Hyundai Sonata is now one of the most popular foreign cars in the Russian automotive market. Now customers are offered an updated model – already the sixth generation. The Koreans produced the very first cars back in 1988.
The business sedan was presented in 2010 at the Moscow International Motor Show. It is he who will replace his predecessor – the representative of the fifth generation, NF Sonata. When developing new items, designers focused on comfort and safety.
The basic equipment of the car already includes 6 airbags, as well as the EBD system – brake force distribution. It works together with anti-lock brakes. This will allow the driver to fully control the car even during emergency braking.
The dimensions of the car are larger than those of its predecessor, the shape of the body is streamlined, unusual, elegant taillights. The novelty is more massive and squat than the Sonata NF.
The seats and rear-view mirrors of the new model range are equipped with heating. The front seats have a more comfortable profile, and thanks to the increase in the wheelbase, there is more space in the back. The control panel is simple in design, equipped with a bright blue backlight. The novelty has both an on-board computer and climate control. Drivers will appreciate the center armrest and power seat. Eco mode is interesting – it allows you to reduce fuel consumption. In addition, it reduces environmental pollution.
Despite the comfort of the cabin, driving around the city can cause a number of problems. First – the A-pillars are too wide, they interfere with the view, especially when cornering. The second problem is that the mirrors have a “blind zone”, which interferes with overtaking and maneuvers on the road. Another disadvantage, the most significant of all, is the too large turning radius. Gasoline consumption is 12 liters in the city, which is quite a lot with an engine capacity of 2 liters.
Engine size – from 1998 to 2359 Maximum power – from 165 to 178 liters.With. Drive – front gearbox – manual or automatic, 6 steps suspension – front Max – Ferson, rear – with anti-roll bar. Fuel tank volume – 70 liters. From the overview of the technical characteristics, it can be seen that the car is available in different trim levels. The most expensive offer a panoramic roof with a sliding sunroof, automatic transmission, various interior colors.
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