The vehicle was unveiled in South Korea on 4 November 1985. A cable is provided to plug in your iPod and charge it, and you can control your iPod through the radio. The backrests fold flat, but there's a significant ledge between the folded backrests and cargo floor that would prevent long items from lying completely flat. One of the Sonata's key selling points is its impressive equipment list. Engine choices at launch were a 2.
Up front, the environment is attractive and the materials are of a higher quality than buyers might expect. These data were compiled from sources published by the official and nonofficial websites and catalogues of brands and companies. To give me a peace of mind he gave me three months pumper to pumper warranty at his expense to give a peace of mind. The car also takes interior and exterior styling based on the 2014. On the road, the 2010 Hyundai Sonata is smooth and comfortable. The facelifted model was first released in Korea in 2012, followed by international markets in early 2013.
It is available only in California and nine other states that share the same zero-emissions vehicle requirements as California. A retuned suspension, bigger brakes, a limited-slip differential, a new exhaust system, and model-specific driving modes would all be part of the Sonata N package. Send Mike an Hide full review. News' analysis of 19 published reviews and test drives as well as their analysis of reliability and safety data. The Sonata gained a new interior last year, most notably refinished in soft-touch plastics and padded surfaces, with a matte-metallic finish that's comparable to what's used in Lexus vehicles and Hyundai's upscale Genesis. This may lead to unintentional movement of the car which may increase the risk of a crash. Interior appointments in general feel high quality, with plenty of padded surfaces, and doors open and close with a solid sound.
After a comprehensive mid-cycle refresh last year that included a new four-cylinder engine, a substantially redesigned interior, and an update of available tech features, the Sonata carries into 2010 with no significant changes. Archived from on 24 February 2010. With the Sonata's redesign for 2009, Hyundai solidly addresses this issue, delivering a sleekly styled cabin that features top-notch materials. Over the next couple years, though, the Sonata would begin losing ground in the segment as many of its best-selling competitors underwent complete redesigns. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. Michael Simari Car and Driver Hyundai just gave us our first look at , and the redesigned sedan looks more radical than its predecessor.
The Sonata puts its extra interior room to good use in part by giving backseat passengers spacious accommodations. All of the controls are within easy reach, and the blue-tinted gauges are easy to read, though they can wash out in bright sunlight. Cargo The Sonata's large 16. I found him very humble and honest. The fastback style recalls the sedans of the mid 1930s and the 1940s, a trend that made those sedans most famous for, while the C-shaped taillamps, which are also found in the 2018 and the have been compared to and paid homage to the of the 1950s. It develops 249 horsepower and 229 lb. Regardless of which model you choose, the brake pedal provides very natural progression.
I drove the car to Dallas. The Car Connection, Paul Eisenstein. In September 2013, Hyundai informed the agency that it was adding more vehicles to this campaign, representing an additional 652,512 units. Recall Date 2013-04-01 Description Hyundai Motor Company Hyundai is recalling certain model year 2006-2009 Accent, model year 2007-2011 Azera, Sonata and Sante Fe,2006-2011 Tucson, 2009-2011 Elantra Touring, 2007-2010 Elantra, 2008-2011 Veracruz, 2009-2011 Genesis, 2010-2011 Genesis Coupe, 2007-2008 Entourage, and 2006-2008 Tiburon vehicles. The redesigned Sonata debuted for the 2006 model year with relevant styling, class-competitive powertrains and a new feeling of refinement, along with every bit of the price-feature value that once was Hyundai's sole reason for being. The Mazda6 also has all the practicality and room that families are looking for, along with sleek, sexy styling.
We appreciate the fact that Hyundai has provided plenty of bins and cubbies to hold small items like cell phones and iPods. Hyundai sold a total of 538,228 units in 2010 while Kia moved 356,268 vehicles. Trim levels consisted of the 2. The safety recall began on April 22, 2013. As long as boring comes along with few, if any, sudden trips to the dealership for repairs which it has for the Camry , boring is good.
The four-cylinder doesn't offer the low-end torque of the V-6, but it does provide acceptable acceleration, and it didn't feel labored when all the Sonata's seats were filled for a cruise from Chicago's western suburbs back into the city. The Sonata is an excellent package with well-coordinated styling, a spacious interior, and the usual choice of four-cylinder or V-6 engines. While the original was only sold in South Korea, with limited exports to Canada and New Zealand, the second generation of 1988 was widely exported. When you add that figure to the 16. Hyundai didn't stop there, though, as the new sedan is also more fuel-efficient and comes with more standard features. Although the Sonata offers an impressive amount of features for the price, this advantage is somewhat offset by its slightly below-average resale value over time.
Sometimes a car doesn't require a complete overhaul to bring it where it needs to be in the market, and that was the case with Hyundai's Sonata. The original importer was a unit of the Auckland-based Giltrap Motor Group. The front seats in any of the versions are quite comfortable but a bit flat, while in terms of backseat space the 2010 Sonata qualifies as a large car, like the Honda Accord, with the backseat contoured just right. In September 2013, Hyundai informed the agency that it was adding more vehicles to this campaign, representing an additional 652,512 units. Show full review Editor's note: This review was written in August 2008 about the 2009 Hyundai Sonata. The Sonata Hybrid was the number two selling hybrid since June, outsold only by the Prius. Last year's update carries over to the 2010 model and is meant to hold customers attention until the debut of the all-new and much sleeker 2011 Sonata.