Hyundai Kona 2020 – the world premiere of the new Hyundai


The new Hyundai range of new cars in 20219-2020 was supplemented by a compact Hyundai Kona crossover, the car was officially unveiled on June 12, 2020 in South Korea, about which we have already written . In our review of Hyundai Cohn – photos and videos, the price and complete sets, the full specifications of the Korean SUV compact B-class. The start of Hyundai Kona sales in the automotive market of South Korea is scheduled for the end of June this year. By autumn, the new compact crossover will reach Europe, and in early 2020 will enter the market of North America, China and Australia. Price stylish compact crossover Hyundai Kohn will be from 17000-17500 euros. Sales of Hyundai Kona in Russia are not planned.

The Korean crossover with the original name Kona became one of the most anticipated new products of Hyundai Motor Company in 2020. It is interesting that the premiere of the twin brother Kia Stonic will soon be held. At the heart of the novelties, by the way, the newest subcompact platform, which allows to place the technical components competently and compactly, thus securing the maximum possible space for passengers and baggage from modest body dimensions.

  • The external dimensions of the body of the Hyundai Kona 20219-2020 are 4165 mm in length, 1800 mm in width, 1550 mm in height, with 2600 mm of wheelbase and 170 mm of ground clearance.

Designers awarded the new crossover with a bright, aggressive and original appearance. In the presence of a massive front part of the body with a solid trapezoidal falshradiator grille, located on a huge bumper, three-level light (on the top floor, light-squinted daytime running lights, under them headlights, and at the bottom of the fog-light).
Sideways, the body of the novelty shows powerfully inflated wheel arches, doors decorated with a powerful splash, a domed roof, a neat stern.

The rear part of the body is very similar to the front part of the crossover: high-mounted narrow plafonds of parking lights with LED filling, stylish sections of redundant dimensions, echoing the headlamps of the head of the vet.

Traditionally for the crossover, the lower parts of the Hyundai Cohn body, the bumper, the edges of the wheel arches and the lower parts of the side doors are protected by a powerful plastic body kit – armor. The creators of the model called the plastic body kit “armor”.

It should be noted that the power structure of the body of the crossover Kona is 51.8% composed of high and extra high strength steel (Advanced High Strength Steel). The body of the novelty is assembled from parts produced by hot stamping, the length of adhesive joints is 114.5 meters. On the security of the driver and passengers are six airbags, the system Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist with the front camera and radar, Lane Keeping Assist, High Beam Assist, Driver Attention Warning and Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Warning.

The interior of the compact crossover makes it possible to comfortably accommodate the driver and four passengers, while the useful volume of the luggage compartment in a stowed state with the passengers in the rear seats is 361 liters. With such indicators, Hyundai Kona will be very difficult to compete with the new Citroen C3 Aircross , also presented yesterday.


The interior of the new Korean compact crossover is designed in the traditional style of Hyundai Motor related models and can not surprise anyone outstanding. All equipment and controls are placed taking into account the modern requirements for ergonomics, the materials are good, but quite budgetary. There is a compact multifunctional steering wheel, a dashboard with a 4.2-inch onboard computer screen, a choice of three multimedia systems with 5, 7 and 8-inch color screens (Android Auto and Apple CarPlay interfaces, a rear view camera), a logical unit Control of air conditioning.

As an additional equipment are offered Head-Up Display, a platform for wireless charging of smartphones, heated front seats, keyless access to the passenger compartment and a start / stop button for the engine.

Specifications Hyundai Kona 2020-2020 year. A compact crossover is available to order with two variants of the 2WD and 4WD drive. The basic versions of the novelty with front-wheel drive 2WD are equipped with a front independent suspension (McPherson strut) and a rear semi-independent suspension (torsion bar). With the 4WD four-wheel drive, the rear suspension of the Hyundai Kona crossover is independent with a multi-link architecture.
Under the hood of the Korean compact crossover, three gasoline and one diesel engines will be added.

Petrol versions Hyundai Kona.

  • The three-cylinder turbocharged 1.0 T-GDI (120 hp 172 Nm) in the company with 6 MKPP provides acceleration dynamics from 0 to 100 km / h in 12.0 seconds and a top speed of 181 km / h.
  • Four-cylinder atmospheric engine 2.0 MPI (149 hp 179 Nm) with 6 automatic transmissions allows you to type the first hundred for 10.0 seconds and accelerate to 194 kmh.
  • The most powerful gasoline version with a turbocharged four 1.6T-GDI from the Gamma line (177 hp 265 Nm) is equipped with a robotic 7-speed transmission (7DCT). Spurt from 0 to 100 km / h in 7.7 seconds, the maximum speed is 210 km / h.

Diesel versions of Hyundai Kona are designed for the European market.

  • The 1.6-liter Turbo Diesel, according to preliminary information, will be offered in two versions of 110 hp and 133 hp 275 Nm in the company with 6 MKPP and 6 automatic transmissions.

The driver of the Kona crossover is offered the opportunity to choose one of the three modes of movement Sports, Normal and Eco, changing the performance of the engine, gearbox and steering.
Representatives of Hyundai Motor Company announced in mid-2020 the premiere of the fully electric version of the Hyundai Kona, capable of overcoming up to 390 km on one charge.