Hyundai Kona 2018: the engines of the new urban crossover in detail

Hyundai Kona 2018

We detail the (mechanical new Hyundai Kona 2018.

With the presentation of the new Hyundai Kona still recent, it is interesting to continue exploring the most important aspects of the new urban crossover that Hyundai increases its offensive SUV. The Kona will be one of the many launches which the company will during the coming years to become the first asian manufacturer in the european market.

Without a doubt, one of the most important aspects of the Hyundai Kona 2018 is your paragraph mechanical. And is that, in addition to enjoying a selection of the propellers of the last generation, the B-SUV brand in south korea offer the possibility to opt for four-wheel drive. A model devised to deal with the big city, but with the ability to enjoy a getaway weekend away from the asphalt and concrete of the crowded cities.

Since the beginning of its commercialization, the Kona offers the possibility to choose between two thrusters of gasoline, both turbo and low front coupled to a high torque. With a performance of the most interesting, will be characterised by low levels of consumption and emissions. On the other hand, the four wheel drive, optional, allows drivers to tackle any kind of situation handing out up to 50% torque in the rear axle. Perfect for surfaces such as snow or gravel.

Hyundai Kona 2018

Initially the offer of the Kona will be comprised of two gasoline engines, both turbocharged.

gearbox dual-clutch 7DCT that will be available in the range is accompanied by a switch of two drive modes: normal and sport. In the case of this last option, the transmission adopts a new pattern of change with gears that remain more time before the change to bring to the fore the more spicy of the Hyundai Kona.

petrol Engines of Hyundai Kona 2018

1.0 T-GDI 1.6 T-GDI
Type Kappa 1.0 T-GDI, 3 cylinder, in-line Gamma 1.6 T-GDI, 16v DOHC, 4 cylinder in-line
Capacity 998 cc 1,591 cc
Horsepower (HP) 120 177
Maximum Torque (Nm) 172 265
TransmisiĆ³n Manual 6v and front-wheel drive DCT 7v and all-wheel drive
Maximum Speed (km/h) 181 205
Acceleration 0-100 km/h 12.0 sec 7.9 sec
CO2 combined (g/km) 119 169
average Consumption (l/100 km) 5.3 7.3

Hyundai Kona 2018

In the summer of 2018 will be added to the range an engine turbo 1.6-liter engine of new development.

diesel Engines of the Hyundai Kona 2018

A year after its implementation over the range of the Hyundai Kona will be completed with the landing of a engine turbo 1.6-liter engine new development. It will be offered in two power levels: 115 and 136 HP. This block may be combined both with the manual gearbox six-speed as with the efficient transmission DCT seven relationships. Although serial it was bid with front-wheel drive, we could optionally opt for the awd.

For the moment no more details about this interesting engine that Hyundai will offer it in certain markets like the european one. That is to say, in those regions where the diesel is still a high demand. Despite this, it is very interesting to see that for a whole year, this model of B segment will be available exclusively with gasoline engines.