2018-2019 Hyundai i40 – a replacement for the 2018-2019 Hyundai Sonata YF in Russia

In the spring of at the auto shows in Geneva and Barcelona with extensibility in two months, the Korean automaker two newcomers were presented in the D-class universal 2018-2019 Hyundai i40 Wagon and 2018-2019 Hyundai i40 sedan version. Home sales in Russia a new 2018-2019 Hyundai ah 40 came in the spring of and, to say the least, the Russians are not lined up for the Korean representative of the business class worth more than a million rubles. In order to interest buyers in the spring of , official Russian dealers of 2018-2019 Hyundai reduced initial cost sedan 2018-2019 Hyundai ah 40 to an affordable price 849 thousand rubles, and for the i40 wagon is asked from 1.089 million rubles. The review will try to find out, can there be new wagon and sedan 2018-2019 Hyundai ah 40 in and to fill the gap after the cessation of sales in Russia is a successful model 2018-2019 Hyundai Sonata YF.


Surveys of the novelties of the European class-D:
Audi A4
BMW 3-Series
Cadillac ATS
Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Opel Insignia

By the appearance of the exterior design of both the representatives of the new generation of 2018-2019 Hyundai applied flowing style of sculpture – a new concept of branded companies. A clear interpretation that embodies such a design of the car, does not exist, provided space fantasy inhabitants and experts.

Although developed in the automotive marketing world tradition, 2018-2019 Hyundai i40 Wagon was introduced first. This model captivates its dissimilarity to the classic sad rounders – Korean carmaker gave the appearance of their offspring sports features. I40 Sedan has, unlike his brother, a quiet look.

If you compare both versions and analyze their predecessors, we can see the following. Since ay 40 built on a shortened base 2018-2019 Hyundai Sonata YF, therefore, no wonder many journalists automotive publications draw analogies, comparing the appearance of both models. How to show photos and videos in an article in the front face of 2018-2019 Hyundai i40 is almost completely copies the Elantra . The explanation is simple. Both versions were created i40 for the European market, while the Elantra is unlikely to be sold there.

In sedan form an exciting and challenging front lighting, psevdoradiatornaya trapezoidal grille, which consists of two sections. Central air collector in both versions differ in the number of bars the top: the sedan two of them, while the station wagon – one. The form of the license plate ah 40 wagon, visually separating grate half has a sharp and aggressive shape.

In all other respects the fundamental differences have no brothers. Bumpers both powerful, have an aerodynamic shape and integrated fog lamps frilly. The bonnet and windscreen pillars are left feeling a whole, smoothly flowing into each other. Both models similar to each other carefully sculpted wheel arches, LED strip optics and mirrors with repeaters.

If you look at the two 2018-2019 Hyundai i40 side, you will notice that their shape is inherent coupe-bodies. Cars similar as twins to the rear door handles. Branded rebrovidnye punched wave smoothly flow from top to bottom on the sides of cars, giving silhouettes i40 swiftness. The back of a sloped roof smoothly merges with the stern and tailgate. Touring has a longer roof, besides her there are spoiler, positioned above the rear window – this is one of the elements of a sports appearance 2018-2019 Hyundai i40 Wagon.


The rear part of the machine also have differences. Although they have a lot in common, but touring is more advantageous. In the sedan rear bumper simple, with beautiful lights and slightly swollen arches over the wheels. Bumper same wagon has a monumental forms, the taillights look more pretentious. It complements the image of a huge tailgate and simple, but very showy piece – Chrome insert passes through the rear lights by combining them.

Of course, the wagon looks more impozanten. Of course, the sedan looks great, but in its own way, not when standing next to the 2018-2019 Hyundai i40 Wagon. Overall dimensions of the sedan 2018-2019 Hyundai i40 and the i40 wagon Wagon characterized by the 2018-2019 Hyundai parameters only 4740 mm length of the sedan and wagon from 4770 mm, under identical 1815 mm wide, 1470 mm tall and 2770 mm wheelbase, ground clearance of 140 mm.

  • Cars, depending on the level of versions equipped with tires 205/60 R16 or 215/50 R17 on steel or alloy wheels 16 alloy wheels and size 17 range. As an option is possible to install a large 18-inch alloy wheels with tires 225/45 R18.

Smooth lines present in the interior of the 2018-2019 Hyundai ah 40. The internal design of machines is the same, differing only in the size of the salons. Comfortably lying in the hands of multi-function steering wheel with three rays is adjustable in height and depth. Blends harmoniously with the shape of the instrument panel Supervision consisting of two large dials and on-board computer screen. All controls, switches, buttons and toggle switches are located for maximum convenience. The space under the steering wheel and interior door trim are made of a soft pleasant tactile plastic, which is not true of the leather upholstery of seats available in the saturated included in unit (leather quality is clearly not up to the level of the auto business class).

The first row of chairs heated convenient and comfortable, with unobtrusive lateral support, providing a soft body fixation in the corners. But expensive versions are set sports seats that are better adapted to the active drive. In the basic configuration seats with mechanical adjustment and a wide range of settings, with increasing cost of the car will be electric driver’s seat memory settings and even ventilation for both the first row of seats.

The center console is made interesting and modern, audio control units, air conditioning (dual-zone climate control) are simple and clear. Interestingly, depending on the equipment in the car can be installed simple by today’s cassette player (radio, CD / MP3, USB AUX, 6 speakers), more advanced audio system with a color touch screen display (navigation, rearview camera, CD MP3, USB the AUX, 6 speakers, Bluetooth), and even from the Infinity audio system, of course with a touch screen and a full-featured music playback, displays the navigation maps and images from the rear view camera.

The driver and front passenger will house comfortable and convenient place with a margin in all directions, the organization, location and vehicle ergonomics of controls and settings of auxiliary functions at a high level.

The second row of seats through the optimal length and inclination of the backrest cushions provide comfortable seating three passengers. the width of the Area and interior height of the stock, not sitting behind your knees rest on the backs of the front seats even when sitting in the front driver and passenger high. Seated comfortably behind you can easily get to the car several hundred kilometers is not complaining of discomfort and tightness. The passengers of the second row will have a maximum of packaged versions of heating their seats.

Sedan 2018-2019 Hyundai i40 and versatile 2018-2019 Hyundai i40 Wagon offers Russian motorists in a wide range of kits, it should be noted that even in the basic version there are seven airbags, an extensive set of safety systems (ABS, BAS, NAC, ESS , ESP, VSM, EPB – electronic handbrake ), power mirrors with LED repeaters heated windows on all doors, air conditioning, heated windscreen wipers at rest area, sound system, tail lights with LEDs, leather trimmed steering wheel and shift knob.

In the most intense picking sedan and wagon 2018-2019 Hyundai ah 40 specimen in production will surprise customers 9-Tew airbags, xenon headlights, electric driver’s seat with memory, sport seats of the first row with ventilation, keyless access Smart key car key and the engine starting, climate control, panoramic roof, cruise control and a rain sensor, automatic parking system, trim from a combination of natural and artificial leather.

The trunk of a sedan capable of taking 505 liters of cargo, cargo compartment wagon can accommodate 553 liters of cargo in the presence of passengers in the rear seats to 1719 liters with the seats folded (formed flat cargo area). In the richest version of the 2018-2019 Hyundai i40 Wagon tailgate opening is equipped with an electric drive.

Specifications 2018-2019 Hyundai ah 40 issue: as already mentioned, 2018-2019 Hyundai i40 is designed for the European market, so it is independent suspension with MacPherson struts at the front and rear mnogoryichazhka turned out perfect for this – korotkohodnaya and dense. Suspension is tuned, as they say, under the high-quality asphalt pavement when driving on roads with holes small and medium-sized body flinches and there is vibration, but the suspension is collected and work out until the end and sometimes even before the breakdown. When maneuvers to test-drive the body roll is minimal, well-kept car straight. The only shortcoming is felt in the steering – electric power is insufficient provides feedback, so the steering wheel sometimes as if empty. But the happy noise isolation – you can feel the influence of German cars in the car quietly, quiet and comfortable even when driving at the highest speed. Soplatformenny 2018-2019 Hyundai Sonata with a more soft and comfortable suspension, but at least collected, and body roll and vertical swinging more. So it is necessary to recognize the fact that the 2018-2019 Hyundai i40 and controlled riding stable and interesting.

The Russian sedan 2018-2019 Hyundai i40 is possible to buy only one petrol four-cylinder engine – a 2.0-liter to NU series (149 hp 201 Nm), with 6 speed manual (6 automatic transmission), the dynamics of up to 100 mph in 10.7 seconds at the maximum possible speed 203 mph. Fuel consumption in combined mode is claimed at 7.8 liters, while in urban traffic is not less than 10.6 liters.

For wagon 2018-2019 Hyundai ah 40 Wagon addition to gasoline 2,0 NU (149 hp) with 6 automatic transmission is offered diesel 1.7-liter U II CRDi (136 hp 320 Nm), also with a 6-speed automatic. The engine runs on heavy fuel provides disperse hundreds of 12 seconds and a top speed of 197 mph. Passport consumption of about 6 liters of fuel in the combined cycle, the city will need a little more – 7.6 liters.

How much is the price in with a new sedan 2018-2019 Hyundai ah 40 Russian motorists will start from 849 thousand rubles for the initial configuration Comfort and rises to 1,249 rubles per smartly packaged version of Triumph. The cost of the versatile 2018-2019 Hyundai i40 Wagon in Russia will start with a mark of 1.089 million rubles for a car with a gasoline engine in the initial configuration Lifestyle and rises to 1.209 million rubles for the rich version of Elegance. Diesel modification i40 wagon estimated cost of 1.129 million. Rubles to 1.189 million. Rubles.