The 2023 Hyundai Sonata has been launched with the same looks carried over from the 2022 model year with a few changes to the equipment. All the trims will get a larger 26.04 cm touchscreen. The solar roof offered on the Ultimate Hybrid trim will now be replaced by a panoramic sunroof.
Engine Specifications and Fuel Economy
The 2023 Sonata comes with several powertrains and engine options. The powertrains include a standard automatic and a hybrid powertrain. The engines include the base engine with 191 hp and 181 pound-feet of torque with a combined (city and highway) fuel economy of 7.6 L/100km and a turbocharged 1.6L engine that outputs 195hp with a combined fuel efficiency of 4.6 L/100km.
Hyundai SmartSense includes a wide range of features. These include adaptive cruise control with a stop-and-go blind spot collision system and a driver attention warning. Some safety features include lane-following assist, collision avoidance assist with reverse and parking distance warning sensors for the front and back.
The 2023 model year has a 26.04 cm touchscreen standard from the base Preferred trim. This display allows you to access the rearview camera, the 360-degree camera (if the option is purchased), Android Auto and Apple CarPlay smartphone connectivity options. There is also a heads-up display that shows essential information to the driver. This includes speed, blindspot warnings and navigation commands.
Trims and Pricing
The Hyundai Sonata comes in four different trims. The first trim is the Preferred, which comes with a 2.5L engine. This trim comes with some key features, which include the forward collision avoidance assist (FCA) system, Adaptive cruise control with stop and go and a 26.04 cm touchscreen with a GPS.
The second is the Sport trim, which has a 1.6L Turbocharged engine. This trim has the same standard features as the previous trim, as well as 19-inch alloy wheels, a panoramic sunroof and a Bose premium sound system with 12 speakers.
The third trim, called the N line, comes with a 2.5L Turbocharged engine. Alongside the features of the previous trim, this one also comes with an eight-speed wet dual-clutch transmission with paddle shifters. The seats are made of Nappa leather and are designed to be bucket-type seats with red accents around them.
The last trim is Ultimate, which is equipped with a Hybrid 2.0L engine. This one is upgraded to have all the previous features, remote smart parking assist, ventilated front seats and drive mode selection.
Overall, the 2023 model year of the Sonata is an excellent sedan with practicality and modern features that make it a solid all-around addition to the Hyundai lineup. Book one for a test drive at your nearest dealership today!