March 24, 2015 by W.E. Ning
The new 2015 ninth generation Hyundai Sonata sedan has been launched on the Chinese car market. Price starts at 174.800 yuan and ends at 249.800 yuan ($28.150 – 42.300). The Hyundai Sonata is manufactured in China by the Beijing-Hyundai joint venture.
January 26, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter
A spectacular Hyundai Sonata sedan, Spotted in China just east of the Third Ring Road in central Beijing. The good Hyundai is painted in pearl white with a black roof and a carbon fiber c-pillar, and further hy’eed up by a badass body kit, a white grille, darkened windows, black window frames, shiny chrome mirrors, five-twin spoke gray alloys, and fuzzy decals and badges.
September 30, 2014 by Joey Wang
The new seventh generation (LF) Hyundai Sonata will be manufactured in China starting in November. The new Sonata will then officially debut on the Shanghai Auto Show in April 2015 and launch on the Chinese car market in March 2015.
The Sonata will be produced by the Beijing-Hyundai joint venture that also make the current sixth generation Sonata, the fifth generation, and the fourth generation Sonata (!). China indeed has three Sonatas. The coming of the new LF will likely mean the end for the fourth generation, which has been built since 2002.
The new Hyundai Sonata will be powered by a 2.4 liter four-cylinder with 168hp and 201nm, or by a 2.0 turbo with 200hp and 252nm. Price is expected to start around 150.000 yuan.