The second-generation KONA offers one of the most comprehensive product packages in the B-SUV segment, including the widest range of powertrains. Customers can choose from EV (standard or long range), hybrid electric (HEV) and internal combustion engine (ICE) variants as well as sporty N Line versions of each. Details of the EV range will be announced separately.
Compared to the previous generation KONA, the new model has unique proportions with upscaled dimensions.
With its rugged and dynamic design the all-new KONA retains its iconic character, supporting active lifestyles for customers of all ages and generations, while offering new technologies and convenience features that provide a safe, connected, and comfortable experience. Among the upgrades are dual 12.3-inch panoramic display screens, full Over-the-Air (OTA) updates and Connected Car Navigation Cockpit (ccNC) which will also be able to support future Feature on Demand applications. Fitted as standard across the all-new KONA range is a standard navigation and infotainment system comprising of a 12.3” screen, Bluetooth, DAB radio, LIVE services, MapCare, Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™, steering wheel controls and front and rear USB C charging points.
All-new KONA is also available with a Digital Key, which can use a compatible device to lock, unlock and start the vehicle. Digital Key uses near-field communication (NFC), Bluetooth low energy (BLE) and ultra-wide band (UWB) protocols on smartphones or smart watches (Android and iOS), which assures a high level of security.
In terms of Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) and safety systems, all KONA trim levels includes Downhill Brake Control, Driver Attention Warning, eCall, Forward Collision Avoidance Assist with Car, Pedestrian, Cycle and Junction Turning functions, Hill-start Assist Control, Intelligent Speed Limit Assist, Lane Keep Assist, Lane Follow Assist and Leading Vehicle Departure Alert. Optional trim levels also see the additions of Blind Spot Collision Avoidance Assist, Rear Cross Traffic Collision Avoidance Assist, Parking Distance Warning (side function), Parking Collision Avoidance Assist (reverse function), Safe Exit Warning and Surround View Monitor.
The all-new KONA range is available in 4 trim levels, with customers able to select either the Advance or Ultimate which offer a stylish and clean design mixed with a comprehensive specification, or N Line and N Line S that add a sporting design influenced by Hyundai’s N models and combine it with the similar high level of standard equipment.
The all-new KONA’s trim level for the Advance 1.0T 120PS 6 speed manual transmission offers 17” alloy wheels (18” on hybrid models), body coloured door mirrors and door handles, rear spoiler, roof rails and front and rear skid plates. Interior features include height adjustment for both front seats, dual zone climate control, automatic rear-view dimming mirror, automatic headlights and windscreen wipers, cruise control (smart cruise control with stop and go function on hybrid and DCT models), electric parking brake, front and rear parking sensors with rear camera and guidance system and keyless entry with start/stop button. The Advance trim also includes a high level of technology, with a standard navigation and infotainment system comprising of dual curved 12.3” screens, Bluetooth, DAB radio, LIVE services, MapCare, Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™, steering wheel controls and front and rear USB C charging points. The Advance trim is also available with a 1.0 120PS 7 speed dual clutch transmission, or a 1.6 hybrid 141PS 6 speed dual clutch transmission.
The Ultimate trim adds further technical and luxurious features such as the full width horizon centre daytime running light with full projection LED headlamps, black leather seats with a no cost grey leather option, opening sunroof and BOSE premium sound system with 7 speakers and subwoofer. The Ultimate also adds Blind Spot Collision Avoidance Assist, Rear Cross Traffic Collision Avoidance Assist, Parking Distance Warning (side function), Parking Collision Avoidance Assist (reverse function), Safe Exit Warning and Surround View Monitor. Optional powertrains for the Ultimate include the 1.0 120PS 7 speed dual clutch transmission, 1.6 turbocharged 198PS engine with 6 speed manual transmission or 7 speed dual clutch transmission and the 1.6 hybrid 141PS 6 speed dual clutch transmission. Equipment options for the Ultimate include Digital Key (compatible device required and manual transmission only), Lux Pack with Digital Key (compatible device required), Memory Driver’s Seat, Premium Relaxation Front Seats (1.0T / 1.6T DCT only) and Lux Pack with Digital Key (compatible device required), Memory Driver’s Seat, Premium Relaxation Front Seats and Remote Smart Park Assist (Hybrid only).
Customers looking for a more sporting aesthetic can select the N Line trim which boasts several bespoke styling features compared with the Advance and Ultimate, with a dedicated front and rear bumper design, side skirts, 18” alloy wheels, twin exhaust tips, black gloss door mirrors, body coloured wheel arch inserts and an optional black roof. Interior changes include aluminium pedals, N Line cloth interior with heated front and rear seats. In addition to bespoke styling, the N Line trim also introduces additional equipment including interior ambient lighting, power tailgate, heated steering wheel and wireless charging pad for compatible devices. The N Line can also be optioned with a 1.0 120PS 7 speed dual clutch transmission, or a 1.6 hybrid 141PS 6 speed dual clutch transmission.
The N Line S 1.0T 120PS 6 speed manual transmission builds on the N Line with additional equipment including N Line Alcantara & leather trimmed seats that are both heated and ventilated, with electrical adjustability, three zone air conditioning and BOSE premium sound system with 7 speakers and subwoofer.