The Kona is an optimally sized 5-passenger crossover SUV from Hyundai. Its adventure ready with Turbocharged engines and loaded with an extensive range of safety and convenience features out of the box. Its dual layered cargo space with its rear seatbacks folded down provide plenty of space to accommodate your luggage and its spacious cabin provides plenty of head and leg room for all passengers. We checked out the Hyundai dealer serving Orlando to get a better look at its various aspects and understand if the 2019 Hyundai Kona is an ideal family car.
Expressive on the Exterior
The 2019 Hyundai Kona is quite expressive on the exterior with its bright and shiny color options. It comes in 4 well equipped trims – the SE, SEL, Limited and Ultimate. The body is bold, sculpted and well defined and features solar glass front-door, windshield and sunshade band standard across all the trims. Other great standard features include LED daytime running lights and automatic headlights. SE and SEL get Projector Headlights, while the Limited and Ultimate feature LED Headlights and LED taillights. The SE is fitted with a Driver’s blind spot mirror, but the SEL onwards you get blind spot collision warning system as standard. The SEL onwards you also get the suave shark fin antenna and power tilt/slide sunroof as an option, but this and roof rails are again standard which makes it family friendly right from the word go.
Adventure begins when you get in
The moment you open the doors to get into the well-appointed cabin of the Kona you know it’s crafted for family fun. You will admire the comforting texture of the seats appreciate that every minute aspect has been looked into in providing convenience for the passengers. All round standard features across the trims include power windows, power door locks, remote keyless entry, tilt and telescopic steering, steering mounted Bluetooth and cruise control, a rear-view mirror with parking guidance, a 1amp USB data and charging jack, 1 charging USB jack, Aux input jack and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration to complete the package. As you move up the trim levels, the SEL onwards you get the Proximity Key with push button start, leather-wrapped steering wheel and support for BlueLink technology from Hyundai that lets you access various aspects using your smartphone. SE and SEL features a 6-way adjustable driver seat, while the Limited and Ultimate get 8-way power adjustable driver seat with power lumbar support. Rear seats are 60/40 split fold-down and reclining seatbacks.
Infotainment is provided over a 7-inch color touchscreen display audio system which is 8-inch in the Ultimate. SEL onwards you get to add an Infinity premium audio system with Clari-Fi Music Restoration Technology and 8-speakers which families would love.
Power & Performance
SE & SEL you can find querying for a Hyundai dealer near me come fitted with a 2.0-Liter Inline 4-Cylinder DOHC which is mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission with SHIFTRONIC on an FWD system. The Limited and Ultimate come with a 1.6-Liter inline 4-cylinder turbocharged engine that’s mated to a 7-speed Dual-clutch transmission with Dual Clutch technology. You have the option to go in for the available AWD system if you need more control and better traction.