Hyundai Sonata 2018-2019 – scheduled restyling of Hyundai Sonata


The new Hyundai for Russia in 2018-2019 will be replenished with the updated Hyundai Sonata 7 generation sedan. In the review of photos and videos, the price and specifications, the technical characteristics of the Hyundai Sonata sedan in the new body of 2018-2019, which survived the planned restyling and came to replace the 6th generation of the car. The model was presented publicly on March 9, 2017 in Seoul.

The world premiere of the novelty is planned within the framework of the April New York Auto Show 2017 . The beginning of sales of new Hyundai Sonata in the Russian market are planned for the fall of this year. The cost has not yet been announced and will be known closer to the start date of sales, but according to preliminary information the price of the updated Henday Sonata for Russia will be from 1150 thousand rubles.

The pre-reform Hyundai Sonata 7 generation debuted three years ago in March 2017 in its native for the Korean company Seoul, and a month later in New York on the main for the model of the American market. So restyling in 2017 for the Sonata is fully legitimate. In the process of updating the four-door sedan has got a more modern exterior design, a modernized interior with more expensive finishing materials, as well as new engines, from which we will begin our story about the novelty.

Technical characteristics Hyundai Sonata 2018-2019 year. It is not yet clear with which engines the Sonata will reach Russian motorists, but in South Korea for the novelty there are already offered four power units.

  • The Hyundai Sonata diesel is one and is equipped with a four-cylinder turbo diesel 1.7 VGT (141 HP 340 Nm) in the company with 6 manual transmissions or 6 automatic transmissions. The dynamics of acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h are 11.0 seconds, the maximum speed is 202 km / h.
  • Petrol versions of the Hyundai Sonata are now three. Sedan with the atmospheric “Quartet” 2.0 CVVL (163 hp 196 Nm) and turbocharged four-cylinder engine 1.6 T-GDI (180 hp 265 Nm) work together with 6-speed mechanics and automatic. The atmospheric engine provides a spurt to the first hundred in 10.6 seconds and a maximum speed of 205 km / h, a 1.6-liter turbocharged engine can accelerate up to 100 kitsch for 8.7 seconds and a maximum speed of 210 km / h.
  • At the top of the top version of the Hyundai Sonata 2.0 Turbo with a 2.0-liter T-GDI (245 hp 353 Nm) with a new 8 automatic transmission. The dynamics of acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h is 7.5 seconds, the maximum speed is 240 km / h.



The sedan is built on the front drive platform with an independent suspension architecture (front of the McPherson strut, behind the multi-link), there is an electric power steering that can change the performance characteristics, disc brakes of all wheels with the electric parking brake. There is a Drive Mode Select system that allows changing the performance of the engine, power steering, automatic transmission and suspension.

With the technology figured out, and now it’s worth to carefully evaluate the new details (which by the way mass) on the body of a sedan that has survived the restyling and look into the salon. The renewed Sonata has a completely new front and rear body parts, a different design for 17-18 inch alloy wheels and new enamel colors for body painting.

The front part of the novelty’s body is flaunted by a new hood with an original relief, a large trapezoidal falshradiator grille, LED headlamp headlights (offered as an option) and a massive bumper supplemented by a stylish pattern of LED daytime running lights.

The sedan’s stern got new, elegant and stylish overall lights with LED filling, a modified trunk lid, which lost the license plate area moved to the new bumper.

  • Exterior dimensions of the body of the Hyundai Sonata 2018-2019 despite the availability of new parts have not changed compared to the pre-reform model and are 4855 mm in length, 1865 mm in width, 1475 mm in height, with 2805 mm of wheelbase and 145 mm of ground clearance .

It is worth noting that the update of the exterior of Hyundai Sonata was in full compliance with the corporate requirements of the Korean manufacturer. In a large Hyundai family, all models are required to demonstrate a proprietary appearance: Hyundai Elantra and Hyundai Tucson , Hyundai Genesis G90 and Hyundai Grandeur , Hyundai Celesta and Hyundai Solaris 2 – it’s immediately clear that the cars are relatives.

Changes in the cabin restyling versions of the Sonata sedan are not as much as from the outside, but they do occur. There is a new multi-functional steering wheel with three spokes, slightly different ventilation deflectors and new higher-quality finishing materials. In the salon of the updated sedan appeared a platform for wireless charging of smartphones, an additional USB port at the base of the center console, a multimedia system learned to support Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.


For cars offered mass of modern equipment: multimedia systems with 7 and 8 inch color touch screens, dual-zone climate control, electric front seats heated and ventilated, heated rear seats, heated steering wheel, 7 airbags including the driver’s protective knees, Advanced Smart Cruise Control, automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection, a tracking system for unauthorized intersection of the line marking and objects in the blind areas of the rear-view mirrors, and A parking assistant, a rear view camera or a panoramic panoramic view system.