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Hyundai gives the Sonata sedan a new look

The actual car will be shown on March 30

The Sonata N Line gets exclusive 19-inch wheels. PHOTO FROM HYUNDAI

Hyundai has recently been updating its vehicle lineup with the Elantra, the Kona, the Accent, and now, the Sonata. Don’t be mistaken. In spite of the midsize sedan’s radical new look, it is still the eighth-generation model, which was first introduced back in 2019.

Are you a fan of the front and the rear lights? PHOTOS FROM HYUNDAI

The first thing you probably noticed is the Seamless Horizon Lamp, which is also seen in other Hyundai vehicles. Following the “Sensuous Sportiness” design philosophy, the new Sonata is characterized by a more aggressive look with a long and wide front end. At the rear is a fastback silhouette along with the H-lights, and a spoiler-shaped trunk lid.

The two-in-one display combines the instrument cluster with the infotainment system. PHOTOS FROM HYUNDAI

Inside the cockpit, you’ll find a panoramic curved display combining two 12.3-inch displays for the information cluster and the infotainment system, the first for a Hyundai model. Space is freed up in the center column area thanks to the shifter’s location behind the steering wheel.

So far, no specs have been given, but there will also be an N Line variant in addition to the standard one. The new Hyundai Sonata will be launched on March 30 at the Seoul Mobility Show.

Leandro Mangubat

Leandro is our staff writer. Although having a background in mechanical engineering, he enjoys photography and writing more.