Hyundai’s newest mid-size sedan tops out at $34,799 for Sport 2.0T Ultimate

Hyundai has announced pricing for their all-new 2015 Sonata mid-size sedan and the starting price goes unchanged from the last generation model.

Set to be released to dealers next month, the Sonata will start at $23,999 in GL trim with a six-speed automatic and 184 hp 2.4-litre GDI four-cylinder engine. New for 2015 is the addition of the Sport trim, available with either the 2.4-litre engine mentioned above or the 2.0-litre turbocharged engine producing 245 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque.

Full pricing and details below.


STARTING PRICE FOR ALL-NEW HYUNDAI SONATA TO REMAIN UNCHANGED DESPITE EXTENSIVE NEW EQUIPMENT

MARKHAM, Ont. – Hyundai Auto Canada Corp. today announced that the starting price of the all-new seventh-generation 2015 Sonata will remain unchanged at $23,999 when it begins arriving in Canadian showrooms next month. The next evolution of Hyundai’s signature intermediate sedan builds on the success of its predecessor with sophisticated “Fluidic Sculpture 2.0” styling, advanced driver assistance technologies, and engineering innovations aimed at providing a world-class driving experience, all while maintaining the same starting price.

In $23,999 GL trim, the 2015 Sonata offers a long list of standard features including a 185-horsepower 2.4-litre GDI four-cylinder engine, a six-speed automatic transmission, air conditioning, a 5.0-inch colour touch-screen display, a rear-view camera, heated front seats, Bluetooth®, LED daytime running lamps, and much more. At $26,299, the GLS model offers desirable amenities like an eight-way power-adjustable driver’s seat, Blind Spot Detection (BSD), rear heated seats, a heated steering wheel, proximity keyless entry with push-button ignition, and rear parking assistance sensors. New for 2015, a distinct “Sport” trim line will be available with unique styling cues, features, and performance elements. The $28,399 Sport model adds 17-inch alloy wheels, dual chrome exhaust outlets, a panoramic sunroof, unique sport seats, LED tail lamps, an exterior appearance package, and more. The $30,199 Sport Tech model incorporates an 8-inch touch-screen navigation system, a premium audio system, side-window sun shades, and more.

The $32,999 Limited model adds premium features and driver assistance technologies including leather seats, HID headlamps with High Beam Assist, ventilated front seats, an automatic-opening trunk lid, an Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) system with Forward Collision Warning (FCW), and a Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS). Drivers seeking greater performance can opt for the $30,999 Sport 2.0T equipped with a 245 horsepower 2.0-litre twin-scroll turbocharged four-cylinder engine. The Sport 2.0T model builds on the Sport variant, but features 18-inch alloy wheels, dual-pinion rack-mounted motor driven power steering (R-MDPS), a sport-tuned suspension, a D-cut steering wheel with paddle shifters, a Supervision gauge cluster with 4.2-inch TFT LCD screen, leather sport seats, and more. Finally, the range-topping $34,799 Sport 2.0T Ultimate model combines the appearance and performance enhancing features found in the Sport 2.0T with the premium equipment found in the Limited.

HIGHLIGHTS FOR 2015 HYUNDAI SONATA

  • Seventh generation of Hyundai’s intermediate sedan
  • First mainstream model styled in Hyundai’s “Fluidic Sculpture 2.0” design language
  • Standard “Theta II” 2.4-litre four-cylinder engine
    – 185 horsepower, 178 lb-ft of torque
    – Revised to offer increased low-end response and enhanced drivability
  • Optional “Theta II” 2.0-litre twin-scroll turbocharged four-cylinder engine
    – 245 horsepower, 260 lb-ft of torque from 1,350-4,000 rpm
    – Revised to offer increased low-end response and enhanced drivability
  • All-new chassis with significantly improved ride, handling, and NVH
  • Intuitive interior design with high-quality materials and switchgear
  • Development testing in the world’s most demanding environments, including the Nürburgring Nordschleife and the Mojave desert
  • Available “Sport” models with unique exterior, interior, and suspension components
  • A full range of driving assistance and safety technologies
    – 7 standard airbags
    – Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with stop-and-go capability
    – Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
    – Blind Spot Detection (BSD) with Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA)
    – Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS)
    – Lane Change Assist (LCA)
    – High Beam Assist (HBA)
  • Comprehensive list of available comfort and convenience features
    – Heated front/rear seats, ventilated front seats
    – Heated steering wheel
    – Panoramic sunroof
    – Proximity-activated automatic opening trunk lid
    – 8.0-inch touch-screen navigation system
    – HID headlights, LED tail lights and daytime running lights

MANUFACTURER’S SUGGESTED PRICE LIST

2015 HYUNDAI SONATA
Trim Engine Trans. Price
GL 2.4L DOHC GDI I4 6AT $23,999
GLS 2.4L DOHC GDI I4 6AT $26,299
Sport 2.4L DOHC GDI I4 6AT $28,399
Sport Tech 2.4L DOHC GDI I4 6AT $30,199
Sport 2.0T 2.0L DOHC T-GDI I4 6AT $30,999
Limited 2.4L DOHC GDI I4 6AT $32,999
Sport 2.0T Ultimate 2.0L DOHC T-GDI I4 6AT $34,799



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