2021 Hyundai Kona at Pearson Hyundai

Everyone loves a good subcompact crossover, and the Hyundai Kona might be the best out there. The Kona does everything well, while the competition is stuck, making compromises. One of the best things about the new Hyundai Kona is its fantastic set of tech features. The infotainment system is attractive and easy to use, and the driver safety aids are some the best we've ever seen. Even the base model of the Kona comes with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and the optional turbocharged engine has some of the best acceleration numbers in the entire class. There is so much more that the 2021 Hyundai Kona offers. Continue reading to find out more!



A big adventure is no small feat. And Kona packs plenty of style and versatility in its compact SUV body. Plus it gives you the confidence to experience more with intelligent safety features that look out for you. So be spontaneous and keep exploring this great, wonderful world. Kona is ready to go.

Adventure With An Edge

Introducing the new Night edition, with 18-inch RAYS® semi-gloss black alloy wheels, special exterior color options, and gloss black design accents.


Driver Attention Warning

For those long, adventurous trips, Driver Attention Warning helps you stay focused on the road by monitoring your driving habits. If it detects drowsy or inattentive driving, it alerts you with a sound cue coupled with a warning message on the instrument panel.

Driver Takes All

Everything you want to see, do, and explore is yours with the rugged and adaptable Kona.



On slippery streets and rocky roads, available AWD helps Kona grip the road with traction and cornering that keep you moving confidently.

Tech-Out Trips

Venture out to connect with nature, stay connected with your fast-paced world. Kona's got the tech you need.


Wireless Device Charging

Cut loose from cables with the available Qi wireless charging pad.⁠

Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

Connect your iPhone with Apple CarPlay® and access your favorite mobile apps safely from Kona's touchscreen. Got an Android? Use Android Auto to get to your smartphone apps, maps, and infotainment.


Blind-Spot Collision Warning

Your Hyundai notifies you with a visual alert when its radars detect a vehicle in your blind-spot area. If you try to change lanes in this situation an audio chime will sound.

Lane Keeping Assist

Using the front-view camera to detect lane markers in the road, this feature assists the driver's steering to help keep the vehicle centered in the lane.

Trims of the 2021 Hyundai Kona


  • 2.0-Liter Four-Cylinder Engine
  • Driver Attention Warning
  • Apple CarPlay/Android Auto
  • Lane Keep Assist


  • Blind-Spot Collision Warning
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Warning
  • 17-Inch Alloy Wheels
  • Push Button Start

SEL Plus

  • 8-Way Power Drivers Seat
  • Infinity Premium Audio
  • Blue Link Connected System
  • Wireless Device Charging


  • Leather Seating Surfaces
  • LED Headlights and Taillights
  • 18-Inch Alloy Wheels
  • 7-Speed Dual Clutch Transmission


  • Heads-Up Display
  • Smart Cruise Control
  • 8-Inch Color Touchscreen
  • Forward-Collision Avoidance

What are the engine options?

A couple of engine options are available with the 2021 Hyundai Kona. Standard on the SE, SEL, and SEL Plus is a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that makes 147 horsepower and 132 lb-ft of torque, which pairs with a six-speed automatic transmission. Limited and Ultimate trims provide even more power in the form of a turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder that pumps out 175 horses and 195 lb-ft of torque, which pairs nicely to a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. Front-wheel drive comes standard, but you can opt for all-wheel-drive if you choose. Also included is a more sophisticated rear suspension design and a lockable center differential that enhances low speeds in off-road conditions.

What are some of the Kona's features?

Five trim levels are available for Hyundai Kona, and each comes with an excessive amount of features. Kicking things off is the SE, which comes with alloy wheels, remote keyless entry, air conditioning, a rearview camera, Bluetooth, a 7-inch infotainment touchscreen, and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Stepping up to the SEL adds to the fun with roof rails, keyless entry and ignition, heated front seats, and satellite radio. At the midway point is the SEL Plus, which comes with more convenience and tech features such as a sunroof, a power-adjustable driver's seat, an eight-speaker Infinity audio system, a wireless smartphone charging pad, and Hyundai's Blue Link communications system. Limited trims add  LED headlights and taillights, upgraded exterior trim, automatic climate control, and leather upholstery. The highest Kona trim is the Ultimate, which concludes the features list with automatic high beams, automatic wipers, a head-up display, an 8-inch touchscreen, and a navigation system.

What can you tell me about the safety features?

Each trim level of the Hyundai Kona comes with an impressive amount of safety features. The base-level SE comes with forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking and lane-keeping assist. At the same time, the SEL adds a blind-spot monitor to help you change lanes more efficiently. The highest level Kona trim, the Limited, tacks on rear parking sensors, pedestrian detection for the forward collision mitigation system, and adaptive cruise control. No matter what trim level, you choose the Hyundai Kona is sure to keep you safe when you travel on and off the road.

Where to get a Hyundai Kona near Richmond

The Hyundai Kona is a perfect vehicle for you and your family. All trims are filled with all the latest technology, and the safety features are some of the most extensive we've ever seen. Want to know more about the 2021 Hyundai Kona? Then head down to Pearson Hyundai and schedule a test drive with one of our amazing representatives! While you're here, feel free to ask any questions you may have about this fantastic SUV. Additionally, you can also check out our finance department if you need an auto loan, and we promise to get you the best deal possible. Come to Pearson Hyundai and check out the 2021 Hyundai Kona today!

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