At the end of March 2014 the South Korean automaker officially unveiled the Hyundai Sonata sedan 7 generations who have demonstrated to the public at the April Auto Show in New York.
The basis of the model was modernized chassis of its predecessor, and in construction increased use of high-strength steels (from 21 to 51%), which increased the stiffness of the body torsion and bending by 41 and 35 percent, respectively. With this new Hyundai Sonata 2016 became slightly larger previous generation machines. The length of the model is now the 4855 mm (+ 35), width – 1865 (+ 30), height – 1475 (+ 5), the value of the wheelbase grew to 2,805 (+ 10) and the boot capacity is 462 liters.
The company emphasizes that the development of the model has been given a lot of attention to interior design. Engineers changed the position of the screen multimedia system and regroup all the buttons to control a variety of electronic systems of the car was intuitive and accessible. As a new powertrains Hyundai Sonata 7 in the domestic market in Korea got two options-liter petrol engine capacity of 168 and 151 hp and 193-hp engine GDi direct injection cylinder capacity of 2.4 liters. Transmission to choose from – or automatic six-speed mechanics. In addition, this modification is equipped with a 7-band robotized transmission with two clutches, which appeared on Hyundai vehicles for the first time.
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The equipment Hyundai Sonata VII include multimedia system with an 8-inch display, heated and ventilated seats, a tracking system for the “blind” zones and involuntary intersection marking, adaptive cruise control supports the distance to the car in front and Smart Trunk function for automatic trunk opening. Information about whether we will have to sell a new generation of car yet. But to buy a novelty in the United States will be in the summer, however, prices will be announced later.