The next 2018 Hyundai Sonata needs no description as the model pretty much describes itself by its intriguing look. The engineers have worked out on improving its engine by modifications done in its chassis and engine. The way its body has been laid out also affects how the overall performance is going to be. The design that this upcoming Hyundai Sonata has got is a combination of modern art and classic vibes.
2018 Hyundai Sonata – Engine Specifications
For the base engine, a 1.6-liter unit will be used which will be able to produce 178 hp and a subsequent amount of torque. Another engine option is a 2.4-liter variant which is capable of producing 185 hp and similar torque.
Finally, there will be a 2.0-liter engine that will churn out 245 hp and 260 pound-feet of torque. A 6-speed automatic transmission system will be used for these engines, and there’s even a possibility of a 7-speed auto-shift manual transmission system.There’s no word about its drive configuration, but a 2 wheel drive is likely to be used.
Performance and Mileage:
With the performance being improved, this car will be able to accelerate from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 7.9 seconds. The fuel consumption of this model will be kept in check at 36 MPG in city and 40 mpg on highways.
2018 Hyundai Sonata – Modification That Will Include
The significance of this 2018 Hyundai Sonata is made by the styling on its body. Up front, an aggressive look has been infused which is characterized by sharp cuts for the headlights to the grille.
Speaking of its grille, the horizontal slats have been extensively highlighted with satin chrome. Coming to its headlights, its inner section has been divided into 3 main parts. A stylistic design has been given to these headlights.
The bumper is fancy too; the air intake in its middle section is wide and has a mesh design. Sitting astride to this intake are two sections for housing the fog lights which has an angular and stylish design. A strip of LEDs also run through its topmost section.
This sharp profile has been continued to the rest of its body by its side body which holds sharp body lines.
The interior cabin of this upcoming 2018 Hyundai Sonata has also got substantial improvements. To start with it, this cabin allows a comfortable seating for up to 5 people. Luxurious materials like genuine wood, aluminum and leather will be extensively used to present luxury at its best.
In the cockpit, the instrument cluster has been revisited, and some controls have been eliminated while some new ones have been added. The dashboard and door panels feature extensive use of wood. The seats have been upholstered in leather and chrome has been used on the borders of AC vents.
2018 Hyundai Sonata – Price and Release Date
The price of this 2018 Hyundai Sonata has been expected to range in between $21,000 to $34,900. This model is supposed to come out during late 2017 or if not then probably during early 2018.