Korean 2018-2019 Hyundai Sonata sedan seventh generation presented in Seoul April 24, for a narrow circle of auto journalists. The official premiere of the new generation of sedan 2018-2019 Hyundai Sonata model year is scheduled for April 16 in North America on the catwalk at New York Auto Show .
Our review will reveal all the changes and innovations that have found use in the new generation Sonata sedan. Sales 7th 2018-2019 Hyundai Sonata will start in South Korea in April, the opportunity to buy 2018-2019 Hyundai Sonata motorists of other countries will be in the second half of this year. Russians wait until the new Sonata is perhaps a fresh generation sedan will appear in Russia, but not earlier than the spring of .
The design of the exterior body of the new generation 2018-2019 Hyundai Sonata was created taking into account the corporate identity of the South Korean company’s Fluidic Sculpture, and with an eye on the older model the 2018-2019 Hyundai the Genesis , but … style “Fluidic Sculpture” evolved version of Fluidic Sculpture 2,0, giving a more rigorous and novelty sophisticated look. It is gratifying that the 2018-2019 Hyundai model lineup planned a family resemblance, and a potential owner of the new Sonata will be pleased to know that his business sedan for European Class D c is very similar to larger and expensive 2018-2019 Hyundai Genesis, representing the manufacturer of the South Korea in the status class E.
Model of the new course and the external dimensions of the body 2018-2019 Hyundai Sonata 7 different from the previous generation sedan, and in a big way in all directions.
- New 2018-2019 Hyundai Sonata has grown in length by 35 mm to 4855 mm in width by 30 mm to 1865 mm, a height of 5 mm to 1475 mm, the wheelbase sizes increased by 10 mm to 2805 mm.
To force the body frame production trends apply durable and high-strength steel, the latter figure rose to 51% (its predecessor was only 21%). More details are widely used in steel hot forging, the number and length of adhesive joints, additional amplifiers are used. The result of the high-tech design changes was a significant increase in the rigidity of the body of a new-generation 2018-2019 Hyundai Sonata, as compared with the sixth generation Sonata successor body of the 7th generation by 41% stiffer torsionally and 30% better resists bending.
Engineers are not left unattended and suspension. The scheme remained the same – front MacPherson strut, rear mnogoryichazhka, but have changed the characteristics of installed shock absorbers and springs, as well as the geometry of the suspension system components front and rear. Additionally, multi-link rear suspension has acquired a new double bottom levers. Became more rigid steering column, power steering got a new, faster and more productive processor (available system Drive Mode Select, allowing to change the characteristics of the amplifier operation). Similar changes are waiting for the fourth-generation Kia Optima premiere is planned for spring .
In short, the new Sonata was not only safer, but also more collected, with a bright and well-balanced handling suspension. Video and photo materials with pictures of the new sedan 2018-2019 Hyundai Sonata 7th generation allow cars to consider a novelty not only outside, but also to look into the cabin and trunk.
Returning to the exterior design of the body with the approval of the Sonata look at the new face of the South Korean sedan with a stern look headlamps (lens optics, LEDs fractures), large and wide trapezoid false radiator grille, bumper-to peacefully quiet lines. The new Sonata front looks solid, kept strictly and stylish.
In reviewing body cars in the profile we are witnessing a modern dome roof, escaping through the powerful strut to compact the stern, firm and charismatic edge from 2018-2019 Hyundai over the level of the door handles, like a compass marked wheel arches, refined and elegant glazing area, comfortable doorways, stylish mirrors with repeaters turns.
- Depending on the engine and equipment level of the new Sonata is equipped with tires 205 / 65R16, 215 / 55R17 or 235 / 45R18 only with alloy wheels 16, 17 or 18 size.
Feed the machine is made in the traditional manner of a sedan: solid and a large bumper carefully protects the metal body, the luggage compartment lid with a high vertical wall and the horizontal plane of a compact, ceiling lighting overall … no, not even ceiling and subtle light elements with bizarre lines and curves , LED-filled, providing an elegant light show.
Salon 2018-2019 Hyundai Sonata welcomes its five passengers from the driver finishes higher quality materials, enhanced sound and noise insulation, sound ergonomics in every detail, long list of standard and optional equipment, comfort and coziness.
Inside, the new sedan was quieter due to the use of more sound-absorbing mats, more powerful protection of the engine compartment, under the floor boards Installation of an additional polypropylene reinforced with fiberglass, thicker windshield.
The front part of the cabin is completely new, from the steering wheel and dashboard, and the last dash, center console and seats. The ergonomics of the driver’s workplace in the new Sonata is designed with an eye to the model cockpits of German sedans – all strictly, concisely and correctly.
The dimensions of the wheelbase to 2805 mm possible to create an optimal supply of space not only for sitting in the first row, but for the three inhabitants of the rear seats, which as an option can be counted on heated seats, protective blinds with electric drive on the rear and side windows from the bright rays sun or prying eyes.
From modern chips available new sedan 2018-2019 Hyundai Sonata 7th generation worth noting airbag for the driver’s knees, Adaptive Cruise Control with emergency braking and complete stop, the objects monitoring system in your blind spot and lane departure, automatic light (switches independently from the far to near and vice versa), full LED front and rear lights, the latest entertainment system with an 8-inch touch-screen (audio, navigation, telephone, voice control, his friendship with the ipod), electronic handbrake.
The trunk is able to take 510 liters of cargo and luggage cover capable of being opened on their own, enough with the electronic key only to stand beside the trunk more than 3 seconds, optional feature called Smart Trunk.
Technical characteristics of the new generation 2018-2019 Hyundai Sonata . Suspension and steering, as we said above, have been modernized, but the range of four-cylinder engines and 6-speed transmissions moved to the novelty of the previous generation model.
Under the hood, the new Sonata 7 can be set to one of two petrol engines 2,0 CVVL (168 hp 201 Nm) and 2,4 GDI (193 hp 247 Nm) and the calculated consumption of propane motor – 2,0 LPi (151 hp 194 Nm). The engine in the 6 speed manual or automatic transmission 6.
There will be a version of the 2018-2019 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid with a parallel hybrid scheme Hybrid Blue Drive. Sedan 2018-2019 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid is able to move out under the petrol motor 2,4 Theta II (171 hp (211 Nm), or by an electric motor (41 hp 205 Nm), it is possible to move with the help of both, while the total return will be (212 hp 264 Nm). The hybrid version of the Sonata differs modest fuel consumption 6-6.5 liters.
The Korean company has spent three years and 418 million US dollars for the development of the 7th generation 2018-2019 Hyundai Sonata. 2018-2019 Hyundai plans to sell the guide at least 338,000 sedans new generation Sonata in . So we can confidently say that the new Sonata will come to Russia.