2016 Hyundai Sonata is popular sedan with modern design that will offer new plug-in hybrid system. The new design brings big front grille, new front bumper, refreshed headlight graphics, special wheels, aerodynamic rear bumper, chrome accents and more. The interior will offer impressive technology and functional space inside the cabin. The propulsion system will launch the new four-cylinder engine paired with an electric motor. Customers will have the electric motors with 38 kW and 50 kW. High capacity battery will be recharged through the electrical outlet and provides efficiency in the work process. Engineers are designing aero-channels with 0.24 Cd drag coefficient that make saving in fuel consumption. The manufacturer expects good sales thanks to the great interest of customers.
2016 Hyundai Sonata – Drive system
The drive system uses a new 2.0-liter four-cylinder GDI engine and an electric motor with two batteries of different capacities. In combination with the first battery generates a total of 193 horsepower, while with the second battery generates 202 horsepower. The batteries are made of lithium-polymer and in pure electric mode provide driving range of 24 miles. The more powerful battery supports driving with higher speeds and power consumption when driving automatically switches to hybrid mode. The petrol engine delivers primary energy to the battery, while the secondary energy gets from regenerative braking system. Consumption plug-in hybrids are 93 mpg, while consumption in the hybrids is 44 mpg. Both types of drive system are paired with 6-speed automatic transmission with SHIFTRONIC.
2016 Hyundai Sonata – Interior
2016 Hyundai Sonata delivers an elegant interior available in several trim levels. The space inside the cabin is large, while the cargo area increases by folding the rear seats. Also, smart tank automatically opens its lid for charging via the hands-free key. The seats are made of quality leather and have a lumbar adjustment position, heating and ventilation. Travelers can use the panoramic roof, rear windows with sun protection, the new functional steering wheel, premium audio system, Apple Car play / Android Auto, 4.2-inch display and much more. The safety package includes Lane Departure Warning, Smart Cruise Control, rear-view camera, Blind Spot Detection, and more. The price is not determined and sales will begin in 2015 year.