The Hyundai Sonata has been spending a lot of time in the limelight of the automotive
press. And no wonder – as Car and Driver noted, “It offers the most standard horsepower
in its class, with its direct-injection four- cylinder, and it gets the top EPA
highway rating of 35 mpg.” They liked it so much, they named it one of their “10
Best Cars for 2011”. And they’re not alone. The 2011 Sonata was also honored as
an Automobile Magazine All-Star and earned the AutoPacific® President’s Award for
recording the firm’s highest-ever driver’s satisfaction score.2 Forbes named it
one of the “Best Cars for Commuters.” Even Parents Magazine was impressed, teaming
with Edmunds.com to designate it as one of the best family vehicles of 2011. To
top it off, Sonata was honored as the 2011 International Car of the Year. And
while it may be drawing worldwide acclaim, the Sonata is designed and assembled
right here in the U.S.A.
The GLS model couples a dynamic design with premium features not commonly found
on midsize sedans. Our SE model dials in sport tuning for more aggressive performance,
while Sonata Limited offers more of everything for a top of the line experience.
Both SE and Limited are available with a 274-horsepower turbocharged engine. There’s
also a Sonata Hybrid that combines the most passenger volume in its class with a
40-mpg highway rating. No wonder Car and Driver summed up Sonata by saying, “…its
greatness is undeniable.”
A Step Up In Class.Our interior designers made Sonata bigger
where you need more room. In fact, the midsize Sonata is so much roomier, its total
interior volume actually meets the EPA’s classification for large cars. Just as
important is what all of that space contains – an impressive array of standard equipment.
To the driver’s right, an artfully styled center console features audio options
and climate controls that operate intuitively. Directly in front, steering-wheel-mounted
cruise, audio and phone controls are at the driver’s fingertips. Up above, Sonata’s
magnificent pillar-to-pillar panoramic sunroof offers extra-wide views that let
passengers enjoy the splendors of sunny days and starry nights. In every measurable
way, Sonata is in a class all its own.
Advanced climate control.Dual automatic climate controls with
three-zone body-section buttons make it easier than ever for the driver and front
passenger to each set their own temperature preferences in the cabin.
Proximity key with push-button start.With the optional proximity
key in your pocket or purse, Sonata recognizes your approach and unlocks the door
at the touch of a button. Once inside, pressing another button starts the engine.
Give Your Living Room A Complex.The number of firsts that Sonata
has brought to its class extends inside the cabin, where you’ll find more information
and entertainment technologies than most other midsize sedans (or well-equipped
man caves) offer. Sonata was the first vehicle in its segment with standard Bluetooth®
integrated hands-free phone. The first with factory-installed HD Radio® technology
with multicasting. First with XM NavTraffic® and XM Data Services offering real-time
updates on stocks, sports and weather. For 2012, Sonata features a Hyundai first:
Blue Link,™ an innovative suite of telematics that can help you discover points
of interest, find a gas station and check prices, communicate with friends, check
maintenance, monitor your vehicle from afar, send for help in an emergency, and
so much more.
Navigation Tools.Sonata’s 7-inch touchscreen is paired with
a backup camera to help you see what’s behind your car when negotiating tight parking
spaces. On the road, an advanced navigation system with voice recognition makes
it easier than ever to get from Point A to Point B. XM NavTraffic offers real-time
traffic updates, while XM Data Services allow you to search for nearby restaurants,
gas stations and ATMs – or check the latest weather, stocks and sports scores.
Cockpit Concerts.A premium Infinity® AM/FM/SiriusXM®/CD/MP3
audio system adds lifelike sound quality to your music. Eight speakers work in concert
with a 400-Watt external amplifier and resonant subwoofer to fill the cabin with
HYUNDAI BLUE LINK: Now, the world really is at your finger tips.A
Blue Link-enabled Hyundai features enhanced navigation that not only helps you get
where you’re going, but reveals shortcuts and points of interest along the way.
It can send you real-time traffic updates, find gas stations, and tell you what
they’re charging. Or find restaurants and tell you what people think of the food.
There’s location sharing and voice text messaging that keeps you in touch with friends
and family. In the event of an emergency, Blue Link instantly knows whom to call
and where to send help. There’s even a useful feature that sends advance notices
of regularly scheduled maintenance intervals to keep your car in prime condition.
In all, more than 30 services and features are included in three available packages
that let you customize this technology to your individual needs. For details, visit
Engineered for higher performance. And fewer pit stops.Each
of Sonata’s revolutionary powertrains leads the competition in both power and fuel
efficiency. Our 2.4-liter Gasoline Direct Injection engine – the most powerful naturally
aspirated 4-cylinder in its class – delivers 200 horsepower and satisfies Ultra
Low Emissions Vehicle standards with a segment-leading 35 mpg on the highway.1 Twin-scroll
turbocharging enables the Sonata 2.0T to best many of its V6 rivals with a game-changing
274 horsepower and 34-mpg highway rating. Sonata Hybrid goes even further, stretching
fuel efficiency up to 40 mpg on the highway. Power is channeled through either a
6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission with SHIFTRONIC,® a feature that
allows sporty manual-style shift control via the shiftgate or steering-wheel paddle
shifters. What better way to enjoy driving at the head of the pack?
We’ve taken America’s Best Warranty even further.For over a
decade, Hyundai has backed every car we’ve built with America’s Best Warranty and
this simple promise: Relax. We’ve got your back for the next 10 years or 100,000
miles. It’s a commitment to customers that’s evolved into Hyundai Assurance, an
umbrella of services that includes 24/7 Roadside Assistance and much more. Visit
hyundaiassurance.com for details.
*Actual rating will vary with options, driving conditions, habits and vehicle condition.