2018 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid & Plug-In Models Unveiled at 2018 Chicago Auto Show

February 8th, 2018 by

2018 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid & Plug-In Release Date
The anticipated arrival of the 2018 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid and Plug-In models are finally here, with their unveiling at the 2018 Chicago Auto Show. The 2018 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid & Plug-In have been completely redesigned from the 2017 Sonata model, both inside and out. On the exterior, the 2018 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid & Plug-In receive a new front fascia design that gets highlighted by a new grille, hood, headlights and front fenders. These added exterior features express the 2018 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid & Plug-In’s more sophisticated and aggressive style. Here are a few more highlights of the 2018 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid & Plug-In that were released at the Chicago Auto Show. You can expect the 2018 Hyundai Hybrid to begin arriving at dealerships in the first quarter of 2018, and the 2018 Hyundai Sonata Plug-In will show up shortly after in the second quarter of 2018.

What’s New with the 2018 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid & Plug-In?
Besides the exterior updates that the 2018 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid & Plug-In received, it also got some substantial upgrades to the interior as well. The 2018 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid & Plug-In also improved its Audio and Video Navigation System that now features a Bird’s Eye View of the display map to help make navigation more simple and easy to follow. It also added optional interior features such as a non-paid subscription to HERE HD Traffic which provides real-time traffic alerts to help you avoid congestion. With Blind-Spot Detection, Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, and Lane Keep Assist coming standard on the 2018 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid & Plug-In it is safer and a better value than ever before.

Its affordability is also highlighted by its Hybrid and Plug-In drivetrain and capabilities, the Hybrid model gets a 2.0L Nu GDI 4-Cylinder engine and 38-kW electric motor under the hood that delivers 193 net system horsepower and 151 lb-ft of torque. Even with the Lithium-Ion battery pack under the trunk floor, the 2018 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid still has 13.3 cubic feet of trunk space. The Plug-In model gets the same 2.0L Nu 4-Cylinder engine but receives a 50-kW electric motor that can charge in as little as three hours. With the increased battery power, the 2018 Hyundai Sonata Plug-In achieves 202 total system horsepower and 154 lb-ft of torque. And no matter which new Hyundai Sonata you choose, the Hybrid or Plug-In, they both come equipped with Seven Airbags, Electronic Stability Control, Traction Control and a Rearview Camera standard.