The top two trims employ a turbocharged 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine linked to an 8-speed CVT transmission the output is 190 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque.
The lower two trims have a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine making 147 horsepower and 132 lb-ft of torque. The basic setup is that drive goes to the front wheels through a CVT transmission. All-wheel drive is optional.
The 2024 Hyundai Kona comes in SE, SEL, N Line and Limited trim levels. All-wheel drive is available at every trim level. The SE is well equipped with 17-inch alloy wheels, hill-start assist, power windows/door locks/side mirrors, LED daytime running lights, air conditioning, 60/40 split/fold rear seat, Bluetooth connectivity, four USB ports, a 12.3-in infotainment touchscreen, audio system with 6 speakers, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto smartphone integration, dual-level cargo floor.
SEL trim level adds 18-inch alloy wheels, keyless entry/ignition, rear privacy glass, heated outboard mirrors with turn signal indicators, and illuminated vanity mirrors.
Limited trim level has leatherette seating surfaces, 19-inch alloy wheels, LED headlights, automatic dual-zone climate control, a power sunroof, wireless device charging and heated and ventilated front seats.
The N Line is the newest trim on the Kona with sport pedals, a 12.3 configurable instrument gauge cluster, and a leather steering wheel.
Safety features across the lineup include blind spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, forward collision warning, lane-keeping assistance, traffic sign information system, front pedestrian detection, a driver attention warning, and six airbags.