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2020 Hyundai Kona vs 2019 Hyundai Kona

The Hyundai Kona is known for its efficiency and good looks. The Kona is a subcompact SUV from Hyundai that is fuel efficient and attractive on the road.  Hyundai created the Kona to give drivers a new perspective on compact and environmentally friendly SUVs. If fuel economy is a priority, you cannot go wrong with the Hyundai Kona at Carolina Hyundai of High Point.    

Come test drive the Hyundai Kona today to indulge in quality and comfort in one of the best looking subcompact SUVs on the market. If you are interested in experiencing the Kona for yourself, call (866) 824-7081 to schedule a test drive and we will also be able to help you with valuing your trade. Visit us today at Carolina Hyundai of 2431 North Main Street in High Point North Carolina and experience the definition of Hyundai. 


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The resources below will help you understand what differentiates the 2020 Hyundai Kona from the 2019 Hyundai Kona. 


2019 Hyundai Kona vs. 2020 Hyundai Kona Performance

The 2019 and 2020 Kona non-electric models come with the available 2.0 liter 4-cylinder engine establishing nearly 150 horsepower OR a 1.6 liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that easily climbs to 175 horsepower. Both engines are installed with automatic transmission that have manual shift modes. The Kona Electric, introduced with the 2019 Kona debut, is stocked with a 150-kW motor that generates over 200 horsepower with a single-speed transmission. The Hyundai Kona comes with the available option of All-Wheel-Drive and standard with Front-Wheel-Drive. 

The fuel economy in the 2019 and 2020 base Kona models gives you a range of 27 miles per gallon in city and 33 miles per gallon on highway. The turbocharged engines in the Kona will get initially the same mileage, give-or-take 1 mile per gallon difference. The Kona Electric caps out at a mile per gallon equivalent (MPGe) of 132 MPGe in the city and 108 MPGe on the highway. The range for the Kona Electric reaches nearly 260 miles.  

**NOTE: 50-kW or 100-kW Combined Charging System DC hardware can charge Kona Electric 80% full in 1 hour**

2020 Hyundai Kona vs. 2019 Hyundai Kona Safety Features 

The 2019 and 2020 Kona models come standard with rear view camera, lane keep assist, a driver attention monitor, and forward collision warning. Both year models come with available these incredible safety features: pedestrian detection, automatic high-beam headlights, rear parking sensors, and blind spot monitoring with rear cross traffic alert. Adaptive cruise control is another available safety feature for the 2020 Kona that uses radar technology to keep a fixed distance from the cars in front of you while driving.  

The 2019 and 2020 Kona models received exceptional safety ratings and Top Safety Pick+ title(s) from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The best ratings were in front and side crash test as well as rollover tests. 


Is The 2020 Hyundai Kona Better Than The 2019 Hyundai Kona?  

The difference between the 2019 and 2020 Kona models is mostly seen in the (more) available safety features for the 2020 Kona and being equipped with the most up to date Hyundai technology for safety and leisure. Come test drive the 2020 Hyundai Kona and find out what makes this subcompact SUV one of the best in the industry!

If you are interested in either a 2020 Hyundai or a 2019 Hyundai Kona, come visit Carolina Hyundai in High Point, NC. Our team members will be happy to walk you through the differences between the model years and set you up for a test drive. 


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