2023 Hyundai Kona Spotlight in Brownsville, TX




Whether you’re on the go with friends, a growing family, or solo, the 2023 Hyundai Kona is built to keep up. With its lively drivability, sporty style, and high-value features to keep you safe and connected, this small SUV is a big winner.


Performance and efficiency


The 2023 Kona shows off plenty of fun-to-drive attitude out on the road, and it’s sure to give you an efficient ride as well. Two powertrains are available:

  • SE and SEL trims get an Intelligent Variable Transmission and a 2.0-liter engine that delivers a spirited 147 horsepower and 132 lb-ft of torque. This combination gives you up to 35 highway mpg and 30 city mpg.[1]
  • N Line and Limited trims receive a responsive seven-speed dual-clutch transmission and a 1.6-liter turbo engine that makes 195 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque. This powertrain yields up to 35 highway mpg and 29 city mpg.[1]

At every trim level, you can opt for HTRAC® all-wheel drive, which works to improve traction on and off the road. With HTRAC®, you’ll also get an independent multi-link rear suspension to make drives more nimble and less bumpy.


Exterior styling


The 2023 Kona is just as fun to look at as it is to drive. Start with one of eight snazzy paint colors, including Cyber Silver, Teal Isle, and Pulse Red (SEL trims even offer a cool black contrast roof option). Add standard 16-inch alloy wheels, rugged body cladding, and handsome LED daytime running lights, and you’ve got an incredibly sharp-looking SUV. On higher trims, you can even upgrade your Kona with LED headlights, roof rails, and 17-inch or 18-inch wheels. To really stand out, go for the N Line trim, which showcases unique 18-inch wheels, twin-tipped exhaust, and an exclusive front fascia design.


Interior design and amenities


Inside the 2023 Kona, you’ll find comfortable surroundings enhanced by flexible design. The SUV’s two rows fit up to five passengers, and there’s 19.2 cubic feet of cargo space in back. You can also flatten the 60/40 split-folding second row to gain a total of 45.8 cubic feet of cargo space. To upgrade your experience in the Kona, SEL and above trims offer amenities like a power driver’s seat, heated front seats, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a sunroof, and a hidden storage compartment in the cargo bay. The N Line trim contributes sport seats, alloy pedals, and a red-accented black interior color scheme. With the high-end Limited trim, you’ll get leather-trimmed seats and ambient LED lighting.


Infotainment tech


Your 2023 Kona comes standard with advanced technologies that keep you connected wherever you roam. Using the standard 8-inch touch screen, you can access your favorite smartphone features via wireless Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™, make hands-free calls with Bluetooth®, and stream audio wirelessly. On SEL and above trims, you can swap in a 10.25-inch screen and take advantage of features like Dynamic Voice Recognition, SiriusXM® satellite radio, wireless device charging, and the Hyundai Digital Key system. The Limited trim adds a Harman Kardon® premium sound system with eight speakers and Clari-Fi™ Music Restoration Technology.


Safety systems


The 2023 Kona comes absolutely loaded with technologies designed to keep you and your passengers protected. These are all the standard safety features you’ll get with the Kona, helping you steer clear of crashes and stay focused and stress-free behind the wheel:

  • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist with Pedestrian Detection
  • Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist
  • Lane Keeping Assist
  • Lane Following Assist
  • Driver Attention Warning
  • Safe Exit Warning
  • Rear Occupant Alert
  • Rear View Monitor with parking guidance

As you move up trim levels, you can add even more safety features, including High Beam Assist, Cyclist Detection, Parking Distance Warning – Reverse, and Highway Driving Assist.

Come see why the 2023 Kona is such a great SUV — our team here at Tipton Hyundai in Brownsville, Texas, will be happy to answer all your questions and set you up with a test drive.


[1] 2023 KONA SE & SEL Trim (2.0L I-4, IVT) – FWD: 30 City/35 Hwy/32 Combined; AWD: 28 City/33 Hwy/30 Combined. 2023 KONA N Line & Limited Trim (1.6T I-4, DCT) – FWD: 29 City/35 hwy/32 Combined; AWD: 27 City/32 Hwy/29 Combined. All figures are EPA estimates and for comparison purposes only. Actual mileage may vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits and vehicle’s condition.


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