November 6, 2019, Alabama – Hyundai Motor America has Introduced its all-new 2020 Sonata at the 49th Miami International Auto Show and the production of the eighth-generation Sonata also starts on the same day, at Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama (HMMA).
“The Southern Region is one of Hyundai’s fastest growing and most valued markets. We are proud to debut the all-new Sonata at the Miami International Auto Show on the same day it begins production. Hyundai is committed to building quality vehicles that surpass the expectations of both new and current customers throughout both the Southeast and across the United States,” said Hyundai Motor America regional general manager Steve Flood in a statement.
The 2020 Sonata is the first sedan designed with Hyundai’s Sensuous Sportiness design language. It is a fully transformed vehicle that showcase a sporty four-door-coupe look and represents Hyundai’s new focus on creating emotional value using proportion, styling and technology. The all-new Sonata embodies the evolution of a new Hyundai design theme – a portfolio of vehicles that, like chess pieces on a board, look and behave differently, each with a clear role and function, but together exemplify a cohesive team.
Using the Miami International Auto Show for the Sonata’s Southeast Regional debut further cements Hyundai’s commitment to the region.
The latest Sonata is the first model to be based on Hyundai’s new, innovative vehicle platform, which delivers increased strength and reduced weight to enable improvements in design, safety, efficiency and driving performance. The car uses an extensive application of advanced technologies to boost comfort, convenience and active safety.
“The Sonata holds a special significance for our company as one of the longest-standing and most successful models in the global market. The 2020 Sonata is a fully transformed vehicle packed with advanced personalisation technology, a new platform and an array of safety technologies. We are confident that our customers will be pleasantly surprised by this innovative new model,” said its vice president of product, corporate and digital planning Mike O’Brien.
Hyundai Motor America has announced that the 2020 Sonata SE variant is priced at US$23,400. As for the value-driven SEL model, is retailed at US$25,500 and the top-of-the-line Limited is sold for US$33,300.