The D-segment or average sedans have never been very famous in Pakistan due to two main factors. The number one factor is that their prices have always been behind what a massive majority of car consumers would assume affordably and the number two factor is the fact that a large number of people the D-segment cars are an originality product rather than a demanded product.
Although, Hyundai Nishat is apparently undisturbed by such market attributes and has determined to launch a midsize executive sedan in Pakistan. To those thinking, Hyundai Sonata is a D-segment sedan that, on arrival, will gain on the likes of Toyota Camry, Honda Accord, Mercedes Benz C-Class, BMW 3-Series, Audi A4, etc.
As per current news reports, the automaker will be approaching to the Pakistani market in two adoptions. However, the names of the adoptions have not yet been showed, the report does submit that the base adaption will have a two-litre clearly aspirated four-cylinder petrol engine while the top-trim development will feature a two-point five-litre primarily aspirated four-cylinder petrol engine.
The former generates one hundred fifty-two horsepower and one hundred ninety-two newton-meters of torque, while the finally creates one hundred and ninety-one horsepower and two hundred and fifty-five Nm of torque. The former is joined to a six-speed automatic, while the latter is paired to an eight-speed automatic gearbox.
The Sonata, being a directive sedan, uplifts some premium traits. Here is a list of traits and an ornament that the automaker is imagined to have in Pakistan.
- Dual Airbags
- Blind-spot Observing
- Anti-lock Braking System with Electronic Brake-force Distribution and Brake Assist technology
- Hill-start support and descent manage
- LED Daytime Running Lights
- Two LED Projection Front lights
- compatible Rear Seat Shade
- Heads Up Flash
- Six Airbags
- Two Zone Auto Climate management
- Latest Eight-inch Infotainment Unit
- Wireless Charger
- Push Start Button
- Napa-Leather Seats
- Panoramic Sunroof
- Front + Rear Parking Sensors
- Back Camera
- Dynamic Instructions
- Adjustable Cruise Control
- Departure Warning System
This is where Hyundai Nishat is probably to score big sales and earnings numbers, as the automobile is apparently keeping to be manufactured domestically in Pakistan, which directs that it is proceeding to be much affordable as resembled to its competition.
Imagine that the Honda Accord and the Toyota Camry, both of whom are implied contestants to the Sonata, are being purchased in Pakistan as comprehensively develop units, meaning that the company has to price them two times as high as the original price fix to manufacture for the loyalties and taxes on the import of CBUs.
The Honda Accord values almost 12 million PKR whereas the Toyota Camry values nearly 19 million PKR in Pakistan. These price marks look enormous although for vehicle purchasers approaching from a great socioeconomic class.
Although, the potential of Sonata to become a popular option between midsize sedans in Pakistan, as it is being noted that it is nearly to cost between 7 million PKR and 9 million PKR