2018 Hyundai Kona
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2018 Hyundai Kona at Thompson Hyundai

The wait for the 2018 Hyundai Kona is almost over! This brand new vehicle is built on the all-new CUV platform and is the first B-segment crossover created by Hyundai to be sold on the United States market. This compact SUV is loaded with style from the aggressive wide stance to the luxurious interior! Drivers will be filled with confidence whether they're cruising down the highway or tearing up the trails thanks to the Kona's versatility!

Engine Performance

  • 2.0-Liter Inline-4 Engine
  • Six-Speed Electronic Automatic Transmission
  • Standard Front-Wheel-Drive

Safety Features

  • LED Daytime Running Lights
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring Display
  • Remote Keyless Entry system

Vehicle Design

  • Six-Way Adjustable Driver Seat
  • Six-Speaker Sound System
  • High-Res Touchscreen

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What are some of the trim levels and unique features for the 2018 Kona?

The 2018 Hyundai Kona is available in four trim levels! The entry-level SE model is so incredibly well equipped you could easily mistake it for the highest trim! Solar control glass, a rear window wiper, dual power body-colored side mirrors, intermittent windshield wipers, automatic projector headlights, and LED daytime running are all standard exterior features! Inside the Kona, standard features include a six-speaker sound system, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel with audio/cruise/Bluetooth controls, an auxiliary input jack, a USB port, cloth upholstery, 60/40 split folding rear seat, a dual level cargo fold, a six-way adjustable driver seat, and a high-res touchscreen! The top of the line Ultimate model gains features like a leather-wrapped steering wheel, heated side mirrors, a power sunroof, an 8-inch color touchscreen, heads-up display, Infinity audio system, heated front seats, wireless device charging, and leather upholstery! Cargo room is bountiful in the 2018 Kona! The liftgate opens to a standard 19.2 cubic feet of cargo room which can be expanded to 45.8 when the rear seats are folded down!

What kind of powertrain options are available for the 2018 Kona?

There are few different powertrains to choose from for 2018 Hyundai Kona! The lower trim levels are powered by a 2.0L inline-4 engine that creates 147 horsepower and 132 pound-feet of torque. Hyundai pairs this engine with a six-speed electronic automatic transmission that utilizes OD lock-up torque converter and an electronic shift lock system. For even more power opt for one of the two higher trim levels as they come powered by a 1.6-liter Turbo inline-4. This engine delivers 175 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque and is connected to a seven-speed EcoShift DCT. All four 2018 Kona models come with standard front-wheel-drive but all-wheel-drive with a multi-link suspension is optional!

What type of safety and security features are available for the all-new Kona?

No matter where your daily adventures take you, the 2018 Hyundai is ready to protect every passenger thanks to its incredible safety and security feature lineup! Standard features for the entire model lineup include electronic stability control with traction control, a rearview camera with dynamic guidelines, hill start assist control, a vehicle stability management system, a tire pressure monitoring display, front crumple zones, an anti-locking braking system, a remote keyless entry system with alarm, and LED daytime running lights with OFF switch. Driver and passenger knee airbags, front and rear passenger airbags, driver and front passenger side-impact airbags, and advanced driver and front passenger airbags are all standard as well. There is a lengthy list of optional safety and security features as well like rear cross traffic collision warning, high beam assist, lane change assist, Hyundai Smart Sense, lane keeping assist, and forward collision-avoidance assist.

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Final Thoughts on the 2018 Hyundai Kona

The 2018 Hyundai Kona is a unique and versatile SUV that is ready for anything you can throw at it! There is a model for everyone thanks to the incredible and well equipped trim lineup so come on in today to learn more! Fill out the contact form below or give us a call at 888-714-8028 if you have additional questions!

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