2021 Hyundai Sonata for Sale in Springfield, MA
While some automakers have given up on sedans, Hyundai continues to embrace them, as it shows with the 2021 Sonata. Its contemporary design and technology-laden equipment roster make this midsized four-door a standout. At the same time, standard advanced safety gear and a broad range of trims add to the car’s value. The Sonata is a must-see for sedan shoppers.
All Sonatas benefit from America’s Best Warranty which includes 5 years/60,000 miles of bumper-to-bumper coverage, ten years/100,000 miles of powertrain protection, and three years of complimentary scheduled maintenance. While the Sonata is also made in hybrid form, as well as the spirited N Line version, this model summary covers just the standard model.
Trims, Powertrain and Fuel Economy
The five-passenger 2021 Sonata comes in four trims: SE, SEL, SEL Plus, and Limited, all of which are front-wheel drive. The SE and SEL get a 191 hp 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine, with the SEL Plus and the Limited going the turbocharged route with a 180 hp 1.6-liter four-cylinder that offers a bit more torque. All trims use an eight-speed automatic transmission. The EPA puts the SE’s fuel economy at 28 mpg in the city and 38 mpg on the highway, while the other trims are rated for 27 city/37 highway.
The base Sonata SE comes with LED headlights and daytime running lights, 16-inch alloy wheels, LED taillights, fabric upholstery, 60/40 split fold-down rear seats, manual climate control, a tilting and telescoping steering column, and a suite of advanced driver aids (see the details below). The SEL adds heated front seats, dual-zone automatic temperature control, 17-inch alloy wheels, heated side mirrors with LED turn indicators, a gloss black grille, sport-styled front and rear fascias, a twin-tip exhaust, 8-way power driver’s seat with power lumbar control, and proximity key with push-button start. The available Convenience Package will add a panoramic sunroof, a 12.3-inch LCD instrument cluster, Hyundai Digital Key, wireless device charging, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, second-row air vents, LED interior lighting, and a second-row USB charge port.
The SEL Plus gets the features included in the Convenience Package as standard, minus the sunroof and LED interior lights. It also receives 19-inch alloy wheels, upholstery in a combo of leatherette and Dinamica® suede, and steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters. The available Tech Package will furnish the panoramic sunroof and LED interior lights plus Highway Drive Assist and a larger touchscreen with navigation and a Bose audio system. The Limited comes standard with the equipment listed for the SEL Plus with Tech Package; its other features include leather seats that are ventilated in the front row, a driver’s seat memory system, a six-way power front passenger seat, a heated steering wheel, 18-inch alloy wheels, LED taillights with LED turn indicators, and front and rear parking sensors.
Safety and Technology
All 2021 Hyundai Sonatas have the Safety Sense package of advanced driver-assist technologies, including forward collision avoidance assist with pedestrian detection, lane keeping assist, lane following assist, driver attention warning, smart cruise control, and rear occupant alert. The SEL and higher also receive blind-spot collision avoidance assist, rear cross-traffic collision avoidance assist, and safe exit warning. The Limited adds parking collision avoidance assist, blind-spot view monitor, and Remote Smart Park Assist, along with front and rear parking sensors.
The infotainment system for the SE trim includes an 8-inch color touchscreen, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, and Bluetooth hands-free phone and audio streaming capability. SEL and higher trims also get SiriusXM satellite radio and BlueLink connectivity for emergency help and vehicle diagnostics. The SEL Plus with Tech Package and the Limited receive a 10.25-inch touchscreen with navigation.