With midsize sedans remaining extremely common on the road today, it’s sometimes difficult to stand out among the crowd. Not so when it comes to the Hyundai Sonata. This midsize sedan is anything but mid; with a striking, luxury-inspired design and materials and features that feel more high-end than their price tag, the Sonata is a great choice for anyone from solo commuters to families.
Let’s take a close look at the 2023 edition of the Sonata, including its performance capabilities, available features, and interior feel. We’ll also introduce you to the premium car-buying experience here at Allen Turner Hyundai in Pensacola. Let’s begin with the vehicle’s contemporary appearance.
The 2023 Sonata is not just your typical midsize sedan; it’s designed with plenty of luxurious, high-tech details to make it stand out among the rest. This vehicle features sharp lines and a smooth silhouette that gives it a distinctly modern appeal.
The cabin has a high-end feel with premium cloth seating materials included as standard. You also have the option to upgrade to a microfiber or leather interior in higher trim levels. This five-passenger car has a cargo capacity of up to 16 cubic feet, which is a decent amount of space for a sedan and the perfect size for a family.
The 2023 Hyundai Sonata is available in eight different trim levels: the gas-powered base SE, SEL, SEL Plus, N Line, and Limited trims and the hybrid Blue, SEL, and Limited trims. While the SE, SEL, and SEL Plus trims are all great standard options with varying levels of technology features, the N Line trim is designed as the sportier version of the Sonata. The Limited trims in both the gas-powered and hybrid versions stand tall as the most premium trim option available, offering high-end materials and features.
Included standard are features such as an 8-inch navigation touch-screen display, a rearview camera with dynamic guidelines, wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay integration, a 3.5-inch LCD display, heated side mirrors with LED turn signals, forward collision avoidance with pedestrian detection, driver attention warning, and lane-keep assist. In higher trim levels, you can upgrade to features such as a 10.25-inch navigation touch-screen, a Bose premium audio system, heated front seats, a panoramic sunroof, ambient interior lighting, a wireless device charger, and a 12.3-inch digital gauge cluster.
With both gas-powered and hybrid engines available, the Sonata provides a range of power capabilities depending on the model chosen. Its standard model features a 2.5-liter four-cylinder direct-injection engine that produces up to 191 horsepower and 181 pound-feet of torque. This is paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission and offers front-wheel drive and a drive mode selection feature. Its sportiest model, the gas-powered Sonata N Line, comes with a 2.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produces up to 290 horsepower and 311 pound-feet of torque.
Meanwhile, the hybrid models feature a standard two-liter GDI Atkinson Cycle DOHC 16-valve inline four-cylinder engine that produces up to 150 horsepower and 139 pound-feet of torque, which is paired with an electric motor that adds 51 horsepower and 151 pound-feet of torque for a combined 192 horsepower hybrid system. The hybrid models are incredibly fuel-efficient as expected and get up to 52 combined mpg.
Having received a five-star safety rating from the National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration, the 2023 Sonata is a great choice for families and commuters alike. Each Sonata includes Hyundai’s standard SmartSense driving assist features, such as lane-keeping assist, smart cruise control, and safe exit warning. Each vehicle also includes features such as an anti-lock braking system, hill-start assist control, and a tire pressure monitoring system.
In the premium Limited trim, you can also expect the additional remote smart parking assist feature, which parks your car automatically without you even having to be inside your vehicle, and the color head-up display that projects navigational guidance onto your windshield.
The 2023 edition of the Sonata is decked out with all the necessary high-tech options you might expect from a midsize sedan nowadays, and then some. Depending on which trim level you chose, there are a range of available features, including onboard navigation, a 12-speaker premium Bose audio system, multiple device connection capability, a surround-view monitor, an auto-dimming rearview mirror with HomeLink, dual automatic temperature control, steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters, a Hyundai digital key, a second-row USB charge port, and proximity key entry with push-button start.
Here at Allen Turner Hyundai in Pensacola, we prioritize the customer experience above all else. With every sale, we aim to make your experience as smooth, straightforward, and stress-free as possible. When you begin the process of purchasing a vehicle, we provide many tools that you can use to navigate the financial side of your purchase, such as a speedy online financing application and a free payment calculator, to help you decide on a budget that works for you.
As always, our expert team members are available at every turn to answer any of your questions and guide you throughout the sometimes-overwhelming purchase process. Not only are we here to help before your purchase, but we’re also ready to support you throughout your lifetime as a car owner, whether it’s dealing with maintenance and repairs or upgrading to a newer vehicle when the time comes.
If the 2023 Sonata has piqued your interest, we’d love to arrange a test drive for you to experience what it’s like to be behind the wheel yourself. Feel free to stop by our dealership here in Pensacola, Florida, from Greenville, AL to Mobile, AL and beyond to check out all we have to offer, from our Sonata and beyond. Don’t hesitate to reach out to us here or by calling us at 850-905-5313 with any questions or inquiries, and a member of our team would love to guide you toward your next steps. We look forward to serving you.