2024 Hyundai Sonata
2024 Hyundai Sonata
The 2024 Hyundai Sonata epitomizes the company's progressive view towards midsize sedans, underscored by a host of modifications. In its most recent unveiling, Hyundai highlighted several enhancements in the Sonata that span from a truly distinct design to enhanced performance particularly under adverse weather circumstances.
What’s new on the 2024 Hyundai Sonata?
The new 2024 Sonata features a range of interior and powertrain improvements as well, making it a very appealing option for buyers looking for refinement, space, and performance in their next sedan.
The exterior of the Sonata has undergone a significant transformation for 2024, presenting a more streamlined and nimble profile compared to its antecedents. Its aerodynamic attributes underscore not only aesthetic value but also prioritize efficiency. A notable enhancement at the front is the seamlessly incorporated Continuous Horizon Lamp that blends into the vehicle's linear architecture. In conjunction with this, expanded concealed headlights bestow upon the Sonata an avant-garde, almost futuristic appearance. The remodelled front grille, complemented by wider air inlets, endows the Sonata with a commanding visual presence. This audacious facade harmoniously integrates with the rear aspect of this novel midsize sedan where innovative H-lights accentuate its expansive stance. Supplementing this rear persona are elements like a darkened spoiler-style trunk lid and unique exhaust design subtly hinting at increased performance.
Distinctive features such as an enlarged front grille, exclusive 19-inch wheels and an aerodynamically designed rear spoiler further amplify the dynamic personality of the N Line variant of Sonata. These components coupled with twin exhausts enhance Sonata's intrinsic sporting appeal.
An array of new color options will be on offer for customers including Ultimate Red Metallic which makes its debut exclusively on Sonata N Line model attracting attention instantly. New options extend to colors such as Abyss Black Pearl, Serenity White Pearl, Transmission Blue Pearl and Nocturne Grey Metallic.
The Sonata's interior design is characterized by a concept of floating elegance. It features contemporary elements that align with current lifestyle trends, further enhanced by ambient lighting. One notable feature is the large curved screen, which merges a 12.3-inch dashboard display and a 12.3-inch multimedia navigation system into one seamless unit, creating an environment where functionality meets aesthetic appeal.
In terms of sportiness, the Sonata N-Line variant doesn't disappoint as its interior reflects its athletic nature. The upholstery gains additional allure from contrasting red stitching while the metallic cross-patterned finish adds to its dynamic charm. Beyond visual aspects, unique features such as Active Sound Design, Launch Control, N Powershift and Rev Matching are incorporated in the Sonata N Line for an exhilarating and intuitive driving experience.
The 2024 Sonata edition introduces the Digital Key, providing users with a secure means to access and operate their Sonata using Android or iOS devices. For those who appreciate high-quality audio, the newly integrated CenterPoint 360 technology in the Bose Premium Sound System's twelve speakers is sure to impress. Each model of Sonata now supports Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility. To keep your vehicle at the cutting edge of technological advancements, Over-the-Air (OTA) software updates eliminate the need for dealership visits.
Safety-wise, an impressive range of driver-assistance features are available on every Sonata including Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist 1.5, Blind-spot Collision Assist and Lane Keeping Assist among others. Further enhancements include Rear Cross-traffic Collision-avoidance Aid as well as Smart Cruise Control featuring Stop & Go functionality. The inclusion of Rear Occupant Alert adds another layer of safety by ensuring that no one gets unintentionally left behind in the car.
The Sonata will be available in standard 2.5-litre, Hybrid, and N Line editions come 2024. The significant upgrade to look out for is the HTRAC all-wheel drive that's been added to the four-cylinder models.
Hyundai TRACtion AWD
Hyundai has broadened the powertrain options for the Sonata series significantly. A key enhancement includes introducing Hyundai TRACtion (HTRAC) All-Wheel-Drive (AWD) system - known for its versatility – now paired with the 2.5L engine model. This technology aims at optimizing torque distribution between front and rear wheels according to different terrains or driving conditions encountered by drivers on-the-go.
HTRAC uses state-of-the-art electro-hydraulic mechanisms ensuring quick responsiveness and better control under challenging circumstances. For safety during unpredictable weather scenarios, they've introduced Snow mode offering reassurance to drivers across varying landscapes.
Additionally, personalized drive modes like Normal , Smart , Sport , Custom allow driver-centric adjustments encompassing engine settings, gearbox operation, steering controls along with enabling/disabling AWD based on individual driving preferences.
Engine variants include standard combustion engines alongside sportier N Line editions and environmentally-friendly hybrid alternatives.
Frequently Asked Questions about the 2024 Hyundai Sonata
The 2024 Sonata is set to be available at dealers this winter.
Pricing has not been confirmed yet, but it should be similar to the previous Sonata. Expect a starting price of around $30,000 while the Hybrid should start around $42,000. The sporty N Line trim will likely start at around $40,000.