2021 Hyundai Sonata N Line Redesign and Review

2021 Hyundai Sonata N Line

Hyundai is aggravating to accomplish a account these days. Performance will be a big focus activity forward, with adventurous N Band models cranking things up a cleft and absolute N models adopting the bar to the accomplished level. 

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The aboriginal in the alternation was alien a brace of years ago in the anatomy of the 275-horsepower Veloster N. The next-generation Elantra is accepting the N Band treatment, additional an N alternative a bit added bottomward the line. Not to be outdone, the midsize Sonata is now alms an N Band model, too.

It’s been said time and time again, but Hyundai fabricated a acute move by hiring above BMW M bang-up Albert Biermann to arch its R&D division. He’s abundantly amenable for authoritative the Veloster N a decidedly solid adversary in the hot bear segment. While the Sonata N Band is not as acute as a Sonata N would be, it still has affluence of abeyant and appeal, starting with acceptable agreeable and able amount at $37,999. 

When it comes to styling, the 2021 Hyundai Sonata N Band stands out with a atramentous grille, lower anatomy extensions and mirror caps, different 19-inch admixture auto and bifold accompanying exhausts—typical actuality that automakers add back creating sportier versions of their sedans. Inside, there are aluminum pedals and Nappa covering seats with suede inserts.

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And that’s area we begin the aboriginal botheration with this car: the hip point on the driver’s bench is aloof not low enough. Even with the bench set to the everyman position, you’re not absolutely abutting to the ground, which takes abroad a lot of acknowledgment from the chassis.

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Other than that, the N Band cockpit carries over the 10.3-inch colour touchscreen and accessory selector from the accepted Sonata. Heated seats and council caster are included as accepted forth with a head-up affectation and abounding avant-garde disciplinarian abetment features, which is nice.

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Borrowed from the Genesis G80 auto and GV80 SUV, the turbocharged 2.5-litre four-cylinder agent in the 2021 Hyundai Sonata N Band delivers a advantageous 290 application at 5,800 rpm and 311 pound-feet of torque beyond a advanced rev ambit (1,650-4,000 rpm).

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Power is beatific to the advanced auto alone through an eight-speed dual-clutch transmission. While the agent isn’t actual expressive, it shoots the Sonata N Band from 0-100 km/h in beneath than six seconds. And with all that low-end torque, casual manoeuvres are consistently quick and effortless.

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There are several drive modes to accept from, and as we begin out Sport Additional absolutely turns off adherence ascendancy which sometimes causes the central caster to blooper back aggravating to advance bound afterwards a corner, with some understeer accomplished the apex. To abstain that, you charge to baddest Sport mode, which maintains adherence ascendancy on.

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After active the Sonata N-Line for a little while, it became bright to us that this car would be bigger off accepting a limited-slip cogwheel or all-wheel drive arrangement to advance stability.

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That actuality said, we enjoyed the all-embracing aggregate of ride and handling. The Sonata N-Line is a adequately antic performer, with monotube shocks that administer to stick to the alley after authoritative you feel all the imperfections. It’s abundant added advancing than a approved Sonata, admitting not a authentic sports sedan. As mentioned earlier, N Band models are not the aforementioned as N variants. Hopefully we’ll get a Sonata N at some point in time.

Ultimately, the 2021 Hyundai Sonata N Band is a admirable amplification of the Sonata family, accouterment to adventurous active enthusiasts with a cardinal of activating attributes and absorbing value. The alone things we would add are a lower driver’s bench and either a limited-slip cogwheel or all-wheel drive system.

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