2020 Hyundai Sonata: The Third-Generation Vehicle Platform

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Recently, Hyundai Motor Company (HMC) shocked the international automotive world with the All-New Hyundai Sonata. The sedan, which had a track record as a taxi, has now been transformed into a luxury car. This time, it will be the eighth generation since its first release in 1985.

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The exterior design of the Hyundai Sonata 2020 has the main theme of Sensuous Sportiness Design, combining four elements including proportional, architectural, styling and technology.


The front face is now packed with more character through the new design Grille. Hyundai calls the design, Digital Cascading Pulse, which gives the impression of being more contained and looks more sensual like a Sports car.

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The most special feature of the front fascia is the Hidden Light Lamps. You can observe on the side of Bonnet which is packed with chrome accented lines. That’s where the hidden lights are located which can be activated automatically when the main light is off.

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Spread into the side body, the dimension is getting an elongated 45 mm than its predecessor. In fact, the dimensions of wheelbase also increased by 35 mm giving a more spacious interior space. The chrome accents are neatly pinned on the temples of glass which further strengthens the impression of luxury from the body.

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The stern sector was designed to contain more thanks to the addition of dimensions of 25 mm wide. Other interesting changes can also be observed in the sector of the roof designed sloping section ala Coupé.

In this case, the Sonata was designed according to the initial theme of Sensuous Sportiness Design, both from the front face to the body behind it. All things appear proportional and architectural.



The addition of body dimensions that are getting longer and wider create a room for the interior of the Hyundai Sonata 2020 to feel more spacious. The latest technology has also been prepared to spoil the owner.

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Lighting Architecture is also embedded in its interior cabin combined with the Ambient Mood Lamp and Illuminating Lamps on the door and dashboard. In this case, the users can adjust the light according to their feelings.

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Hyundai claims it will use a third-generation body frame. Not only does it give a lighter body weight but also increases stability. Hyundai claims it will use a third-generation body frame.

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Not only does it give a lighter body weight but also increases stability. On the other hand, the latest body frame is also made of Super-High Tensile Steel Plate which is claimed to be able to reduce collisions when an accident occurs.

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For the first time, Hyundai collaborated with Bose, a car audio manufacturer that is known for being able to present a clear, thunderous sound quality.

Bose Sound System the Hyundai Sonata will implement 12 speaker units that each unit offers high-quality sound. The placement of speakers is carefully designed so that the driver and Sonata passengers can feel the sound quality that is really similar to the original artist.



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Especially for Hyundai Sonata 2020 engine operation, it is rumored that HMC will issue a new generation engine called Smartstream Powertrain. This latest engine will run in harmony with the body frame.

According to Hyundai’s official statement, Smartstream Powertrain has an interesting feature that can regulate airflow in the combustion process. As a result, the Sonata has a better level of efficiency and offers a more powerful performance.

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Sonata 2020 will use a 2.0 Liter gasoline capacity engine with 160 HP with peak torque of 14.4 Lb.ft. The power will be channeled to the two front wheels using a 6-speed automatic transmission.

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