Hyundai has officially revealed in South Korea the all-new 2015 Sonata. The brand-new 2015 Sonata will be internationally unveiled next month at the 2014 New York Auto Show. According to Hyundai, the new 2015 Sonata will go on sale on international markets in the second half of the year.
The new model is 4,855 mm long, 1,865 mm wide and 1,475 mm tall, with a 2805 mm wheelbase and a 462-litre trunk. For short, the new 2015 Hyundai Sonata is 35 mm longer and 30 mm wider than its predecessor.
On the exterior, the 2014 Hyundai Sonata has received many Genesis lines and according to the Korean car manufacturer it has 41 percent greater torsional strength and 35 percent bigger bending strength.
“The Sonata has been playing a key role in Hyundai Motor’s rapid growth in the global market, as well as leading the development of the Korean auto industry. We are confident that the all-new Sonata will change the landscape of the global mid-size sedan market,” Choong Ho Kim, President and CEO of Hyundai Motor.
The technology used on the 2015 Hyundai Sonata
The 2015 Hyundai Sonata features a front MacPherson strut suspension combined with a rear multi-link arrangement. It comes equipped with bi-xenon headlights (with High Beam Assist) together with LED daytime running lights and taillights.
The 2015 Hyundai Sonata is coming with six airbags, ABS, EBD, ESP and TCS systems, along with Advanced Smart Cruise Control, Lane Departure Warning System and Blind Spot Detection assistance systems available on the option list.
Under the bonnet, the 2015 Hyundai Sonata KDM-spec (Korean version) will come with a 2.0 CVVL engine which can offer 168 HP and 201 Nm peak of torque, with a 2.4 GDi motor rated at 193 HP and 247 Nm peak of torque and with a 2.0 LPi unit which can deliver 151 horsepower and 194 Nm of torque.