2012 Hyundai Sonata Sedan Reviews and Specs. For the year 2012, the company manufactures hyundai new car called the Hyundai Sonata. This car is getting additional technology and other features are new. Fuel economy make the consumer interest to buy it. Equipped also an attractive interior design and comfort in driving.
In the global competition is the car was once not so performing optimally. But for 2012, this car makes it spectacular by making use of new styles are dramatic and the maximum engine performance.
The plush Hyundai Sonata Limited has all the SE’s features, but substitutes 17-inch alloy wheels, a cushier suspension and full leather upholstery. It also gains side mirror turn signal repeaters, a panoramic sunroof, heated seats (front and rear), dual-zone automatic climate control, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, an upgraded audio system (with HD radio and a six-CD changer) and unique interior accents. The turbocharged Limited variant adds 18-inch wheels, dual exhaust tips and steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters.
The standard Sonata engine is a 2.4-liter four-cylinder that makes 198 hp and 184 pound-feet of torque. The dual-exhaust SE makes slightly more power at 200 hp and 186 lb-ft. A six-speed manual transmission is standard on the GLS, while a six-speed automatic is optional on that trim and standard on the SE and Limited. Sonatas sold in California-emission states can have PZEV emissions certification, though output drops slightly to 190 hp.
This year’s new high-resolution touchscreen adds clarity and vibrancy to an already intuitive system for operating and viewing climate control, navigation, audio and phone functions. Also new is the new BlueLink telematics service, which, similar to OnStar, offers services like emergency crash response, remote opening of door locks, turn-by-turn navigation and speed and curfew limits for younger drivers.