What Has Changed in Hyundai Sonata 2018 Model


If Hyundai Sonata is a car you have a fascination upon, and this year you were expecting something more out of it, you have to wait no longer. For their 2018 model, Hyundai Sonata is bringing about loads of changes. As explained by the Hyundai dealer Ontario here’s what are new for the 2018 model of Hyundai Sonata.

The New Attire

Hyundai has changed their flagship model Sonata 2018 in many respects. To start with they have encouraged their designers to redesign the model with more modern and linear curves. The 2018 model would hence have features like the new signature cascading grille lit up with a range of LED daytime running lights and headlights.

The rear too has been reframed. Right from the taillights to the side windows, all the lines are slimmed down with more aggressive appeal. The trunk release latch has changed its position and got hidden behind the rear Hyundai emblem to look neat with an updated chrome trim that is oozing out their aesthetic sense.


In their 2018 version Sonata would be driven with excellent steering, much better handling and with subtler braking in the segment. Though the base models with the 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine remains unchanged for 2018, the trim models are going to be equipped with options of new eight-speed turbocharged engines.

New Transmission Options

The 2018 Sonata will still continue to have its earlier 2.0-liter engine with 245 horsepower but will be paired with an all-new transmission. The 2.0-liter turbo would get the support of an 8-speed automatic transmission that would be able to provide much better gear ratios be it at the low or at the top end. The 2.0T trims would also receive an upgrade with the new 18-inch rims.

Better Connectivity

With the Blue Link, Hyundai has successfully established a better connectivity among the drivers. But what comes as a new feature for 2018, is that, they can now stay connected to the car even when they are not inside the car cabin. By pairing your 2018 Hyundai Sonata with the Amazon Echo, you can enjoy access to the remote features of the Sonata from anywhere provided you are carrying your Echo.

Higher Safety Features

The Hyundai Sonata 2018 has never neglected safety, but in these years its safety features have crossed several milestones. Technological advancements have brought revolutionary changes in the world of auto making by easing out the tough issues like vehicle stability management, tire pressure monitoring, traction control and more. The 2018 is a burning example of such an impressive suite of safety features with functionalities like blind spot detection, rear cross traffic alert and many more.


As per the Ontario Hyundai dealer, Sonata’s interior gets more plush in its appearance with its updated upholstery and accessories this year. The controls too are made accessible and easy to use.

Summing Up

the 2018 Hyundai Sonata differs from its earlier known versions because of the refreshed style incorporating all the new changes in the best possible arrangement of design.

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