Facts About 2014 Hyundai Sonata

Last model of Hyundai Sonata was presented back in 2010 as 2011 model, so now we are more than eager to see what has been prepared for new 2014 Sonata. The fact that we waited 3 years for Sonata's redesign, surprised us all. First because Hyundai is known for its frequent model updates. They improves each model, and they do it the most and the fastest in industry, so the fact that South Korean multinational automaker kept us waiting for Sonata's upgrade so long is, say the least, unusual. Second fact is that the Sonata was one of their most successful models with its accounting for 35% of all the company's sales in 2011. Having these facts in mind, some predictions are that 2014 Hyundai Sonata won't receive some drastic changes, although information we have are slightly different.

According to our sources it was announced that new Sonata 2014 will be re-styled and will receive many upgrades and changes. If we take into consideration that car industry is moving forward so fast, and that every day we hear about some novelty in that department, three years is rather long period without upgrades, so 2014 Hyundai Sonata will have to catch up with Hyundai's latest models.

2014 Hyundai Sonata Engine and Fuel Economy

Engine options will most likely remain the same with, perhaps, mild refreshments. 2014 Sonata gets its power from 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 198 horsepower and 184 lb-ft. of torque, and will have transmission options of either manual or automatic 6-speed gearbox. 2014 Sonata midsize sedan stands tall among its competition in both engine options and fuel economy. With 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine under the hood Sonata is rated to get 35 mpg on the highway and 23 mpg in the city. Another motor option is 2.0-litre GDi direct injection turbo petrol that generates 274 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque. This engine is mated exclusively to a six-speed automatic transmission with SHIFTRONIC manual shifting control and fuel consumption rated at 22 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway.

Features and Upgrades of new Sonata 2014

Changes in exterior won't be extreme, so 2014 Hyundai Sonata will still be recognizable as Sonata, but it will follow Hyundai's latest style trend that leans toward more aggressive look. Slightly outdated Sonata's look will be modernized and it will get some new features. For 2014 model year Hyundai Sonata will receive new front grill, re-styled front and rear headlamps, Tube LED taillights and LED accented fog lights, side mirror treatment, and wheel options update. Sonata already received so many awards for its design, so Korean automaker didn't want to take any chances by doing a complete re-style, but decided that 2014 Sonata keeps its body style with few upgrades that will make it up to date.

2014 Hyundai Sonata interior changes that will immediately catch your eye are revised center stack design, buttons, and larger navigation screen together with the new AVN (Audio Visual Navigation ) system. New technology features and great new materials gave the interior even more luxurious look. It is expected that 2014 Hyundai Sonata sees light of day late this year.

Projected Release Date and Price of the 2014 Hyundai Sonata

The 2014 Hyundai Sonata release date is scheduled for the end of 2013. Price depends on the model and trim level, and will be in the range of $ 20.895 to 27.595.

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