Hyundai Korea recently unveiled its fluidic design of upcoming New Sonata 2010 sixth generation 6 speed with totally refreshed interior, exterior and performance. The new facelift sonata will be competing in mid size sedan segment and surely will get its own attraction from the improved fuel consumption with the new theta engine developed by Hyundai. Here we would like to share some specification and pictures of the upcoming 2010 new Hyundai Sonata base on Korea Domestic Spec.
(Seoul, Korea) Hyundai Motor Company’s all-new Sonata, being introduced, is expected to shake up the world’s mid-size sedan market with its daring design.
ALL NEW HYUNDAI SONATA 2010 SPECIFICATION
The 2010 Sonata adopts Hyundai’s new “fluidic sculpture” design language, boasts outstanding performance with the segment-leading safety features and fuel consumption efficiency. Incorporating state-of-the-art technologies, the new Sonata will further elevate the Hyundai brand.
The exterior design of the new Sonata exudes a voluminous look that creates character through the refined and harmonized lines. The interior has a dynamic look that matches the exterior while not compromising comfort or convenience. The Sonata is available in nine exterior colors, from Remington Red to Blue Black to Espresso, satisfying the diverse tastes of younger customers.
The new Sonata delivers powerful performance through its 2-liter Theta II MPi gasoline engine (Max output 165ps, Max torque of 20.2?·m). Delivering the highest fuel economy in its segment at 12.8 kilometers per liter, fuel consumption FC is more than 11% improved compared with today’s Sonata. Furthermore, all engines are offered with a new six-speed automatic transmission for heightened performance.
To meet the most stringent automotive safety and crash requirements, the Sonata is built with hot-stamped ultra high-strength steel while featuring six standard airbags.
In addition, safety has been upgraded with standard Vehicle Dynamic Control including Hill-start Assist Control and Brake Assist System functions-an industry first in this competitive segment.
The new Sonata comes with a three-piece panoramic sunroof, giving a sense of openness and freedom as well as a stylish look. The Parking Guide System (PGS) allows drivers to avoid obstacles during parallel parking or when driving in reverse. The Dimension premium sound system offers high-quality sound in three types of modes to satisfy customers’ wide-ranging musical tastes.
The Mozen system, a telematics service that debuted in 2003 in Korea, has evolved to become more sophisticated, offering more diverse and upgraded multi-media and IT functions. The newly applied Mozen Premium Wide Navigation system provides drivers with a faster communication service through the third-generation WCDMA wireless network. For two years, it also offers free safety services such as an SOS and anti-theft tracking service. The audio-visual functions have been upgraded with the 8-inch wide screen and JBL Premium Sound system.
In the new Sonata, Hyundai offers a wireless vehicle monitoring service-another industry first– through the Mozen Autocare service, linking the vehicle’s electronic control systems to a monitoring center. The center checks various components for errors, informs the driver of the analysis, and provides directions to nearby service centers, saving time for drivers.
The new Sonata’s price will range from US$17,600 to US$21,450 (RM61.6k – RM75k in Korea)
Hyundai is confident that the new Sonata, with vastly improved features, will attract and satisfy new as well as current customers. The added specifications are as follows: VDC, Electronic Parking Brake, Amplitude Selective Dampers, High Mounted Stop Lamp, Rear Heated Seats.