2020 Hyundai Sonata has a modest worth bump for an enormous soar in content material
The 2020 Sonata will begin at $24,330 (together with a $930 vacation spot price), Hyundai introduced Thursday. That is $750 greater than the bottom worth of the outgoing sedan—a rise Hyundai claims is offset by further commonplace tools.
Hyundai redesigned the Sonata for 2020, making the worth bump for a brand new mannequin a bit extra palatable. The checklist of upgrades and enhancements is lengthy, and contains every thing from its bodily dimensions and packaging to its powertrain, security tools and comfort options.
For 2020, the bottom Sonata (SE) will get extra energy and improved gas financial system of three mpg to 32 mpg mixed, an 8-speed transmission, a bigger infotainment display screen and LED lighting entrance and rear. It is powered by a 191-horsepower 2.5-liter inline-Four in front-wheel drive. There’s additionally an up to date commonplace security suite (Hyundai calls it “SmartSense”) that features automated emergency braking, lively lane management, high-beam help, and adaptive cruise management with stop-and-go functionality.
Transferring up the road, the mid-level SEL mannequin begins at $26,430. Tools upgrades embrace 17-inch alloy wheels (16-inch are commonplace on SE), a twin-tip exhaust outlet, and heated facet mirrors with flip sign indicators. Inside, there is a 4.2-inch cluster display screen, leatherette door panel trim, an auto up/down entrance passenger window, dual-zone automated local weather management and heated entrance seats.
The SEL is on the market with a number of packages that add such options as a panoramic sunroof, a 10.25-inch navigation display screen, further USB cost ports, leather-based inside trim and a heated steering wheel. Those that need to bundle these all collectively can go for the SEL Plus trim as a substitute for $28,380, and this additionally bundles within the stronger 180-hp1.6-liter turbo engine, which has much less horsepower however extra torque (195 pound-feet versus 181 lb.-ft. within the non-turbo).
On the top quality sits the Restricted mannequin, which provides distant app management, a coloration HUD, blind-spot monitoring with collision warning and automated distant park help. The all-in worth for a 2020 Sonata Restricted is $34,230.