Introduced in the MIAS 2018 (Manila International Auto Show) in the beginning of this year, the Hyundai Kona 2018 has declared to compete with similar models from Nissan, Honda and Mazda. This auto use 2.0L gasoline engine to produce 147 hp and max torque of 179 Nm, mated to a 6-speed automatic gearbox.
Hyundai Kona on display at MIAS
Kona has a quite competitive price in the segment.
Regarding its design, the latest PH-spec Hyundai Kona is equipped with slime headlights and a floating-type radio. Also, the couple of A-pillars are painted in both black and grey to add its funky look. Extra features can be named as tire pressure supervising system, daytime lights or automatic power for opening and closing the window.
The official price of this model is P1,048,000, compared to the base price P980,000 of Nissan Juke, P1,260,000 of Honda HR-V or P1,290,000 of Mazda CX-3. (for latest car price updates, refer to our Philippines Car price lists 2018).
Meanwhile, the all-new Hyundai Santa Fe, which was also released in the MIAS, is prized at P2,338,000. This prototype uses 2.2L CRDi mill, reaching top speed of 197hp and peak torque of 441Nm.
Huyndai Santa Fe was also rolled out at MIAS this year.
Know more about Hyundai Kona 2021
<p>The Hyundai Kona is a five-seater subcompact crossover that comes with a unique and striking exterior design. The Kona first made its debut in the Philippines at the 2018 Manila International Auto Show (MIAS). Hyundai Philippines offers the Kona with a sticker price of Php 1,188,000. This subcompact crossover is equipped with a 2.0-liter gasoline engine that puts out 147 hp and 180 Nm of torque. The engine is connected to a six-speed automatic transmission. It comes in Chalk White, Lake Silver, and Dark Knight. To match its trendy vibe, Pulse Red and Acid Yellow are also offered.</p>