Hyundai Kona 1.0T GDi Blue Drive SE 5dr Petrol Hatchback

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Fuel: Petrol

Body: Hatchback
Trans: Manual

Electric front/rear windows with one touch, Downhill brake control, Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), Bluetooth system, PAS, Windscreen washer fluid sensor and warning indicator, Electrically adjustable and heated door mirrors...

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MPG

Combined - 50 mpg EC Extra Urban - 58 mpg EC Urban - 43.

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The total number of seats in the vehicle.

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Ten Second Review

Hyundai fills a conspicuous gap in its model range with this Kona, a little SUV aimed at the many supermini-based models now populating the smaller part of the quickly-growing Crossover segment. It's more extrovertly styled than you might expect a Hyundai to be and ticks all the right boxes in terms of efficiency, safety and media connectivity.

Background

There are advantages to turning up late to any party. The 'event' in question in this case is the quickly growing market for small supermini-based SUVs, a segment that manufacturers like Nissan and Renault have been enjoying vast sales in for most of the last decade. Other volume brands were left on the back foot and it's taken them some time to catch up. That's changing now and the model we're going to look at here, Hyundai's Kona, is just one of a whole series of models seeking to make inroads in this potentially profitable segment. This contender was originally launched in the Autumn of 2017 in petrol form but more recently, hybrid variants and an all-electric version have been added to the range. It all creates a pretty complete small SUV. Let's find out why.

Driving Experience

Kona buyers get a choice between two petrol engines. The entry-level 1.0-litre T-GDI three-cylinder turbo is borrowed from the i30 and puts out 120PS and 175Nm of torque. It's manual only, using a six-speed box, and drives through its front wheels only. The other unit on offer is a 1.6-litre four-cylinder variant with 175PS, available only with a seven-speed dual-clutch auto box and the only derivative in the Kona line-up offered with 4WD. This top petrol model can make 62mph from rest in just 7.9 seconds on the way to 127mph flat out. For the 1.0 T-GDI, the figures are 12.0s and 112mph. There are 2WD-only petrol hybrid alternatives too, using a 1.6-litre petrol unit with a 105PS power output, electrified assistance and a 7-speed dual clutch auto transmission. There's also an all-electric version, available in either a base 39kWh/135PS form or an uprated 64kWh/204PS guise. Hyundai claims a driving range of up to 300 miles. Small Crossovers in this class need to be able to offer fun, agile handling, something Hyundai says is delivered in the Kona thanks in large part to an advanced multilink rear suspension system - though this is only fitted to higher-output models. Lesser-powered versions get the kind of cheaper torsion beam rear set-up that features on less advanced rivals. There's also an 'Advanced Traction Cornering Control' package to improve traction and damping in bends.

Design and Build

Aware that it was late launching a model into the smallest sector of the SUV segment, Hyundai felt the need to make a bold statement with the design of this car. Hence the aggressive body styling with its two-tone roof, unusual twin headlamps and distinctive 'Cascading' front grille. Short rear overhangs and a low roofline add to the purposeful silhouette, plus contrasting exterior accents and standard-fit roof bars inject a bit of all-important SUV flavour. Inside, there's a cabin you can colour co-ordinate in a choice of different shades and lots of the switchgear is borrowed from the company's i30 family hatch. Plusher models get a floating 8-inch screen at the top of the dash. Lesser models get a 7-inch set-up. Either way, the infotainment package is compatible with the 'Apple CarPlay' and 'Android Auto' systems. A head-up display is being offered for the first time in a Hyundai and audiophiles can opt for a thumping Krell stereo system. As for practicalities, well the Kona is a little longer than a rival Nissan Juke, something that really tells in terms of back seat space. Plus there's a 361-litre boot that you can extend in size to 1,143-litres when the 60:40 split-folding rear backrest is flattened.

Market and Model

Hyundai knows it has to price the Kona tightly to its main rivals in the Juke and Captur-dominated small Crossover segment, so it's no surprise to find this car's pricing starting from around £17,500. That base sum will get you the entry-level 'S'-spec 1.0-litre T-GDI petrol variant. Inevitably, you have to pay a fair bit more than that to get the kind of model you're likely to see dressed up in the brochure pictures - but then that's the case elsewhere too. 'SE', 'Play', 'Premium' and 'Premium SE' trim grades provide that. A top 'Premium GT' model comes with a pokier 1.6 T-GDI unit and costs around £25,500. The Kona Hybrid prices between £22,500 and just over £27,000 and is offered in 'SE', 'Premium' or 'Premium SE' forms. The Kona electric version starts from around £25,000 after deduction of the government grant. As for equipment levels across the range, well Hyundai isn't holding back. Plusher versions get dual-zone climate control to ensure a comfortable environment for all occupants during long journeys. Plus niceties like a panoramic sunroof and a heated steering wheel are optional, as is a Navigation system you operate via an 8-inch touchscreen on the dash. Safety has been a particular feature of the development of this car. A 'Lane Keeping Assist System' is standard, as is a 'Driver Attention Alert' system, and all variants can be fitted with Autonomous Emergency Braking, a system that scans the road ahead as you drive, the set-up looking for potential collision hazards. If one is detected, you'll be warned. If you don't respond - or aren't able to - the brakes will automatically be applied to decrease the severity of any resulting accident. Other key Kona safety features include 'Smart Cruise Control', a 'Blind Spot Detector, 'Rear-Cross Traffic Alert', a 'Speed Limit Information Function' and 'High Beam Assist'.

Cost of Ownership

The introduction of new engine technology has kept Hyundai right on the pace of the class best when it comes to efficiency and carbon dioxide emissions. The 1.0-litre T-GDI petrol unit puts out 121g/km of NEDC-rated CO2 and manages 45.6mpg (WLTP). And the 1.6-litre T-GDI variant delivers 158g/km and 34.0mpg. The Kona Hybrid puts out just 90g/km of CO2 (NEDC) and manages 56.5mpg (WLTP). Fuel saving technologies used with all powerplants include Integrated Stop & Go (ISG), low rolling-resistance tyres, an alternator management system (AMS) and a drag-reducing 'active air flap' in the front grille. All of this is aided by a slippery drag coefficient and in the top petrol variant, the 7DCT auto gearbox provides an improvement in fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of up to 20% compared to a conventional six-gear automated transmission. On to servicing. Your Kona will need a garage visit once a year or every 10,000 miles, whichever comes sooner. If you want to budget ahead for routine maintenance, there are various 'Hyundai Sense' packages that offer fixed-price servicing over two, three or five-year periods. You can pay for your plan monthly and add MoTs into the three or five year plans for an extra fee. As for the all-electric version, well Hyundai says it has a driving range of 'up to 300 miles'. Charging from a 7kW wallbox will take 6hrs 10 mins for the base 39kWh version and 9 hours 35 minutes for the uprated 64 kWh derivative. From a public 50kW charge point, either car can be charged to 80% capacity in 75 minutes.

By Jonathan Crouch

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Key Standard Features*

  • Pearlescent paint
  • Pearl - Galactic grey
  • Cloth - Black
Specification
Body Glass
Tinted glass with shade band
Electric front/rear windows with drivers one touch/anti-trap
Electric front/rear windows with one touch
Tinted glass with front door glass and windscreen with shade band
Brakes
ABS
Downhill Assist Control (DAC)
Downhill brake control
Manual parking brake
Traction control
Electronic stability control
EBD + Brake Assist
Hill start assist control (HAC)
Anti-lock brake system
Chassis/Suspension
Vehicle Stability Control (VSC)
Communication
Bluetooth system
Driver Aids
Driver alert system
PAS
Cruise control + speed limiter
Rear parking sensor
Lane keep assist
Parking system with rear camera and guidance system
Driver attention alert system
Driver Information
Windscreen washer level indicator
Digital instrument cluster
Windscreen washer fluid sensor and warning indicator
Driver's supervision instrument cluster with 3.5" LCD display
Digital clock
Supervision cluster
7" touch screen
Smartphone integration with Apple CarPlay and Android auto
Driving Mirrors
Electrically adjustable and heated door mirrors
Door mirror integrated indicators
Entertainment
6 speakers
DAB Digital radio
USB/aux input socket
Steering wheel mounted audio/phone controls
RDS radio with MP3 player
6 speakers (2 front, 2 tweeters, 2 rear)
Exterior Body Features
Rear spoiler
Black radiator grille
Rear spoiler with integrated LED brake light
Roof rails
Body colour bumpers
Body colour door mirrors and handles
Exterior Lights
Front fog lights
Automatic headlights
Halogen headlights
Automatic headlights with dusk sensor
Positioning Lights - LED
Halogen rear lights
LED brake lights
LED daytime running lights
Heating/Cooling/Ventilation
Air conditioning
Interior Features
Luggage compartment undertray
Sunglasses holder
Metal paint door handles
Cloth upholstery
Luggage hooks
Parcel shelf
Height/reach adjustable steering column
Leather steering wheel and gear knob
Rear centre console with air vents
Door scuff plate
12v Socket in centre console
Interior Lights
Centre interior light
Luggage compartment lighting
Front interior light
Packs
Trailer wiring package - Kona
Safety
Front side airbags
Curtain airbags
Driver/Front Passenger airbags
Front seatbelt pretensioners
Height adjustable front seatbelts
Fasten seatbelt reminder
Childproof rear door locks
Passenger airbag deactivate switch
Tyre pressure monitoring system
3x3 point rear seatbelts
Airbags - front, front side and curtain airbags
Seats
Front/rear adjustable head restraints
Driver's electric adjustable lumbar support
Adjustable head restraints
Vertical adjustment rear head restraints
Driver's seat height adjustment
Isofix rear child seat fastenings
60/40 split folding rear seat
Security
Alarm/immobiliser
Locking wheel nuts
Remote central locking
Deadlocks
Folding key
Towing
Towbar preparation
Vanity Mirrors
Driver/passenger sunvisors and illuminated vanity mirrors
Driver/passenger sunvisors and vanity mirrors
Wheels - Alloy
17" alloy wheels
Wheels - Spare
Space saver spare wheel
Steel space saver spare wheel
Performance
Performance
0 to 60 mph (secs)
0 to 62 mph (secs)12
Engine Power - BHP120
Engine Power - KW88
Engine Power - PS
Engine Power - RPM6000
Engine Torque - LBS.FT127
Engine Torque - MKG17.5
Engine Torque - NM172
Engine Torque - RPM1500
Top Speed112

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