Korean Hyundai Sonata sedan seventh generation presented in Seoul April 24, 2014 for a narrow range of auto journalists. The official premiere of the new generation sedan Hyundai Sonata 2014-2015 model year is scheduled for April 16 in North America on the catwalk at New York Auto Show.
Sales 7th Hyundai Sonata start in South Korea in April, the opportunity to buy Hyundai Sonata 2014-2015 motorists other countries will be in the second half of this year.
Body exterior design of the new generation Hyundai Sonata was created taking into account the corporate identity of the South Korean company’s Fluidic Sculpture and with an eye on the older model Hyundai Genesis, but … style “Fluidic Sculpture” evolved version of Fluidic Sculpture 2,0, giving a novelty more rigorous and sophisticated look. Very pleased that Hyundai model lineup planned a family resemblance, and a potential owner of the new Sonata will be pleased to know that his business sedan European Class D is very similar c larger and more expensive Hyundai Genesis, represents manufacturers of South Korea in the status class E.
New model and of course the external dimensions of the body Hyundai Sonata 7 different from the previous generation sedan, and in a big way in all directions.
New Hyundai Sonata 2014-2015 year increased in length by 35 mm to 4855 mm wide by 30 mm to 1865 mm, a height of 5 mm to 1475 mm, the size of the wheelbase increased by 10 mm to 2805 mm.
For the production of the power of the body shell made of strong trends and high-strength steel, the latter figure rose to 51% (the predecessor was only 21%). More widely used steel parts hot forging, the number and length of adhesive joints are subject to additional amplifiers. The result of the high-tech design changes has been a significant increase in the rigidity of the body of the new generation Hyundai Sonata, compared with the sixth generation Sonata body heiress seventh generation by 41% stiffer in torsion and 30% better resists bending.
Engineers are not left unattended and suspension. The scheme remains the same – front MacPherson strut, but change the characteristics of installed shock absorbers and springs, as well as the geometry of the setup components front and rear suspension. Additionally, multi-link rear suspension has acquired a new double bottom levers. Became more rigid steering column, electric power steering got a new, faster and more productive processor (available system Drive Mode Select, allows you to change the characteristics of the amplifier). Similar changes are waiting for the fourth-generation Kia Optima premiere is planned for the spring of 2015.
In short, the new Sonata has become not only more secure but also more collected, with a bright and well-balanced handling suspension. Videos and photos with images of the new sedan Hyundai Sonata seventh generation 2014-2015 cars allow us to consider a novelty not only outside, but also to look into the cabin and trunk.
Returning to the exterior design of the body Sonatas with favor the new face of South Korean sedan with a stern look headlamps (lens optics, breaks LEDs), a large and broad trapeze bars, bumper-to peacefully calm lines. The new Sonata front looks solid, discreet, simple, stylish.
In reviewing the auto body profile in seeing a modern dome roof, escaping through the powerful compact rack to stern, firm and charismatic edge from Hyundai above the door handles, like a compass marked wheel arches, refined and elegant area of glazing, comfortable doorways, stylish mirrors with repeaters turns.
Depending on the engine and equipment level the new Sonata is equipped with tires 205 / 65R16, 215 / 55R17 or 235 / 45R18 exclusively with alloy wheels 16, 17 or 18 gauge.
Feed machine made in the traditional way for the sedan: solid and large bumper carefully protects metal body, trunk lid with a high vertical wall and compact horizontal plane overall ceiling lighting … no, not even ceiling and subtle light elements with bizarre lines and curves, LED content, providing an elegant light show.
Salon Hyundai Sonata 2014 welcomes its five passengers with the driver more high quality materials, superior sound and noise isolation, meticulous attention to detail ergonomics, comfort and coziness.
Inside, the new sedan was quieter due to the use of sound-absorbing mats more, more powerful protection of the engine compartment, underneath the boards installation of fiberglass reinforced polypropylene addition, thicker windshield.
The front of the cabin is completely new, from the steering wheel and dashboard, ending the dashboard, center console and seats. Ergonomics of the driver’s seat in the new Sonata is designed with an eye to the model cockpits of German sedans – all strictly, concisely and correctly.
Dimensions wheelbase 2805 mm possible to create an optimal reserve space not only for sitting in the first row, but also for the inhabitants of the three rear seats, which as an option, you can count on the heated seats, electric security shutters on the rear and side windows from the bright rays sun or prying eyes.
From modern chips available new sedan Hyundai Sonata seventh generation worth noting airbag for the driver’s knees, Adaptive Cruise Control with emergency braking and complete stop, system control objects in the blind spot and lane departure, automatic light (switched independently with far to near and vice versa), fully LED front and rear lights, the latest multimedia system (audio, navigation, telephone, voice control, his friendship with ipod), electronic handbrake.
Trunk able to take 510 liters of cargo and luggage cover capable of being opened by yourself, you just stand with an electronic key near the trunk more than 3 seconds, optional feature called Smart Trunk.
Specifications Hyundai Sonata new generation of 2014-2015. Suspension and steering, as we said above, have been modernized, but the line four-cylinder engine and 6-speed gearboxes moved a novelty with the previous generation model.
Under the hood, the new Sonata 7 can be set to one of two petrol engines 2,0 CVVL (168 hp 201 Nm) and 2,4 GDI (193 hp 247 Nm) and the calculated consumption of propane engine – 2,0 LPi (151 hp 194 Nm). Engines to help 6 speed manual or automatic transmission 6.
Will release Hyundai Sonata Hybrid with a parallel hybrid circuit Hybrid Blue Drive. Sedan Hyundai Sonata Hybrid is able to move out under gasoline engine 2,4 Theta II (171 hp (211 Nm), or by an electric motor (41 hp 205 Nm), it is possible to move with the help of both, while the total return is (212 hp 264 Nm). The hybrid version of the Sonata differs modest fuel consumption 6-6.5 liters.