Presenting the new 2019 Hyundai sonata, the medium class sedan manufacturers are at it again. The 8th generation Sonata borrows from the looks of Elantra GT and Genesis luxury brand. It is expected to feature advanced customization to boost its performance, interior and exterior perspectives.
Unlike the alterations on exterior and interior features, no major changes are expected on the engine. Like its predecessors, the 2019 Hyundai is expected to redefine quality controls, standard features, smooth rides, crash test ratings and a flashy interior.
2019 Hyundai Sonata – Appearance of Exterior and Interior
Hyundai seems to have made remarkable changes on the interior and exterior of the 2019 Hyundai Sonata. The exterior of the sedan will mark significant changes on the bumper, trunk hood, lighting units and fascia just to mention a few.
The new Hyundai Sonata will embrace the new “signature cascading grille” that has a more flashy appearance. The front bumper will sustain some improvements to boost the classy look. The trunk hood will take on a new shape while both the rear and fore fascia will embrace a new design to complement the overall exterior.
The wheels will retain the 16, 17 and 18 inch sizes. A new gloss block window trim will add to the fancy exterior of the new Hyundai Sonata.
The interior of the new 2019 Sonata will retain some of the luxurious features while accommodating some newly improved features.
In addition, the interior is more spacious offering about 16.3 cubic yards of space. Additional changes on 2019 Hyundai include; 7 or 8 touch screen display, adaptive cruise control, an improved fine mesh grille, a larger fender, a panoramic sunroof, a heated steering wheel and an improved premium infinity audio system.
The 2019 Hyundai will also feature leather seats with the leather touch extending to the front door trims, heated mirrors, full power accessories and a new solar panel. Also, it will support Blue tooth connectivity, driver memory settings, Apple car play and android connectivity.
These improved changes make the Hyundai Sonata 2019 standout among the rivaling sedan models.
2019 Hyundai Sonata – Modification under the Hood
It is powered by a 2.0-liter four tube engine that yields 245 hp and 260 lb-ft. of torque. The new model accelerates to 60 mph in 6.8 seconds thanks to the eight speed automatic transmission. The 2019 Hyundai Sonata may also include an alternative 4 tube 2.4-liter engine capable of yielding 185 hp and 178 lb-ft. of torque. It is supported by a six speed automatic transmission.
The fuel consumption stands at 23 mpg and 32 mpg highway EPA ratings. Also, it is expected to register higher skid pad precision and a stronger braking power.
In terms of performance, Hyundai has been known to make a statement over the years. The 2019 Hyundai Sonata is no different, it boasts of standard safety features, a blind spot warning feature, adaptive cruise control, an advanced lane keeping assist and automatic high beam headlamps.
2019 Hyundai Sonata – Price and Expected Release Date
In conclusion, the release dates of the 2019 Sonata are not official. However, the new 2019 Sonata model is expected to make debut in motor shows in the US and in Southern Korea. The Hyundai Sonata is expected to go for approximately $35,000. Finally, it is prudent to say, that this price projects the premier quality of the 2019 Hyundai Sonata.