Those looking for a V-6 option shouldn't hold their breath. Any questions feel free to ask. Incidentally, that transmission is built in-house by , and weighs in at roughly 26 pounds less than the previous Sonata's five-speed autobox. Please View the Picture of the Arm rest carefully and make sure that yours looks like the one listed. We found the front passenger area comfortable and spacious, and while the rear passenger area is spacious in both the leg and shoulder departments, the angled roof line inevitably eats into headroom, with taller staffers brushing their noggins on the Sonata's headliner. This was the best decision that I made this year.
Now I think it is from the vents below the windshield, somehow they may be clogged or something has come undone and now there is an alternate water flow to the floor vents. We really enjoy the power driver's seat, which includes a lumbar support feature which greatly reduces the stress on those 8-9 hour trips. A hybrid version is also scheduled to arrive in the not-too-distant future. Of course this happens when it rains, this is unfortunate as I specifically purchased the car for road trips. One of the challenges facing Hyundai engineers when designing the new Sonata was retaining an acceptable interior noise level while taking weight out of the car. I could not believe how efficiently this car runs on gas. The only available package is the premium package, which adds leather, heated front and rear seats, navigation, a sunroof and an upgraded stereo.
Arm rest driver side Only, Does Not include screws. Buyers will still find the comfortable thrones, attractive dash and heaps of soft-touch goodies layered over almost every surface just like in the base Sonata. Thanks to the Sonata, I am able to do this on a quarter of a tank of gas! It looks great and the price was just right for my wallet. I initially thought that this was from a drain for the sunroof. Step inside the new Sonata and the interior has been revamped to align with the sedan's sportier sheetmetal. When we slowed down to 68-70 in several areas, the reading was 38 mpg.
It appears to be coming into the compartment from the air vents for the floor. . Steering heft is good, though a little lacking in feel, and we found the brakes to be strong and confidence-inspiring, with excellent modulation. Overall, the new Sonata does seem keen to trade a little comfort for a more dynamic personality. The Sonata's uninspired blandmobile styling.
Drive efficiently, and a little computer-generated shrub grows on the gauge. It has gotten progressively worse over the three years of ownership. It's all rather handsome and functional in the cabin. One Happy Lady I looked long and hard for the best car for the money and I definitely found it in the Sonata. Hyundai Sonata cars have several different trim packages. Reviewers find storage space inside the cabin adequate, though an unusually low-mounted glovebox can open into the knees of the front-seat passenger. The service department folks would not even accept my suggestion to contact the big tech at Hyundai to see if they had a clue.
It also features 62 fewer moving parts, according to Hyundai, for improved reliability and lower cost. Inside, the 2011 Sonata offers a lot of car for the money. Hyundai Sonata cars have several different trim packages. Buyers should also consider the -- it has a similarly long list of features even in its cheapest model. The water has been leaking into the car in the driver's floor some but, more significantly into the area under the driver's seat into the rear floor behind the driver seat. Still, buyers seeking more power will have a turbocharged 2. Sonata's seats are comfy and reasonably supportive, trimmed in a combination of good-quality vinyl and textured fabric.
A class action lawsuit was filed in May 2015 against Hyundai that claims the 2. Medium-quality black soft plastic is the predominant theme, with accenting silver trim that gives the interior a modern, tech-oriented feel. First introduced in the U. The gas-only Sonata has 16. Aerodynamic testing reveals a coefficient of drag that handily trumps the old Sonata 0.
Still, it's not tuned to jar bones and remains an acceptable ride for a performance-oriented package. The car is so quiet we can barely tell if the motor is running at stop signs. Among other changes, thicker driver's door glass and improved sealing were added to keep wind noise at bay. The Sonata came with options that can only be found on much more expensive cars. Any questions feel free to ask. But factor in the Hyundai's engine power and the Sonata boasts a best-in-class power-to-weight ratio of 16.
The good news for those in northern climates is that the Limited includes heated seats for both front and rear passengers. The materials have a high-end look and feel, and reviewers say that everything, from the ergonomics to the electronics, works very well. The front grille is bolder and chrome plated, with a wavy effect not dissimilar to the Camry's, and the rear roofline is aggressively raked. Simulating an aircraft cockpit look and feel, you'll create a new experience in your car! We probably would have moved the manual gear selection indicator to the center of the tach, rather than in the middle of the speedometer. How will the Sonata stack up against the rest of the midsize segment? Many writers point out that the controls were clearly inspired by Volvo. The Sonata Hybrid has 10.