What Is the 2022 Hyundai Sonata?
The front-wheel-drive Hyundai Sonata is a sleek, modern, five-seat mid-size sedan. Engine choices include a standard 191-horsepower, 2.5-liter four-cylinder; an available 180-hp, turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder; and a 290-hp, turbocharged 2.5-liter four-cylinder in the N Line trim level. A conventional eight-speed automatic transmission is standard, while the 290-hp four-cylinder gets an eight-speed dual-clutch automatic. The Sonata offers 19.8 cubic feet of trunk space, according to Cars.com’s cargo measurements.
A gas-electric hybrid powertrain goes in the Sonata Hybrid, which is EPA-rated up to 52 mpg combined. Sonata competitors include the Honda Accord, Nissan Altima and Toyota Camry.
What’s New on the 2022 Hyundai Sonata?
There’s a new Night Edition for the performance-oriented N Line trim that features a unique spoiler and special wheels and badges, but there are no other significant changes.
What Features in the 2022 Hyundai Sonata Are Most Important?
Standard features include:
- LED headlights
- Cloth upholstery
- 60/40-split folding backseat
- 8-inch touchscreen multimedia system
- Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity
- Automatic emergency braking
- Lane-keeping assist
Available features include:
- Panoramic moonroof
- Hands-free trunk lid
- Leather-trimmed seats
- Heated and ventilated front seats
- Heated steering wheel
- 25-inch touchscreen navigation system
- Bose premium stereo
- Wireless device charging
- Head-up display
- Digital Key for Android phones
- 360-degree camera system
- Blind spot warning with rear cross-traffic alert
Should I Buy the 2022 Hyundai Sonata?
The Sonata is a spacious and well-equipped family sedan with distinctive styling and more available high-tech features than some competitors. The car’s push-button console gear selector doesn’t free up any extra storage space, however, and we wish the 10.25-inch touchscreen had a tuning knob.