2019 Hyundai Kona vs Honda HR-V

When reviewing the Hyundai Kona vs. Honda HR-V, there are certain factors you want to consider. Which suits your lifestyle best? Which provides the superior performance, safety, and entertainment for you and your passengers?

Our team at Norm Reeves Hyundai Superstore Cerritos took both cars for a spin to see how they stack up. Whether you're in Garden Grove, LB, or Cerritos, you're going to want to see which car wins out in the battle of the Honda HR-V vs. Hyundai Kona!

Hyundai Kona vs HR-V: Performance

For remarkable power and performance, you can't go wrong with the 2019 Hyundai Kona. It comes with a 2.0-liter inline 4-cylinder DOHC 16-valve with D-CVVT. It offers 147 horsepower, and 132 lb-ft of torque. The 6-speed automatic transmission with SHIFTRONIC® technology ensures a ride that's as smooth as it is powerful.

The Honda HR-V comes with a 1.8-liter 4-cylinder engine. It provides drivers with 141 horsepower and 127 lb-ft of torque, making for a comfortable ride, but offering less power and punch than the Kona.

HR-V vs Kona: Safety & Technology

You want a car that comes with safety and features to spare, and the 2019 Hyundai Kona delivers on all fronts! It has the Multi-Angle Rearview Camera with Guidelines, which helps you back up with safety and ease, and know exactly where your car is headed.

The Hyundai Kona also comes with Adaptive Cruise Control, which can help keep you safe even on long drives. It allows you to keep a safe driving distance from the car in front of you, and alerts you if you're getting a bit too close for comfort.

The Honda HR-V has a Multi-Angle Rearview Camera, although its version lacks the guidelines of the Hyundai Kona. The Honda HR-V also comes equipped with Honda LaneWatch™, which helps to increase visibility in your blind spots.

Entertainment Options

Who doesn't love a vehicle with plenty to keep everyone occupied? The 2019 Hyundai Kona comes with an impressive 7-inch color touchscreen display audio system. Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™ both seamlessly integrate with the technology, allowing you to enjoy your choice of music or podcasts.

Then there's the Honda HR-V, which has a 5-inch color LCD. It lets you stream your music through Bluetooth® Streaming Audio, so you'll need that technology set up in order to rock out in your car. Unlike the 2019 Hyundai Kona, it does not come standard with Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™.

The Verdict

With superior power and performance, along with features worth getting excited about, the 2019 Hyundai Kona is the clear winner in this competition.

Now it's your turn to weigh in. Head on over to Norm Reeves Hyundai Superstore Cerritos and take the new Kona for a spin! You'll be blown away by this powerful vehicle, and our helpful and friendly staff is eager to answer any questions you may have.

Whether you're driving through Garden Grove, LB, or Cerritos, our team is on hand to help you find the car you've been looking for!

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