The sales of the current generation of the Hyundai Sonata are not so good and that’s why the company decided for the refreshment. The new 2017 Hyundai Sonata is expected to hit the market in 2016 as the 2017 model. The vehicle was officially unveiled in New York but it hasn’t been released yet because the company wanted to add more features to make it better and more competitive. The current generation of the vehicle is good but there is no doubt that the company can offer much more. If you intend to buy a family car soon, wait for the Hyundai Sonata 2017 to hit the market and see what it has to offer and whether or not it meets your needs. Let’s check its specs in detail.
2017 Hyundai Sonata Exterior
The first thing you need to know is that the vehicle will be available in several exterior colors including Pacific Blue Pearl, Phantom Black Metallic, Harbor Grey Metallic, and many others. The front fascia of the vehicle will have newly designed slimmer, trapezoidal headlights. There will also be a new, silver chromed grille that together with the headlights gives the vehicle a rather aggressive and bold stance.
The body of the vehicle will be made out of high quality materials for better look, performance, and fuel economy. The vehicle will lose weight and as a result it will be more powerful. Moreover, it will have a larger wheelbase. The rear end of the car will remain mostly unchanged. More details about the exterior design of the Hyundai Sonata 2017 will be available soon and we will be honored to share them with you.
Hyundai Sonata 2017 Interior
As far as the interior design of the 2017 Hyundai Sonata is concerned, the company hasn’t said much about this aspect. Since the vehicle has grown in size, we expect more spacious cabin with added headroom and legroom space. Most probably, the seats will be covered in high-quality leather. A spacious cabin and high-quality materials mean nothing but great comfort, right?
Besides great materials and ample of space, the customers will be offered numerous features for safer and more comfortable driving feel. Among many other features, we point out Bluetooth connectivity, USB port, 6-speaker audio system, CD/DVD player, dual-zone climate control, and a rearview-camera. There will also be a great number of optional features for the most demanding customers.
Engine and performance of the new Sonata
The 2017 Hyundai Sonata is powered by a 2.4 liter 4-cylinder power unit that has the capacity to generate 245 hp. Power will be routed through a six-speed automatic shifter. It will be able to accelerate from naught to 60 mph in 7.9 seconds. Fuel economy of the engine is estimated at 36 mpg in the city and 40 mpg on the highway.
2017 Hyundai Sonata Release date and price
The exact release date of the 2017 Hyundai Sonata is not known yet, but the vehicle will go on sale by the end of 2016. The price of the vehicle will vary from $21.700 to $28.400, depending on a trim level and equipment you decide to buy.