2012 Sonata vs 2013 Sonata

    Share

    Albie23
    New Member
    New Member

    Posts: 5
    Location: Brooklyn NY

    2012 Sonata vs 2013 Sonata

    Post  on 5/9/2012, 8:25 am

    Does anyone know if there are any changes to the body of the car or is it exactly the same?

    leesrt
    Senior Member
    Senior Member

    Posts: 890
    Location: Ga
    Current Car: 2012 YF2.0T

    Re: 2012 Sonata vs 2013 Sonata

    Post  on 5/9/2012, 9:04 am

    For the most part the same. Some minor changes to the tail lights and side mirror blinkers.

    2.0tspeed
    Forum Member
    Forum Member

    Posts: 302
    Location: florida

    Re: 2012 Sonata vs 2013 Sonata

    Post  on 5/9/2012, 10:16 am

    2013 gets a price hike

    stillyd
    Forum Member
    Forum Member

    Posts: 20
    Location: seattle
    Current Car: '12 Ruby SE 2.0T

    Re: 2012 Sonata vs 2013 Sonata

    Post  on 5/10/2012, 10:37 pm

    The T comes with heated seats. Really wanted those but didnt want to wait until they will drop the price.

    leesrt
    Senior Member
    Senior Member

    Posts: 890
    Location: Ga
    Current Car: 2012 YF2.0T

    Re: 2012 Sonata vs 2013 Sonata

    Post  on 5/11/2012, 6:44 am

    stillyd wrote:The T comes with heated seats. Really wanted those but didnt want to wait until they will drop the price.

    my 2012 has heated seats, what changed?

    doeboy
    Senior Member
    Senior Member

    Posts: 1009
    Location: Owings, MD
    Current Car: 2013, Santa Fe Sport AWD

    Re: 2012 Sonata vs 2013 Sonata

    Post  on 5/11/2012, 6:46 am

    He meant the SE version has heated seats now.


    _______________________
    2013 AWD 2.4L Santa Fe Sport Fully Loaded

    20Tubro
    Forum Member
    Forum Member

    Posts: 473
    Location: Pennsylvania
    Current Car: 2012 Sonata SE Turbo

    Re: 2012 Sonata vs 2013 Sonata

    Post  on 5/11/2012, 3:06 pm

    Yea I really wanted heated seats but didn't wanna pay an extra 3 grand to go from my SE turbo to the Limited Turbo. Plus, I actually liked the way the cloth and leather seats looked over the leather! Even though I covered them with decent seat covers anyway, I still like them Very Happy

    dvan
    Forum Member
    Forum Member

    Posts: 424
    Location: Woodbridge,va
    Current Car: 2012 Sonata 2.0T Limited

    Re: 2012 Sonata vs 2013 Sonata

    Post  on 5/11/2012, 3:10 pm

    panoramic roof is not a separate option as well.


    _______________________
    2012 Sonata 2.0T Limited (Daily Driver)
    2012 Dodge Journey Crew AWD (Family Wagon)
    2010 Chrysler Sebring
    2006 Infiniti M45 Sport
    2005 Mustang GT
    2002 Mercury Mountaineer
    1999 Oldsmobile Intrigue

    SS2.0t
    Senior Member
    Senior Member

    Posts: 513
    Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Current Car: 2011 Sonata 2.0t SE

    Re: 2012 Sonata vs 2013 Sonata

    Post  on 5/11/2012, 5:45 pm

    i have a 2011 SE and it has heated seats.


    _______________________
    Mods: 50w H.I.D, 22% window tint, weather tech floor mats, Nameless performance Down pipe and intake with K&N filter, custom charge piping

    doeboy
    Senior Member
    Senior Member

    Posts: 1009
    Location: Owings, MD
    Current Car: 2013, Santa Fe Sport AWD

    Re: 2012 Sonata vs 2013 Sonata

    Post  on 5/11/2012, 6:05 pm

    SS2.0t wrote:i have a 2011 SE and it has heated seats.

    Maybe that was an option in Canada, but here in the USA we were SOL lol

    SS2.0t
    Senior Member
    Senior Member

    Posts: 513
    Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Current Car: 2011 Sonata 2.0t SE

    Re: 2012 Sonata vs 2013 Sonata

    Post  on 5/11/2012, 6:08 pm

    i guess its so our ass doesnt get cold in winter lol. its standard on the turbo, if you get the limited you get leather and rear heated seats.


    _______________________
    Mods: 50w H.I.D, 22% window tint, weather tech floor mats, Nameless performance Down pipe and intake with K&N filter, custom charge piping

    Robfrmny21
    Moderator
    Moderator

    Posts: 4589
    Location: Bronx, NYC
    Current Car: 2012 2.0T

    Re: 2012 Sonata vs 2013 Sonata

    Post  on 5/11/2012, 7:38 pm

    I would like a limited sonata with the se suspension


    _______________________
    }

    “The bitterness of poor quality & service remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten.” – Benjamin Franklin

    dvan
    Forum Member
    Forum Member

    Posts: 424
    Location: Woodbridge,va
    Current Car: 2012 Sonata 2.0T Limited

    Re: 2012 Sonata vs 2013 Sonata

    Post  on 5/11/2012, 8:33 pm

    Robfrmny21 wrote:I would like a limited sonata with the se suspension

    I would like to take a SE Turbo for a spin. The salesman at the dealer pointed out the the SE has a sport suspension but i wanted the Limited because of the features. I am completely satisfied with the suspension in my limited, and i drive it hard. I wonder how much different the SE feels.

    doeboy
    Senior Member
    Senior Member

    Posts: 1009
    Location: Owings, MD
    Current Car: 2013, Santa Fe Sport AWD

    Re: 2012 Sonata vs 2013 Sonata

    Post  on 5/11/2012, 9:32 pm

    dvan wrote:
    Robfrmny21 wrote:I would like a limited sonata with the se suspension

    I would like to take a SE Turbo for a spin. The salesman at the dealer pointed out the the SE has a sport suspension but i wanted the Limited because of the features. I am completely satisfied with the suspension in my limited, and i drive it hard. I wonder how much different the SE feels.

    I had a loaner 2.4L Limited the other day and I could tell a difference in the handling. On quick turns or jerks, it was more sluggish with it movements. I was driving around 45 mph and started weaving on purpose to see ho wit handled and I will stick to my SE. It's not the greatest but it felt better than the limited. I do wish the SE had the Pano roof though and the infinity sound system.

    SS2.0t
    Senior Member
    Senior Member

    Posts: 513
    Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Current Car: 2011 Sonata 2.0t SE

    Re: 2012 Sonata vs 2013 Sonata

    Post  on 5/12/2012, 6:06 am

    just throw some new lowering springs on their and you will handle better.


    _______________________
    Mods: 50w H.I.D, 22% window tint, weather tech floor mats, Nameless performance Down pipe and intake with K&N filter, custom charge piping

      Current date/time is 10/25/2014, 8:02 pm