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FULL Review: Elantra AD 2.0 and 1.6 Turbo T-GDI

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Sunday, January 27, 2013

CLOSE UP: Hyundai Sonata Facelift

Two weeks ago, Hyundai quietly refreshed the New Sonata.  The Sonata now comes with New 2.0 Nu Dual CVVT Engine (identical as the Optima K5), New 17" sport rims design (18" rims for 2.4), New design taillights, LUCAS Blackbox Car Video recorder (more on this later), New Grille, bonnet and foglights design.

Price wise, the 2.0 gets RM500 hike across the board from RM137,888 for Standard, RM145,888 for Executive, RM149,388 for Executive Plus to RM151,888 for 2.0 Sport.

The difference?
Please visit me in my Showroom and I'll show you.

The 2.4 Gets RM6,000 price hike.  But it's better spec'ced with 6 Airbags (previously 2), Dual Zone Auto Air Cond, Paddle shifter, Xenon HID with DRL, 18" rims.

Rating: 7/10 for 2.0 (looks bare compare to Kia K5) BUT 8.5/10 for 2.4 (FULLY EQUIPPED CBU Korea yet RM7,000 cheaper than KOSONG New Camry 2.5.  Let's see, 2 more Airbags, Advanced Traction Control, Paddle shift, Electric tilt and slide panoramic Sunroof, Xenon HID with DRL, 18" rims and the lists goes on! 

Well, there's a saying a picture's worth 1000 words.  Here are the photos:
Above: Redesigned bonnet and grille.  Below: Refreshed Rear LED Lights.

Below: New Design Gear lever.

New design side mirror with signal light!

Above and below: LUCAS Blackbox Car Video Recorder

Above: New design front fog lights, below: Chilled Glovebox

Above: New 17" Alloy rims for 2.0 and 18" alloy rims for 2.4.

Above: Panoramic Sunroof.  Below: View from outside the opened Sunroof facing inside

Above: NEW "NU" 2.0 Dual CVVT Engine.  Max power reduced by 1ps while torque reduced by 4Nm.  But overall slightly more powerful and quieter due to lighter engine.

If you want to buy this car, please call Jeff at 012-6852-718 (me) OR 012-601-8038 (MJ Su) for no obligation test drive and enquiries.  Location: Damansara Perdana.

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