Hyundai is updating the current Sonata Hybrid, offering some new connectivity options, always demanded by the younger clients. So the new Sonata Hybrid receives a number of audio and multimedia enhancements for 2017, including a larger seven-inch high-resolution color touchscreen display audio, standard HD radio, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and next-generation Blue Link.

All 2017 Sonata Hybrids come standard with iPod/USB and auxiliary input jacks, SiriusXM satellite radio and Bluetooth phone connectivity with phonebook transfer and voice-recognition. Available upgrades include an eight-inch navigation system and nine-speaker Infinity premium audio system with subwoofer and external Infinity amplifier.

Hyundai’s eight-inch navigation system offers a larger display, a map and music split-screen display and the ability to record SiriusXM presets 1 to 6. Switching to a preset station in the middle of your favorite song won’t be an annoyance any longer. you can rewind up to 22 minutes to listen to the full song or catch up on a sports broadcast. SiriusXM Travel Link provides access to traffic information, sports scores, weather, stock prices, fuel prices and local movie times.

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Hyundai’s Hands-free Smart Trunk is available on the Hybrid as well as an electronic parking brake with automatic vehicle hold, an Integrated Memory System for driver’s seat and side mirrors, rear window sunshades, ventilated front seats, power front seats with adjustable driver lumbar support and Smart Cruise Control featuring stop/start capability.

2017 Sonata Hybrid comes standard with seven airbags, including a driver’s knee airbag. Electronic Stability Control, Vehicle Stability Management, Traction Control, ABS and a Tire Pressure Monitoring System with individual tire pressure display and a rearview camera are also standard. Projector headlamps are standard while HID headlamps are available.