Hyundai Kona

Price $21,099 – $51,999
Fuel consumption < 9.2 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 82%(view ratings)
Recently thrown into the fray, the Hyundai Kona is already enjoying a lot of success in Canada. With its 2.0-litre naturally-aspirated engine, the Kona generates 147 horsepower, while the optional 1.6-litre turbo produces 175 horsepower. A fully electric version is available with nearly 415 kilometres of range. The Hyundai Kona is endowed with the BlueLink system, which lets you unlock the doors and control the air conditioning remotely using a mobile telephone.

Detailed ratings

The Car Guide rating 82%
Fuel economy 5/10
Reliability N/A
Safety 9/10
Infotainment 8/10
Driving 8/10
Overall 9/10

What's new in 2019



  • Great look
  • Surprisingly good handling
  • Nice layout and good equipment level
  • All-electric version


  • Extra maintenance to be expected (turbo)
  • No manual gearbox
  • Ineffective heads-up display
  • Small cargo space