The all-new Hyundai Kona is now available for car enthusiasts in the UAE with the latest safety technologies. The vehicle provides a better driving experience, all thanks to the advanced driver-assistance systems. The urban SUV has been equipped with commendable engine options that can deliver impressive performance.
The vehicle has a sporty exterior with sculpted sides and a slightly elevated rear. The interior is equipped with a variety of amenities and in-cabin technologies that can keep the occupants facilitated. The combination of stylish design elements and the latest technologies makes the 2021 Hyundai Kona a suitable budget car.
Following is a detailed review of the design, performance, safety features, driver-assistance systems, and a lot more of the 2021 Hyundai Kona.
Design of the 2021 Hyundai Kona
Muscular and athletic, the all-new Hyundai Kona has a commanding presence on the road. The vehicle has a well-resourced interior that focuses on the comfort and convenience of the occupants.
The newly sculpted front end of the vehicle gives it a sporty and muscular appeal. The powerful line across the vehicle and the bold wheel arches accentuates the striking design of the vehicle. The front fascia of the compact SUV has a cascading grille and flanked on both sides are LED headlamps. The illumination system includes projection headlamps, LED Headlamps, Daytime Running Lights, and rear combination lamps. The vehicle comes with a range of tyre from 16-inch to 18-inch alloy wheels.
The N line package includes 18-inch alloy wheels, N Specific LED Headlamps, N Specific side emblem, N Line specific side sill moulding, N Line specific front bumper with grille, N Line specific rear bumper with twin tip muffler, and N Line red-color accent AC vents.
The all-new Hyundai Kona comes in 10 exterior colors that include chalk white, cyber gray, galactic gray, phantom black, dark knight, ignite flame, surfy blue, pulse red, drive in Jeju, and misty jungle.
On the inside, there is ample space for the comfort of the occupants. The cabin also has a sophisticated design with fine trims and the latest amenities. The upholstery comes in both cloth and leather and there is a choice of one tone and two-tone interior. The seating configuration includes heated and ventilated seats and 60:40 split rear folding seats. The steering wheel has multi-function controls mounted on it for the ease of the driver.
The N line package includes the N Line steering wheel, the N Line gear shifter knob (7-speed DCT), and N Line sports bucket seats.
The 2021 Hyundai Kona is packed with various in-cabin technologies for the comfort of the occupants. Some of the prominent in-cabin technologies provided by the 2021 Hyundai Kona are:
- 8-inch screen display
- 4.2-inch supervision cluster
- 10.25-inch infotainment system
- 10.25-inch LCD information cluster
- Wireless smartphone charging system
- Manual air conditioning system
- Full auto air conditioning system
- Ambient lighting cup holder
- Heads Up Display
- Rear USB Port with tray
Performance of the 2021 Hyundai Kona
The 2.0-litre in-line 4-cylinder engine is paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission. The engine can produce 147 horsepower and 179Nm of torque. This enables the vehicle to accelerate from 0-100km/h in 10.0 seconds and have a top speed of 194km/h.
The 1.6-litre in-line 4-cylinder turbocharged engine is paired with a 7-speed automatic/manual transmission. The vehicle can produce 174 horsepower and 265Nm of torque that enables the vehicle to go from 0-100km/h in 7.9 seconds and have a top speed of 210km/h.
The vehicle comes with several drive modes to accommodate the motorists. These include eco, sport, normal, snow, mud, sand, and traction control mode.
For the utmost safety of occupants, the all-new Hyundai Kona provides the latest Hyundai smart sense safety technologies. The advanced driver-assistance systems ensure better drivability regardless of the terrain. Given below are some of the notable safety and driver-assistance features that are offered by the 2021 Hyundai Kona:
- Smart Cruise Control with Stop & Go
- Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA)
- Lane Keeping Assist (LKA)
- Lane Following Assist (LFA)
- Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist (BCA)
- Safe Exit Assist (SEA)
- Parking Distance Warning (PDW)
Price of the 2021 Hyundai Kona in the UAE
The all-new Hyundai Kona is now available in the UAE in five trims (2.0L Smart, 2.0L Comfort, 2.0L Premium, 1.6T Smart, & 1.6T Sport). The powerful engine variants allow the vehicle to deliver impressive performance. The latest safety and driver-assistance technologies make this compact SUV a suitable car for family car buyers. The vehicle is a suitable budget car with a starting price of the 2021 Hyundai Kona is AED 62,000 but it can go up to AED 92,500 depending on the technologies, customization, and trim level selected.