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Hyundai Kona 2020

The 2020 Hyundai Kona range of configurations is currently priced from $23,990. Our most recent review of the 2020 Hyundai Kona resulted in a score of 7.6 out of 10 for that particular example.

Carsguide Managing Editor - Head of Video Matt Campbell had this to say at the time: If you must have an electric small SUV, and it must have a decent amount of electric driving range, then the Hyundai Kona is the only choice you’ve got in Australia until the MG ZS EV arrives, and even then the Kona will leave that car in the shade for range. It really is one of the best EV options out there right now, all things considered.

You can read the full review here.

This is what Matt Campbell liked most about this particular version of the Hyundai Kona: Accurate range claims, Excellent electric efficiency, Smart technology

The 2020 Hyundai Kona carries a braked towing capacity of up to 1300 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.

The Hyundai Kona is also known as the Hyundai Kauai (Portugal) and the Hyundai Encino (China) in markets outside Australia.

Hyundai Kona 2020 Price and Specs

The Hyundai Kona 2020 is currently available from $23,990 for the Kona GO (fwd) up to $65,480 for the Kona Highlander TTR Electric.

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Active (awd) SUV 1.6L ULP 7 SP AUTO $21,500 $29,150
Active (fwd) SUV 2.0L ULP CVT AUTO
Active (fwd) SUV 2.0L ULP 6 SP AUTO $19,000 $26,510
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Hyundai Kona 2020 Dimensions

Dimensions for the 2020 Hyundai Kona are dependent on which body type is chosen. The maximum width and height is 1800mm x 1555mm and can vary on the basis of model.

Dimensions for the Hyundai Kona 2020 Dimensions  include 1550mm height, — width, 4205mm length.
Hyundai Kona Model Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
GO (fwd) SUV 1550x1800x4165 mm 170 mm
Active (fwd) SUV 1550x1800x4165 mm 170 mm
GO (awd) SUV 1550x1800x4165 mm 170 mm
Active (fwd) SUV 1550x1800x4205 mm 177 mm
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Hyundai Kona 2020 Boot Space

The Hyundai Kona 2020 SUV has a boot space size of 332 VDA.
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Hyundai Kona 2020 Q&As

Check out real-world situations relating to the Hyundai Kona here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.

  • Should I buy a 2021 Hyundai Kona or 2021 VW T-Roc?

    Volkswagen’s latest cars are lovely to drive but it’s true; many mechanics (and plenty of owners) are wary of the brand’s recent reputation for reliability. But if you’re buying a brand-new or nearly new example, then the factory warranty will be some peace of mind. The safest bet right now, is something Japanese or South Korean, and that includes the Hyundai you’re looking at as well as the equivalent offerings from Kia. Both these brands have enviable reputations for durability and both come with terrific factory warranties.

    Volkswagen’s current high-tech turbocharged engines are very entertaining to drive as well as being frugal in all situations, but, in reality, any current model mid-sized SUV is more than capable of delivering you interstate in comfort and safety as well as offering low running costs. Bear in mind you may have to pay extra for the top-shelf model if you want all the latest safety and convenience technology.

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  • Should I buy a Hyundai Kona or Honda HR-V?

    It’s nice to see that the worldwide web has put Carsguide in touch with people in the USA and that they’re prepared to ask for advice from half a planet away. Meanwhile, if safety is your number one priority, then you really need to find a vehicle with all the latest driver aids such as autonomous emergency braking, lane-keeping assistance and rear-cross-traffic alert. These are the new safety must-haves now that air-bags, stability control and other systems are considered par for the course.

    The catch with your situation (from our point of view) is that the vehicles we assess and test in Australia don’t necessarily correlate with the North American buying experience. The specifications of Australian-delivered cars don’t always line up with those of a USA-market vehicle, and that can mean that the safety kit fitted here isn’t mirrored by the same make and model sold on your side of the pond. Don’t forget, too, that some makes and models (Hyundai and Kia are good examples) often feature Australian input into the suspension and steering settings to make them more palatable to an Australian audience. As a result, the same car without that input (such as the version sold in the US) might drive very differently.

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  • What is the rubbing noise behind the wheel of my 2019 Hyundai Kona?

    It’s not unknown for a car-maker to receive a batch of parts from a supplier where the parts in question have a materials or manufacturing flaw in them. Certainly, enough Hyundai owners have reported this same problem for that to be a reasonable hypothesis. The theory about the gear in the steering system is one possible cause for the noise you’re hearing, but I’ve also heard other mechanics suggest that it’s the clock-spring (that electrically powers the air-bags, steering wheel controls, yet still allows the wheel to turn) that’s at fault.

    Either way, it’s a warranty job for the dealer to sort out, but experience has shown that Hyundai’s dealers are very good at keeping their customers happy. Meantime, the replacement part should be from a later, improved batch, without the inbuilt flaws, so it shouldn’t happen again.

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  • What is the grating noise behind the wheel of my 2018 Hyundai Kona?

    This is a relatively common complaint among Hyundai Kona owners. Sometimes the noise manifests as a buzz or a groan and sometimes it’s loud enough to hear over the stereo. Since your car has electrically-assisted power-steering, there’s no chance that it’s a lack of hydraulic fluid causing the noise, but some Hyundai specialists believe the noise comes from a worm gear within the electric assistance unit. It seems that even in almost new cars, there can be enough wear in this component to cause a noise. The other possible cause is the clock-spring which is a spring that resides inside the steering column and maintains the electrical connections with the steering-wheel mounted controls, the air-bag and the rest of the car, yet still allows you to turn the wheel to steer the car. The good news is that your car is well and truly within the factory warranty period, so a Hyundai dealer is obliged to sort it out for you. Just don’t make the mistake of taking 'they all do that' for an answer.

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Hyundai Kona 2020 Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption for the 2020 Hyundai Kona is dependent on the type of engine, transmission, or model chosen. The Hyundai Kona is available with the following fuel types: ULP and Electric.

Hyundai Kona Model Body Type Specs Fuel Consumption
(FWD) SUV 2.0L,ULP,CVT AUTO 6.2L/100km
Active (awd) SUV 1.6L,ULP,7 SP AUTO 6.7L/100km
Elite Electric SUV Electric,1 SP AUTO
Highlander Electric SUV Electric,1 SP AUTO
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Hyundai Kona 2020 Towing capacity

The Hyundai Kona’s towing capacity ranges from 0kg to 1300kg. Some models also offer heavy-duty or towing option packs which can increase towing capacity, as well as options which can hamper towing capacity. Towing capacities can vary wildly on a large number of factors. These include engine, transmission, model, and options chosen. Always check with the manufacturer or in your vehicles handbook before attempting to tow anything.

Hyundai Kona Model Body Type Specs Braked Capacity
GO (fwd) SUV 2.0L,ULP,6 SP AUTO 1300kg
Active (fwd) SUV 2.0L,ULP,6 SP AUTO 1300kg
GO (awd) SUV 1.6L,ULP,7 SP AUTO 1250kg
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Hyundai Kona 2020 Wheel size

Wheel size for the 2020 Hyundai Kona will vary depending on model chosen, although keep in mind that many manufacturers offer alternate wheel sizes as options on many models.The wheel size available will alter the range of tyres available to be fitted.

Hyundai Kona Model Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
GO (fwd) SUV 205x60 R16 16x6.5 inches 205x60 R16 16x6.5 inches
Active (fwd) SUV 205x60 R16 16x6.5 inches 205x60 R16 16x6.5 inches
GO (awd) SUV 205x60 R16 16x6.5 inches 205x60 R16 16x6.5 inches
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