5 Tech Features We Absolutely Love in the All-New Hyundai Kona


The first-ever Hyundai KONA is not just another SUV. It’s a smartutility vehicle built so that you can live smarter, in order to live larger.

Entering the booming SUV segment as a brand-new vehicle in Hyundai’s lineup, the KONA is quickly catching consumer attention with some impressive tech features—some of which are exclusive to the KONA in its segment. With features that help keep the driver connected on the go while reducing distraction, packaged in a sleek and comfortable vehicle, it’s no wonder shoppers are buzzing about the Hyundai KONA. Here are some of our favorite tech features:

Segment’s First Available Wireless Device Charging

In the Hyundai KONA, drivers won’t have to worry about remembering phone cords and cables thanks to available wireless device charging. Large enough to accommodate the latest generation of smartphones, simply place the phone on the device charging pad in the front console and let it charge while you drive. Exclusive to the KONA in this segment, Hyundai is bringing convenience to the forefront of its technologies.

Available Heads-up Display

One of the coolest features to come out in the new age of driving technology, available Heads-up Display offered on the KONA helps reduce driver distraction by providing critical information right in the driver’s line of sight. Information such as speed, navigation, cruise control, and Lane Keeping Assist is displayed on a pop-up transparent panel between the instrument cluster and the windshield, helping the driver see key information while keeping their eyes on the road ahead.

Standard Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ 

To meet the needs of drivers who own Apple and Android smartphones, Hyundai is offering Apple CarPlay and Android Auto standard across every KONA trim level. Drivers can connect their Apple or Android smartphone to the vehicle to make phone calls, send and receive text messages, use their phone’s navigation system, and activate compatible apps with voice commands and the touchscreen. This allows the driver to stay connected with friends and family on the go, while staying focused on the road.

Available Heated Front Seats

For those cold, winter days, the KONA offers available heated front seats to help you get rid of that winter chill. It’s a luxury that drivers will appreciate when the nights are long and outdoor temperatures are low.

Standard 7-inch Touchscreen with Rear View Monitor 

Not only does the KONA’s standard 7-inch touchscreen add to its already great interior design, it also provides a more confident driving experience with the built-in rearview monitor. With clear, high-quality detail, the KONA’s touchscreen is where the driver will find vehicle menus, HD radio, and the Apple CarPlay and Android Auto display when connected. The rearview monitor provides a better view of the KONA’s surroundings when in reverse, allowing the driver to reverse with confidence.

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