The well-equipped Hyundai Sonata has been recognized by WardsAuto for its user-friendly interaction with the vehicle’s driver-assist technologies. Its host of convenient and intuitive technology include a 10.25-inch navigation display and first-in-class 12.3-inch TFT cluster. This is in addition to wireless charging, new Shift by Wire (SBW) gear selector, Remote Smart Park Assist and Digital Key. Thus, it guarantees for making an enjoyable experience for the driver as well as passengers.
2020 Hyundai Sonata Limited Interior
The competitive landscape had 18 new or enhanced vehicles. Scott Margason is the director, Product Planning for Hyundai Motor America. Scott was very happy that his teams efforts were fruitful. “Hyundai designers and engineers worked tirelessly to provide a ‘Beautifully Smart’ sanctuary for the Sonata’s interior experience. We appreciate that these efforts have been acknowledged by WardsAuto judges” says Scott.
“Big displays and tons of UX and ADAS features make the 2020 Sonata an unbeatable value proposition. If there is one car that can lure mainstream buyers away from CUVs, this is it,” says Drew Winter, a Senior Analyst at Ward Intelligence and one of the eight judges that evaluated the car.
Best User Experiences competition is to identify driver interfaces that are user-friendly and navigation systems that are easy to program. It also checks for collision-avoidance technologies that are dependable and smartphone integration that is simple. The better experience allows drivers reliable access to text messages, emails and phone contacts while on the road.
WardsAuto editors evaluated and scored 18 vehicles available in the U.S. with all-new or re-engineered UX features. Emphasis was given on features such as touchscreens, voice controls, connectivity, driver-assistance technologies and overall user friendliness. Given the features and technologies available, the Sonata is a strong contender among a diverse and competitive field. Winners will be recognized at the all-new virtual ceremony during the Informa Tech Automotive Group’s Super Event to be held Aug. 18-20. The event will feature WardsAuto User Experience, WardsAuto Interiors and TU- Detroit, and ADAS and Autonomous Vehicles conferences.