2018 Hyundai Sonata

Exterior Design Highlights

  • Design centers on Hyundai’s new ‘Cascading Grille’ that will be used across models
  • Around the grill is a new sculpted front fascia with vertical LED daytime running lights
  • The low and wide grille makes the new sculpted hood appear longer and sleeker
  • Hyundai signature chrome accents around the Day Light Opening (DLO) now extend under the headlamps
  • Narrow headlights with optional LED illumination
  • The rear license plate holder was moved into the bumper and a Sonata logo has been added to the center of the trunk lid
  • The Hyundai badge on the trunk cleverly houses the trunk button release
  • Distinctive taillight graphics and illumination
  • Sonata Sport trim and 2.0T models receive mesh grill, unique front/rear diffusers and gloss black window trim
  • New 16, 17 and 18-inch wheel designs

Interior Design Highlights

  • Interior design enhancements add dimension and visual interest to the center stack and instrument cluster area
  • Revised audio and HVAC controls with piano key buttons for depth and premium appearance
  • Redesigned instrument cluster/dial design and new three-spoke steering wheel
  • Standard seven-inch color touchscreen display audio with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration

New Features

  • Blind Spot Detection with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert becomes standard
  • Eight-speed automatic transmission on 2.0T models
  • Lane Departure Warning system enhanced with Lane Keep Assist function
  • Standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • Hyundai Blue Link integration with Amazon Echo and Google Home
  • Blue Link Connected Care, Remote and Guidance Packages free for three years
  • Wireless device charging capability (Qi standard)
  • Second row USB charge port
  • Enhanced steering calibration18-inch Michelin tires for 2.0T models
  • New AVN 5.0 multimedia system with improved responsiveness
  • Bird’s eye view has also been added to Navigation maps and drivers can now get traffic flow and incident data without ever paying for a subscription via HD Radio
  • New high-value SEL trim
  • Sonata Sport 2.4L receives sunroof, leather-bolstered sport combi seats, dual exhaust, d-cut steering wheel with paddle shifters
  • New exterior colors Machine Gray and Electric Blue


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