The 2021 Hyundai Sonata was revealed to the public and will go on sale in just a few days when August starts. They will see a redesigned sedan with more character and a more attractive sport style. Its technological blessings are complemented and the list of functions grows.
This model is part of a range that currently has a long range plug-in hybrid version and has managed to position itself in its segment, with no less than 35 years of existence in the market. This update brings with it strict changes.
One of the details that the Korean company emphasizes more on is in the new wheel set which is getting bigger and as an essential element to complement the new ‘more aggressive’ style. The enlarged kit will only be available for the SEL Plus and Limited versions.
2021 Sonata Exterior
On the outside, the 2021 Hyundai Sonata shines. Its sophisticated design is reflected in the body lines, hood and roof drop. The front grille features a new style, similar to that introduced by Elantra at its last premiere, with a “jewels” frame.
Although the lighting unit maintains the same shape, on the front it is more stylish, while on the back, the light line moving from one side to the other through the trunk door is thinner. There are new dual exhaust outlets.
On the new wheels, this tire consists of 245/40 R19 Pirelli P Zero tires measuring 19 inches in the most complete version. According to Hyundai, it’s for “driving enthusiasts who want a combination of performance performance, responsive handling and durability.”
2021 Hyundai Sonata Colors
This is the available 2021 Hyundai Sonata exterior color options, check the colors list below:
- Quartz White
- Glowing Yellow
- Shimmering Silver Pearl
- Hampton Gray
- Calypso Red
- Stormy Sea
- Portofino Gray
- Phantom Black
2021 Sonata Interior
New features such as Safe Exit Warning (SEW) on the SEL, SEL Plus and Limited Sonata, as well as electronic passenger height adjustments on the Limited trim based on the advice of the 2020 model buyers themselves.
The technology package is equipped with a Hyundai digital key that connects to a smartphone, connection with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and navigation in operations is carried out on a digital screen measuring 10.5 inches. The instrument cluster is also digital with a 12.3-inch screen.
2021 Sonata Specs
In the United States, this can be configured with two engine options. The first is exclusive to the most accessible version: a 2.5-liter atmosphere block capable of 191 hp and 181 pound-feet of power.
And the second is the 180 horsepower, 195 pound, 195 horsepower, 1.6 liter turbocharged engine. Both engines are associated with an eight-speed automatic transmission.
The engine lineup is still less powerful when compared to options such as the Honda Accord, Mazda 6 or KIA Optima. However, the Korean company is evaluating the possibility of extending the version range with a 2.0-liter turbo engine and a power approaching 250 hp, as well as hybrid and plug-in hybrid.
How much is the price for a 2021 Hyundai Sonata?
Hyundai hasn’t mentioned a price for next year’s car, but there shouldn’t be much change from the SE’s base MSRP of $ 24,575.
When is the 2021 Hyundai Sonata Release Date?
The Hyundai Sonata 2021 is part of the eighth generation introduced last year. This new midsize sedan will go on sale in the United States in August 2020.