Priced from RM 146k, 2021 Hyundai Kona 1.6T and N Line launched in Malaysia

Shaun · Jul 30, 2021 04:00 PM

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Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors (HSDM) has launched the fully-imported from Korea (CBU) 2021 Hyundai Kona 1.6 Turbo and N Line, priced at RM 146,888 and RM 156,888 respectively (OTR without insurance, with SST discount).

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Both variants are powered by a 1.6-litre, turbocharged four-cylinder mill (Smartstream G1.6 T-GDi) that makes 198 PS and 265 Nm, mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission.

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Priced from RM 146k, 2021 Hyundai Kona 1.6T and N Line launched in Malaysia 01

The Kona 1.6 Turbo shares the same exterior and interior design as the Kona 2.0 Active variant, except for a roof rack and two-tone body colour which are exclusive to the turbocharged variants. 

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The Kona N Line features a sportier exterior kit. Its front is unified with the body colour treatment of the wheel arch claddings. Instead of the skid plate, the N Line version features a characteristic N-style aerodynamic lip with low-lying corner fins. 

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The air intakes are also larger and the rear bumper a distinctive diffuser element. Wheels are 18-inch items.

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Inside, the Kona N Line features a dedicated colour package in one-tone black leather combined with suede and features ventilated and heated seats for the driver and front passengers. The red stitching, metal pedals, and N logo on the gear shift, steering wheel, and seats complete the sporty look.

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Both the Kona variants feature the new layout design similar to the facelifted Kona 2.0, which includes a new console area, 10.25-inch digital cluster in addition to the 8-inch infotainment screen with wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity.

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As an alternative to the dark interior, the Kona 1.6 Turbo is also available with a light beige interior trim.

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The turbocharged Kona variants are equipped with the Hyundai Smart Sense ADAS suite which includes:

  • Forward Collision Avoidance Assist (AEB)
  • Blind-Spot Collision Avoidance Assist (BSM)
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist (RCTA)
  • Lane Keeping Assist (LKA), Lane Following Assist (LFA)
  • Smart Cruise Control with Stop and Go (ACC)
  • Driver Attention Warning (DAW) with Leading Vehicle Departure Alert (LVDA)
  • Rear Occupant Alert (ROA), Safe Exit Warning (SEW)
  • High Beam Assist (HBA)

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The 2021 Hyundai Kona comes with a five-year or 300,000km (whichever comes first) warranty and a 3-year or 50,000km (whichever comes first) free maintenance service. Interested parties may place their bookings online via Hyundai’s new online shopping platform.

Also read: Priced from RM 120k, 2021 Hyundai Kona facelift launched in Malaysia, no turbo for now

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