In China debuted a long-wheelbase version of Hyundai Sonata. Modification, destined exclusively for the local market, is not only the size but also the interior design. In particular, a digital “tidy” and the display of the media system in this car are combined into a single element, as MBUX from Mercedes-Benz.
According to Chinese media, the length of the Hyundai Sonata for the local market consists of 4955 mm, and the wheelbase of the car is equal to 2890 millimeters. Thus, the distance between the axles from an elongated sedan is 50 millimeters longer than normal in length it exceeds it by 55 millimeters. However, in addition to size, there are differences in the design of the cabin and in the engine range.
The first thing that catches the eye – the design of the front panel. Unlike sedans to South Korea in the Chinese “Sonata” virtual dashboard and screen media complex combined under the glass, and the control unit the climate control is fully translated into touch controls. In addition, there are differences in the content of the Central console.
Gamma engines represented the Chinese Hyundai Sonata turbo engine from the family of Smartstream. This “Quartet” in volume of 1,5 and 2,0 liters, an outstanding 170 and 240 horsepower, respectively. The youngest unit is combined with a seven-step “robot” DCT, senior vozmedianoi automatic transmission.