The New Hyundai Kona Offers Portland-area Drivers Big Utility in a Small Package

SUVs are always utilitarian, but they're not always easy (or fun!) to drive. Fortunately, Hyundai has come up with a solution! Drivers in Westbrook looking for the best of both worlds will love the new Hyundai Kona for its superb combination of versatility, nimble handling, and long list of standard and available features. Whether you're running errands around town, headed out to the mountains for the weekend, of spending a day at the beach, the Hyundai Kona is an ideal choice for all your adventures, big and small.

Hyundai Kona Powertrains

The Hyundai Kona is set in motion by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine-rated at 147 horsepower and 132 pound feet of torque-matched to a smooth-shifting six-speed automatic transmission. EPA-estimated fuel economy ratings reach 27 mpg city, 33 mpg highway, and 30 mpg combined.

For more power, Limited and Ultimate trims come equipped with a 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine. It generates 175 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque and is paired with a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.

Front-wheel drive is standard on the Kona. For improved traction in the inclement conditions South Portland drivers know all too well, an all-wheel drive configuration with enhanced rear suspension and lockable center differential is also available.

Hyundai Kona Trims and Features

Offered in four well-equipped trim levels-SE, SEL, Limited, and Ultimate-the Hyundai Kona offers lots of great equipment no matter which one you choose. Notable standard features of the Kona include alloy wheels, automatic headlights, remote keyless entry, a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system, Bluetooth, two USB ports, and smartphone integration via Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

Available features of upper trim levels and packages include keyless entry and ignition, heated seats, a split-level cargo area, sunroof, LED headlights and taillights, navigation, 8-inch touchscreen display, automatic high beams, automatic wipers, a wireless phone charging pad, and a premium eight-speaker Infinity sound system.

Hyundai Kona Safety and Driver Assistance Tech

Hyundai Kona offers Saco drivers a full range of Hyundai Smart Sense standard and available driver assistance technologies, including:

  • Blind-Spot Collision Warning: Standard on all trims; uses radar to detect vehicles in driver's blind spot.

  • Lane Keeping Assist: Standard on all trims; Alerts when drifting is sensed and can even apply subtle corrective steering.

  • Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Warning: Standard on SEL and above; Detects cross traffic when backing out

  • Driver Attention Warning: Optional on SEL, standard on Ultimate; Monitors driving patterns for drowsy or inattentive driving.

  • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist: Optional on SEL, standard on Ultimate; warns of a potential forward collision and can apply automatic emergency braking if necessary.


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Test Drive the New Hyundai Kona Near Portland ME

If you're in the market for an SUV with big utility and a small footprint, you'll definitely want to check out what the new Hyundai Kona has to offer. From the comfort of your home, you can research and compare Kona models right here on our website. When you find one that catches your eye, we invite you to visit our Hyundai dealership near Lewiston for a closer inspection. We'll be happy to answer any questions you may have, and even get you behind the wheel for a test drive.