Hyundai Kona review

Category: Small SUV

Section: Interior

Hyundai Kona 2021 dashboard
  • Hyundai Kona 2021 front cornering
  • Hyundai Kona 2021 rear
  • Hyundai Kona 2021 dashboard
  • Hyundai Kona 2021 rear seats
  • Hyundai Kona 2021 front seats
  • Hyundai Kona 2021 infotainment
  • Hyundai Kona 2021 front
  • Hyundai Kona 2021 rear
  • Hyundai Kona 2021 alloy wheel
  • Hyundai Kona 2021 front seats
  • Hyundai Kona 2021 instruments
  • Hyundai Kona 2021 head-up display (HUD)
  • Hyundai Kona 2021 front cornering
  • Hyundai Kona 2021 rear
  • Hyundai Kona 2021 dashboard
  • Hyundai Kona 2021 rear seats
  • Hyundai Kona 2021 front seats
  • Hyundai Kona 2021 infotainment
  • Hyundai Kona 2021 front
  • Hyundai Kona 2021 rear
  • Hyundai Kona 2021 alloy wheel
  • Hyundai Kona 2021 front seats
  • Hyundai Kona 2021 instruments
  • Hyundai Kona 2021 head-up display (HUD)
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In this section:
  • Driving position and dashboard
  • Visibility, parking sensors and cameras
  • Sat nav and infotainment
  • Quality

Interior

The interior layout, fit and finish

Driving position and dashboard

The driver's seat in the Hyundai Kona is mounted a few centimetres higher than it is in a Seat Arona or Skoda Kamiq, so you feel as though you're behind the wheel of something taller than a regular hatchback.

What's more, the driving position is fundamentally sound – the pedals line up neatly with the steering wheel and there's plenty of steering-wheel adjustment. Only SE Connect models miss out on adjustable lumbar support and you get electric seat adjustment if you go for the range-topping Ultimate trim.

With any other trim level, you get a 10.3in screen with a built-in sat nav function. Either way, you get Apple CarPlay/Android Auto smartphone mirroring,

Wireless phone-charging and an eight-speaker Krell sound system are standard with Premium trim. Its sound quality won't blow you away but it lets you crank up the volume when your favourite song comes on the radio, without too much fear of distortion.

Overall, apart from the more expensive Audi Q2 and Mini Countryman, the Kona has one of the best infotainment packages in the small SUV class.

Quality

The Kona's interior is a step behind the Skoda Kamiq’s for quality, with plenty of hard, scratchy plastic on the dashboard and the insides of the doors.

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