Kona vs Sportage vs Escape

The new 2019 Hyundai Kona is a worthy successor to its inaugural offering in 2018. Its nimble handling, edgy styling and bold colors suit Kona perfectly to be part of your world. With available All Wheel Drive, loads of tech and advanced safety features that were previously optional are now standard in 2019.

Available in four trim levels, the Kona SE and SEL models are powered by a 147 hp 2.0L 4 cylinder engine and a 6 speed automatic tramsmission. Kona Limited and Ultimate models up the anty with a turbocharged 175 hp 1.6L 4 cylinder engine pushing plenty of torque to its 7 speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. Standard features on the SE include remote keyless entry, stylish 16 inch alloy wheels, 60/40-split rear folding seats, rearview camera, Bluetooth, 7-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration and new in 2019, Kona has forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking, lane keeping assist and driver attention monitor.

The Kona SEL model adds 17-inch wheels, heated mirrors, keyless ignition, heated front seats, blind spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, voice recognition and satellite and HD radio, while the fully-loaded Kona Ultimate adds a revolutionary heads-up display, rear parking sensors, pedestrian detection, automatic highbeams, automatic wipers, navigation system and wireless charging pad.

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The new 2019 Hyundai Kona crossover is heading the charge in this new class of vehicles, delivering performance, utility and value at every turn. It's not just us saying it either. Kona was the 2018 reddot award winner for outstanding product design and named one of the 10 Coolest Cars Under $20,000 by trusted KBB.com. The 2018 Kona was selected as a 2018 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ (when equipped with optional Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist and High Beam Assist). Check the comparison below:

Features2019 Hyundai Kona2019 Kia Sportage2019 Ford Escape
Base MSRP$19,990$23,750$24,105
MPG27 City / 33 Hwy23 City / 30 Hwy21 City / 29 Hwy
Turning Diameter34.834.838.8
Lane Departure WarningStandardNot AvailableOptional
Lane Keeping AssistStandardNot AvailableNot Available
Smart Device IntegrationStandardNot AvailableStandard
Front Head Room39.6 in39.3 in.39.9 in.
Interior Cargo ShadeStandardOptionalOptional
Luggage RackOptionalNot AvailableNot Available
Limited Warranty5 Years/60,000 Miles5 Years/60,000 Miles3 Years/36,000 Miles
Powertrain Limited Warranty10 Years/100,000 Miles10 Years/100,000 Miles5 Years/60,000 Miles
24 Hour Roadside Assistance5 Years/Unlimited Miles5 Years/60,000 Miles5 Years/60,000 Miles