MY18 HYUNDAI SONATA

Posted on 12. Aug, 2017 by in Hyundai Canada

07/04/2017,

The Sonata is redesigned for 2018.

MY18 SONATA IONIQ - WHAT'S NEW

2018 Sonata Summary of Changes

ITEM

CHANGE FROM (’17MY)

 

CHANGE TO 
(’18MY)

NOTES

Mechanical

Transmission (2.0T only)

6-speed Automatic Transmission

 

8-speed A/T on 2.0T models

Adds ratio operation during tip and bottom of outlay speeds

Steering System

Improved float handling

 

Torsion bar rigidity increasing by 12 percent

Improves steering response and feel

Steering System

Improved float handling

 

New steering calibration

Improves responsiveness and on-center steering feel

Rear Suspension

Improved float handling

 

Trailing arms density increasing by 21 percent

Improves ability to conduct complicated cessation loads

Rear Suspension

Improved float handling

 

New bushings

Improves float correspondence w/ quicker response times

Exterior

Sheet steel changes

Significant styling refresh

 

New piece metal:

  • Hood
  • Front Fenders
  • Trunk

Bold, particular modernized redesign

Design changes

Significant styling refresh

 

New non-sheet metal:

  • Front Rear Fascia
  • Headlights
  • Taillights
  • Front Grille

Bold, particular modernized redesign

Wheels

Significant styling refresh

 

New 16, 17 18-inch circle designs

Bold, particular modernized redesign

Sunroof

Panoramic Sunroof

Standard on Limited 2.0T

 

Conventional Sunroof

Improves weight and real world fuel economy

Headlights

HID Xenon Headlights

Avail. Limited; Std. Limited 2.0T

 

LED Headlights

Std. Limited Limited 2.0T

HID headlights transposed with LED headlights

Interior

Center Stack Design

Significant styling refresh

 

New core smoke-stack design

Adds dimension visible appeal

Steering Wheel

Four-spoke steering wheel

 

Three-spoke S/W

More complicated design

Heated Steering Wheel

Not available

 

Available

Available on Limited;

Standard on Limited 2.0T

 

Multimedia

Navigation System

AVN 4.0 (800 MHz singular core)

 

AVN 5.0 (1GHz twin core)

Available on Limited;

Standard on Limited 2.0T

Improved processor;

AM/FM/XM churned presets;

New Bird’s Eye View (tilted viewpoint navigation)

Navigation System

Not available

 

HERE HD Traffic (Real-time Traffic Service)

In further to SiriusXM® Travel Link® (3-month trial)

Does not need paid subscription

Wireless phone charging

Not available

 

Available

Available on Limited;

Standard on Limited 2.0T

Combined with AVN- versed models for some-more charging options

Rear USB Charge Port

Not available

 

Available

Std. on SEL trim higher

 

Blue Link Connected Care

1-year trial

 

3-year period

On models versed w/ BL

Blue Link Remote Package

3-month hearing w/ credit label (CC)

 

3-year duration w/o CC

On models versed w/ BL

Blue Link Guidance Package

3-month hearing w/ credit label (CC)

 

3-year duration w/o CC

On models versed w/ BL navigation

Safety

Blind Spot Detection w/ Rear Cross-traffic Alert Lane Change Assist

Std. on Limited Limited 2.0T

 

Standard

High direct feature

Lane Keep Assist System (LKAS)

Lane Departure Warning (LDW)

Avail. Limited; Std. Limited 2.0T

 

Lane Keep Assist (LKAS)

Avail. on SEL Limited;

Standard on Limited 2.0T

LDW adds Keep Assist function

Colors

Gray Exterior Color

Shale Gray Metallic

 

Machine Gray

All-new for 18MY

Blue Exterior Color

Nouveau Blue

 

Electric Blue

 

Black Interior Color (Cloth + Leather)

Not accessible on non-Sport trims

 

Available on all trims

 

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