Hyundai launched the all new Sonata on March 22nd 2012. The new Sonata is offered only as petrol variant but available in both manual and automatic transmission. The Sonata is the largest model in the Hyundai stable in India, with its fluidic design theme.
The proportionate curves and aerodynamic lines make the Sonata, an alluring sedan. The interior of the Sonata reflects the modern and sleek design of the exterior. The plastic quality is great and fit and finish too, are commendable. Also read: Hyundai Sonata launched at Rs. 18.52 lakh!
Under the hood lies a 2.4-litre GDI (Gasoline Direct Injection) petrol motor with Dual Continuously Variable Valve timing that puts out 198 bhp of power and 250 Nm of torque. Let’s see what features are offered on the manual variant and the automatic variant of the all new Sonata respectively.
Hyundai Sonata 2.4 GDI MT (Rs. 18.52 lakh)
The Sonata manual variant is loaded with features such as Airbags (dual front, side and curtain), ABS with EBD, ESP (Electronic Stability Program), rear view camera, auto headlight control, leather upholstery, dual zone fully automatic climate control and rear parking system, to name a few. The following is the complete list of features offered in the Sonata manual variant.
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Hyundai Sonata 2.4 GDI AT (Rs. 20.61 lakh)
The Sonata automatic variant has all the features of the manual variant and in addition gets cruise control, paddle shifter, eco indicator, smart key with push button start, front seat ventilation and driver’s seat memory settings. Read more: Hyundai Sonata versus Honda Accord: battle of the premium sedans!
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