Each 2018 Hyundai Sonata is a Personality All Its Own

When the latest mid-size car rolled up at John O'Neil Johnson Hyundai, we knew it would be more than your average pleasure cruiser for our Decatur and Quitman, MS and York and Livingston, AL locales. Discovering more under the hood and in-cabin in each new Sonata trim, we were delighted to find that every one had something unique to offer drivers of all stripes. Take the tour with us right here on our Meridian Hyundai dealer website.

SE: A Capable Entry

The base Sonata trim heads out the gate offering:

  • Remote keyless entry
  • A 185-horsepower, 2.4-liter inline four-cylinder engine pushing 178 pound-feet of energetic torque
  • A standard six-speed auto transmission with SHIFTRONIC® technology
  • Stellar fuel economy up to 25 city mpg, 36 highway mpg, and 29 mpg combined
  • The safety of a Vehicle Stability Management system, Electronic Stability Control, and a Traction Control System
  • Blind Spot Detection with Rear Cross-traffic Alert and Lane Change Assist
  • An advanced airbag system
  • Rearview camera
  • Premium cloth seating
  • 106.1 cubic feet of passenger volume
  • A six-speaker, 7-inch color touchscreen display audio infotainment system
  • Android Auto and Apple CarPlay to extend your smartphone's functionality
  • A spacious 16.3-cubic-foot trunk
  • 60/40 split-folding rear seating for flexible cargo storage options

Eco: The Distance-Goer

Taking on much from Sonata SE, you can also look forward in this trim to:

  • Twin-scroll turbocharged 178-horsepower, 1.6-liter inline four-cylinder engine capable of a competitive 195 pound-feet of torque
  • An EPA-estimated fuel efficiency up to 28 city mpg, 37 highway mpg, and 31 mpg combined
  • A standard seven-speed EcoShift® Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) with SHIFTRONIC®

SEL: One Step Ahead

Rising in the lineup, the new Sonata SEL incorporates much form prior trims, plus:

  • Proximity Key entry with push button start
  • Heated front seats, ten-way power-adjustable for the driver and with a power-adjustable lumbar support
  • A leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob
  • Fuel efficiency rated at up to 25 city mpg, 35 highway mpg, and 28 combined
  • HD Radio and SiriusXM support
  • A floor console-mounted USB charging port
  • Driver-assist options including Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Warning, Lane Keep Assist, Smart Cruise Control with stop/start capability
  • An available Electronic Parking Brake with Automatic Vehicle Hold
  • Hands-free smart trunk

Sport: Athletics, Standard

The new Sonata Sport takes a performance turn, offering:

  • A sport-design front grille, front bumper, chrome rocker panels, and rear diffuser
  • Chrome-tipped dual exhaust
  • Sport seats with leather bolsters and cloth insert
  • A leather-wrapped D-cut steering wheel and sport shift knob
  • Steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters
  • A power tilt-and-slide sunroof
  • Aluminum pedals
  • 3D tech appearance accents

Limited: Luxuriously Appointed

Premium features and amenities begin to appear in the new Sonata Limited, including:

  • LED headlights and taillights
  • Woodgrain appearance accents and premium door sill plates
  • Leather seating, ventilated in front and including a six-way power passenger seat and an Integrated Memory System for the driver seat and side mirrors
  • Dual automatic temperature control
  • Headlights with Dynamic Bending Light technology
  • Plus, customization options abound, including much from past trims, plus rear parking sensors, Automatic High Beam Assist, rear side-window sunshades, and heated steering wheel

Sport 2.0T: the Next-Level Drive

Nearing the top of the line, the new Sonata Sport 2.0T charges hard, with:

  • A twin-scroll turbocharged 245-horsepower, 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder engine shelling 260 pound-feet of torque
  • An eight-speed automatic transmission with SHIFTRONIC®
  • EPA-estimated fuel economy up to 23 city mpg, 32 highway mpg, and 26 mpg combined
  • A sport-tuned suspension
  • Rack-mounted Motor-Driven Power Steering (R-MDPS), likewise sport-tuned
  • Large front brakes

Limited 2.0T: Premium and Performance Meet

At the apex, you'll find in Sonata Limited 2.0T all one could hope for in a new mid-size sedan, including:

  • Sport leather seating
  • A heated steering wheel
  • Rear parking sensors
  • Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Lane Keep Assist
  • Automatic High Beam Assist
  • Smart Cruise Control with stop/start capability
  • An Electronic Parking Brake with Automatic Vehicle Hold
  • Rear side-window sunshades
  • 8-inch touchscreen navigation
  • A 400-watt, ten-speaker Infinity® premium audio system
  • Wireless Device Charging

Planning to take one home? Our on-site finance center can help find you the auto loan or Hyundai lease agreement to help make it happen at the right rate and on ideal terms. You're welcome to kick-start your application process right here on our website, from the comfort of home. Should you require car service with distinction down the road, we also showcase a full-service auto repair center with the certified techs to get the job done with distinction.

Want to check out the latest Hyundai Sonata model that's caught your eye? It's a matter of course here on Highway 39 North. Stop by at your convenience for a test-drive, and we'll be happy to introduce you.

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