Hyundai Sonata

From RM 189,888 - 189,888
RM 2,123 | 9 years
RM 2,575 | 7 years
RM 3,389 |  5 years


  • Premium and comfortable interior
  • Installed with the new (SVM) and (BVM) safety system
  • New futuristic and sporty exterior design

Variant of the model

OTR Price
2020 Hyundai Sonata 2.5 Premium
RM 189,888
RM 2,575.7
2020 Hyundai Sonata 2.5 Premium
OTR Price Monthly
RM 189,888 RM 2,575.7
Car loan monthly installment
3 Years
RM 5,288.38
/ Month
5 Years
RM 3,389.50
/ Month
7 Years
RM 2,575.70
/ Month
Based on 90% loan amount with fixed-rate interest at 3.8%

Monthly installment (RM)
RM 2,861.88
Car Price (RM)
Down Payment (RM)

* This digital calculator is for demonstrating purposes only. The amounts, interest rates, and terms are varied according to both parties. The result in every case is approximate. It is not conclusive and is subject to terms and conditions from the respective financial institutions.




The new 8th generation Hyundai Sonata was launched in 2020. The new D-segment Sonata is built on an entirely new platform that emphasizes design, safety, efficiency, power and driving performance. It is the company’s first car that is based on Hyundai’s Sensuous Purity design language. 

There is only one variant available and it is the Hyundai Sonata 2.5 Premium. It is fully imported from South Korea and is priced at RM206, 888.

However, the first 50 units will be sold at an introductory price of RM189, 888.


Body Dimensions

The measurements are 4,900 mm length, 1,890 mm width, 1,445 mm height, and weigh 1,448 kg with a wheelbase spanning 2,840 mm.

Front View

The Hyundai Sonata 2.5 Premium exudes a sleek and sporty exterior with a front bumper that is aerodynamically styled. Paired with a large and aggressive cascading grille with integrated air curtains on the edges of the front bumper. It also has integrated LED daytime running lights that fade out along the chrome strip on the bonnet. Upon turning off the DRLs, the strips appear as chrome, and this is achieved via laser-etched perforations.


Rear View

At the rear, it gets a new sporty design. It’s designed with an upswept rear deck, an integrated ducktail spoiler, roof-mounted third brake lights and a large Sonata script across the middle boot. The rear bumper gets an integrated sporty diffuser with thin slit-like fog lights.



It gets a pair of sharp and slim acute triangle shape headlamps that come with full LED units and fitted with daytime running LEDs that are integrated into the chrome strip of the front bumper. The sharp design gives the front a more focused and athletic look.

Tail Lamps

At the back, the tail lamps get full LED units and are in a thin and sharp claw-like shape with continuous LED strip brake lights stretching across the boot connecting them.

Side Mirror

The side mirrors are power adjusted and power folded with turn-indicators and blind-spot view indicators.   


The Hyundai Sonata 2.5 Premium is equipped with 18-inch, two-toned multi-spoke bladed design alloy rims with 235/45 Continental PremiumContact 6 tyres.



The dashboard design is rich, slim and modern looking with a nice two-tone color scheme. The height of the dashboard is compressed as much as possible to enhance the light-weight feeling. The overall clean and sleek designs are seamless with no parting lines which make the outlook of the dashboard very unified and solid.

Centre Console

Instrument Cluster

The Hyundai Sonata 2.5 Premium gets a 12.3-inch supervision full TFT-LCD digital instrument panel with a head-up display unit. 


The seats are finished in full leather upholstery. It gets an 8-way powered driver’s seat with 2-way lumbar adjustment and memory function and 4-way powered front passenger seat.  


The Hyundai Sonata 2.5 Premium offers plenty of head and legroom considering the low roof-line, it provides ample space for the front and rear occupants to move about. 

Steering Functions

Storage Space

It has practical storage areas including medium sized door pockets, cavern storage space inside the center console’s armrest and a decent-sized glove box.

Cup Holders

There are 4 cup holders, 2 located in the front center console, while the other 2 located at the rear’s center armrest. As for bottle holders, it gets 4 with each one located in the side door panels. 

Charging Ports

The Hyundai Sonata 2.5 Premium gets one 12-volt power socket with 2 USB ports up front in the center console and 1 at the back. Apart from that it also gets a wireless charging system equipped with a temperature sensor and cooling function. 

Boot Space

With 510-litres of boot space it is able to fit up to 2 golf bags and also a medium sized suitcase at the same time with ease. 


Active Safety

The Hyundai Sonata 2.5 Premium features Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS), Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Hill-Start Assist Control (HAC), Brake Assist System (BAS), Vehicle Stability Management (VSM), auto cruise control, front and rear parking assist system with 360 degree view camera and the new Surround View Monitor (SVM) and Blind spot view monitoring (BVM).

Passive Safety

Passive safety includes 6 airbags which includes front, side and curtain, seat belt anchors, reminders and pre-tensioners, front and rear parking sensors, ISOFIX, security alarm with immobilizer and a tyre pressure monitoring system.

Drive Modes

Four drive modes available – Smart, Comfort, Eco and Sport.


The Hyundai Sonata 2.5 Premium features an 8-inch floating type advanced display audio touchscreen head unit that supports Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. 

Driver Assistance

The Hyundai Sonata 2.5 Premium’s Blind spot view monitoring (BVM) system which uses cameras on both sides of the car and displays the live feed in the instrument cluster will make driving on the highway a much more relaxing task and also the Surround view monitor (SVM) system which uses the AV head unit to serve up a 360-degree bird’s eye view of the car and its surroundings will eliminate the difficulties of parking in tight spots.

Sound System



The G2.5-litre Smartstream MPI, naturally-aspirated, 4-cylinder 16-valve DOHC with CVVT engine produces 180 PS of max power at 6,000 rpm and 232 Nm of max torque at 4,000 rpm.



The Hyundai Sonata 2.5 Premium gets a 6-speed automatic transmission with an electronic shift button gear system.  


Power is sent to its front wheels.


The Hyundai Sonata 2.5 Premium can go from 0-100 km/h in 6.8 seconds and hit a top speed of 210 km/h. 

Fuel Consumption

The fuel tank capacity is 70-litres and it is capable of delivering a combined fuel consumption figure of 8.8-litres for every 100 km.  



It has a smart keyless entry with an engine push-button start, remote powered boot operation, dual-zone automatic climate control, multi-function steering wheel, steering tilt and telescopic functions, 8-way powered driver’s seat with 2-way lumbar adjustment and memory function and 4-way powered front passenger seat, wireless charger with temperature sensor and cooling function, 360-degree camera, rearview camera with front and rear parking sensors, an electronic chromic rear-view mirror, auto light control, paddle shifters and auto headlights.

Rear Air Vents

There’s a rear air vent located at the centre, behind the front occupant’s arm rest.

Ride Comfort

The interior atmosphere feels premium. Overall, it is comfortable, spacious and the ride quality is good. The Hyundai Sonata 2.5 Premium’s performance and handling are more refined and agile. 

Sound Insulation

The Hyundai Sonata 2.5 Premium has good sound insulation. It suppresses the wind, road and tyre noises sufficiently and makes it barely noticeable. 

Wrap Up


The 8th generation Hyundai Sonata has all the right mixes to be a great D-segment vehicle. It offers modern and athletic looks, a lovely premium feel cabin, generous safety equipment, and a powerful engine altogether. 

The new Hyundai Sonata 2.5 Premium has an interior with luxurious leather seats and a sleek instrument panel equipped with technology that puts you in control. The exterior on the other hand, gives out an outlook that is aerodynamic, masculine and sporty while still able to maintain an elegance and sophisticated presence.

With all its glory, the price has also increased slightly over the previous generation model. The Hyundai Sonata 2.5 Premium is selling at the price of RM206, 888 but with it came a much more sophisticated and advanced model. 

User Experience

4 /5
30 User Ratings
30 User Ratings
Exterior Design
Interior Design
Exterior Design 85%
Interior Design 80%
Space 80%
Power 85%
Safety 88%
Cost 88%

Installed with 4 drive modesSupports Apple CarPlay and Android AutoSpacious considering the low roof-line
Expensive compared to other rivals of the same segmentNo Adaptive cruise controlNo Hyundai SmartSense safety system


Service & Maintenance
Mileage (km) 1000 10000 20000 30000 40000 50000 60000 70000 80000 90000 100000
Month 1 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60
Labour Time (Per Hour) 1 1 1 1.5 1.2 1 3 1 1.6 2 1.6
Engine Oil (HELIX 0W20 4L) R R R R R R R R R R R
Engine Oil (HELIX 0W20 1L) R R R R R R R R R R R
Oil Filter R R R R R R R R R R R
Oil Plug Gasket R R R R R R R R R R R
Air Filter Element I I I I R I I I R I I
Air Conditioning Filter I I I R I I R I I R I
Auto Transmission Fluid  ATF ‐ SP IV (1L) I I I I I I R I - I I
Spark Plug (Iridium) I I I I I I I I R I I
Radiator Pre‐mix Coolant I I I I I I I I I I R
Fuel Filter I I I I I I I I I R -
Drive Belt (V‐Belt) I I I I I I R I I I I
Battery Condition I I I I I I I I I I I
Parking Brake - - I - I - I - I - I
Disc Brake, Pads, Calipers & Rotors - - S - S - S - S - S
Brake & Fuel Lines, Hoses & Connections - I I I I I I I I I I
Suspension & Undercarriage I I I I I I I I I I I
Steering Rack, Linkage & Bellows - - I I I I I I I I I
Driveshaft & Bellows - - I I I I I I I I I
Operation of Lights/ Wiper & Washer etc I I I I I I I I I I I
Cooling System (Hoses etc) I I I I I I I I I I I
Tire (pressure & tread wear) I I I I I I I I I I I
Bolt & Nuts on Chassis & Body - I I I I I I I I I I
Full Trouble Code Test - I I I I I I I I I I
Cool Care Service Package) - - - S - - S - - S -
Total Cost (RM) 515.6 515.6 515.6 726.4 607.3 515.6 1219.8 515.6 939.3 863.3 618.1
1.Service & maintenance to be carried out at intervals based on every mileage(km) or month that whichever comes first.
2. Service & maintenance prices may vary for West Malaysia
3. Service & maintenance prices may vary if there is any upgrade and changes by the carmaker.
4. All prices are subject to 6% Service tax, except for Langkawi and Labuan
5. The service job coverage is suggested at minimal replacement. The replacement may vary/alter based on user driving habits and car conditions.
6. Prices of parts and items are subject to change without any prior notice. Any parts and services updates mentioned may subject to additional charges.
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