H yundai launched the primary pictures of the Sonata 2020 earlier this month, however stated nothing a few new automobile platform. We at the moment are studying that the mid-size sedan can be based mostly on a brand new, third-generation platform designed to enhance security, efficiency and effectivity.
To enhance security, the platform makes use of very excessive energy metal and warmth stamped components to stop the deformation of the passenger compartment within the occasion of a collision. The platform additionally adopts a multi-load path construction that will increase the automobile's skill to soak up vitality within the occasion of a collision. In a small collision the place a number of automobiles collide on the entrance nook of a automobile, the tires at the moment are educated to keep away from the dangers of rotation and potential secondary collisions.
Hyundai says that the brand new platform ought to enhance the ability and efficiency of the Sonata . The producer has positioned heavier items, such because the transmission, additional down the platform to provide it a decrease middle of gravity. Watch the video under and additionally, you will see the bottom, and so the passenger seating place has additionally been lowered. By rising lateral stiffness and inserting the steering system elements nearer to the middle of the entrance wheels, Hyundai has additionally improved dealing with. The automaker has decreased noise, vibration and toughness by new sound absorption programs. For higher effectivity, the brand new platform would enhance airflow within the engine compartment and maximize warmth dissipation.
The brand new platform will finally be deployed on different automobiles, Hyundai stated.
Hyundai has not introduced any powertrain choices on the brand new Sonata. However we all know that the mannequin is longer, decrease and wider than the present automotive. It additionally will get an exterior and a way more upscale inside, no less than based on what we are able to see on the images.