The front-wheel drive Sonata is offered in five trim levels: SE, Sport, Limited, Sport 2.0T, and Eco. The SE, Sport, and Limited are powered by a 185-hp 2.4-liter gasoline direct injection four-cylinder engine. The Sport 2.0T features a 245-hp 2.0-liter turbocharged gasoline direct injection four-cylinder engine. The Eco trim features a 1.6-liter turbocharged gasoline direct injection four-cylinder engine. The Standard transmission on all non-Eco trims is a six-speed automatic with SHIFTRONIC. The Eco trim uses a seven-speed dual-clutch auto-shift transmission. Standard features include motor driven power steering with selectable steering mode, air conditioning, satellite radio, USB and auxiliary input jacks, tilt/telescoping steering wheel with audio and cruise controls. Standard safety features include electronic stability and traction control, brake assist, seven-airbags, occupancy classification sensor, and active front head restraints.
The 2015 Sonata now in its seventh-generation has been completely redesigned.