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Old 03-06-2019, 03:02 PM
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I mean it looks good for the most part. Dafuq @ the chrome strips along the hood and that hipster mustache though?
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Old 03-06-2019, 03:09 PM
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I really like it, minus the rear... Too Lincoln MKZ for me...
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Old 03-06-2019, 03:19 PM
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Never did care for the chrome strip down the fender/hood join. Always has looked off to me. Current-gen has it too
I think it'd look a bit better without it.

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Originally Posted by oonowindoo View Post
Why does that interior, especially the infotainment screen look so familiar?? ....

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Profile looks a bit like the Toyota Camry here

Profile is similar to the Azera/Grandeur from a couple of generations ago.

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Tail lights inspired by Honda Civic?

and Dodger Charger?

The Azera had that connected tailights thing for ages.

Basic same design for the last Azera and the latest Grandeur (which never made it here).

And really don't think people are going to mistake the Sonata's taillights for the Civic's.

More apt to mistake it for the Polestar 2's taillights.

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Hyundai (the Sonata in particular) has tended to make sorta derivative looking models...

Sure, not a distinct design, but just about every auto-maker has used horizontal taillights.

Same goes for the quad round/roundish headlights.

Jaguar, Mercedes, Buick, Toyota, Honda/Acura, etc.
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I was thinking more like this :

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I really like it for the most part (need to see it in person to be sure though). What is really stunning is the massive upgrade in tech there seems to be inside. A full LCD gauge cluster with a massive center display in a SONATA??? That's some serious upscale feel right there (minus the hideous steering wheel). I thought the new Accord and Mazda 6 Signature were surprising interior upgrades but this new Sonata interior looks more like something out of a MB.
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Old 03-07-2019, 01:18 AM
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Hmmm I don't know, the interior picture shows a lot of hard/cheap plastic. the the center console area and middle A/C vents. In the Accord and Mazda6, the same areas are either faux wood trim or stitched leatherette. Those gear selectors look awfully family....from Honda/Acura....
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