Hyundai revealed a redesign of the Sonata for the 2015 model year at the 2014 New York International Auto Show. The new model has a more refined look with larger windows that draw attention to the roomier interior. The revised interior has gotten more upscale and has an emphasis on ergonomics. Controls are thoughtfully placed in the most convenient position for the driver and the center stack is angled toward the driver to make it easier to reach. Even the steering wheel went through testing to determine the ideal diameter, shape and feel for the driver.
Other changes include the use of high-strength steel to improve safety and handling, as well as to reduce road noise. Engine choices remain the same as in the current model, but new features include high-beam headlights that automatically shut off in oncoming traffic and Smart Cruise Control with full stop capability.
The 2015 Hyundai Sonata will be built in Montgomery, Ala. It goes on sale in early summer.