Comparison - Hyundai Kona SE 2018 - vs - MG ZS Exclusive 2019

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
20,800
Updated: 
01 Feb 2018
£
18,340
Updated: 
27 Dec 2018
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2018
2019
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
6-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
no
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
13.20gals
12.60gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Chalk White
#F8FAFA
Sonic Silver
#C4CDD4
Thunder Grey
#767C84
Pulse Red
#BC0001
Surf Blue
#5C94D3
Color: 
Arctic white
#FFFFFF
Black Pearl
#05171D
Laser blue
#0348B8
Cosmic silver
#97999B
Spiced orange
#C3622E
Dynamic red
#DA291C

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The subcompact crossover SUV class is gaining in popularity and the latest entrant, the 2018 Hyundai Kona, has a lot of potential to take the lead. Its exterior style may be somewhat polarizing, but it drives better than the competition. It also delivers a lot for the money and checks all of the boxes that shoppers want in this type of vehicle.
PROS
Optional turbocharged engine provides quick acceleration
Nimble handling makes it enjoyable to drive
Lots of features for your money

CONS
Weak base engine

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2018 Hyundai Kona ranked #1 in Subcompact SUVs. Currently the Hyundai Kona has a score of 8.8 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 14 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Agile handling
Potent available turbo-four engine
Intuitive infotainment system

Cons
Lower maximum cargo capacity than rivals
Uninspiring base engine

By: 
usnews.com

With its quirky styling, the Kona is set to perk up some fun. Choose from a 147-hp 2.0-liter inline-four with a six-speed automatic transmission or a 175-hp turbo 1.6-liter inline-four with a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic. Front-wheel drive is standard; all-wheel drive is optional with both engines.

Pros
Tight build and rattle-free cabin,
well-tuned dual-clutch automatic transmission.

Cons
Some interior plastics not up to par,
penalty-box rear seat.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy Info: 
Urban/Extra Urban/Combined(mpg)uk - 40.2/49/45.4
Fuel Economy City USA: 
25.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
30.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
1.00L
Torque: 
132ft-lbs
at 4 500rpm
103ft-lbs
at 4 500rpm
Horsepower: 
147hp
at 6 200rpm
104hp
at 4 000rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
34.80Feet
36.40Feet

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
no
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

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
164.00in
169.80in
Width: 
70.90in
71.20in
Height: 
61.00in
63.40in
Ground Clearance: 
6.70in
Front Track: 
61.90in
60.10in
Rear Track: 
62.30in
60.40in
Wheel Base: 
102.40in
101.70in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.60
41.00
Rear Head Room: 
37.80
39.50
Front Leg Room: 
41.50in
42.10in
Rear leg room: 
34.60in
36.20in
Front Hip Room: 
53.30in
Front Shoulder Room: 
55.50in
54.50in
Rear Hip Room: 
52.20in
Rear Shoulder room: 
54.50in
53.80in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
45.80cu.ft
48.50cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1322lbs
1102lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
19.20cu.ft
15.80cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
17.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
29.00degrees
Curb Weight: 
3085.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
no
no
More Instruments: 
Instrument cluster - 3.5" TFT LCD with trip computer & digital speedometer
2 x 12V power outlets in front centre console storage unit

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
1 One-Touch Power Window
Power adjustable exterior mirrors
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
4-Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
6-Way Manual Driver Seat Adjustments
Bucket Front Seats
Height-Adjustable Driver Seat
Cloth
Passenger’s 4-way manual adjustable seat
Driver’s 6-way manual adjustable seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Folding center armrest

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
MacPherson struts
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Torsion beam
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
no
Climate Control: 
no
no
More Comfort Features: 
Air Conditioning
Vanity mirror lights
Heated rear windshield
Auto Air Conditioning
12V power socket

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Touch screen - 7" display
6 speaker
AUX/USB audio input with iPod® compatibility
Bluetooth audio streaming
Apple CarPlay™ & Android Auto™ compatibility
IPOD Compatibility
USB mobile phone charging function

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
16 x 6.5
17"
Wheels more: 
Temporary Spare Tire
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
All-Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
205.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R16
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R17

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
ventilated disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
solid disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
no
Engine immobilizer: 
no
no
Front fog lights: 
no
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
no
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
no
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Height adjustable front head restraints with tilt function
Roll-over Sensor
Pretensioners, load limiters and height adjustable upper mounts on front seat belts
Height adjustable rear head restraints
Impact sensing auto door unlock
Seat belt reminder - front & rear seatbelts
ISOFIX child restraint anchors (rear outboard seats)
Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD)
Downhill Brake Control (DBC)
Hill-start Assist Control (HAC)
Rear view camera with dynamic guide lines
Parking Distance Warning-Reverse (PDW-R) - 4 sensors, with guidance display
Front seatbelt (3 point + pretensioner and Load limiter)
Front passenger’s seat belt reminder
Automatic Door Latch
Driver's seat belt reminder
Hill Launch assist
ARP (Anti Rolling Protection)
Follow me home function

Options

Packages: 
Option Group 01
Exterior Options: 
Rear Bumper Applique
Wheel Locks
Mudguards
Interior Options: 
Reversible Cargo Tray
Carpeted Floor Mats

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
#93969C
#1A1A1A