The forthcoming 2020 Hyundai Kona is one of the most attractive SUV nowadays. The new model offers a great look and it comes with a huge list of techs. Also, thanks to its size, this compact crossover SUV is ideal for city drive. From the latest information, the new model will be available with a few engine configurations. So, we can expect gasoline, diesel, and electric variants. The gasoline and diesel models will be the same as in the predecessor, however, the new Kona electric will offer numerous refreshments.
As we already mentioned, the list of standard and optional features are long and we can expect that some of them will be borrowed from the other popular models from Hyundai`s line. One of the greenest electric models on the market and the highlights of the offer EV model will provide astonishing mileage and great safety.
2020 Hyundai Kona Unique Design
The redesigned 2020 Hyundai Kona offers a sleeker look than before. Furthermore, this SUV will arrive with minor changes. The Kona Electric will get its unique design that will slightly depart of the rest of the line. Also, the aerodynamic on this model is way better now, as the handling. It comes with stylish grille and a new set of wheels.
Furthermore, we can also see some changes on the front bumper that looks more larger. The new LED lighting is also part of the headlights and taillights. As the current one model, the new Kona will keep the same color options that include Pulse Red, Ceramic Blue, and Galactic Gray. However, we can expect more colors in the final version.
Interior Features and Changes
The interior of the new attractive 2020 Hyundai Kona will be more driver-oriented this time, and we will get more stylish cabin followed with tons of techs. Also, the cabin will remain to be roomy with the two rows of seats. We must add that the manufacturer is crafted much better rear cabin, and now there is more legroom as the headroom.
All models except electric will be available with a 7-inch touchscreen, dual USB charging ports, and other features. However, most of the tech will be installed in the electric Kona model. This model will get a bigger 10.25-inch display and better safety like lane-keep assist, blind spot monitoring and driver-attention warning.
As we already wrote, the upcoming 2020 Hyundai Kona will be available with gasoline, diesel and electric engines. The base one is the same 2.0-liter four-cylinder gasoline that produces 147 HP and 132 lb-ft of torque. This engine comes with 6-speed automatic transmission.
The next one that is optional is the 1.6-liter four-cylinder turbocharged diesel that delivers 175 horses and 195 lb-ft of torque. Furthermore, this type of engine will be offered with 7-speed dual-clutch transmission. Both engines above will come with the front wheel drive system as standard, while the all-wheel-drive setup is optional.
2020 Hyundai Kona Electric
The last and the most popular is 2020 Hyundai Kona Electric model. According to the officials, this SUV will be available with two different outputs. However, only one is available for now to the public. The electric motor and the battery pack on the base Kona electric will deliver 292 miles on a single charge. This model will produce 200 lb-ft of torque and it will be able to run from 0 to 60 mph in 7.5 seconds.
Release Date and Price
The price of the base 2020 Hyundai Kona models will start at $26,000. However, if one chooses to go for the Kona electric the price will be increased to $35,000 for the model with lower output. The stronger battery pack will add to the price of a thousand dollars more. The new 2020 Hyundai Konda will hit the markets in the middle of 2020.