The all-new Sonata

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAKuala Lumpur, 9 December 2014 – The new 7th generation Sonata was launched today by Hyundai Sime Darby Motors Sdn Bhd in the presence of senior representatives from Hyundai Motor Company and other guests.

A lot of thought by Hyundai Motors’ engineers and designers have gone into producing the anew Sonata – from tuning every sound generated by the car to match the most pleasant frequency for human ears and reconfiguring the steering wheel by 1cm to maximise the driving experience,” said Lau Yit Mun, Managing Director of Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors Sdn. Bhd.

The 2-litre powerplant offers maximum power of 154PS at 6,200 rpm and the torque of 194Nm at 4,000 rpm. It comes with a 6-speed automatic transmission to deliver a smooth ride.

It has 41% greater torsional strength than the previous model as the body is made of advanced high strength steel (AHSS). The aerodynamic coefficient is a decent cd 0.27 which is the highest in its segment. It is also 35mm longer and 30mm wider than the previous model.

First hand owner will benefit from 8 years/300,000km warranty programme where first 5 years is the manufacturer warranty and the last 3 years will cover the powertrain (Engine and Gearbox).

The colours available are Ice White, Platinum Silver, Polished Metal, Remington Red, Dark Horse and Phantom Black. Elegance B, Elegance and Executive variants are available from RM143,163.30 (including road tax and insurance premium).