2020 hyundai kona
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What you must know before buying the Hyundai Kona

Matthew Keegan
Contributing Editor - November 6, 2019
  • 2020 Kona in stock; 2019s sold out
  • Rebates: Up to $1,750
  • Finance: 0.9% APR for 60 months
  • Lease: From $219 for 36 months

Hyundai’s smallest utility vehicle:

The 2020 Hyundai Kona crossover SUV is available. As for the 2019s, they sold out in October.

What’s significant about the Kona Electric is that it has a 258-mile range. That’s longer than what the Chevrolet Bolt and Nissan Leaf offer. Initially marketed in California, it is now available in zero-emission states elsewhere. None of the offers published here cover the electric variant, however.

The current offers are in place through December 2, 2019. There is always a chance we'll see an update for Thanksgiving and Black Friday, so please check back.

Offers vary by region; our examples are for California.

The current cash offers:

Choose a 2020 Kona and you’ll find $1,250 retail bonus cash on the Ultimate trims and $1,000 on most everything else. Hyundai also kicks in $500 in seasonal event cash, raising your potential savings to $1,750.

Please note, you can't combine retail bonus cash offers with promotional financing.

Excellent financing offers:

Financing offers on the 2020s are in place. Here, you'll find 0.9-percent APR financing for 60 months or 2.9-percent APR financing for 72 months. You can also claim the $500 seasonal event cash.

Lease your Hyundai Kona:

Choose a 2020 Kona SEL FWD and you’ll pay $219 per month for 36 months with $2,499 due at signing. Your effective cost is $288 per month, which is a strong offer for the latest model.

Hyundai allows 10,000 miles per year for leases and charges a $400 disposition fee at lease end.

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$219Monthly Payment
Term Length (months): 36
Due at signing: $2,499
Mileage: 10k
MSRP: $22,995
Deal Valid in: Los Angeles
Expiration: 12/2/19

This ranks as an excellent deal based on our expert analysis of: vehicle price, length of lease term, amount due at signing, monthly payment, etc.

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Based on 2020 Hyundai Kona SE 4dr Front-wheel Drive - MSRP $21,195

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2020 Hyundai Kona Overview

Willis Kuelthau
Automotive Editor

What's New

The 2020 Hyundai Kona carries over with few changes. The biggest is the addition of adaptive cruise control, now available on the top Ultimate trim. A new trim joins the fray, but it will look familiar to fans of the model. The SEL Plus is essentially last year’s SEL plus the Tech Package.

Choosing Your Hyundai Kona

The Kona lineup includes five trims: SE, SEL, SEL Plus, Limited, and Ultimate. Prices start at $21,195 including destination for the SE and run up to $28,845 for the Ultimate. There’s also an all-electric version of the Kona, but we cover it separately.

Engine Choices

The Hyundai Kona is available with two engines. The first three trims get the base 2.0-liter four-cylinder, while the Limited and Ultimate house a 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder.

Engine TypeHorsepowerTorqueFuel Economy (Combined)
2.0L 4-Cylinder147 hp132 lb-ft30 mpg
1.6L Turbo 4-Cylinder175 hp195 lb-ft30 mpg

The base engine uses a six-speed automatic transmission, but the turbo motor comes with a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic. Front-wheel drive is standard, but all-wheel drive is available for a relatively affordable $1,400.

Passenger and Cargo Capacity

The Kona seats five, and while it’s technically a compact crossover, it has the interior space of a hatchback. Behind the rear seats is 19.2 cubic feet of cargo capacity, or 45.8 cubes with the seats down. That’s a little down on rivals like the Kia Niro and Kia Soul.

Safety Features

The Hyundai Kona is strong in the safety department, with a five-star overall safety rating from the NHTSA to show. Standard active safety features include automatic emergency braking and lane keeping assist.

The SEL and higher also get blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, and lane change assist, while the range-topping Ultimate includes adaptive cruise control, pedestrian detection, high beam assist, and a head-up display.


Base Kona models start with a 7-inch infotainment touchscreen, but an 8-inch LCD is standard on the Ultimate. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility come standard, along with multiple USB ports.

SE - From $21,195

The Hyundai Kona SE keeps things basic and affordable. The seats are cloth, the wheels are 16-inch alloys, and the driver’s seat is manually adjustable. But it gets the basics, including Bluetooth and keyless entry along with the standard infotainment and safety features.

SEL - From $22,995

For a relatively modest price increase, the Kona SEL adds 17-inch wheels, push-button start, satellite radio, and blind-spot monitoring. The steering wheel is wrapped in leather, the front row is heated, and the rear gets privacy glass.

SEL Plus - From $24,845

The SEL Plus is mostly about technology. Over the SEL, it adds an eight-speaker Infinity audio system, Hyundai telematics, and wireless charging. There are a couple quality-of-life upgrades as well – the driver’s seat is now eight-way power adjustable, and a power sunroof is included.

Limited - From $26,995

The Kona Limited does a luxury-car impression with chrome accents, leather upholstery, LED lights, and automatic temperature control. This is the first trim to get the 1.6-liter turbo four-cylinder engine with the dual-clutch transmission, and it gets 18-inch wheels as a bonus.

Ultimate - From $28,845

Hyundai’s nicest Kona gets its best safety features, including adaptive cruise control, a head-up display, and automatic high beams. The Ultimate trim also gets the nicer 8-inch touchscreen, navigation, Homelink, and a compass in the rearview mirror.

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The 2020 Hyundai Kona SEL is an excellent value in our eyes. It adds enough to turn the vehicle into a comfortable city runabout while remaining affordable.

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