Used Hyundai Sonata Overview

The Hyundai Sonata is a midsize sedan that has been in production since 1985. It has gone through several different generations, each with its own unique features and improvements. The latest generation of the Hyundai Sonata was introduced in 2020 and is known as the eighth generation. This new Sonata has a sporty and modern design, comes equipped with a variety of advanced safety features and technology, and is available in several different trim levels, including the SE, SEL, SEL Plus, and Limited.

Here is a brief overview of each of the previous generations of the Hyundai Sonata:

First generation (1985-1988)

The first-generation Sonata was introduced in 1985 and was a compact car, like most other imports of the time. It featured a 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine and was available as a sedan.

Second generation (1988-1993)

The second-generation Sonata was introduced in 1988 and featured a more modern design. It was available as a sedan or wagon and came equipped with a larger 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine.

Third generation (1993-1998)

The third-generation Sonata was introduced in 1993 and featured a larger body and more refined design. It was available as a sedan and came equipped with the option of a 2.0-liter or 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine.

Fourth generation (1998-2005)

The fourth-generation Sonata was introduced in 1998 and featured an updated design and improved interior features. It was available as a sedan and came equipped with a 2.4-liter or 2.7-liter V6 engine.

Fifth generation (2005-2010)

The fifth-generation Sonata was introduced in 2005 and featured a more modern and sophisticated design. It was available as a sedan and came equipped with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder or a 3.3-liter V6 engine.

Sixth generation (2010-2014)

The sixth-generation Sonata was introduced in 2010 and featured a bold and sporty design. It was available as a sedan and came equipped with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder or a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine.

Seventh generation (2015-2019)

The seventh-generation Sonata was introduced in 2015 and featured a more refined and mature design. It was available as a sedan and came equipped with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder, a 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder, or a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine.

Eighth generation (2020-Present)

The eighth-generation Sonata was introduced in 2020 and features a sleek new design, with unique LED lighting accents implemented into the bodywork. New and improved safety features have been implemented, as well as a host of other convenience features. The Sonata Hybrid also introduced a solar panel roof option, a first for Hyundai.

Used Hyundai Sonata for Sale Near Phoenix

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