By: Brandon Turkus – Motor1
The Hyundai Sonata has been sold in the United States since 1989, but it was anything but a hot commodity until 2011. Then, in those halcyon days, Hyundai rolled out the sixth-generation Sonata, the most attractive product the company had ever built, which single-handedly changed the perception of Korean cars. And while the “fluidic sculpture” design language filtered through the rest of the Hyundai line, the seventh-generation model landed for the 2015 model year with dull design and a lackluster driving character. It was a big lump of “meh” after several years of “wow”.