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The 2015 Sonata is seventh-generation and improved in every way. The all-new Sonata offers a more refined look through its Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 design language, stiffer body structure, premium ride quality, reduced NVH, and class-above safety and convenience features.

New Sonata packaging

• SE — 2.4-liter GDI entry level model with competitive MSRP
• Eco — 1.6-liter Turbo-GDI fuel economy leader
• Sport — 2.4-liter GDI volume model with sporty styling
• Limited — 2.4-liter GDI Premium model with luxury features
• Sport 2.0T — 2.0-liter Turbo-GDI Performance model with aggressive exterior and enhanced
   driving dynamics
• Sport 2.0T Ultimate package — 2.0-liter Turbo-GDI top of the line model
   (Replaced with Limited 2.0T from Oct. 15, 2014)


2015 Sonata will be offered in two distinct exterior designs — different front and rear fascia for Regular and Sport versions

          2.4L Regular                                                    2.0T Sport

          2.4L Regular                                                    2.0T Sport

2015 Sonata Sport 2.0T takes on a genuine sporty character with additional unique enhancements differentiating itself from the 2.4L trims

• Sport front bumper fascia
• HID headlights
• 18-inch alloy wheels
• Hexagonally winged grille presents the badge in a sporty fashion
• Technical head lamp graphics
• Standard LED running lights for modern and distinctive accent
• Side chrome molding
• Taut body-side surfacing detail with muscular flares and high beltline exudes a sleek profile

• Fast-arching C-pillar is a Sonata characteristic and creates a sporty profile along with winged
  shaped taillights to create a distinct graphic and offers visual width
• Standard rear lip spoiler
• Characteristic bright molding that runs from the headlight to the rear of Daylight Opening
• 2.4L model features Dual exhaust, and the 2.0T sport model has distinctive quad exhaust tips
• Sport rocker panels w/chrome moldings
• Rear diffuser
• LED Taillights

Special sport-tuning and differentiation for Sport 2.0T models
• Twin-scroll 2.0T 4-cylinder engine with 245HP
• Sport-tuned suspension & steering
• Firmer suspension bushings
• Strut tower bar
• Larger front brake rotors


Sonata's interior is a more premium design execution with a driver-oriented design

Limited Interior

  • Leather seating surfaces
  • Premium door sill plates
  • Leather wrapped steering wheel & shift knob
  • Woodgrain appearance interior trim
  • Instrument cluster hood and door panel stitching
  • Chrome interior door handles
  • Sonata's increased exterior dimensions and efficient packaging allow for more front headroom
        and legroom than its competitors, making it best-in-class

    Sport 2.0T Interior Differentiation
  • Sport leather seats with contrast stitching
  • Instrument cluster w/mechanical gauges
  • D-cut steering wheel w/paddle shifters
  • Sport shift knob w/contrast stitching
  • Aluminum pedals
  • 3D Tech appearance interior trim
  • Black headliner

    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's Manual - Audio
      Blue Link User's Manual - Navigation

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    Sonata QRG 2015 Sonata Feature-Function-Benefit Chart


    The 2.4L GDI 4-cylinder engine was enhanced to improve practical performance in everyday driving situations.

    • Horsepower: 185 HP @ 6,000 rpm
    • Torque: 178 lb-ft @ 4,000 rpm
    • Gasoline direct injection (GDI)
    • Aluminum block and head
    • DOHC 16 valve
    • Dual Camshaft Continuously Variable Valve
       Timing (D-CVVT)
    • Hydraulic motor mounts

    2015 Camry 2015 Accord 2015 Altima 2015 Fusion 2015
    Engine 2.4L I4 2.5L I4 2.4L I4 2.5L I4 2.5L I4 2.5L I4
    Horsepower 185 @
    178 @ 6000 185 @ 6400 182 @ 6000 175 @ 6000 196 @ 6300
    Specific Output (HP/Liter) 77.1 71.2 77.1 72.8 70.0 78.4
    Torque 178 @ 4000 170 @ 4100 181 @ 3900 180 @ 4000 175 @ 4500 191 @ 4400
    Fuel economy (city/hwy/combined) 25/37/29 (SE)
    24/35/28 (Sport & Ltd)
    25/35/28 27/36/31 (LX)
    26/35/29 (Sport)
    27/38/31 22/34/26 25/36/29

    2.0L Turbo GDI 4-cylinder engine was
    enhanced to improve low-RPM drivability
    and performance feel

    • Horsepower: 245 HP @ 6,000 rpm
    • Torque: 260 lb-ft @ 1,350-4,000 rpm
    • Twin-scroll turbo charger
    • Gasoline direct injection (GDI)
    • Aluminum block and head
    • DOHC 16 valve
    • Dual Camshaft Continuously Variable Valve
       Timing (D-CVVT)

      2015 Sonata 2015 Camry 2015 Accord 2015 Altima 2015 Fusion 2014 Malibu 2015 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 245 @ 6000 268 @ 6200 278 @ 6200 270 @ 6400 231 @ 5500 259 @ 5300 280 @ 6200
    Specific Output (HP/Liter) 122.5 76.6 79.4 77.1 115.5 129.5 77.8
    Power-to-Weight Ratio 14.3 12.8 12.8 12.2 14.8 N/A 12.3
    Torque 260 @ 1350-4000 248 @ 4700 252 @ 4900 251 @ 4400 270 @ 3000 295 @ 3000 258 @ 2500
    Fuel Economy (City/Hwy/ combined) 23/32/26
    (Sport 2.0T)
    21/31/25 (Ltd 2.0T)
    21/31/25 21/34/26 22/32/26 22/33/26 21/30/24 20/28/23

    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 of a twin-scroll design are:

    • 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

    The new Eco trim features a 1.6L Turbo GDI 4-cylinder engine that's mated with a segment first 7-speed DCT transmission for an efficient combination of fuel economy and performance

    • Horsepower 178 HP @ 5500 rpm
    • Torque: 195 lb-ft @ 1500-4500 rpm
    • Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI)
    • Aluminum block and head
    • DOHC 16 valve
    • Dual Camshaft Continuously Variable
       Valve Timing (D-CVVT)
    • Electronic controlled 7-speed dual clutch
       transmission with dry dual clutch Standard
       on Eco trim

      2015 Sonata (LF) 2015 Fusion 2015 Passat
    Engine 1.6L Turbo GDI I4 1.5L Turbo GDI I4 1.8L Turbo I4
    Transmission 7-speed DCT 6-speed A/T 6-speed A/T
    Horsepower 178 @ 5500 181 @ 6000 170 @ 6200
    Power-to-Weight Ratio 18.3 19.1 19.0
    Torque 195 @ 1500-4500 185 @ 4320 184 @ 1500-4750
    Fuel economy 28/38/32 23/36/28 24/34/28



    Sonata includes an abundant list of Standard safety features

    Common Safety

    Active Safety
    Vehicle Stability Management (VSM) with Traction Control System (TCS)
    Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) and
       Brake Assist

    Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) with individual tire indicator

    Passive Safety
    Advanced dual front airbags, front seat-mounted side-impact airbags, driver knee
       airbag, roof-mounted side-curtain airbags

    Seatbelt pretensioners take the slack out of seatbelts in the event of a certain collision
    • Energy Absorbing Front Seats- Forces in a rear-impact collision are managed and absorbed
       in a systematic way by the seat foam, seatback and head restraint.
    Helps to reduce head and
       neck injuries in the event of a rear-end collision

    Additional Safety

    Rearview backup camera—optional on SE

    Blind Spot Detection (BSD) system—optional
       on Sport and ECO; standard on Limited and
       Sport 2.0T:
       — Detects vehicles in the driver’s blind spot;
           provides the driver with an audio and visual
           alert when an obstruction is detected

    Lane Departure Warning (LDW) —optional
      on Limited and Sport 2.0T: Monitors both broken
      and solid lanes on the highway using a camera
      mounted near the interior mirror; at speeds above
      40 mph, LDW alerts the driver when the vehicle  leaves the lane without using the turn signal
      by providing an audible and visual warning:
      — Bad weather and skid marks on the road may cause a false indicator
      — System can be turned on or off with a switch

    Forward Collision Warning (FCW)—optional on Limited and Sport 2.0T

    Automatic High Beam Assist—optional on Limited and Sport 2.0T

    Rear parking assistance system—optional on Limited and Sport 2.0T

    Smart Cruise Control with stop/start capability—optional on Limited and
       Sport 2.0T: Radar-assisted, automatically maintains a preset distance between
       vehicles at a pre-selected speed; SCC operates like regular cruise control
       when there are no other vehicles in front:
       — When there is another vehicle in front, SCC engages the brakes automatically
           and slows the vehicle to maintain speed with the vehicle in front while retaining the
           preset distance
       — The driver can select one of four distance settings
       — Includes Stop/Start Function: When activated, Sonata will automatically come
           to a complete stop when the vehicle ahead stops — the driver does not need to engage the
            · The vehicle will then restart automatically if the vehicle ahead starts within 3 seconds;
              after 3 seconds, the Sonata can resume speed by tapping the accelerator pedal or
              pressing the Resume button on the steering wheel
       — Smart Cruise Control can be switched to “normal” cruise control by holding the
           distance selector down for 1–2 seconds

    Electronic Parking Brake (EPB) with automatic vehicle hold—optional on Limited and Sport
       2.0T: Replaces hand or foot pedal parking brake; EPB releases when the transmission is
       shifted out of Park; automatic hold will engage the parking brake automatically after the brake
       is depressed, without foot on the pedal; the EPB will disengage automatically when the
       accelerator is depressed

    Product Overview

    Sonata features an evolutionary design with enhanced vehicle dynamics, fuel efficiency, and advanced safety features.

    Modern and Confident Design
    •  New Sport trim package adds unique exterior and interior elements
    •  Premium exterior features: Modern LED lighting & Chrome DLO
    •  User-friendly, class-leading interior volume with EPA large car classification

    More Engine Options & Enhanced Performance
    •  2.4L GDI 4-cylinder with 185 HP and 178 lb-ft torque
    •  2.0L Turbo GDI w/245 HP and 260 lb-ft torque
    •  NEW 1.6L Turbo GDI w/178 HP and 195 lb-ft torque and 7-speed Dual Clutch Transmission
    •  Selectable drive modes for improved fuel efficiency and driving dynamics

    •  Smart Cruise Control w/;Stop/Start & Electronic Parking Brake
    •  Blue Link Telematics System
    •  8-inch navigation system enhanced w/Google POI & Pandora

    Premium Comfort and Convenience
    •  Segment exclusive panoramic sunroof & rear side window shades
    •  Available Hands-Free Smart Trunk & heated steering wheel
    •  Available heated & ventilated front seats w/driver's seat IMS

    Class-leading Advanced Safety
    •  Available Lane Departure Warning & Blind Spot
        Detection w/Rear Cross Traffic Alert &
        Lane Change Assist
    •  Forward Collision Warning & rear parking
       assistance system
    •  Seven standard airbags including driver's knee
    •  Wide availability of rearview camera options

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