The 2024 Hyundai Sonata’s public debut on the Seoul Mobility Present in Korea brings a bit extra info on the technical spec and extra close-up views of the overhauled inside.
Beginning underneath the hood, Hyundai says there will likely be a trio of engines within the new lineup, a 2.5-liter naturally aspirated four-cylinder, a turbocharged model of that 2.5, and a 2.0-liter four-cylinder hybrid. In the mean time, these engines all serve the present automotive. The two.5-liter NA 4 makes 191 horsepower and 181 pound-feet of torque in the usual Sonata. The turbo 2.5 produces 290 hp and 311 lb-ft for its sole use case, the Sonata N-Line. The two.0-liter NA 4 within the hybrid makes 151 hp and 139 lb-ft. by itself and is aided by an electrical motor contributing 51 horsepower and 151 lb-ft. Hyundai did not share outputs for the approaching vary, however did say the hybrid can be geared up with paddle shifters.
Assuming that is the worldwide configuration, it means Hyundai’s dropping the 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder making 180 hp and 195 lb-ft. put to work for the SEL Plus trim in our market.
Exterior, the colour palette will get virtually fully redone. Six of the seven colours obtainable at this time give method to Abyss Black Pearl, Aero Silver in matte or metallic, Atlas White, Biophilic Blue Pearl, Cream Beige and Curated Silver Metallic, Nocturne Grey in matte or metallic, Serenity White Pearl, Transmission Blue Pearl. Final Crimson Metallic carries over to the refreshed sedan.
Inside, expanded cloth and leather-based colour decisions embrace black, two-tone darkish grey and greige, two-tone darkish grey and camel, two-tone darkish grey and navy, and a darkish grey cabin with purple cross-stitching unique to the N-Line. The brand new cabin furnishings will be wearing “cross-metal patterned garnishes” as properly.
Tech additions depend over-the-air updates for car methods, a Digital Key 2 that may lock and unlock the car from a smartphone or sensible watch, a greater Bose 12-speaker premium audio system with “CenterPoint 360 expertise,” and an influence trunk. The Distant Sensible Parking Help permits the drive to park the Sonata in a good spot whereas standing outdoors the automotive, utilizing the important thing. Consolation’s boosted with higher NVH-fighting measures like refined physique reinforcement and a brand new materials for the steering wheel. And improved security comes courtesy of the ADAS bundle, counting Ahead Collision-Avoidance Help 1.5, Rear Cross-traffic Collision-avoidance Help, Blind-spot Collision Help, Protected Exit Warning, Protected Exit Help, Lane Protecting Help, Lane Following Help, Sensible Cruise Management with Cease & Go and Navigation primarily based Sensible Cruise Management and Freeway Driving Help.