Hyundai Motor UK Announces NewKonaHybrid Pricing and Specifications

  • Prices for KonaHybrid start from £22,495
  • Available from the 26th September
  • 141PS / 265 Nm available from hybrid powertrain mated to a 6 speed dual clutch transmission
  • High specification levels from the Kona range enhanced further for Kona Hybrid
  • The latest model demonstrating Hyundai’s commitment to lowering vehicle emissions.

High Wycombe, August 8th -Hyundai Motor UK has officially announced the pricing and specification changes for the New Kona Hybrid, which is on sale from the30th September.

A natural extension to the Kona family, the New Kona Hybrid responds to customers’ demands for more SUV-bodied eco-mobility models. In addition to its bold design, it offers an efficient full hybrid powertrain and features a range of technology enhancements including advanced Bluelink® connectivity features, as well as state-of-the-art infotainment features. New Kona Hybrid also introduces the optional SmartSense™ safety packages, allowing customers to choose from a range of relevant active safety and driving assistance systems.

The New Kona Hybridis also the brands latest electrified model, joining Kona Electric, Nexo, the refreshed IONIQ range of electric powertrains and the Smartstream 48V hybrid combustion engine system, in an ever expanding range of eco-friendly vehicles that demonstrate Hyundai’s commitment to lowering vehicle emissions.

New Kona Hybrid takes its drivetrain from the proven IONIQ Hybrid, with the Kappa 1.6 GDi Atkinson Cycle combustion engine working with the 1.56kWh battery and 32kW motor to deliver a maximum hybrid system power of 141PS and 265Nm to the front wheels, via a 6 speed dual clutch transmission. New Kona Hybrid takes the multi-link rear suspension from the Kona Premium GT models for drivers looking for an enhanced driving experience, whilst owners looking for increased practicality can now combine hybrid power with a towing capacity of up to 1300kg.

New Kona Hybrid models from the Premium trim upwards, offer a 10.25” touch screen navigation system which features Bluelink® telematics. Bluelink® is Hyundai’s smartphone app based connected car service that enables drivers to carry out a number of different functions whilst away from their Kona Hybrid, including allowing drivers to unlock the car doors remotely and reminding the driver of the vehicle’s parked location. Bluelink® will also be able to advise drivers of nearby on street and off street parking facilities, fuel station pricing information and Hyundai dealership information.

From £22,495, the Kona Hybrid SE includes climate control, an electric parking brake and steering wheel mounted gearshift paddles. Exterior changes include 16” wheels of a design bespoke to the hybrid model and Blue Drive badging to the wings and tailgate. Interior changes for the hybrid model include white accents around the air vents and gear lever surround, as well as accompanying white stitching to the seats. Kona Hybrid SE also features a number of key items found in the non-hybrid model including the 7” touchscreen audio system with standard subscription free Apple Car Play™ and Android Auto™, rear parking sensors with camera and standard Lane Keep Assist (LKA) and Driver Attention Alert (DAA). Customers will also have the option to specify the SmartSense™ 1 safety pack that includes Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) with pedestrian & cycle recognition and Smart Cruise Control (SCC) with stop and go function.

The Kona Hybrid Premium, from £24,295, continues with the same high level of specification found in the non-hybrid Premium trim level which includes features such as the KRELL premium sound system, keyless entry with stop/start button, privacy glass, wireless charging for compatible mobile devices, automatic windscreen wipers and front fog lamps. For hybrid models, the Premium trim adds the 10.25” touch screen navigation system with Bluelink® connectivity and 18” wheels with a unique design. The SmartSense™ 2 safety pack whichincludes AEB, SCC with stop and go function,Intelligent Speed Limit Warning (ISLW) that displays the current speed limit to the driver on the instrument cluster and Blind Spot Detection (BSD) with Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) is available as an option.

The top of the range Kona Hybrid Premium SE models start from £27,195 and offer LED headlamps with High Beam Assist (HBA), LED rear lamps and AEB as standard. These features are all in addition to the feature rich specification of non-hybrid Premium SE which includes leather seat trim with white stitching for hybrid models, heated, ventilated and electrically operated front seats and head up display. Standard BSD with RCTA is also available alongside AEB at Premium SE trim level, with theSmartSense™ 3 safety pack giving customer the additional option of SCC with stop and go function, LFA andIntelligent Speed Limit Warning (ISLW) that also displays the current speed limit to the driver on the head up display as well as instrument cluster.

Customers for Kona Hybrid have a choice of 8colours,Galactic Grey (pearl) is a no cost option finish, with Chalk White (metallic), Tangerine Comet (pearl), Blue Lagoon (metallic pearl), Pulse Red (metallic pearl), Lake Silver (metallicpearl), Phantom Black (pearl) and Acid Yellow (metallicpearl) being a £565 option.

Ashley Andrew, Managing Director, Hyundai Motor UK said “TheNew Kona Hybrid joins the 1.6 and 2.0 Tucson 48V Hybrids, 39kWh and 64 kWh Kona Electric models and the Nexo Hydrogen Fuel Cell to form one of the industry’s strongest eco-friendly SUV line ups. The Kona family now offers something for everyone, withthe economical 1.0 turbocharged petrol engine Kona models, the confident and able 4WD Kona Premium GT, the latest electrified combustion engine hybrid technology of New Kona Hybrid and the long range zero emission capability of Kona Electric.”

All KonaHybrid models come with Hyundai’s industry leading 5 Year Unlimited Mileage Warranty, Roadside Assistance package, 5 Year Annual Health Check, and 12 Year Anti Corrosion Warranty.

Kona Hybrid Pricing

SE £22,495.00
Premium £24,295.00
Premium SE £27,195.00
SmartSense™ 1 safety pack £550.00
SmartSense™ 2 safety pack £950.00
SmartSense™ 3 safety pack £400.00
Metallic paint £565.00



Kona Hybrid Specification

Hybrid 1.6 GDi (32KW Electric Motor) – 6 Speed Dual Clutch Transmission (141PS)
16″ Alloy Wheels
18″ Alloy Wheels
Body Garnish – Painted Anthracite
Bumpers – Body Coloured
Door Mirrors – Body Coloured
Exterior Door Handles – Body Coloured
Radiator Grille – Black
Radiator Grille – Black with Chrome Surround
Rear Spoiler with Integrated LED Brake Light
Roof Rails
Skid Plate Rear –  Silver
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel and Gear Knob
Adjustable Head Restraints
Driver’s Seat Electric Adjustments
Driver’s Seat Height Adjustment (Manual)
Driver’s Seat Lumbar Support (Electric)
Front Passenger’s Seat Electric Adjustments
Front Seats – Heated
Front Seats – Ventilated
Head Restraints -Vertical Adjustment (Rear)
Rear Seats – Split Folding (60/40)
Seat Trim – Cloth
Seat Trim – Leather (Seat Facings Only)
Air Conditioning – Climate Control
Air Conditioning – Manual
Automatic Dimming Rear View Mirror
Automatic Headlights with Dusk Sensor
Automatic Windscreen Wipers with Rain Sensor
Daytime Running Lights – LED
Fog Lights – Front
Headlights – Halogen
Indicator Lights – Door Mirror
Interior Light – Centre
Interior Light – Front
Interior Light – Luggage Compartment
LED Headlights with High Beam Assist (HBA)
Positioning Lights – LED
Privacy Glass – Rear Side and Tailgate
Rear Lights – Halogen
Rear Lights – LED
Solar Glass – Front Door Glass and Windscreen with Shade Band
Tinted Glass – Front Door Glass and Windscreen with Shade Band
Windscreen Auto Defog Function
12V Power Outlet in Front Console
Arm Rest – Rear Centre
Cruise Control with Speed Limiter
Door Mirrors – Electric Adjustment and Heated
Door Mirrors – Power Folding
Drive Mode Selector
Electric Parking Brake
Electric Windows – Anti-Trap Mechanism (Driver)
Electric Windows – Front and Rear
Electric Windows – One Touch Controls (Driver)
Front Seat Back Pockets – Driver and Passenger Seat
Heated Steering Wheel
Luggage Hooks
Luggage Net
Paddle Shift
Parcel Shelf
Parking Sensors – Front
Parking Sensors – Rear
Parking System – Rear Camera and Guidance System
Smart Key – Keyless Entry with Engine Start/Stop Button
Steering Column – Height and Reach Adjustable
Sun Visors – with Driver and Passenger Vanity Mirrors
Sun Visors – with Driver and Passenger Vanity Mirrors Illuminated
Sunglasses Holder
Trailer Wiring Package – Full System: wiring & enlarged cooling fan
Tyre Repair Kit
Windscreen Washer Fluid Sensor and Warning Indicator
7″ Touchscreen Display Audio with Rear View Camera + Smart Device Integration
Bluetooth® Connectivity
Digital Clock
Driver’s Supervision Instrument Cluster with LCD Display (4.2″)
Driver’s Supervision Instrument Cluster with Mono LCD Display (3.5″)
Head Up Display (HUD)
Phone Connection – Android Auto™
Phone Connection – Apple CarPlay™
Radio – RDS and Digital DAB
Speakers – 2 Tweeters, 2 Front, 2 Rear
Speakers – KRELL Premium Audio – 8 Speaker System Including External Amplifier and Subwoofer
Steering Wheel Audio, Phone and Cruise Controls
Touchscreen Satellite Navigation (10.25″) with Bluelink and Mapcare
USB Connectivity Port – 1 Front
Wireless Phone Charging Pad
Airbags – Front, Front Side & Curtain Airbags
Alarm and Immobiliser
Anti-lock Brake System (ABS)
Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) (City, Urban, Pedestrian, Cycle)
Blind Spot Detection (BSD)
Central Locking – Remote Control
Driver Attention Alert (DAA)
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
Hill-start Assist Control (HAC)
Lane Keep Assist (LKA)
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA)
Seatbelt – Fixed 3 Point for Second Row Centre Passenger Seat
Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
Metallic / Pearl Paint
Smart Sense Pack for SE – AEB, SCC
Smart Sense Pack for Premium – AEB, SCC, BSD, RCTA, ISLW, Power Folding Mirrors
Smart Sense for Premium SE – SCC, ISLW, LFA
12 Years’ Anti-Perforation Warranty
Five Year Annual Vehicle Health Checks
Five Year Unlimited Mileage Warranty
Hyundai Roadside Assistance

Kona Hybrid Technical

ENGINE Hybrid 1.6 GDi 141PS Blue Drive 6 Speed DCT 2WD
Euro Status EURO 6d Temp
Type 4 Cylinder DOHC
Valve 16
Displacement (cc) 1580
Bore & Stroke (mm) 72 x 97
Compression Ratio 13
Max Power (PS/kW) 105 / 77.2 @ 5700 rpm (PS/kW)
Torque (Nm/lbs ft) 147 / 108.4 @ 4000 rpm (Nm/lbs ft)
0-62mph (seconds) SE: 11.2 / Premium & Premium SE: 11.6
Top Speed (mph) 115
Electric Motor Type Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor (PMSM)
Electric Motor Max Power (PS/kW) 43.5 / 32.0 (PS/kW)
Electric Motor Torque (Nm/lbs ft) 170 / 125.4 (Nm/lbs ft)
Battery Type Lithium-ion Polymer
Battery Power (kW) 42
Battery Capacity (kWh/Ah) 1.56
Voltage 240
Max Hybrid System Power Output (PS/kW) 141 / 103.7 @ 5700 rpm (PS/kW)
Max Hybrid System Torque Output (Nm/lbs ft) 265 / 195.5 @ 4000 rpm (Nm/lbs ft)
Front MacPherson Strut Type
Rear Multi-Link Type
System Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS)
Steering Wheel Lock to Lock Turns 2.5
Turning Circle (metres) 10.6
System ABS System with Regenerative Brakes
Front Ventilated Disc
Rear Solid Disc
Overall Length (mm) 4165
Overall Width (mm) (Excluding Door Mirrors) 1800
Overall Width (mm) (Including Door Mirrors) 2070
Wheelbase (mm) 2600
Kerb Weight (kg) 1376 – 1453
Payload (kg) 427 – 504
Gross Vehicle Weight (kg) 1880
Max Tow Weight (kg) – Braked 1300
Max Tow Weight (kg) – Unbraked 600
Gross Train Weight (kg) 3180
Noseweight (kg) 80
Max Roof Weight (kg) 80
Fuel Tank Capacity (litre) 38
Front Tyre 205/60 R16
Rear Tyre 205/60 R16
Front Wheel 6.5Jx16
Real Wheel 6.5Jx16
Front Track 1576
Rear Track 1589
Overall Height (mm) 1565
Luggage Capacity VDA (litres) – Seats Up 361
Luggage Capacity VDA (litres) – Seats Down 1143
Maximum Potential EV Driving Range (Miles/Km)
Estimated Real EV Driving Range (Miles/Km)
Electric Driving Efficiency (kWh per 100Km)
WLTP-Low Phase MPG (l/100km) 61.4 (4.6)
WLTP-Mid Phase MPG (l/100km) 67.3 (4.2)
WLTP-High Phase MPG (l/100km) 62.8 (4.5)
WLTP-Extra High Phase MPG (l/100km) 46.3 (6.1)
WLTP-Combined MPG (l/100km) 56.5 (5.0)
CO2 Emissions (g/km) 90
Front Tyre 225/45 ZR18
Rear Tyre 225/45 ZR18
Front Wheel 7.5Jx18
Real Wheel 7.5Jx18
Front Track 1565
Rear Track 1577
Overall Height (mm) 1565
Luggage Capacity VDA (litres) – Seats Up 361
Luggage Capacity VDA (litres) – Seats Down 1143
Maximum Potential EV Driving Range (Miles/Km)
Estimated Real EV Driving Range (Miles/Km)
Electric Driving Efficiency (kWh per 100Km)
WLTP-Low Phase MPG (l/100km) 55.4 (5.1)
WLTP-Mid Phase MPG (l/100km) 60.1 (4.7)
WLTP-High Phase MPG (l/100km) 58.9 (4.8)
WLTP-Extra High Phase MPG (l/100km) 44.1 (6.4)
WLTP-Combined MPG (l/100km) 52.3 (5.4)
CO2 Emissions (g/km) 99
Premium SE
Front Tyre 225/45 ZR18
Rear Tyre 225/45 ZR18
Front Wheel 7.5Jx18
Real Wheel 7.5Jx18
Front Track 1565
Rear Track 1577
Overall Height (mm) 1565
Luggage Capacity VDA (litres) – Seats Up 361
Luggage Capacity VDA (litres) – Seats Down 1143
Maximum Potential EV Driving Range (Miles/Km)
Estimated Real EV Driving Range (Miles/Km)
Electric Driving Efficiency (kWh per 100Km)
WLTP-Low Phase MPG (l/100km) 55.4 (5.1)
WLTP-Mid Phase MPG (l/100km) 60.1 (4.7)
WLTP-High Phase MPG (l/100km) 58.9 (4.8)
WLTP-Extra High Phase MPG (l/100km) 44.1 (6.4)
WLTP-Combined MPG (l/100km) 52.3 (5.4)
CO2 Emissions (g/km) 99

About Hyundai Motor

Established in 1967, Hyundai Motor Company is committed to becoming a lifetime partner in automobiles and beyond. The company leads the Hyundai Motor Group, an innovative business structure capable of circulating resources from molten iron to finished cars. Hyundai Motor has eight manufacturing bases and seven design & technical centres worldwide and in 2017 sold 4.5 million vehicles globally. With more than 110,000 employees worldwide, Hyundai Motor continues to enhance its product line-up with localized models and strives to strengthen its leadership in clean technology.

About Hyundai Motor UK

Hyundai has sold vehicles in the UK since 1982. In 2005, Hyundai opened its own UK subsidiary, Hyundai Motor UK Ltd, based in High Wycombe. Since 2008, the company has risen from 23rd to one of the top 10 car manufacturers in the UK and last year sold 90,000 vehicles with a 3.8% market share. Hyundai Motor UK employs more than 3,000 people through its UK operations and dealer network. Hyundai offers consumers a range of technically advanced vehicles from the electrified IONIQ range, the 279 mile range KONA Electric and the hydrogen fuel cell NEXO, as well as award winning vehicles such as the i10 city car, the high performance N range and the trusted and capable SUV ranges of KONA, Tucson and Santa Fe. All passenger cars come with Hyundai’s industry-leading 5 Year Unlimited Mileage Warranty package. Further information about Hyundai and its products is available at

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