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2018 Hyundai Kona – Tons of Smart Tech in a Small Package

 

 

2018 Hyundai Kona

 

It’s not just a name. We are in Kona for a reason. The intent is to create something which fit the lifestyle of the urban adventurer. The 2018 Hyundai Kona is about versatility, value, style and is fun-to-drive.

 

Small CUV – popular segment

 

1.6L Turbo engine FWD – 27 combined mpg
2.0L engine FWD – 27 combined mpg
Optional AWD
$19,500 – $27,400
18” wheels

Lowest priced vehicle in the segment.

Pro-Tec-T – style element of safety, technology and design.

 

Standard Safety- torque vectoring, forward collision- avoidance assist, pedestrian detection, blind-spot collision warning, land keep assist, rear cross traffic, driver attention and high beam assist.
NHTSA 5-star and IIHS Top Safety Pick.

 

For interior:
7” color display, rear camera with water repellent film, apple CarPlay, Android auto and Bluetooth. Qi wireless charging, multiple charging ports.

Audio- Infinity premium audio with 8” navigation, 8-speakers, and BlueLink with smart watch and Google integration (3-year free service).

8-way power with lumbar on drivers side. Does NOT get lunar approval 👎

Head-up display – 8” full color, but still a piece of plastic on the dash that can be put away.

Versatile cargo space with hidden areas.

 

Trim levels:
SE, SEL – 2.0L engine
Limited, Ultimate -1.6L engine

 

Fun colors: Lime Twist, Pulse Red, Thunder Grey with contrast roof colors.
Interior- cloth or leather, black with lime trim is cool.

 

Warranty: 5 Year/ 60,000 miles, Powertrain 10 yr/ 100,000 miles.

 

Competes with:
Kia Niro
Honda CR-V
Chevy Trax
Jeep Renegade
Toyota C-HR
Subaru CrossTrek
Mazda CX-3
Ford EcoSport
Nissan Kicks
Mini Countryman

 

Negative:
No adaptive cruise control
Cheap head-up display

 

#hyundaikona @hyundaiusa

 

 

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Aired: April 2, 2018
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