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Price Could Make 2015 Hyundai Sonata a Winner

Hyundai has announced pricing for the 2015 Hyundai Sonata, well in advance of its introduction to the media next month, and it appears it has a winning price combination that could help bolster sales when the midsize comes to market this summer.

Here is how pricing breaks down for the 2015 Hyundai Sonata, not including the $810 destination charge. All trim levels are equipped with the 6-Speed A/T w/shiftronic.

2015 Sonata Price Structure
Model / Engine / MSRP

  • SE / 2.4L I4 / $21,150 - $22,350
  • Sport / 2.4L I4 / $23,175 - $26,625
  • Limited / 2.4L I4 / $26,525 - $31,575
  • Sport 2.0T / 2.0L Turbo I4 / $28,575 - $33,525

“A strong value proposition has always been a cornerstone for Hyundai and the 2015 Sonata continues that tradition, with the base model priced $300 less than the model it replaces,” said Bob Pradzinski, vice president of national sales, Hyundai Motor America. Hyundai will succeed if it remains competitive in price and performance against models like the Ford Fusion, Honda Accord, Mazda6 and VW Passat.

2015 Sonata SE, Sport and Limited models are powered by a revised 2.4-liter Theta II GDI four-cylinder engine that makes 185 horsepower and 178 lb. ft. of torque. New for 2015 is an Electronic Intake Continuously Variable Valve Timing (E-CVVT) system that improves performance in low temperatures and reduces emissions.

A revised 2.0-liter Theta II turbocharged GDI, also featuring E-CVVT, powers Sonata Sport 2.0T models. The 2.0-liter turbocharged engine is optimized for lower-RPM drivability and it produces 245 horsepower and 260 lb. ft. of torque. The twin-scroll turbocharger features a smaller turbine and compressor wheels, which provide better responsiveness and more torque in the low and mid RPM range.

2015 Sonata comes standard with seven airbags, including a new driver’s knee airbag designed to help prevent the driver from sliding down the seat in a collision, which allows the other restraint systems to be more effective. Hyundai engineers also implemented many active safety technologies for the 2015 Sonata to assist drivers and help prevent accidents. No longer reserved for luxury cars, advanced safety technologies such as Forward Collision Warning, Blind Spot Detection, Rear Cross Traffic Alert and a Lane Departure Warning System are all available in this mid-size sedan.

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