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Sonata enters the 2014 model year with exterior design enhancements, new safety technologies and a host of unique comfort and convenience features. Hyundai engineers, designers and product planners enhanced nearly every system in the car. In total, more than 50 Sonata major sub-systems are new or redesigned.


• Refreshed product appearance include the
  following exterior design enhancements:
   – refined grille designs
   – a new rear fascia insert
   – new 17- and 18-inch wheels
   – HID Xenon headlights
   – LED taillights
• Driver Selectable Steering Mode (DSSM)
   – standard on all trims
• Vehicle Stability Management (VSM)
   – standard on all trims
• Tire specific Tire Pressure Monitoring System
   (TPMS) – standard on all trims
• Sport-tuned exhaust – standard on SE 2.0T
• Driver's blind spot mirror – optional on GLS              New grille design and front fascia insert
• Blind Spot Detection System
   – optional on SE, standard on Limited
• Full-leather steering wheel – standard on SE and
• Third-generation navigation and auto multimedia
   system with eight-inch touchscreen display
   – optional on SE and Limited
• 4.3-inch touchscreen audio display with
   rearview camera and HD Radio, optional on
   GLS – standard on SE and Limited
• New fully automated temperature controls
   – standard on Limited
• Supervision cluster with color LCD screen
   between the tachometer and speedometer
   – standard on SE and Limited
• Ventilated driver seat – standard on Limited
• Body-colored spoiler – standard on SE
• LED dome light optional on GLS
   – standard on SE and Limited                                     New rear fascia bumper insert
• Carbon fiber interior trim – standard on SE
HID Xenon headlights LED taillights

• New 17-and 18-inch wheels for improved NVH
• Improved carpet for a quieter interior
• Additional foam in the A and B pillars for
   improved NVH
• Additional dynamic damper for improved NVH


2014 Sonata front end styling exudes an elegant but sporty character through its refined and harmonized lines

• Two-tone chrome radiator grille (SE and Limited)
• GLS has silver and bodycolor front grille with chrome surround
• Front fog lights (Standard on SE and Limited)
• Side mirror-mounted turn signal indicators (Standard on SE and Limited; optional on GLS)

The rising side character line along and raked roofline gives the Sonata a sleek and sporty appearance

• Standard chrome window belt moldings that extend into the front headlights
• Chrome exterior door handles (SE and Limited)
• Dual exhaust available on SE and 2.0T models
• Standard shark-fin antenna

2014 Sonata SE takes on a genuine sporty, fun-to-drive character.

Special sport-tuning and differentiation for SE models

• Increased power to 192HP
• Sport-tuned steering and suspension
• Firmer suspension bushings
• Sport seats featuring leather bolsters
   with cloth inserts
• 18-inch hypersilver alloy wheels with
   P225/45R18 tires
• Steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters
• Dual chrome-tipped exhaust
• Carbon fiber interior trim
• Rear spoiler
• Chrome exterior door handles
• Chrome front grille


Advanced technologies on the Sonata 2.0T powertrain: twin-scroll turbocharger combined with GDI technology available in SE and Limited models

•  With the 2.0-liter Theta II turbocharged
   GDI engine, the 2014 Sonata offers an
   unprecedented combination of fuel
   efficiency and power
   — 274 hp @ 6,000 rpm
   — 269 lb.-ft of torque @ 1,650-4,500
   — EPA estimated 21 mpg city and
      32 mpg highway with regular fuel
•  Twin-scroll turbocharger design
   recovers even more energy from the
    exhaust than a single-scroll
•  2.0T SE adds an upgraded fully
    automatic temperature control system
•  2.0T Limited adds steering wheel-
   mounted paddle shifters
•  2.0T Limited adds the SE’s 18-inch hyper
   silver alloy wheels


2014 Sonata offers premium features not commonly available in the midsize segment

  • Blind Spot Detection System - A light indicator on the side mirrors warns the driver that
        another vehicle is in the car's blind spot (Optional on SE, Standard on Limited)
  • HID Xenon headlights (Optional on Limited)
  • LED taillights (Optional on Limited)
  • Electroluminescent gauge clusters with color LCD trip computer (Standard on SE and Limited)
  • LED interior dome lights (on all models except base GLS)
  • Proximity entry with push button start (Standard on SE and Limited)
  • Tilt & telescopic steering wheel with cruise, audio and phone controls (Standard equipment)
  • Steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters (Standard on SE and 2.0T models)
  • 8-way power adjustable driver seat with power lumbar controls (Standard on SE and Limited,
        Optional on GLS)
  • Heated front seats (Standard on SE and Limited, Optional on GLS)
  • Panoramic sunroof (Optional on Limited)
  • Ventilated driver seat (Standard on Limited)
  • Dual automatic temperature control (Standard on Limited and 2.0T)
  • Heated rear seats (Standard on Limited)
  • Floor console mounted 2nd row air vents (A/C and heater) for rear seat passengers
        (Standard on Limited)
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror with compass and HomeLink® (Standard on Limited)
  • 360-watt Dimension audio system with 7 speakers, including subwoofer and external
        amplifier (Standard on Limited, Optional on SE)
  • 400-watt Infinity audio system with 9 speakers, including subwoofer and external amplifier
        (Optional on Limited)
  • HD Radio Technology with multicasting - Digital radio broadcasting stations (Standard on SE
        and Limited, Optional on GLS)
  • Color LCD 3.0B audio with 4.3-inch touchscreen display with rearview camera display
        (Optional on GLS, Standard on SE and Limited) OR
  • Navigation system with 8-inch high-resolution touchscreen display, voice command
        recognition and integrated rearview camera – Replaces 4.3-inch display (Optional on SE and

    Blue Link™ Telematics System

    What is Blue Link?
     Blue Link is Hyundai’s innovative telematics solution that combines safety, service and infotainment into a complete package. It works to both help simplify Hyundai owners’ lives and reduce distracted driving.

    What does Blue Link Offer?  Blue Link offers 25 features in three packages, which provide customers a multitude of telematics services for their vehicle. You can learn more about Blue Link on www.HyundaiBlueLink.com.

    Connected Care Package (1-Year Trial)

  • Automatic Collision Notification
  • Enhanced Roadside Assistance
  • SOS Emergency Assistance
  • Monthly Vehicle Health Report
  • Auto Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) Notification
  • Service Link
  • Maintenance Alert
  • Recall Advisor
  • Blue Link App (smartphone)

    Remote Package (3-month trial)

  • Remote Door Lock/Unlock
  • Remote Horn and Lights
  • Car Finder
  • Remote Start*
  • Alarm Notification
  • Panic Notification
  • Stolen Vehicle Recovery
  • Stolen Vehicle Slowdown
  • Vehicle Immobilization
  • Valet Alert
  • Geo-Fence
  • Speed Alert
  • Curfew Alert

    Guidance Package (3-month trial)

  • Destination Search powered by Google
  • Point-of-Interest Web Search and Download
  • Turn-by-Turn Navigation**

    *   Requires Push-button start and either A/T or DCT. Climate Control feature requires
         fully-automatic temperature control.

    ** For vehicles without factory-installed navigation

    BlueLink Telematics Video Guide      Blue Link consumer website  

    Blue Link Options Operations Chart   Blue Link Packages/Content/Fees Overview  

    Blue Link User Manual - Audio  Blue Link User Manual - Navigation

  • Product Links

    Accessories Brochure   Quick Reference Guide (Includes Sched. Maintenance)   

    Fast Facts     eBrochure     Video Reference Guide  


    2.4L GDI 4-cylinder engine is a segment leader in specific output

    • Horsepower and torque:
       — ULEV/PZEV: 190 HP @ 6,300 rpm / 179 lb-ft @ 4,250 rpm
           (GLS and Limited)
       — ULEV: 192 HP @ 6,300 rpm / 181 lb-ft @ 4,250 rpm (SE)
    • Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI)
    • Aluminum block and head
    • DOHC 16 valve
    • Dual Camshaft Continuously Variable Valve Timing (CVVT)
    • Twin balance shafts
    • Hydraulic motor mounts

    2014 Camry 2014 Accord 2014 Altima 2014 Fusion 2014
    2014 Passat
    Engine 2.4L I4 2.5L I4 2.4L I4 2.5L I4 2.5L I4 2.4L I4 2.5L I5
    Horsepower 190 @ 6300 178 @ 6000 185 @ 6400 182 @ 6000 175 @ 6000 196 @ 6300 170 @ 5700
    Torque 179 @ 4250 170 @ 4100 181 @ 3900 180 @ 4000 175 @ 4500 186 @ 4400 177 @ 4250
    Specific Output (HP/Liter) 79.2 71.2 77.1 72.8 70.0 78.4 68.0
    Fuel economy (city/hwy/ combined) 24/35/28 25/35/28 27/36/30 27/38/31 22/34/26 TBD 22/31/25

    2.0L Turbo GDI 4-cylinder engine provides V6 power with 4-cylinder fuel economy

    • Horsepower: 274 HP @ 6,000 rpm
    • Torque: 269 lb-ft @ 1,750-4,500 rpm
    • Twin-scroll turbo charger
    • Gasoline direct injection (GDI)
    • Aluminum block and head
    • DOHC 16 valve
    • Dual Camshaft Continuously Variable Valve
       Timing (D-CVVT)
    • Twin balance shafts and hydraulic motor mounts

    Advanced technologies on the 2.0T Powertrain: Twin-scroll turbocharger combined with GDI technology

    Twin-scroll turbocharger design recovers even more energy from the exhaust than a single-scroll turbocharger. Benefits include:

    • Improved combustion efficiency
    • Low engine-speed efficiency - minimize turbo lag
    • Kinetic exhaust gas energy is not wasted or trapped
    • Cooler cylinder temperatures
    • Lower exhaust temperatures
    • Leaner air/fuel ratio - lower emissions and improved
       fuel economy
    • Better pressure distribution in the exhaust ports and
       more efficient delivery of exhaust gas energy to the
       turbocharger's turbine

      2014 Sonata 2014 Camry 2014 Accord 2014 Altima 2014 Fusion 2014 Malibu 2014 Passat
    Engine 2.0L
    Turbo I4
    3.5L V6 3.5L V6 3.5L V6 2.0L Turbo I4 2.0L Turbo I4 3.6L V6
    Horsepower 274 @ 6000 268 @ 6200 278 @ 6200 270 @ 6400 231 @ 5500 259 @ 5900 280 @ 6200
    Torque 269 @ 1750-4500 248 @ 4700 252 @ 4900 251 @ 4400 270 @ 3000 295 @ 5200 258 @ 2500
    Specific Output (HP/Liter) 137.0 76.6 79.4 77.1 115.5 129.5 77.8
    Power-to-Weight Ratio 12.5 12.8 12.8 12.2 14.8 N/A 12.3
    Fuel Economy (City/Hwy/ combined) 21/32/25 21/31/25 21/32/25 22/31/25 22/33/26 21/30/24 20/28/23



    Sonata has unsurpassed standard safety features in the midsize car segment

    Abundant standard safety features
    • Six airbags
       — Front, Front side-impact, and Side air curtain airbags
    • Vehicle Stability Management (VSM)
      — Integrates control of systems including ESC and MDPS to provide optimal stability
      — Improved brake performance by steering force assistance on an asymmetric road
      — Improved acceleration performance by steering force assistance on an asymmetric road
    • Electronic Stability Control (ESC) w/Traction
       Control System (TCS)
    • Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
      — Helps maintain vehicle steering control
      — While braking under slippery road conditions
          (e.g. ice, snow, rain)
      — During emergency braking situations under
          any road conditions
    • Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD)
      — Balances braking forces at each wheel when
          the car is dynamically loaded
    • Brake Assist (BA)
      — Assists driver to provide maximum ABS-level
          braking force when an emergency stop is
      — Effectively reduces emergency stopping
    • 4-sensor, 4-channel system
       — Brake force applied independently to each wheel
    • Active front head restraints
       — Anti-whiplash system
    • Seatbelt pretensioners with force limiters
    • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
    • 4-wheel disc brakes

    NHTSA 5-Star crash rating and IIHS Top Safety Pick

    NHTSA Crash Test Overall Front Driver Front Passenger Side Front Seat Side Rear Seat Rollover
    Sonata and Hybrid

    Standard Features 2014 Sonata 2013 Camry 2013 Accord 2013 Altima 2013 Fusion 2013 Malibu 2013 Passat
    Total Standard Airbags 6 10 6 6 8 8 6
    Active Front Head Restraints -- -- -- -- -- --
    VSM, ESC with Traction Control
    Anti-lock Brake System (ABS)
    Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD) with Brake Assist (BA)
    Daytime Running Lights (DRL) -- --

    Product Overview

    Sonata delivers high consumer satisfaction, unsurpassed power and fuel economy, and exceptional safety standards.

    Sleek, Distinctive Design
    •  Winner of Strategic Vision's Total Value Award for the Midsize Car segment
    • "Class-above" large car EPA interior volume

    Outstanding Power and Fuel Efficiency
    •  2.4L GDI 4-cylinder with 190 HP and 35 MPG
    •  2.0L Turbo GDI w/274 HP and 32 MPG

    •  Bluetooth hands-free phone system w/wireless streaming audio
    •  Standard Blue Link telematics sytem with 3/years of Assurance Connected Care
    •  Available color trip computer and color LCD touchscreen audio

    Comfort and Convenience
    •  Panoramic sunroof
    •  Proximity entry w/push button start
    •  Heated front and rear seats

    Exceptional Level of Safety
    •  NHTSA 5-STAR overall Crash Test Rating
    •  IIHS Top Safety Pick
    •  Wide availability of rearview camera options
    •  Available Blind Spot Detection System

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