The Honda Accord is a perennial favorite, and the Sport trim on that car makes it visually appealing, as well. In 1987 Hyundai added two tone color schemes and a trip computer option but sales soon went down and the car was discontinued in December of that year. The latter engine replaces the previous 185-hp 2. Redesigned gauges feature a blue backlight, and a touch-screen navigation system, optional on the Limited trim level only, includes satellite radio capability. Safety equipment comprises seven airbags, including a driver's knee airbag, plus standard stability control and electronic brake assist. Notably, the Eco sedan may be the most engaging because of its quick acceleration. These estimates are lower than those of almost every other vehicle in the class.
Archived from on 27 September 2007. The sensor will not function if it is blocked by foreign material, bicycle racks, luggage carriers, bumper stickers, mud or snow. The two turbocharged engines offer adequate passing power at highway speeds. ® Google is a registered trademark of Google Inc. Therefore, the 2016 model is your best bet. The model with the right-hand drive was sold in New Zealand with a 1. Braking feel is also excellent, with a firm, progressive pedal.
We really liked the previous-generation Hyundai Sonata. The technology fully integrates your Android or iPhone into your car's infotainment system, giving you the same functionality that you're used to. This generation came after the closure of the Canadian plant in Bromon in September 1993 and was supplied only to the Korean assembly, before the opening of the Beijing plant Hyundai in December 2002. Drivers with attractive time-of-use electric rates can schedule charging to occur off-peak when rates are the lowest. The dashboard was reshaped, with new air vents on the driver's side and a larger touch screen that is compatible with and.
Do not rely exclusively on Blind Spot Detection. News Best Cars has been ranking and reviewing vehicles since 2007, and our team has decades of experience in the auto industry. When a vehicle is detected, it provides an audible warning and visual display warning. Android Auto and Google Play are trademarks of Google Inc. Headroom is limited by an available moonroof in the Sport trim, so taller drivers may feel their hair brushing the ceiling. Archived from on 25 October 2012.
Please refer to your Owner's Manual for more information. Drive carefully so the towing cable or chain remains tight during towing. Take away the passion, and it gets judged as an appliance instead. The two hybrid models -- regular and plug-in -- share a 154-horsepower 2. The swoopy-styled, comfortable, feature-packed family sedan finally put Hyundai on the map; it was a competitive, appealing midsize car. Also, the wheels, axles, power train, steering and brakes must all be in good condition.
This Sonata is built with hot-stamped ultra high-strength steel. Why Hyundai chose to eliminate one of the big differentiators that drew customers in to its showrooms seeking a Sonata is a matter of debate. Not only do you have the Honda Accord and Toyota Camry, pretty much everything else is at least a solid player, like the Ford Fusion, Chevy Malibu, Nissan Altima and our Best Buy winner, the Kia Optima. Quick Reference Guide I I Quick Reference Guide. Hyundai first introduced this car to the market at The 6th China Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition in 2008.
The 2017 Sonata is an excellent. That version is pretty price-competitive with the rest of the market, making the Sonata a good value. Recalling Press the desired memory button 1 or 2. Nothing of note has changed for 2017, but to see what has changed, click. Hyundai says it wanted to project a more mature, grown-up image with the new car. The Sonata was available with two trim options in Korea: Luxury and Super the latter only available with a 2. Blind Spot Detection is a supplemental system and the driver must still be attentive and exercise caution when driving with it.
The production version was sold as the Hyundai Sonata Transform in Korea, and the model debuted elsewhere as an 'early' 2009 model. Manual Description If towing service is not available in an emergency, your vehicle may be temporarily towed using a cable or chain secured to the emergency towing hook at the rear of the vehicle. Sonata Y2 was shown in the Republic of Korea on June 1, 1987. Rear Cross-traffic Alert is active when the vehicle is in Reverse and backing at a speed less than 6 mph. It's packaged in the attractive and comfortable Sonata mid-size sedan. Available as a two-door coupe or a four-door sedan, the Accord has a handsome interior and comfortable seating.
The Lane Departure Warning system activates if the vehicle is headed outside the lane markers while the Lane Change Assist will warn you if a vehicle in the adjacent lane is approaching too quickly during a lane change when you activate your blinker. How Safe Is the Sonata? It was the first Sonata to receive a standard 7-inch touch screen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility. As a hybrid, it emits 0. The second generation The second generation Sonata Y2 was part of the marketing policy for the invasion of North American markets of Hyundai cars after the success of. The main engine that was offered in most markets was 2. Additional differences include different cupholders, a redesigned straight leather shifter as rather than the gated one on Korean models, and an additional exterior color choice, Indigo Blue Pearl.
For the 2012 model year, Hyundai's new Blue Link system was offered as standard equipment, and the Limited model included a new standard three-piece panoramic sunroof. That pushes a full charge to about five hours, which on most days is completely adequate. We like the chrome line extending from the headlights down the flanks of the car, and Hybrid and Eco models benefit from unique trim designed to enhance aerodynamics and improve fuel economy. The Hyundai Sonata seats five on cloth upholstery. The is another good choice among.