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2015 Hyundai Sonata

Completely redesigning a vehicle competing in a fiercely contested segment requires delicately balancing styling, performance, safety, efficiency, innovation, passenger comfort and pricing, while simultaneously not alienating model loyalists. In other words, it's no simple task. Automakers generally follow one of two paths. Some take a conservative approach and choose to raise each bar marginally, in an effort to appease all and estrange none. Others strategically take risks and focus on specific attributes in an attempt to shift perception about their vehicle. With its all-new 2015... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
Turbo 2.0L I4
Power:
245 HP / 260 LB-FT
Transmission:
6-Speed Auto
Base Price:
$21,150
As-Tested Price:
$29,385
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    New York: John Krafcik eyes Sonata, talks about his new role
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    As hundreds of people gathered to watch the unveiling of the 2015 Hyundai Sonata at the New York Auto Show on Wednesday, John Krafcik, a driving force behind the new vehicle, found himself in a peculiar position. He stood far away from the car, away from the crowd. He watched from the Nissan stand as the covers were pulled off the Sonata. If it was an ...

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    New York: 2015 Hyundai Sonata plays a more mature tune
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    Hyundai's new North American CEO Dave Zuckowski pulled a silky sheet off of the redesigned 2015 Sonata here at the New York Auto Show, ushering in not only a new era of domestic stewardship for the company, but also a new, more mature design direction for its mass-market vehicles. Though we've already seen the striking sedan in a wealth of recent photos, ...

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    Official: Hyundai reveals all-new Sonata in South Korea
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    We've seen the spy shots. We've seen the teasers. We've even seen the finished product uncovered in its home market. But now Hyundai has officially taken the wraps off its new Sonata, consistently one of its top sellers in North America that was surpassed only recently in the sales charts by the smaller, cheaper and slightly newer Elantra. It's Hyundai's ...

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    Spy Shots: 2015 Hyundai Sonata found uncovered in Korea
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    Hyundai is locked and loaded to debut its redesigned, 2015 Sonata at the New York Auto Show next month. For one enterprising Korean photographer, however, the reveal just couldn't come soon enough. A South Korean website called Bobaedream.co.kr unceremoniously published some images of what would appear to be a completely undisguised example of the new ...

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    Confirmed: 2015 Hyundai Sonata confirmed for New York debut
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    Despite receiving a host of improvements for the 2014 model year, the next-generation Hyundai Sonata is right around the corner. During a technical briefing today, Hyundai's North American CEO, John Krafcik, confirmed to Autoblog that the 2015 Sonata will debut at the 2014 New York Auto Show in April. The Sonata will be one of Hyundai's three major ...

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    Official: Hyundai drops new i40 sedan in Barcelona
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    Despite some automakers continue to integrate their product strategies around the globe, Hyundai is sticking to a somewhat more localized lineup. While the Accent, for example is the smallest Hyundai in North America, overseas, it's the slightly smaller i20 (previously known as the Getz). Towards the upper end of the company's mainstream spectrum (before ...

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    Geneva 2011: 2012 Hyundai i40 is a Sonata wagon we could love
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    Geneva has been quite a show for big, handsome wagons, from the stonking Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG to the shapely Saab 9-5 Sportcombi, there's been a kinschlepper for every taste and budget. Adding to the variety is Hyundai's new i40 estate, and it, too, is a looker. Boasting the same sharply rising character line as the Sonata sedan upon which it's based, ...

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    Hyundai Sonata Wagon? Comely i40 revealed ahead of Geneva debut
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    In advance of its debut at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show, Hyundai has released the first pictures and details of its new i40 wagon. Developed at Hyundai's European facility in Rüsselsheim, Germany, the i40 is to be launched in Europe in wagon form before the sedan follows later in the year. Showcasing Hyundai's latest design language, the i40 ...

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    Hyundai Sonata, Kia Sportage win International Car and Truck of the Year Awards
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    The International Car and Truck of the Year award is determined by 12 judges and handed out at the Detroit Auto Show. Established in 1996, the award is given to "the most emotionally compelling international car and truck for the new model year." The latest recipients of the award are the 2011 Hyundai Sonata and 2011 Kia Sportage. Upon receiving the 2011 ...

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    Submit your questions for Autoblog Podcast #210
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    We're recording Episode #210 of the Autoblog Podcast tonight, and we've put some topics below. Drop us your own feedback and questions or vote on your fellow readers' submissions to help determine what we discuss this evening. You can subscribe to the Autoblog Podcast in iTunes if you haven't already to hear your question answered. Discussion Topics for ...

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    SEMA 2010: Hyundai Sonata Turbo gets the RIDES treatment
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    Interesting fact: One of the Hyundai PR folks told us he didn't even want to bring a tuned Sonata to SEMA, then RIDES magazine showed up with this matte pearlescent Sonata 2.0T and it turned out to be his favorite car on display. Funny how these things work out. An M Vinyl carbon fiber roof presides over the matter, with carbon fiber also found on the ...

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    SEMA 2010: RIDES magazine lays its hand on the Hyundai Sonata Turbo
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    In an effort to boost awareness of its recently launched Sonata 2.0T, Hyundai has partnered with RIDES for a SEMA-bound version of its swoopy new sedan. We'd like to point out that Hyundai's press release calls the Sonata Turbo's modifications "clever and tasteful," and while we don't wholeheartedly agree, we'll admit that this Sonata is indeed sinister ...

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    New York 2010: Hyundai Sonata Hybrid gets unique look and 37/39 MPG rating [w/video] [UPDATE]
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    It wasn't that many years ago that no one really took the engineering capabilities of Hyundai all that seriously. Thanks to recent introductions like the Genesis coupe and sedan, the Tucson and the Sonata, as well as consistently improving quality, the Korean automaker is rapidly gaining respect. Today at the 2010 New York Auto Show, Hyundai debuted its ...

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    New York 2010: 2011 Hyundai Sonata turbo with 274 HP and 34 MPG! [*UPDATE]
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    Ever since Hyundai announced at the Los Angeles Auto Show that it would add a turbocharged variant to its all-four-cylinder lineup in the new Sonata, there has been considerable speculation about how much power the engine would produce. The first time we saw a turbocharged direct injection engine in a car from the Hyundai corporate family was the 2008 ...

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    New York 2010: Hyundai Sonata Hybrid gets unique look and 37/39 MPG rating [w/video]
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    It wasn't that many years ago that no one really took the engineering capabilities of Hyundai all that seriously. Thanks to recent introductions like the Genesis coupe and sedan, the Tucson and the Sonata, as well as consistently improving quality, the Korean automaker is rapidly gaining respect. Today at the 2010 New York Auto Show, Hyundai debuted its ...

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    New York 2010: 2011 Hyundai Sonata turbo with 274 HP and 34 MPG!
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    Ever since Hyundai announced at the Los Angeles Auto Show that it would add a turbocharged variant to its all-four-cylinder lineup in the new Sonata, there has been considerable speculation about how much power the engine would produce. The first time we saw a turbocharged direct injection engine in a car from the Hyundai corporate family was the 2008 ...

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    Hyundai releases first teaser shot of the Sonata hybrid ahead of NY debut
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    Next Wednesday at the New York Auto Show, Hyundai will unveil its first U.S. market hybrid model based on the just released Sonata sedan, which thoroughly impressed us during our recent review. Unlike the Fusion and Camry hybrids which are barely distinguishable from their conventional counterparts, the Sonata Hybrid gets a completely new front fascia. ...

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    Hyundai releases first teaser shot of the Sonata hybrid
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    Next Wednesday at the New York Auto Show, Hyundai will unveil its first U.S. market hybrid model based on the just released Sonata sedan. Unlike the Fusion and Camry hybrids which are barely distinguishable from their conventional counterparts, the Sonata Hybrid gets a completely new front fascia. The new look adds a massive lower grille inspired by the ...

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    New York preview: 2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid with lithium-polymer batteries
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    Hyundai unveiled the 2011 Sonata at the Los Angeles Auto Show late last year and announced at the time that the U.S. would get a hybrid version – with the first production automotive application of a lithium polymer battery – in late 2010. Green Car Reports says that we'll get our first look at this model (which, OK, will look pretty much ...

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    LA 2009: All-new 2011 Hyundai Sonata to come in regular, turbo and hybrid
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    Not counting full-size trucks, the meat-and-potatoes of the American car market remains the mid-size family sedan. For the past two decades, the undisputed kings of this particular segment have been the Toyota Camry and Honda Accord, especially since the Ford Taurus fell off its pedestal right around 1992. Many have tried to knock the two Japanese ...

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