Great car to drive. Is very comfortable and economical. Has good range of features and performance is good on freeway. Only criticism of the car is boot space is disappointing
Purchased in October 2019 for $29,000.00.
Bought this Kona in June 2019. I love the outlook and colour, both are fantastic. The fuel consumption is a surprise, that's for sure. Good on steering and easy to control. It is gorgeous on mechanic and the respond is so rapid.
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Purchased this mid range version 6 months ago as I wanted a more economical but safe & comfortable ride in car. This company vehicle has out done itself with features, comfort, safety & servicing costs.
Love this car.
Great car for the money
Our 2011 i30 was getting a little tired and the dealer had a 2018 Kona demonstrator at the end of February 2018 for around $3000 less and only 53 km on the clock. We went for a test drive and were delighted with the bodywork, braking, the power the engine and the dashboard readouts, and the reversing camera. Yearly servicing intervals are great and the car has run really well so far. The connectivity with the mobile phone and its many apps is the icing on the cake. Great comfortable car at a great Price.
Purchased in February 2019 for $24,000.00.
Loved it so much we bought 2!
Bought the base model in tangerine comet for $27888 when there was a 1.1% finance offer, it’s an amazing car! The acceleration in the 1.6 turbo is a surprise, that’s for sure. Handling is very good, love the apple car play. Nice to be a little higher on the road. Looks like a big SUV only scaled down. Easy to park. Our second one is blue lagoon and has the active safety pack which I absolutely love. The blind spot indicators really work, the lane keep assisting has different levels from off to actively keeping you in lane, the direction that so...mething is approaching you when reversing in car parks is great (works with people also) and the auto emergency braking/stopping a bonus you hope to never need. It has kicked in a couple of time, very useful. I use this car every day to commute to work in Sydney traffic. It’s such a pleasure to drive, I no longer bother with the train. It’s fine for long trips for 4 adults however boot space is limited. We did a trip with 5 to Melbourne from Sydney and had to share the middle back seat around as it wasn’t comfortable. Service frequency is high which is a pain but I don’t mind so I can keep them running at top performance. The only issue is occasionally the cruise control won’t stay on however it resets after the engine is turned off. A great car! Highly recommend.
- Kona OS Elite 2WD, 2.0L Petrol, Automatic
- Verified purchase
Not getting what you pay for
Well i have to say i am very disapointed with Hyundai not only did i have to wait 72 days for delivery but i feel ripped off i paid 32,500 for my new car now they are 28,990 didnt get what i asked for ie slimline visors and everybody else got a bottle of wine on picking up their car but not me. I was pressured into going for the kona and it should have been a happy experience but it was not in fact it tarnised the whole purchase, but the reduction in price feels like a kick in the teeth i have always liked Hyundai but this has put me off for l...ife, what should have been my last car wont be. I have never been so unhappy with a purchase also they do not explain that the Hyundia link chews up your data on your phone so if you dont have unllimited dont use it.
- Kona OS Active 2WD, 2.0L Petrol, Automatic
- Verified purchase
Hyundai have been absolutely amazing from the time I purchased the vehicle a couple of months ago..Kaden was the sales assistant and was never pushy like most places. Quick and efficient service. The Kona is a great little SUV, and the fuel efficiency is great! There is not one thing I can fault so far, Hyundai even offered Road side assistance for free
Nice car and fast
I have a new highlander TTR 1.6 turbo and is very nice.Stereo sounds great but the gear box has a hiccup now and then which I here is normal.Otherwise it would get 5 stars.Not sure why the duel clutch can’t get the right gear when driving hard.Car handling is great like a sports car.
Purchased in October 2018.
The best small suv on the market
Just purchased a basic model Kona and it’s fantastic. The seats are comfy and it drives so smooth. I mostly drive around the city and being a small suv it gets in and out of parking spots easily. It’s got so many great features like auto headlights. They just come on when it’s dark and a reversing camera. Very very cool car
Great car, excellent value
I have the Elite 1.6T and love it. Excellent performance. ride, handling and fuel economy. Comfy seats with good quality trim. Superb value for money for what you get. Just a couple of glaring omissions - No satellite navigation (c'mon guys it's 2018!) and it has only one reversing light! There's no excuse for this, the quality of the reversing camera is poor at night due to insufficient light. Should also have LED headlights. I also agree that there is a little more road noise than expected and 10,000 km service intervals is too short. Nevertheless I give this little beauty an 8 out of 10.
Everything I wanted and more
I've always been a Toyota gal but after test driving the new Hyundai Kona, I was pleasantly surprised. Comparing apples for apples with the Rav4, it was an easy choice to move over to my bright green machine and experience a different world of driving.
First thing I noticed was a little quieter on the road. Big bonus was fuel economy. I still haven't mastered everything that this car has to offer but fortunately having teenagers means they can help me out with some radio programming.
I've already racked up 10,000 kms because I always want to ...
A sporty and safe downsize
Having decided to downsize to a smaller car I chose the Kona due to a combination of engine/transmission performance, 5 year warranty with reasonably priced fixed service schedule, higher stance compared to hatchback and AWD. Although looks are a subjective issue, it does grow on you.
So far have not regretted buying the car. Very happy with sufficient power and crisp gearchanges. Lack of steering wheel paddles is not an issue - stick it into sports mode and let it rip. Fuel consumption a very reasonable 7.3lt per 100km on average, giving a...
Love this Car..
I have this car since January 2018. Its been great to drive. Its takes a while to get use to everything in it. The experts say the age for this car is 20 to 30s well i am 54 and love it my mates at work love it too. I feel safe driving it and thats where i want. I trust this car. Android auto takes a little getting used to the only thing in the car i am not 100% on. The Radio / Android Auto.
What a blast! Awesome car and wow does it get peoples attention
Elite 1.6T AWD with the 7 speed auto (Acid Yellow)
We bought the car brand new last month, the Fiancée always wanted an SUV and we looked at every brand but couldn’t go past the Kona. There was one thing we couldn’t get our heads around though which was the fact there isn’t a sunroof option...
Overall this car is absolutely awesome to drive, please invest in the 1.6t with the AWD as it’s great on the road! Punchy and really smooth, gear changes aren’t quite as good as a VW DSG auto but we all know their track record with reliability (or l...ack off) when you drive the Kona you forget your in a Hyundai... there is barely any impeding road noise, the Ride is smooth and the tech is unbelievable. Good: -Awesome ride quality -Decent fuel economy -Gets looks EVERYWHERE (I drove a 120k Audi SQ5 for work last month and got less looks in that) I even busted somebody looking inside it at the Bunnings carpark the other day and had to give him a tour!
Fantastic Value For Money
Best value for money. Prior to upgrading I considered 3 other makes of car and I am so happy to say that I am so happy with my purchase
- Leather Seats
- Front Seats Heating and Cooling
- Heated Steering wheel
- Electronic Front seat adjustments with Lumber support
- Apple Car Play
- All the Safety Features ( Lane departure, Blind spot monitoring, rear cross traffic, Cruise Control, Awareness)
- Great Fuel Efficiency ...
Questions & Answers
Can someone please tell me where to find what speed the cruise is set to on the cluster? I cant see it anywhere and I feel like Im missing something obvious! Thanks
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