2013 Hyundai Sonata starts at $21,670 image

The South Korean based automaker Hyundai has just announced the official starting price for the 2013 Sonata, which has been set at 21,670 USD.

According to the car manufacturer, the 2013 Hyundai Sonata will be offered in three trim levels, the GLS, the SE and the Limited, and the entry-level GLS is now getting a “Popular Equipment Package”, which is adding some interesting features like the power driver’s seat, leatherette door inserts, chrome interior door handles, automatic headlights, heated seats, standard fog lamps and a fresh set of 16-inch alloy wheels. Hyundai says that the base Sonata GSL, with the additional standard equipment, will be available to its future customers from $21,720.

The mid-level 2013 Hyundai Sonata SE is now coming standard heated front seats, while the top of the line Limited model is adding a traditional sunroof, a backup camera, a touch screen navigation system and an Infinity sound system, all of them with the Limited Premium Package, which is becoming available from 2,900 USD. The Hyundai Sonata Limited, without the Premium Package, now costs 26,620 USD, $600 more than the previous version, while the Sonata SE is gaining $150 on its price tag, to a total of 24,120 USD. Future owners of the 2013 Hyundai Sonata can expect to find the same 2.4 liter four-cylinder engine under its hood, along with the 2.0 liter turbocharged unit.