25Hyundai Kona

Hyundai Kona (2017-2024)

 VerifiedAlso referred to as: Hyundai Kona 2023 and Hyundai Kona 2025.
25Hyundai Kona
3.8

54 reviews

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Build Quality
3.9
Value for Money
4.0
Cleaning & Maintenance
4.3
Noise Level
3.6
Braking
4.6
Acceleration / Power
4.2
Gear Shifting
4.4
Suspension
4.5
Fuel Efficiency
4.2
Handling
4.5
Interior Design
4.2
Boot Size
3.5
Comfort
4.4
Features
4.4

Reviews

54 reviews
Jay E
Jay ESouth East Queensland, QLD11 posts
  Kona SX2 Electric

Good Bye Middle East Oil Cartels

I bought a 2023 Kona EV a month ago. I want to say that it drives great, has sufficient power, very smooth and quiet but, there's always a BUT, the build quality is typically Asian with thin metal, thin upholstery, thin plastic and thin everything probably. I hope these very expensive Lithium batteries outlive me as I'll never be able to afford replacing them Show details
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Michael P.
Michael P.
  Kona

Wish i could have bought something else

Car mechanically and asthetically is great.

The "intelligent" systems are very badly designed.
ie lane control that jerks the car around even though car two lanes away
speed assist that beeps at you all the time since it tries to use sreet signs.. and never gets it right
Driver warning alerts after 5 minutes of driving.

My wife spends 5 minutes each morning turning off all the crap that doesnt work before driving.

I would suggest you get something else. Subaru seems good with their systems.. although i am basing that on a 2018 forester...

j.causer246
j.causer246Metropolitan Adelaide, SA
  Kona SX2 Petrol Premium
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Cameron
CameronSydney, NSW131 posts
  Kona Electric Highlander
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Cameron
CameronSydney, NSW131 posts
  Kona N Premium
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Cameron
CameronSydney, NSW131 posts
  Kona OS AWD 1.6L Petrol N Line Premium
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Sabrina M
Sabrina MAU10 posts
  Verified Kona OS AWD 1.6L Petrol N Line

The most exciting car I’ve owned!

I recently picked up my new Hyundai Kona N-Line in cyber grey. It’s my first Hyundai and the service and buying experience has been wonderful.
It’s just completed its first 1,500 service and it drives beautifully.
It’s not the most economical but having previously owned a diesel with a larger tank capacity I knew I was going to have to adjust.
It is well feature packed for the price.
I would like to see closed storage in the centre console but it will probably teach me not to collect stuff in there!
So many charging options for front and rear passengers, and rear vents are a real bonus with the kids!
They’ve told me it’s the coolest car I’ve owned and I agree. A real pleasure to drive, I love getting into it each day! Show details
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JMR
JMRNortheast, VIC
  Kona OS AWD 1.6L Petrol Active

Life saver

Had a run in tonight with a kangaroo, shook the begeebers out of me but my little Kona has held up well. We are a little sore and my car has held up well. Have damage to my driver’s side passenger door but has held up ok and is fixable. Main thing is my car has come off ok is fixable and it never crumbled. Happy Kona driver Show details
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Corrine
CorrineSydney24 posts
  Kona OS 2WD 2.0L Petrol Active

Goes well and good fuel efficiency

Comfortable for long drives. Pretty zippy in traffic. Would suggest changing Tyres it comes with as not great in the wet. Has all the standard fitting you would expect. Easy to handle and park. Show details
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Deneil Benjamin
Deneil Benjamin7 posts
  Verified Kona
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Mulloes
MulloesSydney, NSW26 posts
  Kona Electric Highlander
david
davidGreater Melbourne (Outer), VIC6 posts
  Kona N Premium

So much fun

Brings a smile everytime I hop in it. Good fuel economy if you baby it. Back seat room is small so suits only occasional use. Show details
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Michael W
Michael WCentral, TAS4 posts
  Kona N Premium

Brilliant

Cant be more positive about the driving experience coming from Golf r and choosing the Kona N Premium in preference. Cupra guys never bothered to contact after numerous try's but I'm glad. Was concerned not all wheel drive but not an issue....it's just manic and too much fun! Show details
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garry
garry34 posts
  Verified Kona OS 2WD 2.0L Petrol Active

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Very poor quality. Also very slow takeoff. I got brand new march 2022.Also market value very poor.
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Alberto6439
Alberto6439South East Queensland, QLD55 posts
  Kona N Premium

Incomparable

After a year of searching for a powerful and affordable car, the Kona won me over. It has a 4-cylinder engine, which means cheap registration fees and good fuel economy. The scheduled maintenance is also affordable at $350 per year, and the insurance is very reasonable. The Kona comes with a 5-year warranty that includes track use, as well as complimentary roadside assistance. The premium trim level is packed with technology, including all the bells and whistles you could possibly want. And best of all, the engine is amazing. It's powerful enough for everyday use, but it's also gentle on the gas. I couldn't find anything similar at this price point from other brands, such as Volkswagen, CUPRA, Ford, Kia, or Audi Show details
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Questions & Answers

Shane K.
Shane K. · Kona OS 2WD 2.0L Petrol

Why doesn't Kona 2018 have 12volt battery display

Xan
Xan · OS Kona Electric

How does it go on rough roads durability wise?

Kim N.
Kim N. · Kona OS AWD 1.6L Petrol Active (2017-2021)

Which is the best battery for my car? Replacing for the 1st time since new.

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CategorySmall / Compact SUVsElectric Cars and Small / Compact SUVsElectric Cars and Small / Compact SUVsElectric Cars and Small / Compact SUVs
Starting Price $39,500$54,000$45,000$43,500
Warranty Distance Unlimited kmsUnlimited kmsUnlimited kmsUnlimited kms
TransmissionAutomaticAutomaticDual-Clutch (DCT)Dual-Clutch (DCT)
Drive TypeAll Wheel Drive (AWD)Front Wheel Drive (FWD)Front Wheel Drive (FWD)Front Wheel Drive (FWD)
Fuel TypePetrolElectricElectric, Hybrid and PetrolElectric, Hybrid and Petrol
Wheels18" Alloy17" Alloy18" Alloy18" Alloy
Doors 4444
Seats 5555
Fuel Consumption6.6 L/100km3.9 L/100km3.9 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 47 L38 L38 L
EngineSmartstream G2.0 Atkinson, 1,999ccStandard Range 99kW Motor ElectricSmartStream G1.6 GDi Hybrid, 1,580ccSmartStream G1.6 GDi Hybrid, 1,580cc
Engine CodeG4NIIIG4LIIIG4LIII
Max Power110kW @ 6,200rpm77kW @ 5,700rpm77kW @ 5,700rpm
Max Torque180Nm @ 4,500rpm144Nm @ 4,000rpm144Nm @ 4,000rpm
Boot Capacity407 L407 L407 L407 L
Country of ManufactureSouth KoreaSouth KoreaSouth KoreaSouth Korea
Maximum Towing Capacity (braked)1,300 kg1,300 kg1,300 kg
Maximum Towing Capacity (unbraked)600 kg600 kg600 kg
Battery Capacity (Gross)1.32 kWh1.32 kWh
Battery Capacity (Net)1.32 kWh1.32 kWh
Max DC Charging Power42 kW42 kW
Manufacturer Warranty5 year(s)5 year(s)5 year(s)5 year(s)
Dimensions
Kerb Weight1,455 kg1,525 kg1,525 kg
Ground Clearance170 mm170 mm170 mm170 mm
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