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In Korea, a new version of the sedan Hyundai Sonata

In Korea, a new version of the sedan Hyundai Sonata

four-door sedan Hyundai Sonata 2016 model year differs from its predecessor not only “modernized” design, but also the motor range. Now the model is available with six different engines, and even with a hybrid power plant.

For example, among the traditional internal combustion engines available for the new Sonata, there is a petrol turborotor impact 180 hp and 264 Nm of torque. In addition, now the Sonata will be offered with 1.7-liter diesel engine, borrowed from the European modification of the updated Hyundai i40. The power of this unit reaches 141 hp and 340 Nm of torque, while it fully meets the requirements of ecological standard Euro-6.

Under the hood of hybrid versions of the updated sedan is two-liter petrol engine with 154 hp and an electric motor. According to the manufacturer, only on electricity Sonata will be able to overcome to 35 kilometers on a single charge.

While the new Sonata sedan will be available only in South Korea. When the novelty will appear in other countries, we can only guess. It is not known and that, what engine model will be sold in other markets.

Recall four-door sedan Hyundai Sonata is available since 1985 and remains one of the most famous models of the Korean brand. Now sold in the world market sedans is the seventh generation model (the premiere of this generation took place last year). By the way, one time production sedan Sonata has been established in Russia – at the facilities of the plant TaGAZ. But the 2012 Sonata has left the Russian car market, losing his place in the lineup of Hyundai full-size sedan Hyundai i40.