2015 Hyundai Sonata
A larger, more refined grille with a wide air intake defines the face of the 2015 Sonata. Simple, harmonious lines adorn the exterior while hinting at the improved dynamic performance and human-machine connection Sonata provides.
Taut, horizontal rocker panels reflect the chassis’ increased stability and surefootedness while the signature Sonata beltline is now stretched tight to accentuate the sedan’s strength. Controls are grouped logically and placed in the most convenient position for the driver. Intuitive buttons and controls are placed on the center stack, which is angled toward the driver to make the controls easier to reach.
Hyundai’s core interior design principles are safety, intuitiveness and simplicity and Sonata delivers. Hyundai continues its all four-cylinder engine lineup for the 2015 Sonata. A revised 2.4-liter Theta II GDI four-cylinder engine powers SE, Limited and Sport models. The 2.4-liter four-cylinder produces 185 horsepower. A revised 2.0-liter Theta II turbocharged GDI powers Sport 2.0T models. The 2.0-liter turbocharged engine is optimized for lower-RPM drivability and it produces 245 horsepower. Smart trunk gives drivers a convenient hands-free way to open the trunk while keeping both feet firmly planted on the ground. The trunk will automatically open, making it easy to place groceries or luggage inside when hands are full.
2015 Sonatas come standard with iPod/USB and auxiliary input jacks, SiriusXM satellite radio and Bluetooth phone connectivity with phonebook transfer and voice-recognition. Base model estimated mpg: 25/37. Estimated starting price: $21,150.
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Compiled by Motor Matters