Hyundai Sonata will have a boot capacity of 463 litres and there will be 6-14 per cent improvement in performance a reduction of 3-5 per cent in fuel consumption. Moreover, it will have rain sensors and a 2DINstereo. The pricing will be in the Rs 16-17 lakh bracket. The new Hyundai Sonata is based on a new platform and it will be code named GDL. Engine is a new petrol with both manual and auto transmission options. There are no diesel plans at the moment.
The Hyundai Sonata will have a 2.4 liter engine called GDI not GDL, a direct injection, 4-cylinder inline engine with the highest power in segment with a power output of 201PS at 6300rpm and a maximum torque of 25.5kgm at 4250rpm. The new Sonata will have a six-speed manual gear box. It also follows the fluidic design philosophy and derives inspiration from the orchid flower. The side profile looks impressive, very rich and luxurious. The Hyundai Sonata is aptly positioned for the premium segment.