Scorching on the heels of its on-line reveal at first of the week, the 2024 Hyundai Sonata is making its first public look on the Seoul Motor Present. Other than releasing contemporary imagery, the South Korean model can also be sharing extra particulars about its boldly redesigned midsize sedan. Energy will probably be offered by a naturally aspirated 2.5-liter, a turbocharged 2.5-liter (particularly for the N Line), and a 2.0-liter hybrid.
Though a prototype was lately noticed carrying a sticker on its windshield saying AWD, Hyundai would not point out all-wheel drive as being obtainable for the 2024 Sonata. That appears a bit unusual contemplating the mechanically associated Kia K5 has been sending the engine’s energy to each axles for fairly some time. Simply as odd is the dearth of technical specs relating to the three powertrains.
The “sensational styling” as described by the corporate comes together with decrease noise, vibration, and harshness (NVH) ranges courtesy of physique reinforcements and a distinct materials for the steering wheel. These skin-deep adjustments for the Sonata additionally embody a brand new crash vitality distribution construction to enhance facet collision safety in case of an accident.
That swanky curved show with a pair of 12.3-inch screens is complemented by a 12-inch head-up show, whereas over-the-air updates will enhance the automotive’s software program post-purchase. Hyundai says Bose has tweaked its 12-speaker sound system for a greater audio expertise, and there’s no help for a digital key by utilizing a smartphone or a smartwatch.
Talking of that sensible key, Hyundai says the 2024 Sonata might be parked remotely by controlling the automotive from the skin utilizing a smartphone. It may well additionally exit a parking spot by remotely reversing and forwarding. Different goodies embody an electrically operated trunk lid, Rear Occupant Alert, and a plethora of security and help programs various from the entrance and rear collision avoidance alert to adaptive cruise management with cease & go performance.
Following its look on the 2023 Seoul Motor Present in South Korea, the completely revised Hyundai Sonata will attain international markets later this yr.