Hyundai Motors, a well automobile manufacturer has 10 to 15 cars lined up to be launched in the Indian automotive market in next five years; out of which most of them will be redesigned versions of existing vehicles. The all new Hyundai Sonata is another model besides Hyundai Avante amongst flurry of introductions, which will take place in the year 2012. For couple of reasons, possibly because of its expensive price tag, Sonata has not been able to drive sales volumes in India. Nevertheless, the Korean automobile manufacturer now foresees the same model in new version to bringing a positive shift in sales among D-class cars.
The 2012 Hyundai Sonata Facelift will start from Rs. 17.5 lakhs. With intricate design supremacy, the all new sedan will compete with other models in its class – Honda Accord, Nissan Teana, Skoda Superb and Maruti Suzuki Kizashi. While retaining similar styling cues, the Sonata is expected to adorn Hyundai specific Fluidic design for enthralling discerning buyers. It will provide the car enthusiast with sparkling black interiors slathered with high quality materials.
The blue backlit light of Sonata offers a stylish look to its providing softer touch for amplifying its premium image. The Hyundai Sonata Facelift to Go On Sale In 2012 is expected to offer two engine choices; one is the 2.4 liter petrol engine, while the other is common rail turbodiesel 2.2 liter engine. The 2.0 liter diesel engine is designed for fuel efficiency, while the 2.4 liter petrol engine will produce 176 horsepower. Both engines will be paired with six-speed automatic transmission with shift paddles or six-speed manual transmission. Hyundai Motors is a completely owned subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company, South Korea and is one of the biggest passenger vehicle exporter and 2nd largest automobile manufacturing company in India. Its fully integrated state of the art production facility situated in Chennai boasts of most sophisticated production, testing capabilities, and quality in India.