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Hyundai Sonata specifications.

Exterior design.

DimensionsActive / Elite / Premium
Length (mm)4855
Width (mm)1865
Wheelbase (mm)2805
Height (mm)1475
Minimum Ground clearance (mm)135
Wheel track - front / rear (mm)1,602 / 1,609 (Active & Elite)1,597 / 1,604 (Premium)
Exterior stylingActiveElitePremium
Dual exhaust tips with chrome coating
Chrome exterior door handles
Body coloured bumpers
Dark chrome front radiator grille
Chrome door frame and belt line moulding
LED type rear combination lamps with bulb turn signal and reverse light
LED front positioning lamps
LED puddle lamps in side mirrors
LED courtesy lights in front door handles
LED High Mount Stop Lamp (HMSL)
LED side repeater integrated into side mirrors
Wheels & tyresActiveElitePremium
Full size matching spare wheel
17 x 7.0J alloy wheels with 215/55R17 tyres (Continental ContiPremiumContact™ 5)
18 x 7.5J alloy wheels with 235/45R18 tyres (Michelin Pilot Sport 3)


White Cream

Ion Silver

Pantera Grey

Midnight Black

Valentine Red

Grand Blue

Shade Bronze

Interior design.

Leg room (front / rear)1,155 / 9051,155 / 9051,155 / 905
Shoulder room (front / rear)1,470 / 1,4351,470 / 1,4351,470 / 1,435
Hip room (front / rear)1,404 / 1,4261,404 / 1,4261,404 / 1,426
Cargo area - SAE / VDA (L)462 / 510462 / 510462 / 510
Head room - front / rear (mm)1,025 / 9751,025 / 975985 / 960
Interior stylingActiveElitePremium
Cloth seats
Metallic painted interior door handles
Alloy look interior door handles
Premium door centre trim
Premium dash cluster hood
Metallic painted centre fascia panels
Metallic painted textured dashboard / door inserts
Carbon fibre effect dashboard / door inserts
Stainless steel door scuff plates (with "Sonata" etching on front door scuff plates)
Alloy look inserts in air vents, audio, and ventilation controls
Storage solutionsActiveElitePremium
60:40 split folding rear seats
Front seat back pockets
Front and rear door map pockets with bottle bulges
Cup holders in front centre console with sliding cover
Cup holders in rear centre arm rest
Deluxe centre floor console with storage compartment and front centre arm rest
Illuminated glove box compartment with opening damper
Retractable sunglasses compartment
Ticket holders on front sunvisors
Interior lightingActiveElitePremium
4.2" TFT Colour LCD display in Supervision cluster
Interior light fade-out delay
Illuminated vanity mirrors
Cargo area lamp
3.5" OLED display in dash cluster
Front room lamp with integrated map lamps for front passengers (LED type on Premium)
Ambient lighting for front centre console
Door courtesy lamps (front)
Centre room lamp (optional on Elite models with sunroof)
LED map lamps for rear outboard passengers (optional on Elite models with sunroof)
Interior ventilationActiveElitePremium
Manual air conditioning
Dual zone climate control
Cabin air filter
Windscreen auto defog function
Rear centre console cooling vents / heating ducts
Rear heating ducts


Occupant comfort & convenienceActiveElitePremium
Height adjustable driver's and front passenger's seat
Electrically adjusted driver's seat (12 way including lumbar)
Electrically adjusted front passenger's seat (8 way)
Integrated Memory System (IMS) on driver's seat and exterior mirrors
Air ventilated front seats
Heated front seats
Rear seat centre fold-down armrest
Cruise control with steering wheel mounted controls
Electronic Park-Brake (EPB)
One touch turn signal (3,5 or 7 flashes)
Rain sensing wipers
Trip computer with instant and average fuel consumption, distance to empty, digital speedometer, trip distance, average speed & elapsed time readout
Tilt & telescopic steering column
Electric folding side mirrors
Heated external mirrors
Smart Bootlid (hands-free opening)
Front and rear power windows with one touch window up and down function on driver's window
One touch window up and down function on front passenger window
3 roof grip handles and 3 coat hooks
Rear door curtains (manual type)
2 x 12V power outlets in front centre console storage unit
1 x 12v power outlet in rear centre console
Steering wheel mounted paddle shifters
Panoramic glass sunroof (Optional for Elite)


Active safetyActiveElitePremium
Traction Control System (TCS)
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD)
Brake Assist System (BAS)
Vehicle Stability Management (VSM)
Day / night rear view mirror
LED daytime running lamps (DRL)
Automatic dusk sensing headlamps with escort and welcome function
Hill-start Assist Control (HAC)
Smart Cruise Control (SCC)
Rear parking assist system (4 head)
Front parking assist system (4 head)
Emergency Stop Signal (ESS)
Warning chimes and lights (front and rear seatbelts)
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Bi-Xenon headlamps with washer system and auto-levelling
Static bending lamps
Auto Hold function incorporated into Electronic Park Brake
Electro-chromatic mirror (ECM) - auto-dimming interior mirror
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
Blind Spot Detection (BSD)
Lane Change Assist (LCA)
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA)
Rear view camera with display integrated into 5" monitor (Active) or 8.0" monitor (Elite & Premium)
Passive safetyActiveElitePremium
Driver and front passenger SRS airbags
Driver and front passenger side (thorax) SRS airbags
Side curtain SRS airbags
Pretensioners, load limiters and height adjustable upper mounts (4 stage) on front seat belts
3 child restraint anchors in rear
Height adjustable front head restraints with tilt function
Seat belt reminder (all seatbelts)
Height adjustable rear head restraints
Central locking
Engine immobiliser
Hyundai Active Locking Operation (HALO)
Keyless entry with burglar alarm
Proximity Smart Key with Push Button Start
Speed / impact sensing auto door lock / unlock


Weight2.4 L Theta-II GDi (Active)2.0 L Theta-II Turbo GDi (Elite & Premium)
Kerb - lightest / heaviest1,500 / 1,587 kg1,560 / 1,645 kg
GVM2,060 kg2,120 kg
Towing capacity (braked / unbraked)1,300 / 750 kg1,300 / 750 kg
SteeringActive / Elite / Premium
TypeMDPS (Motor Driven Power Steering), rack & pinion
ColumnTilt & telescopic
Number of steering wheel turns lock to lock2.78
Minimum turning circle diameter between kerbs / walls 10.9 m
Engine2.4 L Theta-II GDi (Active)2.0 L Theta-II Turbo GDi (Elite & Premium)
ConfigurationTransverse front engine, front wheel driveTransverse front engine, front wheel drive
Valve system16 valves, dual overhead cam (DOHC) with Dual Continuously Variable Valve Timing (D-CVVT) & mechanical lash adjusters16 valves, dual overhead cam (DOHC) with Dual Continuously Variable Valve Timing (D-CVVT) & mechanical lash adjusters
Maximum power138 kW @ 6,000 RPM180 kW @ 6,000 RPM
Maximum torque241 Nm @ 4,000 RPM350 Nm @ 1,400-4,000 RPM
Bore x stroke88.0 mm x 97.0 mm86.0 mm x 86.0 mm
Compression ratio11.3 : 110.0 : 1
Number of cylinders4 in-line4 in-line
Fuel systemGDi (Gasoline Direct Injection), PetrolT-GDi (Turbo Gasoline Direct Injection), Petrol
Intake system2-step variable induction system2-step variable induction system, twin-scroll turbocharger
Transmission2.4 L Theta-II GDi (Active)2.0 L Theta-II Turbo GDi (Elite & Premium)
Manual6 speed automatic, electronically controlled with lock up torque converter6 speed automatic, electronically controlled with lock up torque converter
SuspensionActive / Elite / Premium
FrontMacPherson strut with Amplitude Selective Dampers (ASD)
RearMulti-link with Amplitude Selective Dampers (ASD)
BrakesActive / Elite / Premium
GeneralDual-diagonal, split circuit, power assisted with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist System (BAS)
Front305 mm x 25 mm ventilated disc (Active) 320 mm x 28 mm ventilated disc (Elite & Premium)
Rear284 mm x 10 mm solid disc

Sonata Specifications


* Source: Australian Design Rule 81/02 static laboratory combined average city and highway cycle test. Real world fuel consumption will vary depending on a combination of driving habits, the condition of the vehicle, and other factors such as road, traffic and weather conditions. ADR 81/02 test results are meant for comparison purposes only.