Hyundai Kona

  • Expected Date:
    June 2018
  • Expected Price:
    8 - 14 Lakhs
    (Estimated Ex-Showroom Price)
  • Fuel Type: petrol | diesel

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Hyundai Kona

Hyundai Kona Overview

The Kona is an urban lifestyle vehicle which takes it styling cues from Hyundai’s family design. Being based on the i20 platform the Kona will borrow similar features and will sit above the Elite i20.

The exterior of the vehicle exhibits an SUV treatment with body cladding and the roof rails. The front of the Kona is equipped with a sharp looking, full LED day time running lights with the headlamps integrated in the body cladding, right at the edge of the bumpers. The fog lamps sit lower, integrated into the bumper lip of the car. The rear end will also get similar futuristic styling cues such as sharp LED tail lamps and silver accentuated diffuse for the sporty touch.

Inside the cabin of the international Hyundai Kona is a brand new technology of a new heads-up display. The vehicle will also feature an eight inch infotainment system which will sit above the centre console and will double up as Sat-Nav. Other features such as power windows and power steering are standard. The vehicle is expected to get two airbags in the front as standard offering.

Internationally, Kona is powered by a 2-litre four-cylinder engine that makes 147bhp and 179Nm of torque, and is paired to six-speed transmission. But for the Indian market, Hyundai Kona is expected be powered by a 1.6-litre petrol engine producing 121bhp and a 1.6-litre diesel engine producing 126bhp. A 1.4-litre diesel engine producing 90bhp could also be offered in the lower trims. The vehicle is likely to be mated to a six-speed automatic gearbox as an option.

The Hyundai Kona will rival against the Maruti Suzuki Brezza and Ford EcoSport. Also being based on a crossover, the Kona will compete against the Honda WR-V as well.

Hyundai Kona Specifications

  • 1.6-litre Petrol Engine | 121 bhp | Transmission : 6-Speed 
  • 1.6-litre Diesel Engine | 126 bhp | Transmission : 6-Speed
  • 1.4-litre Diesel Engine | 90 bhp | Transmission : 6-Speed 

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Hyundai Kona News

  • Electric versions of Hyundai Kona and NEXO undergo extreme cold weather testing

    Nikhil Puthran | 15 Mar, 2018

    In an effort to stay ahead in the race to deliver electric cars, Korean car manufacturer Hyundai has been subjecting its latest electrified vehicles to extreme sub-zero conditions. The NEXO fuel cell ...

  • Hyundai teases electric Kona ahead of its global debut on 27 February

    Nikhil Puthran | 15 Feb, 2018

    Ahead of its global debut on 27 February 2018, Hyundai has released the first teaser for the Kona electric SUV. Although details for the vehicle will be revealed later this month, the Korean car manuf...

  • Hyundai reveals prices and details for Kona in UK

    Nikhil Puthran | 16 Oct, 2017

    Hyundai will begin sales for the Kona from 2 November 2017. The Korean car manufacturer has however announced the prices along with details for the new model. The Kona prices starts from £16,195...

  • Frankfurt Auto Show 2017: India-bound Hyundai Kona unveiled

    Nikhil Puthran | 12 Sep, 2017

    Hyundai has unveiled its latest product, the Kona at the Frankfurt Auto Show 2017. Based on what can be seen, the Hyundai Kona gets the traditional Hyundai styling which includes two-tier headlamps, c...

  • Hyundai Kona electric to arrive by 2019

    Omkar Thakur | 13 Jun, 2017

    Hyundai has unveiled the new Kona compact crossover SUV globally. It rivals the Nissan Juke and to make sure it competes with the Juke fair and square, Hyundai is already building an all-electric Kona...

  • Hyundai Kona spotted in Portugal during TV commercial shoot

    Desirazu Venkat | 10 May, 2017

    Hyundai will launch a new compact SUV this year called the Kona and ahead of its official debut, the SUV was spotted in Portugal during the shoot of its TV advertisement.  This is a new SUV based...

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