Three Things to Know About the Brand-New 2024 Hyundai Kona

Three Things to Know About the Brand-New 2024 Hyundai Kona

2024 Hyundai Kona

Unveiled for the first time in North America earlier in April at the New York International Auto Show, the redesigned 2024 Hyundai Kona is set to arrive on the market this summer. It will stand out with its multiple powertrain options, roomier and more versatile interior, enhanced technology, and stunning design both inside and out. These features are sure to get this second-generation Kona noticed. Here, we take a look at three things to know about the 2024 Hyundai Kona.

It is Larger and Offers More Versatility

Among the multiple improvements made to the 2024 Hyundai Kona, the enhanced interior space and versatility have to be near the top of the list. The new Kona has grown in length, width, and wheelbase, creating a larger footprint and a more spacious interior. The new Hyundai Kona now offers significantly more cargo space as well, with 723 L of cargo capacity in the back. Legroom for rear seat passengers has grown by about 3 cm, while front headroom has increased by about a centimeter compared to the previous model. Shoulder room increases as well, both front and back. In other words, this is a significantly more spacious and versatile Kona. It is designed to meet the needs of young families and active buyers by providing what is now one of the most generous interiors in its segment in terms of available space.

The Largest Powertrain Offering in its Class

The new 2024 Hyundai Kona will continue to stand out in terms of its available powertrain options. The standard 2.0-litre four-cylinder Atkinson cycle powertrain will deliver 147 hp and 132 pound-feet of torque. The Atkinson cycle has been refined to maximize cylinder expansion in order to improve fuel economy. The base powertrain is paired with a Smartstream Intelligent Variable transmission.

The top-of-the-line 2024 Hyundai Kona N Line trim ups the performance significantly, courtesy of a 1.6-litre turbocharged four-cylinder powertrain, which will provide 190 hp and 195 pound-feet of torque. The ample torque is delivered at just 1,700 rpm, creating an immediate delivery of power when needed and providing smooth acceleration and passing across the rev range. This turbocharged engine leads the way in its segment in terms of horsepower and torque, and for 2024 it is coupled to a brand-new eight-speed automatic gearbox designed to extract the most performance and efficiency out of this unique powertrain.

The 2024 Hyundai Kona will continue to be offered in both front-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive variants, and current Kona owners will notice improved agility and better rigidity in this new-generation model. The longer wheelbase provides added stability, and the Kona’s chassis has been tuned to ensure the highest level of both comfort and agility.

The sporty 2024 Hyundai Kona N Line complements its more powerful engine with 19-inch N Line alloy wheels, a rear spoiler, a dual-outlet exhaust, and sport seating with distinct red accents. The body also receives wing-shaped front and rear design elements that create a sportier stance for the top-of-the-line 2024 Kona.

Sporty and Elegant

The 2024 Hyundai Kona boasts a brand-new design featuring a distinct full-width LED light bar in the front, a wider and longer stance, along with a longer wheelbase and stunning new N Line trim that features body color cladding, 19-inch N Line alloy wheels, a rear spoiler, and dual-outlet exhaust tips. This new Kona is sure to turn heads on the road, and its unique visual signature stands out among its rivals.

A More Refined Interior

Along with the additional space the interior of the 2024 Kona will offer, buyers will also enjoy a brand-new design highlighted by dual 12.3-inch display screens that house an improved infotainment system that is always up to date thanks to over-the-air updates.

The 2024 Hyundai Kona will also feature for the first time on the Canadian market the Hyundai Digital Key 2 system, which uses near-field communication to allow owners to unlock and start their vehicle with their smartphone or smartwatch.

2024 Hyundai Kona Interior

The new Kona will also benefit from the latest generation of Hyundai SmartSense driver assistance features, many of which you will not find on other models in this segment. Features include an available remote smart parking assist system which can move the Kona in and out of parking spaces remotely using the smart key and pressing the forward or backward buttons. Blind spot monitoring is also enhanced thanks to a camera that provides a live video of the blind spot in the instrument cluster.

The new 2024 Kona also includes the latest generation of Forward Collision Avoidance Assist with junction turning support, which can apply the brakes if another vehicle is coming in the other direction as you are making a turn at an intersection. The Highway Driving Assist feature will keep the Kona in the centre of the lane and away from other vehicles automatically. This is just an overview of the multiple active safety and driver assistance technologies found in the new Kona. The 2024 model also features the upgraded BlueLink connected car services, which provide a range of assistance and emergency services, including automatic collision notification that will send a notice to the BlueLink Centre when you have been involved in an accident.

The 2024 Hyundai Kona is more evolved than ever with its advanced technology, and it is also more spacious. Combine this with multiple powertrain offerings, and you have a vehicle that is sure to exceed expectations. Give us a call today to learn more.

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