CEO of North American Hyundai division Dave Zuchowski lately confirmed that 2018 Hyundai Sonata obtained a facelift. To remind, the present generation car was first of all released 3 years in the past, in 2015. It really is a really narrow time line for a common facelift, so it signifies that Hyundai has regarded North American market place of mid-size sedans pretty significantly.
2018 Hyundai Sonata Release Date and Price
The real release date in the car or truck isn’t officially confirmed, nonetheless, we may well suppose that it will likely be closer for the fourth quarter of 2017. It is actually unlikely that Hyundai modify prices for 2018 Hyundai Sonata in this kind of competitive segment. So, we anticipate the exact same pricing for the car, commencing from about $22,000 to get a normal trim car.
All confirmed details regarding 2018 model yr update of Sonata is connected together with the announcement of US division of Hyundai CEO. He claimed that 2018 automobile will get completely diverse front fascia, lovely and fantastic executed. No extra particulars have been provided.
We suppose that Sonata will become more elegant and unique, get rid of its too-conservative notes in styling, in comparison with Altima.
The side components and rear end will likely remain precisely the same.
As long as we really do not have all info, we could only guess that the interior also has prospects to get up to date.
There’s a quite sturdy probability that specs of facelifted Sonata will stay precisely the identical as in the present generation automobile. So, the essential version will likely be equipped with 2.4-liter inline 4 cylinder engine, making 185 HP.
There will be more expensive, but less powerful Eco-friendly modification, outfitted that has a 1.6-liter turbocharged engine with GDI technological innovation, making 178 HP. The implementation of turbocharged units aids to increase fuel efficiency level as much as 28 mpg during the city.
Much like 2017 MY car, 2018 Hyundai Sonata will not possess a V6. It might be an issue, but new 2-liter twin-turbocharged unit creates 245 HP with remarkable 21/30 mpg fuel consumption rating.
Not like the present hybrid Sonata, which has 2-liter naturally aspirated GDI engine because the primary unit, the 2018 one particular might switch to a more fuel-efficient turbocharged unit, used in Eco modification. With the implementation of potent electrical motor and capacious battery, it may bring about the extraordinary degree of fuel consumption, up to 45 mpg from the city. On the other hand, the price of this kind of blend may very well be as well higher.