[Staff, 2022-12-19 19:45:56,
Hyundai has revealed the 2024 Kona ‘SX2’ that’s expected to launch in Australia by mid next-year, with the entire range centred on the battery-electric variant.
- New 2024 Hyundai Kona unveiled
- New platform; bigger in every dimension; EV focus
- Expected in Australia mid next year
The Kona’s design has been pushed even further, lifting cues from the brand’s Ioniq range with broad, but thin, LED lighting details, and futuristic wheel designs.
“Kona has evolved in every respect to embrace an even wider range of diversity, to become a true lifestyle supporter”, SangYup Lee, executive vice President and head of Hyundai Design Center said.
Will the 2024 Kona be petrol and electric in Australia?
Exact powertrain details and precise Australian release timing are as-yet unconfirmed, but it is likely we’ll receive every variant offered globally this time around – including the EV and hybrid – with a local launch mid-next-year.
With the small SUV segment growing more competitive by the day, the potential addition of a hybrid powertrain with the new model will help Hyundai’s Kona compete with the Honda HR-V, Nissan Qashqai and Toyota Corolla Cross.
2024 Kona grows in every direction
The new Hyundai Kona rides on a much longer wheelbase, making it a more practical option for buyers looking for space in their small SUV.
The new Kona will share its platform with i30 Sedan and Kia Niro, but its dimensions differ…
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