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New Hyundai Sonata passes crash test with flying colours (VIDEO)

By Nic_low on 24 Jul 2014

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Hyundai has shown us the latest Sonata a while back. While the changes on the skin aren't revolutionary by any standard, the new car's safety rating has been upped a notch. Just recently, the 2015 Sonata has been awarded the Top Safety Pick+ award by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).
 
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The fact that Hyundai cars weren't best known for their safety and the previous Sonata only managed a 'marginal' rating makes the award even more notable. Jump to the video below to catch the action.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Nicholas is in the path where his passion and career are closely knitted. And no way is he screwing that up. Not even if a Porsche looks like a Beetle.



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Jamesc Jul 24 2014 08:43 AM

Hyundai - the saab of Korea.

Nic_low Jul 24 2014 04:29 PM

Hyundai - the saab of Korea.

 

From the looks of it, it does seem to be heading that way

Jamesc Jul 24 2014 04:55 PM

 

From the looks of it, it does seem to be heading that way

 

You are right.

 

This would explain why Korean car are heavier as they use a heavier guage steel.

 

Bad for fuel economy but good for safety.

 

Korean cars have come a long way since the Pony.

Agalvilaku Jul 31 2014 09:53 PM

I don't need to see the rating of Sonata to know how sturdy it is. Recently, one sonata taxi rear ended my car at 80+ km and my car was crumbled at back, literally no boot at all but the sonata looks rock solid with minor damage to its bumper. 

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