The 2018 Hyundai Sonata is a mid-size car produced by the South Korean manufacturer Hyundai since 1985. The first generation Sonata was introduced in 1985, which has been improved thanks to the improved stellar engine, and removed from the market in two years Due to poor customer feedback While the original was sold only in South Korea, with limited exports to Canada and New Zealand, the second generation of 1988 was largely exported.
2018 Hyundai Sonata Features
In April 2017, a fabulous sonata of the seventh generation appeared. The Hyundai Sonata 2018 model’s exterior has received a radical overhaul in line with the sixth generation, including new headlights, taillights, cascading grille and optional LED vertical lighting. The 2018 Sonata ashboard has been redesigned, with new driver-side vents and a larger touch screen compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The interior also received a new steering wheel, a gear shift and a group of instruments. Other standard features added during the upgrade include the standard wireless phone charger and the USB port for the rear passengers. The Hyundai Blue Link telematics system has also been updated to support Amazon Echo and Google Home devices.
2018 Hyundai Sonata Turbo
To replace the 2018 Hyundai Sonata’s V6 power option in some markets, Hyundai has developed a turbocharged 2.0-liter direct injection and inter-cooler engine. The Theta-II engine produces 274 horsepower (204 kW) and 269 lb-ft of torque while achieving an efficiency rating of 34 mpg-US on the road, exceeding the specifications provided by the 3.3-liter V6 Lambda offered in the previous model. The new model is marked as 2.0T and is available in SE or Limited cutting lines. All turbo models feature dual-zone climate control, steering levers, dual chrome exhaust and 18-inch wheels shared with non-turbo SE models. The Limited 2.0T models benefit from all these options, as well as a heated leather interior, sunroof and other features.
2018 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
At the 2008 Los Angeles Auto Show, Hyundai introduced the Hyundai Blue Drive powertrain for the next generation of Sonata, which uses lithium-polymer battery technology. It has been reported to be based on the Hyundai BLUE-DRIVE concept. 2018 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid in the United States UU. They began at the end of February 2011. The Sonata hybrid powertrain combines a 2.4-liter engine with six-speed automatic transmission and a 30-kW electric motor and light-weight lithium-polymer batteries to produce complete gasoline – Hybrid electric with 37 miles per gallon (6.4 L / 100 km, 44 mpg) in the city and 40 miles per gallon (5.9 L / 100 km, 48 mpg) on the highway. 2018 Sonata powertrain is shared with the 2011 Kia Optima Hybrid.
2018 Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid
As part of the seventh-generation Sonata, Hyundai announced the launch of a planned launch of the market in the second half of 2015. The plug-in hybrid version of Sonata PHEV technical details were announced at the North American International Show 2015 The PHEV Sonata was launched in select markets in the United States in November 2015. 2018 Hyundai Sonata is available only in California and 9 other states that share the same zero emission vehicle requirements as California.
The range of fully electric Sonata plug-ins in combined mode is up to 27 miles (43 km) according to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) classification, and a total range of 600 miles (970 km) . Since Sonata PHEV uses gasoline in all-electric mode, the EPA considers that the total electrical range is 0 to 43 miles (0 to 43 km). The EPA’s fuel economy rating is 99 miles per gallon gasoline equivalent (MPG-e) (2.4 L / 100 km, 119 mpg imp) in full load depletion mode (all-electric ) and a combined city / highway rating of 40 mpg. in hybrid mode.
In contrast, the 2016 classic gasoline-electric Sonata hybrid classification has an EPA economy fuel economy of 41 miles per gallon (5.7 L / 100 km; 49 mpg-imp), 39 miles per US gallon (6, 0 L / 100 km, 47 mpg-imp) in the city and 43 mpg in the United States. UU. (5.5 L / 100 km, 52 mpg) on the highway for 2018 Hyundai Sonata model.