The Sonata has been one of many keys to the model’s surge in prominence and offers within the American enterprise; and now the 2015 Sonata will get a full overhaul that subs in “stately” for “emotional” define astute whereas lastly conveying on the refinement and engineering that the final period assured.
The 2015 Hyundai Sonata emphasizes a extra tasteful and extra advanced (whereas moreover extra average) sort out that present define one that will exceptionally effectively age extra easily than the imaginative 2011-2014 Sonata. Attained by embracing the automaker’s new Fluidic Sculpture P.zero define dialect first seen on the 2015 Genesis, the brand new discover clothes the bends with considerably extra customized. The new auto is just a smidge longer and extra intensive, which helps interior half house, but normal what it means, mainly, is a extra unobtrusive, nuanced look to the auto general. Progressions are inconspicuous nevertheless point out a go well with that appears extra personalized, much less leading edge. Another again lip spoiler with chrome embody, and as well as a double fumes with splendid ideas aligns the Sonata with the average dimension automobile normal, as do customary LED daytime operating lights.
Inside, the 2015 Sonata appears considerably extra formal too, with controls now compartmentalized into flat clusters and calculated marginally across the driver; its some extra just like the define utilized as part of the almost associated Kia Optima. The controlling wheel now has a sportier define, and the section itself has been overhauled.
Underpinning the auto is an altered type of the entrance-wheel-drive stage of the previous Sonata. Anyway the progressions to the 2015 Sonata do not merely imply a reskin; Hyundai has fortified sub-edge mounting focuses and included stiffer sub-define bushings, whereas the Sonata’s again suspension will get one other geometry, with double decrease arms supplanting single ones (serving to sustain self-restraint below stable braking). Generally, the suspension has been tuned for a sportier drive (testing even occurred at Germany’s Nürburgring) and structural unbending nature made strides. Torsional high quality is up forty one %.
Calming the lodge has been a middle, as indicated by Hyundai, and designers have put extra sound stifling on the firewall and beneath the sprint, and underneath the ground—to bail seal out road commotion.
New advances lifted from the 2015 Genesis incorporate blind aspect discovery, again cross-exercise alarm, path flight cautioning, and dynamic journey management. There’s likewise one other Lane Change Assist framework that locations cautioning lights within the facet mirrors to warning of approaching autos. The Sonata typically incorporates seven airbags, now together with a driver’s knee sack. In late mannequin years, the Sonata has earned an elected 5-star Overall Rating and moreover greatest “nice” IIHS outcomes.
Those fashions with route likewise have Apple Eyes Free Siri reconciliation allowing an upgraded stage of undertakings. High-finish four hundred-watt Infinity sound is moreover accessible. Cutting edge Blue Link advantages moreover contact base within the 2015 Sonata and incorporate things like Remote Start, Destination Search (fueled by Google), and an auto thoughts in-automobile utility.
The all-new 2015 Hyundai Sonata will go marked down forward of schedule this Spring; return right here for a full survey and driving impressions in entrance of its arrival.