The latest addition to the Hyundai range in the Kona, this compact SUV has bold styling with the Hyundai hexagonal grille and stacked lights at the front, with lines that flow through to the roof bars. There are a number of colours available for you to choose from include the bold Pulse Red and Acid Yellow if you like a car that makes a big colour impact. On the Kona Premium or Premium SE available with a different coloured roof to create a bi tone look. There is a choice of 1.0 or 1.6 T-GDi Petrol engine, with the additional option of four wheel drive, the Kona is available to suit all situations. The 1.0 Turbo has emissions as low as 117g/km, although it has a smaller capacity it still produces the performance you would expect from a bigger engine. The 1.6 T-GDi comes is a Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) which is Hyundai semi automatic system and in some of the variants is paired with Hyundai's new compact 4x4 drive system.
The Hyundai Kona comes with all the latest infotainment and safety features. All models have DAB radio and Bluetooth connectivity and from the SE level up you will have Apple Carplay/Android Auto which will allow you to transfer some of the apps, such as contacts and music from your phone to the screen on the centre console, allowing you to keep connected without using your phone. Combining this with the bluetooth with controls on your steering wheel allows you to easily answer phone calls hands free.
Available on the higher level specifications is a heads up display, which is a small screen located directly in front of the driver, showing things like your speed, warning, speed limits and navigational directions if you have the sat nav running. Located directly in front of the driver in their line of sight means that they don't have to take their eyes off the road.
Hyundai SmartSense is the name for the driver assistance programmes which are available on the Kona. This includes lane keep assist, which uses sensors to monitor the road lines, if you start to stray out of your lane it will notify you and start to adjust your steering accordingly. There is also blind spot detection, available on the Premium model and above, which uses sensors to monitor if someone is close to your rear bumper and alerts you to the fact that someone is coming up along side you, this is especially useful when driving on the motorway. Other features include rear cross traffic alert, autonomous emergency braking and driver attention alert.
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