Make / Model Search

Hyundai Sonata

LF Series II Sonata

1 Oct 2017

Hyundai launched a facelifted version of its Sonata mid-size sedan in late 2017, offering a streamlined range that consisted of a base Active and flagship Premium following the deletion of the mid-range Elite.

The engines were mostly unchanged from the pre-facelift model, with the Active using a 138kW/241Nm 2.4-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine with a six-speed automatic and an 8.3L/100km fuel use figure, while the Premium used a 180kW/353Nm 2.0-litre turbo petrol four-pot with an eight-speed auto and fuel use of 8.5L/100km.

Changes in the cabin included a new three-spoke steering wheel (flat-bottomed in Premium) with paddle shifters, and rearranged switchgear that added a gloss-black finish.

The MacPherson strut front and multi-link rear suspension with selective dampers benefited from Australian-specific tuning for the facelift.

Hyundai included additional standard gear over the previous Sonata, including an 8.0-inch touchscreen display incorporating Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity.

Read more

When it was new

Hyundai models

Catch up on all of the latest industry news with this week's edition of GoAutoNews
Click here