Comparison - Buick Envision Essence 2020 - vs - Hyundai Kona Ultimate Electric 2019

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Model: 
Average Price: 
$
37,550
Updated: 
07 May 2019
$
44,900
Updated: 
08 May 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2020
2019
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
1-speed Direct Drive
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
17.30gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Chili Red Metallic
#8E000C
Ebony Twilight Metallic
#000000
Summit White
#FFFFFF
Dark Moon Blue Metallic
#FAFAFA
Expresso Metallic
#FAFAFA
Satin Steel Gray Metallic
#9BA0AB
Color: 
Ultra Black
#000000
Sonic Silver
#C8D2DB
Ceramic Blue
#3100DE
Galactic Gray
#626365
Chalk White
#DFEBE7
Pulse Red
#DE1000

Electric

Motors: 
150 - kW
Battery: 
64 kWh
Full Charge Range: 
258mi
Full Charge Time: 
Standard (7.2 kW onboard charger) _ 9 hrs 35 min / Quick Charge - 50kW (0-80% Charge) _ 75 min
Seconds from 0 to 60mph: 
6.40s
Top Speed: 
110mph

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2020 Buick Envision comes with all wheel drive, and front wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 9-speed shiftable automatic, 6-speed shiftable automatic.The Envision carries over essentially unchanged.

Pros
The interior is quiet at highway speeds
Both the ride and the seats are comfortable
Four USB ports and Apple CarPlay/Android Auto are standard

Cons
Turbo engine's disappointing real-world fuel economy
Lackluster interior design and quality
Visibility is compromised by thick pillars
Not much fun to drive

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2020 Buick Envision ranked #12 in Luxury Compact SUVs. Currently the Buick Envision has a score of 7.2 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 27 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Good fuel economy estimates
Potent turbocharged engine option
Lots of standard features
Intuitive infotainment system

Cons
Dull base engine
Less sporty than competitors
Some rivals have more upscale cabins

By: 
usnews.com

The 2020 Buick Envision has a pleasantly innocuous personality, but it’s outclassed in terms of value and performance.

Pros
Pleasant styling
Composed ride
Decent turbo punch
Good infotainment system

Cons
Safety tech should be standard
Thirsty turbo-4
Gets expensive fast
Rivals generally more compelling

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric is the kind of electric vehicle shoppers want: a tall-riding crossover that doesn’t attract too much attention.

Pros
All-electric powertrain
Impressive, 250-mile range
Usable cargo space
Standard 7.0-inch touchscreen
Automatic emergency braking on all trims

Cons
Limited availability
Is it really a crossover?
Just front-wheel drive
Small-ish second row

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2019 Hyundai Kona ranked #1 in Subcompact SUVs. Currently the Hyundai Kona has a score of 8.6 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 24 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Potent turbocharged engine option
Agile handling
Upmarket cabin
Intuitive infotainment system

Cons
Less cargo space than most rivals
Some road bumps disrupt ride quality

By: 
usnews.com

All-new electric version of the Kona.Hyundai has given the Kona Electric plenty of range and satisfying performance, even improving over the standard Kona in some ways.

Pros
Long driving range of 258 miles
Quick acceleration and sharp handling make it fun to drive
Comfortable and quiet cabin
Plenty of standard tech features

Cons
Tight rear legroom
Availability limited to just a few states

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Electric
Fuel Economy Info: 
Combined/city/highway: 120/132/108 MPGe
Fuel Economy City USA: 
21.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
27.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Electric

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
Cylinders: 
4
inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.50L
Torque: 
192ft-lbs
at 4 400rpm
290ft-lbs
Horsepower: 
197hp
at 6 300rpm
Turning Circle: 
36.40Feet
34.80Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Sun Sensor
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Heated Steering Wheel
Door Mirrors - Electric Adjustment And Heated
Drive Mode Selector
Heated Steering Wheel
Parking Brake - Electric
Regenerative Brake Shift Paddles
Sunglasses Holder
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
183.70in
164.60in
Width: 
72.40in
70.90in
Height: 
66.80in
61.20in
Ground Clearance: 
6.20in
Wheel Base: 
108.30in
102.40in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
40.00
38.00
Front Hip Room: 
54.40in
53.30in
Front Leg Room: 
40.90in
41.50in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.00in
55.50in
Rear Head Room: 
38.50
37.70
Rear Hip Room: 
53.10in
52.20in
Rear leg room: 
37.50in
33.40in
Rear Shoulder room: 
55.80in
54.50in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
57.30cu.ft
45.80cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
26.90cu.ft
19.20cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
16.60degrees
Angle of Departure: 
14.60degrees
Curb Weight: 
3929.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
no
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Hands-Free Entry
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
Heated Mirrors
2 One-Touch Power Windows

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Leather
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Bucket Front Seats
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Leather
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
4 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
6 -Way Power Driver Seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Folding Center Armrest
Multi-Level Heating
Folding center armrest
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
four-wheel independent suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Three Zone Climate Control
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
6 Total Speakers
315 Watts Stereo Output
8 Total Speakers
Infinity Premium Brand Speakers
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
Infinity Premium Brand Stereo System
USB Connection
1 Subwoofer(S)

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
no
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Roof Rails
Exterior Door Handles - Body Coloured
Door Mirrors - Body Coloured
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 In.
17 X 7.0 In.
Wheels more: 
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Polished Alloy Wheels
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
All Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R17

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
solid rear disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
no
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Blind Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System
Xenon High Intensity Discharge Headlamp
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
Blind Spot Detection (BSD)
Forward Collision Warning (FCW
Hill-Start Assist Control (HAC)
Lane Follow Assist (LFA)
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA)
Turn Signal Mirrors
Daytime Running Lights
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
LED Headlamp
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Pre-Collision Safety System

Options

Packages: 
Active Package
Interior Luxury Package
Cargo Package
Buick Interior Protection Package
Road Trip Package
Cargo Package
Option Group 01
Exterior Options: 
19" Bright Aluminum Wheels W/Midnight Silver Painted Pockets
Panoramic Moonroof
Molded, Body-Color Assist Steps
Wheel Locks
Roof Rack Cross Rails
Mudguards
Wheel Locks
Interior Options: 
Universal Tablet Holder
Collapsible Cargo Area Organizer
Protective Rear Seat Cover
Universal Tablet Holders
Integrated Cargo Liner
Buick Infotainment System W/Navigation
All-Weather Floor Liners
Cargo Blocks
Cargo Net
Cargo Tray
First Aid Kit
Carpeted Floor Mats

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Light Neutral Seats w/Ebony Interior Accents, leather
#BCA786
Dark Galvanized Seats w/Ebony Interior Accents, leather
#2A2A2A
Ebony Seats w/Ebony Interior Accents, leather
#000000
Color: 
Black, leather
#000000
Pebble Blue, leather
#9E9FA1