16.10.2017 Press release

Hyundai Motor UK announces all-new Kona pricing and specifications

  • Prices start from £16,195 on the road
  • All turbo-charged powertrain line-up
  • 177PS 1.6 T-GDi with 7 speed DCT and 4WD on Premium GT models
  • High level of safety equipment as standard
  • First Hyundai model to feature high end KRELL audio system

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Hyundai Motor UK has officially announced the pricing and specification of the All-New KONA, which will go on sale in the UK on 2nd November.
All-New KONA follows on from the i30 family in offering a high level of standard safety equipment, with Driver Attention Alert, Lane Keeping Assist, Hill Start Assist Control and Downhill Brake Control featuring on all models, Premium SE adds Blind Spot Detection and Rear Cross Traffic Alert with Premium GT specification adding Autonomous Emergency Braking. High levels of standard technology and connectivity equipment also feature with all models of Kona benefitting from DAB and Bluetooth regardless of trim level.
Prices will start from £16,195 for the KONA S 1.0 T-GDi 120PS 6 speed manual, with external features including 16” alloy wheels, body coloured bumpers, door handles and  door mirrors, as well as rear spoiler with integrated LED brake light. Interior equipment includes cloth seats with driver’s seat height adjustment and 60/40 split folding rear seat. S trim level also features air conditioning with rear air vents in the centre console, automatic headlamps with LED positioning lamps and LED daytime running lamps. Convenience features on S trim includes standard cruise control with speed limiter, electrically adjustable and heated door mirrors and electric front and rear windows. DAB and Bluetooth connectivity features as standard throughout the KONA range, with the S featuring a 5” LCD centre console display, 6 speakers, USB and AUX connections and steering wheel controls for audio, telephone and cruise control operation. A drivers supervision instrument cluster with 3.5” LCD multifunction screen rounds off the KONA S trim level.
From £17,495 the KONA SE 1.0 T-GDi 120PS Manual builds on S trim level by offering customers additional external equipment including 17” alloy wheels, roof rails and fog lamps. Additional SE interior equipment includes leather wrapped steering wheel and gear knob and electric driver’s seat lumbar support. KONA SE comes as standard with a parking system including rear parking sensors and rear camera, with 7” touchscreen centre console display including smart device integration with Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™.
Moving further up the range, the KONA Premium 1.0 T-GDi 120PS Manual at £18,795 continues with SE specification, with external changes including 18” alloy wheels, chrome surround to the black front grille, Anthracite finished side body garnish, and silver rear skid plate and side body mouldings. Premium trim also introduces climate control with automatic defog function, automatically dimming rear view mirror, automatic windscreen wipers and solar glass to the front windows and windscreen, with privacy glass to the rear windows and tailgate glass. Convenience features at this specification adds Smart Key with keyless entry and engine start/stop button and back storage pockets to both driver and passenger seats and luggage storage net. KONA Premium also sees the introduction of the high end KRELL premium audio system, including an 8 speaker system with external amplifier and subwoofer. The KRELL system is controlled via an 8” touchscreen centre console display with satellite navigation and LIVE services, Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™. A wireless phone charging pad also features.
Raising the specification further, the KONA Premium SE 1.0 T-GDi 120PS at £21,195, builds on the already comprehensive Premium specification by adding leather seat facings, with electrically adjustable drivers and passenger seats, which also both offer seat heating and ventilation. Further convenience additions for Premium SE specifications include heated steering wheel, rear centre arm rest, power folding door mirrors and front parking sensors. New for KONA, the Premium SE introduces the Head Up Display (HUD) which projects relevant information directly to the drivers line of sight. The HUD is projected onto an 8” screen, which lowers into the dashboard when not in use and is fully adjustable for both angle and height for optimum visibility for all drivers. Displayed information is customisable with options to include key information on speed, navigation, fuel levels, warning functions such as Blind Spot Detection and Lane Keeping Assist, as well as information on telephone connectivity and audio.   
The top of the range KONA Premium GT 1.6 T-GDi 177PS 7 speed DCT 4WD trim enters the range at £24,995 and offers additional equipment with a focus on technology, including full LED headlamps with High Beam Assist and static bending function, as well as LED rear tailamps, a drivers supervision instrument cluster with 4.2” LCD multifunction screen. KONA Premium GT also adds the Safety Pack which includes Autonomous Emergency Braking with pedestrian recognition.
KONA has been designed to stand out from the crowd and is available in a number of external colours, both Neutral and Vivid, in metallic (M), pearl (P) or metallic pearl (MP) finishes.
Hyundai has long been a pioneer in the SUV market with the Tucson and Santa Fe and all-new KONA completes a lineup that now gives customers a Hyundai choice in every segment of what is still a rapidly growing sector. KONA gives our customers the latest in safety and convenience technology, combined with powerful and efficient powertrains, packaged in a distinctive design with eye catching body colours which will really stand out from the crowd.

Tony Whitehorn President and CEO Hyundai Motor UK

All KONA models come with Hyundai’s industry leading 5 Year Unlimited Mileage Warranty, 5 Year Roadside Assistance package, 5 Year Annual Health Check, and 12 Year Anti Corrosion Warranty.

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