The performance crossover Hyundai Kona N 2019/2020 is believed to be added with more power soon since its prototype is also reported to be in the process of testing.
At present, still there hasn’t any official information of the high-performance Hyundai Kona N’s powertrain but it is confidently expected to be the same engine as the i30N’s - a 2.0L turbo with 6-speed dual-clutch/manual transmission, driven by a front-wheel drive.
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The Hyundai Kona is claimed to be more powerful soon with over 200 hp
In the Kona's current range, the strongest engine is a 1.6L 4-cylinder T-GDI gasoline unit which is capable of cranking out 175 hp and 265 Nm of torque. And if the prototype is approved to go onto the production, the Hyundai Kona N 2019/2020 will dole out a more impressive output which is said to be more than 200 hp.
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In the current range of the Kona, the strongest engine is a 1.6L 4-cylinder T-GDI gasoline unit
The Kona N 2019/2020 is predicted to get the same style and color scheme as the Veloster N and i30 N
Speaking of its exterior, the performance crossover is predicted to get the same style and color scheme as the Veloster N and i30 N with a massive tailgate-mounted wing, aggressive rear and front bumpers, a large rear diffuser and even exposed exhaust pipe finishers.
The more powerful Hyundai Kona N is hoped to make its debut in 2019 or by 2020.
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Know more about Hyundai Kona 2023
The Hyundai Kona 2023 is a subcompact crossover brought in by the Korean marque. It is available in the Philippines in one variant only which is priced at Php 1,188,000. Powering this vehicle is a 2.0-liter NU MPI Atkinson gasoline engine capable of generating 147 horsepower and 179 Nm of torque. Only a 6-speed automatic transmission is used to drive the power from the engine to the front wheels exclusively.
In terms of dimensions, the Kona has a length of 4,165 mm, a width of 1,800 mm, and a height of 1,550 mm. Additionally, it comes with a wheelbase and ground clearance rated at 2,600 mm and 170 mm, respectively. In the local market, this Korean subcompact crossover goes up against the likes of the Mazda CX-3, Kia Seltos, and Geely Coolray.