The Hyundai brand debuted the 2023 Hyundai Kona with the phrase, “The small SUV, upgraded,” and the phrasing is apt. The 2023 Hyundai Kona gives car-shoppers a vehicle that has all the trappings of a large SUV in a compact package. There’s a lot to love about the Hyundai Kona. Maybe too much to put in one blog post, but keep reading for a few of the highlights.
Big SUV Energy
The Kona is a two-row SUV that seats up to five passengers and although it sits firmly in the sub-compact SUV segment it has plenty of room. Rear seat passengers won’t feel cramped on long rides and the cargo area has a 19.2 cubic feet of space that expands to 45.8 cubic feet. So, if you’re searching for an affordable spacious vehicle, the Hyundai Kona is it.
Innovative and Feature-Laden
The Kona might be a small SUV but when you’re sitting in the driver’s seat looking at a supersized, 10.25-inch touchscreen display paired with a matching 10.25-inch digital gauge cluster, it doesn’t feel like it. The infotainment center is integrated with available wireless Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ so you can stream your favorite tunes through an available eight-speaker Harmon Kardon stereo. The innovation doesn’t stop there. You can also use your smartphone to start your engine, unlock your door, and more using the Hyundai Digital Key.
Packed with Power and Ready For Adventure
Under the hood, the available 195-horsepower turbocharged engine paired with an eight-speed dual clutch automatic transmission that shoots the Kona from zero to 60 in 5.1 seconds. In short, the power-packed engine moves the Hyundai Kona with verve and confidence. If you’re taking a long road-trip you can depend on the peppy engine to accelerate to passing speeds easily while maintaining great fuel efficiency. Available all-wheel drive gives drivers a fun driving experience with balanced handling and excellent cornering.
Ready to Keep You Safe
The Hyundai Kona was named the U.S. Car News best new SUV for teens in 2022 and the extensive list of advanced safety and driver assistance features might have something to do with that. The Hyundai Kona standard safety features includes a rear-view camera, forward collision warning, forward automatic emergency braking, rear cross-traffic alert, and more.
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Where to Find the 2023 Hyundai Kona
Visit Red McCombs Superior Hyundai to test drive the 2023 Hyundai Kona. Schedule a test drive here.