Among the many changes to the 2021 Hyundai Sonata is the six-way power passenger seat on the Limited trim that replaces the four-way version. To improve road grip when it snows, the SEL Plus trim gets 19-inch alloy wheels with all-season tires. The Safe Exit Warning System comes to the SEL, SEL Plus, and Limited trims.
While the 2021 Hyundai Sonata does include a typical coded key fob, you can also use the Hyundai Digital Key around Waterloo, IA, which downloads to your compatible smartphone. You can then use your device to unlock the doors and start the engine. You can share this Digital Key to someone else’s smartphone.
The 2021 Hyundai Sonata has the SE, SEL, and SEL Plus trims. At the highest level is the Limited, which includes a 180-horsepower 1.6-liter Turbo Gasoline Direct 4-cylinder, Remote Smart Parking Assist, a 10.25-inch touchscreen with navigation, the Blind-Spot View Monitor, and the Surround View Monitor.
The protective features of the Hyundai Sonata were recognized by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration with a 2020 Five-Star Overall Vehicle Rating. The vehicle was also deemed a 2020 Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Autotrader said that the sedan was the Best New Car of 2020.
*MSRP of $15,195 not including tax, title, license fees and destination charge.