02 Sep 2020: Hyundai Kona N Line SUV breaks cover: Check what's new
South Korean automaker Hyundai has unveiled its much-anticipated Kona N Line SUV.
The performance-centric model sports a bolder design with several N Line elements, an updated cabin with hi-tech features and ambient lighting, some nifty safety provisions, and four engine options.
It is likely to go on sale in South Korea later this year.
Here's our roundup.
Exteriors: Hyundai Kona N Line: At a glance
The Hyundai Kona N Line has an eye-catching design, featuring a black mesh grille, N-style aerodynamic skid plates with low-lying corner fins, and an all-LED lighting setup.
On the sides, the sub-compact SUV is flanked by roof rails, blacked-out B-pillars, ORVMs, and 18-inch alloy wheels.
There is also a large aerodynamic diffuser and a one-sided double muffler on the rear bumper.
Interiors: A peek inside the cabin
The Hyundai Kona N Line gets an all-black cabin with leather or fabric seats, an electric parking brake, ambient lighting, and aluminum-finished rings around the AC vents and speakers.
It also packs a 10.25-inch digital instrument console and a 10.25-inch infotainment screen with support for Blue Link, Bluetooth, Android Auto, and Apple CarPlay.
Fact: For the safety of the passengers
The Hyundai Kona N Line offers several safety features including Lane Following Assist (LFA), Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist (RCCA), Safe Exit Warning (SEW), Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist (BCA), Rear Seat Alert (RSA) system, multiple airbags, and a parking camera.
Engine: Power and performance
The Hyundai Kona N Line comes with multiple engine options. The top-end model gets a 195hp 1.6-liter T-GDI motor and a 7-speed DCT gearbox.
The company also offers a 1.6-liter diesel and a 1.0-liter T-GDI petrol mild-hybrid options that produce 134hp and 118hp, respectively.
Finally, a 139hp, 1.6-liter GDI mill, with 32kW electric motor, is also available on the Kona N Line.
Fact: What about the pricing?
No details pertaining to the pricing and availability of the Hyundai Kona N Line in India are available as of now. However, if the updated model arrives in India, it should carry a premium over the standard Kona that starts at Rs. 23.75 lakh.