2021 Hyundai Sonata N Line Gets 290 Horsepower of Turbocharged Goodness
There are many people out there who enjoy a car with power and performance, but also need four doors and enough civility to haul around the family and their groceries. Fortunately, Hyundai has announced the most potent Sonata ever built, the Sonata N Line.
The sedan’s 2.5-liter turbo-4 engine produces an impressive 290 horsepower and 311 lb-ft. of torque, and is mated to a quick-shifting 8-speed “wet” dual-clutch transmission, which can be controlled with paddle shifters. The car also has a specially tuned suspension and larger disc brakes in front and rear compared to normal Sonatas.
The interior has some unique touches, including N sport front seats with leather bolsters and suede inserts. The N sport steering wheel is leather-wrapped, and the car gets a 12.3-inch LCD cluster display The N Line is based on the Sonata SEL making it well-equipped with features and options, including a panoramic sunroof. Other features include wireless device charging, Hyundai Digital Key, second-row air vents, aluminum pedals, proximity key with pushbutton start and hands-free trunk release, LED interior lighting, and an auto-dimming rearview mirror. Hyundai SmartSense driver safety and assistance suite are available. The car is also fitted with the Hyundai Blue Link connected car system.
The 2021 Sonata N Line starts at $33,200. The sedan will hit dealerships starting in November, and buyers who live in warmer areas can opt for a version with summer tires for $33,400.