Hyundai Kona now available with low P35K DP to curb safeguard tax

Updated Mar 30, 2021 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

Get a Kona at #ZeroSafeguardTax.

As you might have heard, the Department of Trade and Industry’s Provisional Safeguard Duty is already being implemented by several car brands. If you don’t know what this is, this is a form of taxation for vehicles that are imported. In short, imported car models have gotten more expensive in order to protect local industries.

For those looking to get a crossover this summer season, we have some good news for you. Hyundai’s has come up with a way to keep the price of the Kona crossover down-low at absolutely #ZeroSafeguard tax. It’s called the Fast-Forward Drive promo and it is available at all Hyundai dealerships nationwide from March 5 to April 15, 2021. 

A picture of a Hyundai Kona parked in the city

Getting a Kona is made easier with this promo

Of note, one can get a Kona for as low as Php 35,640 down payment. Also included in this promo is the Hyundai Reina, and the Hyundai Grand Starex. Here are more details for the Fast-Forward Promo for the Hyundai Kona; 

Kona Variant 
Option 1
Option 2: Low DP
Option 3: Low Monthly
Cash Discount 
Low Downpayment
(cash discount applied)
Monthly (60 Months Terms)
50% Downpayment 
(Cash discount applied)
Monthly (60 Months Term) 
Kona 2.0 GLS AT 
Php 1,188,000 
Php 205,00 
Php 32,600
Php 24,306
Php 491,500
Php 7,327

Note: Financing promos are still subject to the approval of banks. Moreover, freight and handling charges will be added to the price as needed. Lastly, this promo cannot be combined with any other active offers or promos.

The Hyundai Kona uses a 2.0-liter gasoline engine capable of producing up to 147 horsepower and 179 Nm of torque. Power is sent to the front via a six-speed automatic transmission.

On the outside, the Korean-made crossover also boasts a very striking modern design, and a wealth of features. This includes cruise control, a push to start button, six airbags, stability control, traction control, tire pressure monitoring system, speed-sensing door locks, among others.

>>> Related: Hyundai PH offers Reina with low P5.9K monthly excluding safeguard tax

A picture of the Hyundai Reina in white 

The Fast-Forward Promo is also applicable to the Hyundai Reina

For more details on the Fast-Forward promo, you can visit the official Hyundai Philippines website. For more updates on more car promos in the Philippines, keep reading here on

Know more about Hyundai Kona

Hyundai Kona

Meant for the bold is the new Hyundai Kona, an entry of Hyundai Motors Corporation to the rising demand for a subcompact crossover. This vehicle features an exterior splashed with exciting and eye-catching details that stand out on the road. Inside, it is equipped with innovations that provide convenience and safety to its riders. Whether you’re driving to work or going on a vacation, expect a smooth and reliable performance from this head-turner. Available locally is the Hyundai Kona 2.0 GLS AT. It comes in Chalk White, Lake Silver, and Dark Knight. To match its trendy vibe, Pulse Red and Acid Yellow are also offered.

From ₱1,188,000

Cesar G.B. Miguel

Cesar G.B. Miguel


Cesar is a graduate of AB English with previous experience working as a freelance writer for varied internet publications in-between his former stints in the Pharmaceutical Industry, and later as a First Aid Provider and Training Staff at the Iligan City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office.

Since childhood, Cesar has been keenly interested in cars. He has learned the ins and outs of these marvelous vehicles and is a competent amateur mechanic who is keen on sharing his knowledge.

Cesar is perceptive of car culture in general – not only in the Philippines but in global regard, as well. His knowledge ranges from the prevalent stories and trends among car enthusiasts around the world, to closely following the latest local and international developments in the automotive industry.

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