2023 Hyundai Kona – The Hyundai Kona is coming to this 2022 model year and received an extensive update. The SUV was updated with new design and styling on the exterior and interior and features that have been updated, and a sporting N Line trim. Following a major update, we’re anticipating to see the 2023 Hyundai Kona model to be available as the carryover model.
However, new photos that show the 2023 Hyundai Kona have hinted at a minor update for the model that is coming. Rumors suggest that the upcoming model could be taking design elements from the larger Hyundai Tucson. There isn’t been any official announcement or confirmation of an update from Hyundai.
2023 Hyundai Kona Review
Its 2022 Hyundai Kona model was revealed in the new model year and featured the most modern look. The 2023 model will likely have the same design and style that is the present Kona which is currently on sale. The Kona that’s on sale now Kona features a large grille opening, which is split into two distinct sections and the headlights are at the top of the fascia’s front. The daytime running lights are slim and sit in the lower part of the hood’s sculpted design. The rear of the Kona has a slim taillight as well as a hefty back bumper as well as a rugged body cladding.
All-electric Kona Electric also received updates for the 2022 model year. The exterior of the vehicle was enhanced by smaller headlights, a new front fascia, with a wider intake, bigger reverse taillights, and a more streamlined rear bumper. 2023 Kona Electric is expected to be the same model. 2023 Kona Electric should retain the same design and style similar to the Kona Electric currently available.
Inside On the inside, the 2022 Kona came with a slightly revised dashboard with the infotainment system positioned over the dashboard rather than placed in the middle. The air vents in the circular shape are now more prominent than the previous models and feature the look of a turbine. The center console will continue to be a place for logically placed knobs and dials. There’s more room on the interior of the 2022 Kona because the rear seats are able to accommodate an extra 1/2-inch of legroom in the rear. The details for 2022’s Kona Electric mostly stay the same as the electric vehicle having an extensive center console that has the controls for HVAC and infotainment and a shifter that’s a push-button and an infotainment display attached to the dashboard. After undergoing major changes in the past, we’re expecting to see the 2023 Hyundai Kona as well as Kona Electric to have the similar design of the current Kona Electric, which is currently available.
To be used in 2022, Hyundai updated the Kona’s list of features for 2022. With the latest upgrade, we are expecting 2023 to have the same general features. The equipment standard on the 2022 Kona features an 8-inch touchscreen, six speakers Apple CarPlay, Android Auto as well as two USB ports. The Kona has a 10.25-inch touchscreen and a 10.25-inch Digital Instrument Cluster and a Harman Kardon audio system, satellite radio, and navigation.
The standard Kona lineup is offered equipped with 3 engines. The base engine is one that is a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine which produces 150 horsepower. The next level is a turbocharged 1.6-liter engine that produces the power of 195 horsepower. The top-performing Kona N features a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine which is rated at 276 horsepower. It’s Kona Electric comes with an electric motor that can produce the equivalent of 201 horsepower and comes with a 64-kWh lithium-ion battery. The electric Kona offers a range of 258 miles with a single charge. In the case of a carryover model, the 2023 Kona model will have the same powertrain lineup that is currently available.
Concerning safety the latest Kona is equipped with Forward collision alert, auto emergency stopping, pedestrian detection Lane-keeping assistance and lane departure alert, and a driver drowsiness monitoring. Safety features that are available include rear cross-traffic warning blind-spot monitor, high-beam assist and Hyundai’s Highway Driving Assist system, rear parking sensors, and a safe exit warning. 2023 Hyundai Kona is expected to include the same safety features like the 2022 model.
2023 Hyundai Kona Price & Release Date
Hyundai tends to launch its new model year models during the summer months. This should be the same with the 2023 Hyundai Kona, as well as Kona Electric. As a carryover model Hyundai Kona will be able to carry over the model. 2023 Hyundai Kona should have the same price as the current model that’s currently being sold. If there’s a redesign, we’re expecting the price to increase slightly. Prices for the current Kona is $22,395 up to $35,445 depending on destinations. Kona Electric’s current price range is Kona Electric ranges from $33,245 to $43,745.
2023 Hyundai Kona Electric will be competing against Mazda CX-30, Kia Seltos, Volkswagen Taos, Honda HR-V as well as the Subaru Crosstrek. It will be competing against the Subaru Crosstrek, Honda HR-V, and Mazda CX 2023 Hyundai Kona Electric will compete in the same class as those who compete against the Ford Mustang Mach-E, Chevrolet Bolt EUV, Kia Niro as well as Volkswagen ID.4.