Comparison - Hyundai Kona SEL Plus 2021 - vs - Cupra Formentor VZ5 2022

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Average Price: 
$
25,450
Updated: 
05 Oct 2019
$
Updated: 
22 Feb 2021
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2021
2022
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
no
Heated seats: 
yes
no
Navigation: 
yes
no
Doors: 
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
13.20gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Chalk White
#F8FAFA
Sonic Silver
#C4CDD4
Thunder Grey
#767C84
Pulse Red
#BC0001
Surf Blue
#5C94D3
Ultra Black
#141314
Galactic Gray
#2D3037
Surf Blue w/Dark Gray Roof
#5C94D3
Pulse Red w/Black Roof
#BC0001
Sonic Silver w/Black Roof
#C4CDD4

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2021 Hyundai Kona comes with front wheel drive, and all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 6-speed shiftable automatic.New Night Edition trim.

PROS
Optional turbocharged engine provides quick acceleration
Nimble handling makes it enjoyable to drive
Lots of features for your money

CONS
Weak base engine
Gear shifts from the turbo engine's transmission are often unrefined
Interior is trimmed with a lot of hard plastic panels

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2021 Hyundai Kona's #1 ranking is based on its score within the Subcompact SUVs category. Currently the Hyundai Kona has a score of 8.3 out of 10, which is based on our evaluation of 22 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Upscale cabin
Easy-to-use infotainment system
Energetic turbocharged engine available
Poised handling and comfortable ride

Cons
Rear seats less spacious than rivals’
Subpar maximum cargo capacity

By: 
usnews.com

The 2021 Hyundai Kona wears like statement jewelry, and drives like a bargain.

Pros
Squirty handling
Standard automatic emergency braking
Very good infotainment
Reasonable fuel economy
Kona Electric

Cons
Busy to the eye
Sluggish off the line
Shifty dual-clutch transmission
Snug back seat
Value sags at the top

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
26.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
30.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

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

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
no
Door Pockets: 
yes
no
Cupholders: 
yes
no
Overhead console: 
yes
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
no
Power Steering: 
yes
no
Parking sensors: 
no
no
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
no
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
no
Rear View Camera: 
yes
no
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
164.00in
Width: 
70.90in
Height: 
61.60in
Ground Clearance: 
6.70in
Front Track: 
61.90in
Rear Track: 
62.30in
Wheel Base: 
102.40in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.00
Rear Head Room: 
37.80
Front Leg Room: 
41.50in
Rear leg room: 
34.60in
Front Hip Room: 
53.30in
Front Shoulder Room: 
55.50in
Rear Hip Room: 
52.20in
Rear Shoulder room: 
54.50in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
45.80cu.ft
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
19.20cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3084.00lbs

Instruments

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

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
no
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
no
More Power Features: 
Heated Mirrors
2 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry

Seats

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

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
no
Climate Control: 
yes
no
More Comfort Features: 
Single Zone Front Air Conditioning
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
no
Satellite radio: 
yes
no
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Infinity Premium Brand Speakers
8 Total Speakers
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
1 Subwoofer(S)
315 Watts Stereo Output

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
no
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
no
Wheel size: 
17 X 7.0 In.
Wheels more: 
Temporary Spare Tire
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
All-Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R17

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
no
Front head airbags: 
yes
no
Rear head airbags: 
yes
no
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
no
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
no
Traction control: 
yes
no
Child seat anchors: 
yes
no
Front brakes: 
ventilated disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
no
Rear brakes: 
Solid Rear Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
no
Daytime running lights: 
yes
no
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
no
Front fog lights: 
yes
no
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
no
Auto delay off headlamps: 
no
no
Front headrests: 
yes
no
Rear headrests: 
yes
no
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
no
More Safety Features: 
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System

Options

Packages: 
Cargo Package
Winter Weather Package
Exterior Options: 
Rear Bumper Applique
Wheel Locks
Mudguards
Roof Rack Cross Rails
Bicycle Rack Mount
Interior Options: 
First Aid Kit
Carpeted Floor Mats
Cargo Blocks
Cargo Tray
All-Weather Floor Mats
Cargo Net
EC Mirror W/Homelink And Compass

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black, cloth
#1A1A1A
Gray/Black, cloth
#93969C