Eager to get your hands on a new Hyundai Sonata? We could hardly blame you. With more mature styling and better equipment for less than the model that preceded it, the new Sonata makes a compelling case, even in a market segment this competitive that includes such rivals as the Nissan Altima, Toyota Camry, Honda Accord, Mazda6, Ford Fusion, Chevy Malibu, Chrysler 200, Volkswagen Passat and Kia Optima.

The first units are just arriving at dealers now, but if your local showroom doesn't have one for you to check out just yet, we've got good news for you as Hyundai has just launched the car's online configurator. The system lets you choose from four trim levels, nine exterior colors, a couple of equipment packages and an assortment of accessories to make your Sonata yours.

Pictured here is the top-of-the-line Sonata Sport 2.0T that starts at $29,385 (inclusive of delivery), but the base Sonata starts under $22k. Spec yours (or any new Hyundai, for that matter) in the online configurator linked here.


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      hokkaido76
      • 6 Months Ago
      Looks pretty terrible (the front end being the biggest offender).
      tbird57w
      • 6 Months Ago
      "mature"=old imo a step back in styling
      Larry Litmanen
      • 6 Months Ago
      Finally Hyundai killed the manual tranny in Sonata. Long overdue.
      Paul
      • 6 Months Ago
      I was able to get the 2011 Sonata SE 2.0T when it came out for for 28K (MSRP, paid around 25.5). It has the navigation system and the sunroof. If you want to get the similar options now, you are forced into getting other features you might not want and it will cost you 34.3K (MSRP). So the car got more expensive, in my opinion a bit uglier (but that's just my opinion), and you get less horsepower. HMMMM
      PlanB
      • 6 Months Ago
      Another ho-hum family hauler - but I don't say that negatively, it just is what is, ho-hum. Performance guys need to look elsewhere, this is average daily driver territory. Hyundai didn't swing for the fences this like they did in 2010, but they didn't have to, so the car matured a bit. I like it. Point blank - if you're looking for a comfortable driving car that looks nice going to work, the grocery store, dropping the kids off at school, look no further that this segment. They're all mostly fairly decent rides in the midsize segment - and the Sonata is very decent.
        TIMMAH!
        • 6 Months Ago
        @PlanB
        Agreed. Their Fluidic Sculpture Design seems to have devolved into a generic sedan.
      mikeybyte1
      • 6 Months Ago
      The looks are definitely growing on me. Need to see one in person.
        bakedpatato
        • 6 Months Ago
        @mikeybyte1
        Holy crap...this place is worse than reddit for downvoting for an opinion
      dude
      • 6 Months Ago
      looks like a bootleg 2015 Legacy
      B747-8i
      • 6 Months Ago
      Plain... kinda like Toyota Vanilla... WTF Hyundai? Lost your balls and style? Only reason why one of our cars is an Elantra... style. Appears to be gone.
      funguy6713
      • 6 Months Ago
      US VW Passat, what do have to offer us that's competitive with this product?
      Jeff Gilleran
      • 6 Months Ago
      Went from unique looking, to mainstream. Not a good idea Hyundai. Fluidic sculpture was a good concept, you could have easily got at least one more generation out of it.
      rolle
      • 6 Months Ago
      Woe, Hyundai went from an aggressive slanted forward design that was truly unique and eye catching styling to an almost SUVute raised front end. Way to go retro in a bad way, almost Toyotesque...very sad. Why do manufacturers redesign really really really good styling?
      S40Powered
      • 6 Months Ago
      The LED strip looks cheaper than those sold on eBay.
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