2015 Hyundai Sonata will be more refined yet less distinctive

Article by Christian Andrei, on April 1, 2014

The next generation of mid-sized Hyundai Sonata sedan will be more refined than the outgoing model but will lose some of its distinctive curvy lines, the South Korean carmaker said. Hyundai revealed the 2015 Sonata in South Korea last week. The 2015 Hyundi Sonata will be unveiled at the New York auto show this April and will be available for in the United States late this year.

The architecture and the powertrain lineup for the US are expected to be carried over, with Hyundai saying it concentrated on trimming noise, vibration and harshness while enhancing driving dynamics and refining the design. The curvy lines of the current model were tightened on the new Sonata’s sheet metal, reflecting Hyundai's "fluidic sculpture 2.0" design language.

Hyundai also increased the use of advanced high-strength steel in the sedan’s body-in-white, thereby increasing it has made the Sonata more rigid.

The 2015 Sonata also contains advanced safety features like adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning and blind spot detection, Hyundai said in a statement. The 2015 Sonata will a dimension almost similar to the current version – its wheelbase being less than an inch longer, while the new sedan itself is around an inch wider and higher.

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