said to be 2.4-liter, generating 185 HP and 178 pound-feet of torque. Then there will be a 2.0-liter turbocharged 4 cylinder engine, and it can generate the power of 245 Hp and 260 pound-feet of torque. Last but not the least, there will be a turbocharged 1.6-liter 4 cylinder engine, and it has the ability to generate the power of 178 HP and 195 lb-ft of torque. Only this engine will be paired with 7-speed dual-clutch transmission while other models will come with a six-speed automatic and front wheel drive is available across the lineup. The hybrid powertrain will combine a 2.0 liter four-cylinder engine and electric motor for total output for around 193 hp.
2017 Hyundai Sonata: Release date, Price
2017 Hyundai Sonata will be launched with a price tag around $21,300 for its base model, and the price will also increase as per the addition of higher trims. The makers are also rumored to launch this vehicle in the fall of 2016.