For the start of sales produced in Russia Hyundai Sonata new generation everything is ready — the car received the type Approval of vehicles (cu Tr), which appeared in the base of Rosstandart.Alexander Khlynov
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There are presented the transport vehicle type approval and the vehicle’s South Korean Assembly, which could start selling. But now it’s not necessary.
Cars will be produced at the plant Avtotor one of the divisions of the company — the company Ellada intertreyd. It produces and other Hyundai models sold in the Russian market.
Unfortunately, according to the cu Tr, Sonata new generation of Russian Assembly will not receive the Smartstream engines that feature reduced weight, dense layout of nodes, low friction and with a new system of adjusting the duration of opening of valves (Continuously Variable Valve Duration, CVVD). Instead, the sedans from Kaliningrad will get other motors. The first well-known in Russia for the previous generation Sonata. This 2-litre unit with 150 HP and 192 Nm, operating at 95-m gasoline. Another motor — new. This 2.5-liter engine produces 179 HP and 232 Nm, running on 92-m gasoline.
Both engines will be combined with 6-speed automatic, which was mounted on the previous generation Sonata. No new 8-speed automatic or manual transmission, the sedan of the Russian Assembly is not received.
It is expected that the first cars of the new generation will arrive in dealerships in December Hyundai. While it is possible to buy the sedan of the previous generation, which is offered at the price from 1 380 000 rubles.
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