Vehicle Overview

Having a sleek and flashy body, the 2018 Hyundai Kona is a compact crossover SUV that comes in four editions. Starting at only $19,000, this affordable model offers amazing value in technology, safety and performance. The sporty Hyundai Kona is also available in the awesome Iron Man Special Edition.

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Exterior - 2018 Hyundai Kona

Lime Twist, Pulse Red and Surf Blue are some fun colors that are available for the 2018 Hyundai Kona near Charlotte NC. If you want this crossover SUV to blend in with urban settings, select Chalk White, Thunder Gray or Ultra Black. Featuring the all-new Low Beam Assist technology, the LED headlights automatically determine the optimum illumination in real time. The High Beam Assist is exclusively installed in the Ultimate trim. A rear privacy glass and the power sunroof keep out excessive sunlight from the cabin. During the winter season, you could turn on a heating function for the exterior side mirrors. Turn-signal indicators are installed in these premium mirrors. If you're looking to make a grand statement on the road, select the Iron Man Special Edition that comes with several custom exterior styling features. For example, this exclusive edition has Electric Blue LED daytime running lights and Red Armor accents on the body.

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Interior - 2018 Hyundai Kona

The 2018 Hyundai Kona near Charlotte NC offers heated front seats with three custom settings. Cloth and leather are the upholstery options that are available in this stylish crossover SUV. Serving Charlotte, North Carolina, Keffer Hyundai offers other premium interior amenities for this model, such as an 8.0-inch navigation system with SiriusXM reception. Powered by the Infinity technology, the Ultimate's eight-speaker sound system includes a subwoofer. The Clari-Fi Music Restoration technology guarantees crisp acoustics from your favorite audio sources. A head-up display and wireless charging are some other high-tech amenities that are installed in the modern cockpit. Additionally, Hyundai's signature Blue Link application is readily available in the Ultimate model.

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Mechanical - Hyundai Kona specs near Charlotte

Only the front wheels in the 2018 Hyundai Kona receive power and torque from the engine. If you want to optimize traction for inclement weather and off-road trips, select the optional all-wheel drive (AWD) system that sends torque to the front and rear axles. Generating a sequence of six fixed gear speeds, the SHIFTRONIC automatic transmission system drives the Kona SE and SEL models. The EcoShift technology controls the dual-clutch transmission system that's installed in the Limited and Ultimate trims. Tuned to work exclusively with a turbocharged engine block, this updated transmission system offers up to seven gear ratios for sporty handling.

Charlotte NC - 2018 Hyundai Kona's Mechanical

The Hyundai Kona could also run on the Normal Mode or Sport Mode depending on your real-time demand. These custom settings are part of the standard Drive Mode Select. When equipped with a FWD system, this crossover SUV has a rear suspension system with a coupled torsion beam. The AWD system is paired with an independent rear suspension system that has a multi-link assembly. Coil springs and MacPherson struts are set up in the car's front suspension. Pressurized by gas, the shock absorbers uniformly distribute vibrations in the front and rear chassis. A motor-driven power steering (MDPS) system is another standard mechanical feature that boosts handling. This conventional steering unit offers a turning diameter of only 34.8 feet, which is impressively low for a crossover SUV.

Powertrain - Hyundai Kona specs near Charlotte NC

Rated at 147 horsepower, a 2.0 L engine block with natural aspiration is standard in the 2018 Hyundai Kona SE and SEL trims. This I-4 powertrain produces up to 132 pound-feet of torque and a compression ratio of 12.5:1. A 1.6 L turbocharged engine drives the Limited and Ultimate trims. Creating a 10.1:1 compression ratio, this turbo unit yields up to 175 hp and 195 lb-ft. Each engine is managed by the Dual Continuously Variable Valve Timing. Serving customers in Charlotte, North Carolina, Keffer Hyundai will also mention that this crossover SUV has a valvetrain with a classic DOHC design.

Safety - 2018 Hyundai Kona dealer

The 2018 Hyundai Kona near Charlotte NC offers great value in active and passive safety. Standard in the SEL and above trims, the Lane Change Assist discourages you from making risky changes in lanes in heavy traffic. The Blind-Spot Collision Warning is another driving aide that could save you from lateral crashes on a busy road. This Hyundai crossover SUV offers the Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Warning, which detects automobiles that might be crossing into your intended direction when you back up. With some feedback from the all-new Driver Attention Warning, you'll maintain good focus behind the steering wheel. Installed only in the Ultimate trim, the Parking Distance Warning comes on if you get too close to stationary obstacles. Utilizing sensors and cameras that face the road ahead, the Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist decreases your risk of a crash with another car that unexpectedly stops. Additionally, this advanced technology can apply the brakes when a pedestrian appears in your path. When driving in poor weather, you'll get some leverage from the Vehicle Stability Management and Traction Control. The Brake Assist magnifies the braking force in emergency situations.

Serving auto shoppers in Charlotte, North Carolina, Keffer Hyundai has the 2018 Kona available for lease or sale. Stop at our showroom today and check out the SE, SEL, Limited and Ultimate editions of this family-friendly vehicle.

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