- Hyundai is updating the Sonata for 2024 with a hanging new exterior design.
- The inside can also be completely up to date and options new show screens.
- We anticipate the Sonata to go on sale within the U.S. later this yr.
Hyundai is restyling the Sonata mid-size sedan with a brand new look that falls according to different current redesigns such because the Kona crossover, the Staria van, and the Grandeur sedan. It seems to be surprisingly totally different from the outgoing Sonata that first launched for the 2020 mannequin yr, and the brand new face is especially futuristic.
The complete-width LED gentle strip stretching throughout the entrance is instantly noticeable, and the grille and headlights are reshaped. Out again, the taillights incorporate the same gentle strip and the decrease fascia seems to be extra aggressive than earlier than. Hyundai confirmed each the usual automobile and the sportier N Line mannequin, and each have new wheel designs as effectively.
The modifications inside focus on two massive 12.3-inch screens that at the moment are housed in a single curved show binnacle. Sure dashboard parts such because the local weather controls are additionally rearranged, and the supplies look like an improve in contrast with earlier than. The steering wheel can also be new, and the gearshift is relocated to the steering column to unlock house within the heart console.
We do not anticipate too many modifications to the Sonata’s powertrain lineup, which at the moment contains a 2.5-liter inline-four, a turbocharged 1.6-liter inline-four, a turbocharged 2.5-liter inline-four for the N Line, and a hybrid setup. Hyundai will reveal extra particulars in regards to the automobile quickly, and U.S. specs ought to come throughout the subsequent few months.
Regardless of being raised on a gentle eating regimen of base-model Hondas and Toyotas—or maybe due to it—Joey Capparella nonetheless cultivated an obsession for the automotive business all through his childhood in Nashville, Tennessee. He discovered a strategy to write about automobiles for the college newspaper throughout his school years at Rice College, which finally led him to maneuver to Ann Arbor, Michigan, for his first skilled auto-writing gig at Vehicle Journal. He has been a part of the Automotive and Driver staff since 2016 and now lives in New York Metropolis.