2020 Hyundai Sonata Limited - POV Night Drive & Final Thoughts

MSRP: From $33,500
Horsepower: 180 hp; Torque: 195 lb-ft
MPG: 27 city / 36 highway
Curb weight: 3,336 lbs
Engine: 1.6 L 4-cylinder
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  1. TheTopher

    TheTopherپیش ماه

    Chahlie trahs aht smaht pahk. Check aht Daily Motor: irgos.info/tv-w3Dp6cTx78WSIdMKJF252A

  2. Wan Ting

    Wan Tingپیش ماه

    Can you try 2020 Mazda 6 ,I want to see the night view🤩

  3. cuddles

    cuddlesپیش ماه

    @Yumeitoアルジュン lol it's their Boston based ad campaign

  4. Yumeitoアルジュン

    Yumeitoアルジュンپیش ماه

    Is that English?

  5. Robert Penafiel

    Robert Penafielپیش 2 روز

    my real question is, can it street park?

  6. Joel Evans

    Joel Evansپیش 12 روز

    I still have my 2006 Hyundai Sonata.

  7. 김경섭

    김경섭پیش 13 روز

    Azera new version was released in korea m.cafe.naver.com/skysus2/61121

  8. Tommy Sawyer

    Tommy Sawyerپیش 13 روز

    For the price point these thing are grossly underpowered. The Honda 2.0 turbo absolutely kills it.

  9. Tommy Sawyer

    Tommy Sawyerپیش 13 روز

    I have a 2011 Sonata. I really do love it. So don’t think I’m hating on the the car. We also have a 2019 Honda Accord that I must say. Performance wise, smokes the 2020 Sonata. 220hp would have been nice.

  10. TheTopher

    TheTopherپیش 13 روز

    Not really sure why everyone is saying this car is underpowered. Not once while driving it all week did I think that. 🤔 maybe on paper, but in practice the power level is totally adequate

  11. DeltaDog94

    DeltaDog94پیش 14 روز

    For 33k Hyundai had to make a decision we can focus on luxury & refinement. Or we can jam it full of amazing tech. The sonata has the most tech in its price range. So I think they’re appealing to the younger market. I just picked up a 2020 Charger Widebody almost $60k and the interior looks Ancient compared to this

  12. Jeff Gate

    Jeff Gateپیش 15 روز

    I just got this car. It's a pretty awesome car. I love it!!!!...

  13. Faith Kings

    Faith Kingsپیش 14 روز

    Congratulations, I want one also

  14. Marvin Mosley

    Marvin Mosleyپیش 16 روز

    Honda and Toyota like 👀

  15. 훈꼬마

    훈꼬마پیش 5 روز


  16. H.I.M

    H.I.Mپیش 16 روز

    Could you call it a luxury sedan? It’s certainly worthy of the title

  17. Tom Yoo

    Tom Yooپیش 16 روز

    Hyundai and Kia have done so much better than toyota and honda in recent years... I might have to switch to hyundai soon

  18. Timmm

    Timmmپیش 19 روز

    Thank you always for the great videos

  19. Tikhon Korneev

    Tikhon Korneevپیش 20 روز

    Looks like a video game

  20. At All Costs

    At All Costsپیش 22 روز

    Honda and Toyota are lying on the reputations they built in the 90s and early 2000s. American cars have ALWAYS been overpriced TRASH. Mazda, Kia, and Hyundai are the new challengers and are introducing some real competition in the automotive market.

  21. Mike Perez

    Mike Perezپیش 23 روز


  22. Curt S

    Curt Sپیش 26 روز

    Much nicer thaan the VW jetta..but needs a bit more HP

  23. I’m Back

    I’m Backپیش 27 روز

    Unfortunately those spectacular specs are not found in my country that I'd be one of their users

  24. Jae Devrick

    Jae Devrickپیش 29 روز

    very nice

  25. drock91

    drock91پیش ماه

    BMW should sue....they stole their interior design

  26. Pedro

    Pedroپیش 27 روز


  27. kucing gemuk

    kucing gemukپیش ماه

    thats the saddest most dull cheap looking ambient lighting ever lol yuck

  28. Cameron Washington

    Cameron Washingtonپیش ماه

    kucing gemuk somethings wrong with your eyes love

  29. Daivan Rodriguez

    Daivan Rodriguezپیش ماه

    do you ever review older cars??? maybe like a 2016 scion tc i feel like it would be really easy to do haha.

  30. Nubian queens are The best

    Nubian queens are The bestپیش ماه

    Still won’t last like a Toyota

  31. David Scott

    David Scottپیش 19 روز

    Exactly. This thing is ugly...nothing but gimmicks. Camry all day err day!

  32. General Mosquito Spray

    General Mosquito Sprayپیش ماه

    You guys disagreed on everything lol.

  33. Dave Volz

    Dave Volzپیش ماه

    Lame. Expected better from Hyundai.

  34. Richard Williams

    Richard Williamsپیش ماه

    I didn’t know they had the camry in v6 I like features sonata has a lot of that but hmmmm

  35. Misuta Suparkoro

    Misuta Suparkoroپیش ماه

    Every blue interior LED is annoying and distracting for night driving. And then you get out and its annoying blue headlights with a shiny annoying bezel.

  36. Jae Devrick

    Jae Devrickپیش 29 روز

    you can change that in the settings

  37. 쌍강자

    쌍강자پیش ماه

    Hyun die

  38. N YK

    N YKپیش ماه

    I will buy the same model in couple of years once its depreciate....

  39. Jae Devrick

    Jae Devrickپیش 29 روز

    you can honesty just wait a year the 2020 is going to be cheaper by 2021

  40. ChiChi

    ChiChiپیش ماه

    I’m planning to buy it in 3 years 😁

  41. RLPC

    RLPCپیش ماه

    I'll buy it in like two years once the price drop like every other Hyundai.

  42. Lukas

    Lukasپیش ماه

    Hello Muddah, hello faddah, here I am at...Hyundai Sonata

  43. Becky Lynch

    Becky Lynchپیش ماه

    I'd take a Pinto over this car

  44. CanadaCraig

    CanadaCraigپیش ماه

    Rhymes with SUNDAY!

  45. Tasos Stavrou

    Tasos Stavrouپیش ماه

    Did you review the 8 next to it?

  46. Tasos Stavrou

    Tasos Stavrouپیش ماه

    @TheTopher perfect will tune in!

  47. TheTopher

    TheTopherپیش ماه

    Oh ya! Coming next week

  48. BrantheBroken

    BrantheBrokenپیش ماه

    One feature it has that should have been standard a loooong time ago with PB start: If you leave the car running then for shits sake include logic that if several conditions met, shuts it off. DUH!

  49. ansh sharma

    ansh sharmaپیش ماه

    Hyundai is bringing a revolution in regards to mid range cars.

  50. Brooklyn1530

    Brooklyn1530پیش ماه

    I cant hate this car you get A LOT for your money...i can def see this in the future being a super competitor for toyota and honda


    NEWYORK BOSSپیش ماه

    I want that

  52. pops and bangs

    pops and bangsپیش ماه

    A little bit sheaper than accord ?? Really are you drunk !!! The interior of the car is far superior than every part of the segment, the quality is much improved too

  53. 하남쓰레기김종남

    하남쓰레기김종남پیش ماه


  54. 훈꼬마

    훈꼬마پیش 5 روز


  55. Mahesh Murali

    Mahesh Muraliپیش 18 روز

    @Ari Truths exactly I repair cars for a living, people where blown away by the new looks of Sonata and optima in 2011 . Most of those models turn out to be horrible with oil leaks and other issues.

  56. Ari Truths

    Ari Truthsپیش ماه

    @Mahesh Murali dead on just load up with features to WOW people but horrible drive after it hits 10k miles and interior always wear little nobs and things in the car breaks and looks worn immediately!

  57. pops and bangs

    pops and bangsپیش ماه

    Mahesh Murali hun I believed you

  58. Mahesh Murali

    Mahesh Muraliپیش ماه

    @pops and bangs Sonata is garbage to drive no feedback nothing special just have bunch of features and good warranty that's it.

  59. Mhamad Riyad

    Mhamad Riyadپیش ماه

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="799">13:19</a> this storage space was primarily designed to accommodate the keyfob, not your smartphone, although a smartphone might actually fit in there, but that's not the main use for it, watch Korean reviews for proof.

  60. Dustin

    Dustinپیش ماه

    Personally much prefer the looks of the 2021 optima

  61. Badger Dont

    Badger Dontپیش ماه

    @TheTopher how do you feel it does in snowy areas. As I live in Minnesota do you think it could handle is such a snow heavy area?

  62. Isosceles Kramer

    Isosceles Kramerپیش ماه

    Dude Hyundai has stepped up their game, they are in the top five for reliability now for 2020, and the features are awesome, like the camera blind spot system.

  63. G H

    G Hپیش ماه

    Isosceles Kramer You sure about top five for reliability? I have a 2017 Sonata with only 44,000 miles and it already needs a whole new engine.

  64. Haxa Provinsen

    Haxa Provinsenپیش ماه

    What a fantastic machine

  65. Abnormal Gamer

    Abnormal Gamerپیش ماه

    Should try and review a 2020 Kia soul if possible, interested in your viewpoint as the IRgosr I watch most on these reviews

  66. refwoody

    refwoodyپیش ماه

    TOO much talking with 2 people.

  67. Dennis Xu

    Dennis Xuپیش ماه

    Now Hyundai just needs to improve the Tucson now. It's much smaller than its competitors, not particularly powerful, and the value for money is worse than the RAV4 by far. The key features are spread all over the place in Canada. Maybe get a new name as well.

  68. pops and bangs

    pops and bangsپیش ماه

    Dennis Xu much smaller ?? Really 😟

  69. JAA

    JAAپیش ماه

    Yup SMAHT PAHK! Love Hyundai

  70. denziiey

    denziieyپیش ماه

    Hyundai has come a long way. i still find their interiors look way too mainstream. like i know my vehicle is cheap but don't shove it in my face. Loving the tech though. I have a CX-5 GT 2019 and it has the looks but i still find Mazda lagging behind in tech. They better catch up!

  71. carreraenzo90

    carreraenzo90پیش ماه

    Great video, but disappointed that you didn't comment at all on the cabin ambient lighting!!! The previous sonata didn't have any at all. I think there is more ambient lighting here than any other Hyundai, Kia, or even Genesis (based on what I saw on your video, light bar on both doors inserts? underneath the dash?...). Can you change the colors? Is there ambient lighting in the backseat too? It's a huge deal because it elevates the premium feel of the car and shows whats to come for other models.

  72. Brian Lee

    Brian Leeپیش ماه

    SMAHT PAHK! LOL, that quote never gets old! Thank You Doug DeMuro for this fantastic quote!

  73. Steve

    Steveپیش ماه

    Sexy but the new Optima is sexier

  74. pops and bangs

    pops and bangsپیش ماه

    Steve cleaner not sexier 😉

  75. Noah Torok

    Noah Torokپیش ماه

    hyundai and kia are appearing to me to be filling the purpose that gm believed that saturn would fulfill an affordable car with competitive pricing and basic features that appealed to a large market

  76. Familyguy1

    Familyguy1پیش ماه

    Really curious what you think of the 2021 Kia Optima. Been watching AsianPetrolhead’s videos on it and it seemed in terms of interior design they went backwards a bit. It’s very weird.

  77. William Monto

    William Montoپیش ماه

    I agree regarding the BMW relax modes. They are very gimmicky, these may be a little better. Regarding the wake up mode, all you need to do is role down your windows in the winter on a cold night on the highway!

  78. Sigor Ezz

    Sigor Ezzپیش ماه

    $33k for this Korean car with 180HP. Complete joke LOL. Camry TRD looks FAR better, handles better, and performs better for $2k less. It’ll outlast this thing as well.

  79. David Scott

    David Scottپیش 19 روز

    CAMRY ALL DAY EVERYDAY! Especially the TRD! This cat fish car is nothing but gimmicks...I don't want gimmicks, I want the reliability of Toyota and their attention to QUALITY

  80. Sigor Ezz

    Sigor Ezzپیش ماه

    @Wyvern Don't think you ever drove one for sure LOL. You're prolly one of those idiots who just read shit off reddit or those PR reviews and start blabbering...

  81. Wyvern

    Wyvernپیش ماه

    with that gear hunting trans? no way

  82. Thabo Mashiloane

    Thabo Mashiloaneپیش ماه

    Everything but that fish mouth grille. Its horrible.

  83. pops and bangs

    pops and bangsپیش ماه

    Thabo Mashiloane and Rear end

  84. Ghost Geist

    Ghost Geistپیش ماه

    Not a fan of Hyundai but that car is sexy. The interior is beautiful and I love that wheel

  85. Josef Wilson

    Josef Wilsonپیش ماه

    In recent years Hyundai and Kia have really brought their game up.

  86. T L

    T Lپیش 13 روز

    People has been saying that. Now, it is better than Ford and Chevy. Americans tend to forget that.

  87. alexandergoldman

    alexandergoldmanپیش ماه

    Topher got it right with the "Hun-DAY" pronunciation. The passenger has to get up to speed...it's NOT "hun-DAI". Also, good points on Accord...except the x-factor for me is how AWFUL and bloated it looks. I'd take the Sonata Hybrid in this class if I was going for one, but it's the Genesis GV80 SUV that has my money when it's time to trade in my CX-5... Can all but guarantee that's where I'm headed. Keep up the great work guys

  88. xudyline

    xudylineپیش ماه

    Hyundai came to take Nissan place in the car market. The new Optima is a beauty, i saw the car on asian petrolhead channel . Let's see if camry and accord can came with better options

  89. Master Try

    Master Tryپیش ماه

    @Peter Hong VW has over 99% ownership in Audi, but no one will say they are the same as their segment is different. (Though some parts are shared I believe) And yes Hyundai group owns one third of Kia but the relationship between Hyundai and Kia is bit special. They do share lot of technology and Hyundai holds decision power as one of the large share holders. Look at Telluride and Palisade for example, they share same engine, same goes for Optima and Sonata. I think it's a smart move and as a fan of Korean cars, I fully support Hyundai and Kia, and their direction going forward. Relationship between Hyunda and Kia is nothing like VW and Audi.

  90. Peter Hong

    Peter Hongپیش ماه

    @Master Try Hyundai owns approx. 33.88% of Kia. By all means, I don't think that means Hyundai "owns" Kia. Volkswagen has partial ownership of Audi, Bentley, Porsche, Bugatti, and others. So, you're saying that Volkswagen is Audi and Audi is Volkswagen?

  91. Master Try

    Master Tryپیش ماه

    ​@Peter Hong They are different companies but both owned by Hyundai Motors group. Both companies work together on R&D of technology and platform to save $$$ on R&D cost. They do share lots of parts so in a way their cars are very similar

  92. Peter Hong

    Peter Hongپیش ماه

    @J Talford my goodness...just came back from LIVING in Korea for 12+ years. I have friends working at Hyundai in Korea. Although they DO share parts, Hyundai is NOT Kia.

  93. J Talford

    J Talfordپیش ماه

    @Peter Hong kia is Hyunda, hyundai is kia

  94. Z N

    Z Nپیش ماه

    That night interior lighting is stunning for a mainstream sedan

  95. Glaze Man

    Glaze Manپیش 23 روز

    Interior lighting? Wait where was that at in the video?? xD

  96. Naim Fennell

    Naim Fennellپیش ماه

    I have one and I like it too.

  97. Racerx247

    Racerx247پیش ماه

    I wish they showed that feature it's really cool how it can be changed 264 colors.

  98. yonda ila

    yonda ilaپیش ماه

    I can't believe he said a low end quality car has less noise than a sonata that pretty mean

  99. Peyton Schmidt

    Peyton Schmidtپیش ماه

    Hyundai used to make shit cars. And now they don’t. Props to Hyundai for not making shit cars anymore

  100. freak777power

    freak777powerپیش ماه

    One ugly, overpriced, and under powered car with additional dumb ass useless features. They are going to use same 2.5 turbo charged engine to replace V6 3.3 in Kia Sorento for example, just f. stupid

  101. Jae Devrick

    Jae Devrickپیش 29 روز

    nobody pays sticker price

  102. Jae Devrick

    Jae Devrickپیش 29 روز

    @freak777power maybe cause its limited one. that price always good down by the end of the year

  103. freak777power

    freak777powerپیش ماه

    @James L For $33,000 you can buy ton of other better cars.

  104. James L

    James Lپیش ماه

    freak777power How is this car overpriced?

  105. Tim Snead

    Tim Sneadپیش ماه

    I have a weird question. I bought a 2020 Hyundai Limited yesterday and the backlight colors on the steering wheel controls,doors (unlock,lock,etc) are white on mine,not blue. Yours look blue. I have the same ambient light color as yours, but am wondering about the color on your steering wheel,doors,etc. Thanks and I really enjoyed watching your video! .

  106. Mo Lo

    Mo Loپیش 18 روز

    Tim Snead i think there is a setting to change that

  107. Racerx247

    Racerx247پیش ماه

    I thought they were blue on the 1 I drove the ambient lighting didn't change it.

  108. Fahim Z

    Fahim Zپیش ماه

    Great car! but Some people still wont buy because its Hyundai

  109. JAA

    JAAپیش ماه

    If you're still living in the 1990's

  110. Jovaughn Gueno

    Jovaughn Guenoپیش ماه

    Fahim Z “Some” very few people still live in the past

  111. Yas

    Yasپیش ماه

    Can you please teach your buddy how to correctly pronounce Hyundai?

  112. Jon Lee

    Jon Leeپیش 11 روز

    Sunday, Mondae, Hyundai! :)

  113. 퉁소맨 각씨탈

    퉁소맨 각씨탈پیش ماه

    No one dies.

  114. Peter Hong

    Peter Hongپیش ماه

    @Chris Li Jeebus. You have a Chinese American dude correcting a Korean American dude on the internet on how to pronounce and read Korean correctly. What has the internet become...

  115. Peter Hong

    Peter Hongپیش ماه

    @Chris Li 현대 = Hyun-Dae

  116. Chris Li

    Chris Liپیش ماه

    Peter Hong Incorrect. It’s Hyundai like “Sunday.” HUN-DAY.

  117. Ryan Garr

    Ryan Garrپیش ماه

    I do not understand the reasoning to use the 1.6T. What happened to the 2.0T they used to have? Not really a performance gain and 1 mpg less than the base motor. The base engine in the Honda Accord is much quicker than this.

  118. J Trager

    J Tragerپیش ماه

    The Accord 1.5T has a CVT. I want a standard automatic transmission. Drove a non touring Accord 2.0T and it wasn't as nearly as nice as the 2020 Sonara Limited 1.6T. Low and high beams has different colors, and the forward collision warning didn't work as well as on the Sonata. Not to mention the better technology in the 2020 Sonata - 360 cameras, audio sound, dash and gos/radio displays, CVVD engine... 2020 Sonata is the new benchmark!

  119. Stupid Arizona Drivers

    Stupid Arizona Driversپیش ماه

    The base engine in the Honda Accord is not much quicker. If you drag raced the two it would be an even race.

  120. gtaandcar -

    gtaandcar -پیش ماه

    The Hyundai 1.6T replaces the existing 2.4 engine. Also, 2.0T doesn't seem to be released due to durability issues.

  121. Mike Gloria

    Mike Gloriaپیش ماه

    I've heard this new Sonata is not the quietest on the road

  122. Ari Truths

    Ari Truthsپیش ماه

    Its very loud i test drove it and i can tell when it hits 10k miles it will get louder. People are in WOW factor over the features, just dumb!


    SHAUN CAMPBELL9پیش ماه

    Walk ur car like a dog . Lol All the best Shaun of NYC

  124. Oh Yeah

    Oh Yeahپیش ماه

    I don’t like that he didn’t show us how the trunk opens from the logo

  125. Oh Yeah

    Oh Yeahپیش ماه

    TheTopher 😂😂

  126. TheTopher

    TheTopherپیش ماه

    Totally missed that one while I had the car. Guess what though, after about 100 comments I now know!

  127. Tpolerex

    Tpolerexپیش ماه

    Oh Yeah Topher missed that feature - couldn’t find it - during the daytime drive either.

  128. smartkid1201

    smartkid1201پیش ماه

    Everytime the passenger said Hyun-DIE I cringed lol Love that topher pronounced it correctly..Hyundai like Sunday. Great vid as usual!

  129. NeoGee

    NeoGeeپیش ماه

    It's like "He-yun" but said quickly together as one syllable that rhymes with "sun"

  130. BrantheBroken

    BrantheBrokenپیش ماه

    @David Only in Britain and mostly. Why the 3 syllable verbal gymnastics when the phonetic equivalent of 'Sunday' is so easy (and correct Korean) I've no clue.

  131. Peter Hong

    Peter Hongپیش ماه

    In Korean, it's actually pronounced, "Hyun-deh"

  132. theconformist

    theconformistپیش ماه

    David Nay. It’s pronounced “hyun-day.” Like, “today,” but hyunday. This is the proper pronunciation per the Korean language. It is two syllables, not three.

  133. David

    Davidپیش ماه

    It's pronounced "Hai-un-dai".

  134. No More Woaaah

    No More Woaaahپیش ماه

    I'm personally in love with my 2015 Sonata Limited 2.0t. Has a nice luxurious drive and tons of features. Even compared to my 430i. Even still has that wow factor where people get in it and are like "wow this is a nice car". Not disappointed with my purchase. Got to try the new Accord 2.0t sport and I liked the way it drives. But the front seat felt cramped and seats weren't comfortable. I liked everything else abt that car though.

  135. A’s Driving Videos

    A’s Driving Videosپیش ماه

    The N-Line will have an all new 2.5L turbo engine. Different from the current Veloster

  136. luv r

    luv rپیش ماه

    im buying this

  137. Shayna Callis

    Shayna Callisپیش 29 روز

    my bf has it in glowing yellow, drives great, cheap to fill up, gets looks everywhere and people actually stop him. many german car drivers are jealous because of the features and price along with the fact the car comes with a keycard or can just be driven with your phone only.

  138. businessman81

    businessman81پیش ماه

    @Master Try that was by far the smoothest car I have ever driven, literally. The steering is practically resistance free. Based on the price difference there is absolutely no reason to by the standard edition. Its only a 1500 dollar difference for middle tier. For some leather seats lol

  139. Master Try

    Master Tryپیش ماه

    @businessman81 how was the drive?

  140. businessman81

    businessman81پیش ماه

    Same here. Already went and test drove it

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    treerexaudi Officialپیش ماه


  142. trevaughn williams

    trevaughn williamsپیش ماه


  143. Wildforthecats

    Wildforthecatsپیش ماه

    I really like this car.

  144. Jose

    Joseپیش ماه

    I was looking forward to this car until I heard the hp

  145. Brian Lee

    Brian Leeپیش ماه

    Me too, it's not bad! Fantastic, and most of all, before I forget, *SMAHT PAHK!*

  146. trevaughn williams

    trevaughn williamsپیش ماه

    Omg he has SMAT PAKKKKK 😂

  147. Arseniy Tyurin

    Arseniy Tyurinپیش ماه


  148. treerexaudi Official

    treerexaudi Officialپیش ماه

    @hks 111 no problem

  149. hks 111

    hks 111پیش ماه

    @treerexaudi Official What np?

  150. treerexaudi Official

    treerexaudi Officialپیش ماه

    @hks 111 np

  151. hks 111

    hks 111پیش ماه

    @treerexaudi Official ok thank you

  152. treerexaudi Official

    treerexaudi Officialپیش ماه

    @hks 111 good game, used in sports sometimes

  153. Dog Eye's

    Dog Eye'sپیش ماه