The Hyundai Sonata is one of the few vehicles that has helped keep the mainstream midsized sedan segment alive and well while crossover utility vehicles continue to get all the attention. To continue an experience from my recent review of the 2021 Hyundai Sonata, I get to experience the full-loaded Limited trim level of the midsized sedan for a while to add my thoughts about the additional equipment that comes included for a slightly higher price point.

Having already experienced the well-to-do 180-hp and 195 lb-ft of torque 1.6-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine in the new Sonata, I can confirm that it’s quite the enjoyable powertrain that’s coupled with a straightforward 8-speed automatic transmission to power the front wheels. The Sonata Limited trim adds a few desirable features over the SEL Plus trim that I reviewed just a couple of months ago.

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The notable add-ons in the Sonata Limited trim over the SEL Plus are mostly exclusive features for the Hyundai brand. These exclusives potentially elevate Hyundai in a way that attracts buyers who seek the latest in tech that proves to be useful for safety and conveniences. Such features included on the new Sonata Limited trim that are not found on other trim levels include the Blind-Spot View Monitor system (BVM), which is a neat offering that’s been around for a few years now.

The BVM system utilizes cameras mounted under the review mirrors to give the driver a live video feed of their blind spot upon activating a turn signal in the 12.3-inch digital gauge cluster. Initially, the feature is rather clever and intriguing to many. However, I find that the use of

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By: Malcolm Hogan
Title: 2021 Hyundai Sonata Limited Review & Test Drive – Charting the Trim Highlights
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Published Date: Tue, 19 Oct 2021 13:53:07 +0000