The Hyundai Sonata is a midsize sedan that boasts some serious style with sporty coupe design cues and the latest technology and safety features, making it one of the most popular models on the market today! The 2021 Sonata is also the most powerful Sonata ever created with the all-new Sonata N Line, a race-inspired model that boasts a 290 horsepower turbocharged engine. In the 2021 model year, the Hyundai Sonata is offered in a total of five trim levels. To help you determine which trim best suits the needs of your busy lifestyle, keep reading our deep dive into each trim below!
Sonata SE The first model in the Sonata lineup is called the SE. This trim comes outfitted with features like a 6-speaker sound system, an 8-inch touchscreen, LED headlights, both Apple and Android smartphone integration, and 16-inch alloy wheels. This model also comes with standard safety features like driver attention warning, lane keeping assist, adaptive cruise control, and forward collision mitigation with pedestrian detection. Under the hood of the SE lies a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder that comes paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission and FWD to create 191 horsepower and 181 pound-feet of torque.
16-inch alloy wheels
8-inch central touchscreen
Sonata SEL Also powered by the 2.5L engine, the SEL trim level comes with features like blind-spot warning with rear cross-traffic alert, keyless entry and push-button start, safety exit warning, 17-inch wheels, a hands-free trunk opener, Blue Link connectivity and remote services, dual-zone automatic climate control, a power-adjustable driver’s seat, and heated front seats. The available Convenience package adds Hyundai Digital Key, a 12.3-inch digital instrument display, a wireless smartphone charging pad, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, auto-dimming rearview mirror, a panoramic sunroof, and rear climate vents.
Power-adjustable driver's seat
Heated front seats
Dual-zone automatic climate control
SEL Plus The mid-level trim is the SEL Plus. Outfitted with all features from the SEL trim’s available Convenience package, this trim also comes with simulated suede and faux leather seating surfaces, 19-inch wheels, and paddle shifters. Under the hood of this trim, drivers will find a 1.6-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder that delivers 180 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque. The available Tech package adds enhanced adaptive cruise and lane-keeping systems, a panoramic sunroof, a 12-speaker Bose sound system, and navigation system.
Simulated suede and faux leather seating surfaces
Sonata Limited The fourth trim is the Limited. This model includes the SEL Plus’ Tech packages as well as Hyundai’s Smart Parking Assist, a surround-view monitor, blind-spot view monitor, and rear automatic braking. Other features include ambient interior lighting, a head-up display, upgraded LED headlights, ventilated front seats, a heated steering wheel, a power-adjustable passenger seat, and leather seating surfaces.
Leather seating surfaces
Power-adjustable passenger seat
Ventilated front seats
Test Drive a 2021 Sonata at Apple Valley Hyundai
Are you ready to find the 2021 Sonata trim level that best suits the needs of your lifestyle? Come on down to Apple Valley Hyundai and check out the trim levels we currently have in stock with one of our sales associates. You can also explore all the Sonata models on our lot without stopping by the dealership with our new inventory page on our website. We look forward to seeing you behind the wheel of a 2021 Hyundai Sonata soon, so give our team a call or stop by in person!