The 2021 Hyundai Kona comes in SE, SEL, SEL Plus, Night Edition, Limited and Ultimate trim levels. All-wheel drive is available at every trim level, costing $1,400. The 2021 Kona Electric’s trim levels are SEL, Limited and Ultimate, with virtually the same inventories as the regular counterparts.
($21,540) comes fairly well equipped with a 2.0-liter engine, 6-speed automatic transmission, 16-in alloy wheels, hill-start assist,
forward collision warning
, lane-keeping assistance, driver attention warning, seven airbags, power windows/door locks/side mirrors, automatic on/off LED headlights, LED daytime running lights, air conditioning, 60/40 split/fold rear seat, Bluetooth connectivity, two USB ports, 7-in infotainment touchscreen, audio system with satellite radio capability,
/Android Auto smartphone integration, dual-level cargo floor and a cargo cover.
($23,340) adds 17-in alloy wheels, blind spot monitoring with
rear cross-traffic alert,
keyless entry/ignition, rear privacy glass, heated outboard mirrors with turn signal indicators, illuminated vanity mirrors, leather-wrapped steering wheel/shift knob, and heated front seats.
($25,190) brings a powered sunroof, 8-speaker Infinity audio setup, 8-way power-adjustable driver’s seat (including lumbar support), wireless charging, LED fog lights and Blue Link (giving users the ability to perform various functions like remote locking/unlocking using a smartphone).
($26,740) puts the 1.6-liter turbocharged engine/7-speed transmission combination under the hood. It also includes black upholstery and black covers for the side mirrors, plus LED headlights/taillights and 18-in alloy wheels made by RAYS (a high-quality Japanese manufacturer).
($27,340) has leather seating surfaces, 18-in alloy wheels and automatic climate control.
($29,190) receives automatic high beams, rear parking sensors, head-up display, rain-sensing wipers, Blue Link with remote care/remote access/destination guidance, adaptive cruise control with stop/go, pedestrian detection for the forward collision mitigation system, navigation radio with traffic updates, and an 8-in touchscreen. Pricing for the 2021 Kona Electric was not available when we compiled this review, but by using 2020’s figures as a guide, we expect it start around $38,500 and go up to $46,500 or so. Keep in mind that a federal tax credit of $7,500 and various state incentives will take the sting from the eventual prices.