Hyundai unveiled the Korean market Sonata in Seoul, while the North American spec version gets its debut in New York next month.
The 2015 Sonata uses 30 percent more advanced high-strength steel features the kind of tech that is proliferating in the mid-size segment: Advanced Smart Cruise Control, blind spot and lane departure systems, a hands-free trunk, and knee airbags. The new car is nearly 1.4 inches longer and 1.2 inches wider.
We’ll likely see a 2.4-liter GDi with 190 hp, 182 lb-ft of torque as well as a 2.0T powertrain. A Sport model (like the Chrysler 200S and Honda Accord Sport) is also coming. Transmission options include a six-speed manual and six-speed automatic.