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Hyundai Kona 2022

The 2022 Hyundai Kona range of configurations is currently priced from $26,900. Our most recent review of the 2022 Hyundai Kona resulted in a score of 5 out of 10 for that particular example.

Carsguide Senior Journalist Richard Berry had this to say at the time: The Kona Electric in the Elite grade and with the standard range battery is a great electric vehicle at a good price, but it’s not a great family car due to its size which not only limits its versatility but also ride composure, too. I’ve tested it with my own family and there was not enough room for us to be comfortable.

You can read the full review here.

This is what Richard Berry liked most about this particular version of the Hyundai Kona: Quick to charge, Good value for an EV, Great features

The Hyundai Kona SUV competes with similar models like the Volkswagen T-Cross, Kia Seltos and Toyota Yaris Cross in the Under $30k category category.

The 2022 Hyundai Kona carries a braked towing capacity of up to 1600 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 2022 Price and Specs

The Hyundai Kona 2022 is currently available from $26,900 for the Kona (FWD) up to $64,000 for the Kona Highlander Elec TTR EXT Range.

Pricing guides

$45,450
Based on Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP)
Lowest Price
$26,900
Highest Price
$64,000
Hyundai Kona Model Body Type Specs Price
(FWD) SUV 2.0L ULP CVT AUTO $26,900
Active (fwd) SUV 2.0L ULP CVT AUTO $28,500
Elite (fwd) SUV 2.0L ULP CVT AUTO $31,900
Elite Electric EXT Range SUV — Electric 1 SP AUTO $60,500
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Hyundai Kona 2022 Dimensions

Dimensions for the 2022 Hyundai Kona are dependent on which body type is chosen. The maximum width and height is 1800mm x 1560mm and can vary on the basis of model.

Dimensions for the Hyundai Kona 2022 Dimensions  include 1550mm height, 1800mm width, 4205mm length.
Hyundai Kona Model Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
(FWD) SUV 1550x1800x4205 mm 170 mm
Active (fwd) SUV 1550x1800x4205 mm 177 mm
Elite (fwd) SUV 1550x1800x4205 mm 177 mm
N Line (awd) SUV 1560x1800x4215 mm 178 mm
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Hyundai Kona 2022 Q&As

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

  • My 2018 Kona Active steering wheel is making noises when turning or when I come to a stop.

    The best guess is that the noise is being generated by the electric motor integrated into the steering column that acts as the power-steering in the Kona. If it’s s faint noise that is heard more often with the windows closed and the stereo off, then it’s the same noise that other Kona owners have noted.

    Another possibility is a noisy clock-spring. This is a flexible electrical contact inside the top of the steering column that allows the steering wheel to turn while still maintaining all the electrical contacts that power the air-bags and steering wheel-mounted controls. These clock springs often become noisy just before they fail.

    Your car is still under warranty, and since you’ve already logged the fault with your Hyundai dealer, it’s now a pre-existing problem and must be fixed by Hyundai, even if the car itself runs out of warranty in the meantime.

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  • How do I tell if a 2019 Hyundai Kona is AWD or FWD?

    It’s pretty simple, James, and despite both two and four-wheel-drive being offered on all trim levels of the Kona, there’s one thing to check that will answer your question: If the vehicle has the two-litre, non-turbocharged engine, it’s a two (front) wheel-drive. If it has the 1.6-litre turbocharged engine, it’s an all-wheel-drive Kona. Hyundai never offered a front-wheel-drive Kona with the turbo engine, nor all-wheel-drive with the non-turbo.

    Beyond that, there were some other major technical differences that will also tell you what you’re looking at. The front-drive Kona has a simpler, torsion-beam rear suspension, while the AWD version has a multi-link arrangement. Then there’s the transmission. Front-drive Konas got a six-speed conventional automatic, while the AWD Kona got a dual-clutch seven-speed transmission.

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  • Is it normal for a 2018 Hyundai Kona to have a rusty muffler after three years?

    It’s a bit of a surprise to learn that a brand-new muffler lasted just two years before needing replacement, and that’s certainly not what most mechanics would consider normal. But it isn’t unheard of, either.

    One of the by-products of burning petrol is water. That explains the cloud-like water-vapour you see when a car is first started on a cold morning. Once the car is up to running temperature, however, that water is turned completely to steam and exits the tailpipe. But, if the vehicle is only ever used for short trips where the exhaust system never gets hot enough to evaporate all that water, then the water can sit inside the system (typically inside the muffler, and in a sometimes acidic environment) where it can cause rust to develop.

    This is a lot less common in modern cars with catalytic converters which cause the exhaust to run at a higher temperature and get there faster, but it can still happen – as you now know. The best fix is to fit a stainless-steel exhaust system which simply refuses to rust, but they’re expensive and I wouldn’t expect Hyundai to go to that expense for a warranty claim.

    So will it happen again in another two years? If the cause of the rusty muffler is as I’ve explained here, then there’s a very good chance it will happen again thanks to your car’s pattern of use. But if the problem was simply a bad batch of mufflers that weren’t rust-proofed correctly at the factory (and it happens) then a new muffler shouldn’t rot out so quickly. But it makes us wonder if Victoria’s extended COVID lockdown and the notorious five-kilometre-radius-from-home rule may have forced drivers into lots of short trips for months on end. Perhaps you’re seeing the start of a trend here.

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  • 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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Hyundai Kona 2022 Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption for the 2022 Hyundai Kona is dependent on the type of engine, transmission, or model chosen. The Hyundai Kona is available with the following fuel types: ULP, Electric and PULP.

Hyundai Kona Model Body Type Specs Fuel Consumption
(FWD) SUV 2.0L,ULP,CVT AUTO 6.2L/100km
Elite Electric EXT Range SUV Electric,1 SP AUTO
Elite Electric STD Range SUV Electric,1 SP AUTO
Highlander Elec TTR EXT Range SUV Electric,1 SP AUTO
Highlander Elec TTR STD Range SUV Electric,1 SP AUTO
N SUV 2.0L,PULP,8 SP AUTO 9L/100km
* Combined fuel consumption See All Hyundai Kona 2022 Pricing and Specs

Hyundai Kona 2022 Towing capacity

The Hyundai Kona’s towing capacity ranges from 0kg to 1600kg. 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
(FWD) SUV 2.0L,ULP,CVT AUTO 1300kg
Active (fwd) SUV 2.0L,ULP,CVT AUTO 1300kg
Elite (fwd) SUV 2.0L,ULP,CVT AUTO 1300kg
N Line (awd) SUV 1.6L,ULP,7 SP AUTO 1250kg
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Hyundai Kona 2022 Wheel size

Wheel size for the 2022 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
(FWD) SUV 205x60 R16 9 205x60 R16 9
Active (fwd) SUV 215x55 R17 9 215x55 R17 9
Elite (fwd) SUV 215x55 R17 9 215x55 R17 9
N Line (awd) SUV 235x45 R18 9 235x45 R18 9
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