2016 Hyundai Sonata
One of the more budget-friendly car models in the 2016 model year is a Hyundai Sonata SE. The Sonata SE is Hyundai’s most basic sedan model, but the car gives drivers more than a basic experience. The Sonata SE is loaded with extra features and comforts that rival those of more expensive brands and models. The car’s exterior design has changed many times since its introduction in 1985. The company has made major improvements in technology and overall added appeal thrusting Hyundai into the spotlight for the last few years.
The Hyundai Sonata has a simple shape and classical lines that help it rival some of the top-tier vehicles of the same size. Coming in a wide array of paint colors; buyers have the option to choose Phantom Black, Quartz White Pearl, Venetian Red, Small Gray Metallic, and Lakeside Blue. The car goes through Hyundai’s state-of-the-art paint process which uses a rotational dip process and opposing electrical-charges to pull the paint and primer over the entire chassis inch by inch. This unique process eliminates weather-related effects such as rust, and corrosion.
The interior has fine unique stitching trimmed around the sport leather seats which makes the colors stand out. Cabin colors come in gray and black as well. The Sonata has plenty of interior room and can seat up to five people, giving it more space out of any car in it’s mid-size class. The steering wheel has a sporty D-Cut design to it with a range of buttons and features to keep the driver’s attention on the road. The back seat has two rear side shades to block sunlight and are innovatively integrated within the door panels. This feature is very popular for families with children.
Other available features include heated rear seats and a heated steering wheel. The front control panel has a nice layout as well with a touch screen so drivers and passengers can easily access the controls and radio when needed.
The SE is equipped with a 185-horsepower, 2.4-liter, GDI 4-cylinder engine that provides drivers with a smooth and powerful ride on the roadways. There is a perfect balance of weight reduction and strength from the all-new aluminum suspension of the front and rear seats. Hyundai has also added in an innovative soundproofing material and a more sturdy rigid chassis to help decrease noise. Driver’s will also be pleased with the Hyundai’s great fuel economy of 25 MPG in the city and 35 MPG on the highway.
The Hyundai Sonata is a very safe car. It received a 5-star safety crash rating from the government and was a “Top Safety Pick” by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The car’s automatic emergency braking is a an advanced technology system that works by using radar sensory and cameras as it will deploy the brakes from imminent crash situations. At speeds of up to 50 MPH, the braking system will give the car full stopping power.
The Sonata SE has a very affordable starting MSRP of $21,750. Additionally, Hyundai offers buyers one of the best warranties in the market. The car is backed by a 5-year or 60,000-mile limited warranty and a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty.
Where can you get one?
South Florida’s Hollywood Chrysler Jeep is a certified Chrysler and Jeep dealership and also a used car dealership — so we often have all types of cars on our lot. Looking for a Hyundai Sonata? Check out our used inventory online or visit us in the store!