While we may have only just gotten into the year 2017, it’s never too early to start thinking about NEXT year’s car models! Especially when we’re going into the 2018 Hyundai Sonata, the details can get juicy. Hyundai is getting us ready for their total redesign, and we’re all excited about it. Being one of the most reliable family sedans, we are being guaranteed safety, great fuel ratings, and another sleek design.
Hyundai is a model we all trust and enjoy. When it comes to the Sonata, it used to be very highly renowned. It’s been making It’s come back for the past 5 years or so with a newer style. Come 2018, the Hyundai Sonata will be rising to the top yet again with it’s new and improved facelift, and functionality. If anybody can’t tell yet, then maybe they should take this high anticipation as a sign. The new spy shots of the 2018 Sonata have been recently released, and we’re all falling in love with it!
2018 Hyundai Sonata Interior
Taking a look on the inside of the new 2018 Hyundai Sonata, it’s pretty much what you see is what you get. Enjoy touchscreen controls and capabilities. The design is quite formal, while at the same time being up to date. It’s not too flash in terms of technology, so business people will most likely have a good time with this set up. Of course, you can make customization if needed.
Like usual, Hyundai came through with high quality leather and plastics in the interior design. There is a printed, texture wood grain design that is sleek, but also removable if that’s just not your style. The interior features a dark palate, with silver accents that make it super sleek. Hyundai does an amazing job at balancing contemporary, while still staying modern in their design.
2018 Hyundai Sonata Exterior
The new look of the 2018 Hyundai Sonata is noticed to be a bit less exotic when compared to the model before it. The new design is said to be a bit more “sophisticated”, giving off a more professional look. While the exotic-ness of the previous model may have been something many have loved, the new design makes it more universal, as well as more professional.
The whole rave about the new Hyundai Sonata is it’s new redesign and look. A unique twist Hyundai decided to incorporate was horizontal lines. These were placed to help give the car a “calming” look.
2018 Hyundai Sonata Engine Specs
With the new 2018 Hyundai Sonata, you get to enjoy an extremely upfront engine. It’s a 2.4 liter inline 4 combined, and it features an automatic transmission with 6 speeds. This combo gives this family sedan a 185 horse power as well as a torque of 178 pound-feet. The engine itself is a 2.0T Turbocharge inline-4 engine. This engine has 245 horse power, 260 pounds torque, as well as the same 6-speed automatic transmission.
If you’re looking into the eco version, you’re looking at 1.6 liter, inline-4, and a transmission that is 7 speed, dry dual-clutch, and it has amazing fuel economy ratings. Enjoy 177 horsepower along with 195 pounds/ft torque.
Going a bit more in depth in terms of fuel economy, the 2018 Hyundai Sonata comes out to be 23 miles per gallon for city driving, 32 miles per gallon for highway driving, with an average of 23 miles per gallon when combined. This is quite average when compared to the previous models’ fuel economy specs.
Wheelbase: 110.4 inches
Length: 191.1 inches
Width (with mirrors): 73.4 inches
Max Speed: 150 MPH
0-60 mph in seconds: 7.2 seconds
Passenger Capacity: 5 people
Base Curb Weight: 4,224
MPG: 23 miles per gallon, both highway and city
2018 Hyundai Sonata Release Date and Pricing
If you’ve got your eye on the brand new and improved 2018 Hyundai Sonata, then you’re going to have to wait until the beginning of 2018 until you can get your hands on one of these bad boys. Hyundai has been a vehicle brand we can trust for years now, so there is no reason this couldn’t become everyone’s new favorite car to ride in.
When it comes to the pricing, while it’s not quite set in stone since the final model is still in development, you can expect the 2018 Sonata and it’s models to range anywhere from $21 thousand to $35 thousand. Because the vehicle is still going through being refreshed, who knows what we’ll be seeing come 2018!