Production of the eighth-generation Sonata has started at Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama and retail sales are expected to begin in late November.

Production of the eighth-generation Hyundai Sonata has started at Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama, and retail sales will begin later this month.

The 2020 Sonata is the first sedan designed with Hyundai's Sensuous Sportiness design language. It is an all new vehicle showcasing a sporty four-door coupe look, and represents Hyundai's new focus on creating emotional value using proportion, styling, and technology.

The latest Sonata is also the first model to be based on Hyundai's new, innovative vehicle platform, which delivers increased strength and reduced weight to enable improvements in design, safety, efficiency and driving performance. The car uses extensive application of technology to boost comfort, convenience and active safety.