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Hyundai India Launches Hyundai Sonata 2012 aka i45 Sedan and Hexa Space Concept MPV at Auto Expo 2012– All Details Inside

Updates on 22 March 2012

Hyunda Sonata Launched Officially At Rs. 18.52 Lakhs – Details

Hyundai Motors India Limited attracted a lot of media attention from both Indian as well as global media at the Auto Expo 2012. We were at the launch ceremony of the Hyundai Sonata 2012 aka Hyundai i45 at the Auto Expo. Along with the Sonata sedan, Hyundai India also launched Hyundai Hexa Space concept MPV which attracted lot of attention from the visitors. We will soon bring a video review of the same very soon.


image – Hyundai Hexa Space HND 7 Concept

Hyundai Hexa Space Concept MPV (HND 7) Details and Features

Hexa Space code named HND-7 features eight slim, hexagonally shaped seats that fit together like puzzle pieces, maximizing internal space while minimizing vehicle width. From actual honeycombs to the use of this shape in architecture the hexagon is known as an optimum shape for space efficiency. It is targeted at urban customers in their 30s and 40s who have a demanding lifestyle and who live in bustling cities of the world’s emerging economies. These customers need their vehicles to serve many roles and Hexa Space satisfies those needs with its unique seat design. Like the new Sonata it is built on the principles of “Fluidic Sculpture” which gives its bold character lines on the side panels.

The seats offer multiple configurations for seating – center seats fold flat for greater comfort, the second row folds flat to create a limousine function, the back row folds flat for light-cargo use. In addition, seven seats fold flat for heavy hauling and all eight fold flat for camping. Despite the roomy interior Hexa Space maintains a narrow overall width, key for maneuvering in the crowded streets.

Hyundai Hexa Space Concept MPV (HND 7) Video Review

Hyundai Hexa Space Concept MPV (HND 7) Exclusive Pictures


image – Hyundai Hexa Space HND 7 Concept


image – Hyundai Hexa Space HND 7 Concept


image – Hyundai Hexa Space HND 7 Concept


image – Hyundai Hexa Space HND 7 Concept

Hexa Space Front AngleHexa Space Front

Hexa Space Interior 1Hexa Space Interior 2

Hexa Space Interior 3Hexa Space Interior 4

Hexa Space Rear AngleHexa Space Rear

Hyundai Sonata 2012 (i45) Details and Features In India

Hyundai Sonata 2012 / i45 India Features

The cues for the front grille design of Hyundai Sonata 2012 are taken from the harmony of flowing water. Fluidic Sculpture lends the sedan cutting-edge architecture and top-line interiors. This sixth generation new Sonata has interesting features like front and rear seat ventilation, high intensity Xenon head lamps, cruise control, paddle shift, 10-way adjustable power seat with lumbar support and a 4-way power adjustable front co-driver seat.

The eco-friendly Sonata comes with a host of occupant-protection equipment and accessories. It is equipped with 6 airbags, anti-lock braking system (ABS) with electronic brake force distribution (EBD) , Electronic Stability Program (ESP), rear view camera and smart key with push button start. The center console is positioned ergonomically in a high gloss film that lends it a sporty look.

Hyundai Sonata 2012 / i45 India Specifications

The new Sonata’s 2.4 liter GDI engine proves its technological might by delivering the best power for any in-line engine in the segment. It delivers  201PS@6300rpm of maximum power and 25.5Kgm@4250rpm of peak torque. The super-efficient petrol engine is mated to 6-speed manual and automatic transmission. Optimum performance, fuel efficiency and low exhaust emissions are made possible by directly injecting highly pressurized fuel in to the combustion chamber while harnessing the benefit of Dual Variable Timing Valve Train (VTVT or VVTI).

Hyundai Sonata 2012 (i45) Exclusive Pictures


image – Hyundai Sonata 2012 aka i45 In India

Sonata 1

image – Hyundai Sonata 2012 aka i45 In India

Front GrilleGDi Engine

Hi-visibility Supervision clusterLED Rear Combination Lamp

Paddle ShiftersPush Button Start

Smart KeySonata Alloy Wheel

Sonata Exterior 1Sonata Exterior 2

Sonata Exterior 3Sonata Exterior 4

Sonata FrontSonata Interior

Sonata RearSonata Side

Hyundai Sonata 2012 (i45) Price In India

The official price will be revealed in February 2012. We expected the car to be priced in the range of Rs. 15 Lakhs to Rs. 18 Lakhs ex-showroom price.

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