In the picturesque city of Santa Maria, where the streets are as dynamic as its people, the Hyundai Kona emerges as a standout choice for those seeking a compact SUV that blends efficiency, style, and urban practicality. At Winn Hyundai Santa Maria, we're proud to showcase the Hyundai Kona, a vehicle that epitomizes the perfect balance of city-friendly dimensions and adventurous spirit.

Hyundai Kona

Compact Design Meets Urban Agility

The Hyundai Kona isn't just any compact SUV; it's a masterclass in efficient design. Its sleek, bold exterior makes it a head-turner on the streets of Santa Maria, while its compact dimensions ensure ease of maneuverability – a much-needed feature in urban driving scenarios. Whether navigating tight parking spots or winding through bustling city roads, the Kona handles it all with grace and agility.

Engine & Performance:

  • Gasoline: Kona offers a 2.0L MPI engine with 147 horsepower and a 1.6L turbocharged GDI engine with 195 horsepower. The turbo engine delivers a more dynamic experience with 195 lb-ft of torque, reaching 0-62 mph in 7.9 seconds.
  • Electric: The Kona Electric boasts a powerful electric motor generating 201 horsepower and 291 lb-ft of torque, enabling a snappy 7.2-second 0-62 mph time.


  • Both gasoline engines come paired with a smooth-shifting 6-speed automatic transmission.
  • The Kona Electric utilizes a single-speed reduction gear for immediate torque delivery.

Top Speed & Torque:

  • Gasoline Kona tops out at 119 mph (non-turbo) and 130 mph (turbo).
  • The Kona Electric reaches a respectable 99 mph.
  • Torque figures range from 148 lb-ft (2.0L MPI) to 195 lb-ft (1.6L turbo) for gasoline models and 291 lb-ft for the electric Kona.

Fuel Efficiency: Your Partner in Economical Driving

In an era where fuel efficiency is paramount, the Hyundai Kona shines brightly. It's engineered to maximize every drop of fuel, ensuring that your journeys are not just enjoyable but also gentle on your wallet. This makes the Kona an ideal companion for daily commutes in Santa Maria, long drives along the California coast, and everything in between.

  • Gasoline: The Kona achieves a combined fuel economy of 31 mpg with FWD and 28 mpg with AWD (turbo).
  • Electric: The Kona Electric shines with a remarkable 258-mile range on a single charge, making it an ideal city runabout and long-distance cruiser.

Perfectly Suited for Santa Maria’s Streets

The Kona's adaptability makes it particularly suited for the diverse landscapes of Santa Maria. From urban drives to spontaneous weekend getaways, the Kona's responsive handling, and comfortable interiors ensure a pleasant experience, regardless of your destination. Its advanced safety features and modern tech keep you secure and connected on every journey.

Passenger & Cargo Capacity:

  • The Kona comfortably seats five adults with ample headroom and legroom.
  • Cargo space is generous for its size, offering 25.5 cubic feet behind the rear seats and expanding to 63.7 cubic feet with the seats folded.

Technology & Features:

  • The Kona boasts a modern and tech-savvy interior with an available 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and a heads-up display.
  • Driver-assistance features like blind-spot monitoring, lane departure warning, and forward collision mitigation with automatic braking come standard.


  • The Kona earned a Top Safety Pick+ rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) thanks to its strong structure and advanced safety features.

Overall, the Hyundai Kona offers an impressive balance of performance, efficiency, and technology in a stylish and versatile package. Whether you prioritize eco-conscious cruising or a spirited drive, the Kona has a configuration to fit your needs.

Key Takeaways of The Hyundai Kona

FeatureGasoline KonaGasoline Kona (Turbo)Kona Electric
Engine2.0L MPI1.6L Turbocharged GDIElectric Motor
Horsepower147 hp195 hp201 hp
Combined Fuel Economy (MPG)31 (FWD) / 28 (AWD)26 (FWD) / 25 (AWD)N/A - Electric
Electric Range (Miles)N/AN/A258
Passenger Capacity5 Adults5 Adults5 Adults
Cargo Space (cu. ft.)25.5 (Behind Seats) / 63.7 (Folded)25.5 (Behind Seats) / 63.7 (Folded)25.5 (Behind Seats) / 57.2 (Folded)
Torque (lb-ft)148195291
Transmission6-Speed Automatic6-Speed AutomaticSingle-Speed Reduction Gear
Top Speed (MPH)11913099
0-62 mph (seconds)
Technology Highlights10.25" Touchscreen, CarPlay/Android Auto, Heads-Up Display10.25" Touchscreen, CarPlay/Android Auto, Heads-Up Display10.25" Touchscreen, CarPlay/Android Auto, Heads-Up Display
Driver-Assistance FeaturesBlind Spot Monitoring, Lane Departure Warning, Forward Collision MitigationBlind Spot Monitoring, Lane Departure Warning, Forward Collision MitigationBlind Spot Monitoring, Lane Departure Warning, Forward Collision Mitigation
Safety FeaturesTop Safety Pick+ (IIHS)Top Safety Pick+ (IIHS)Top Safety Pick+ (IIHS)

Experience the Hyundai Kona at Winn Hyundai Santa Maria

We invite you to experience the Hyundai Kona first-hand at Winn Hyundai Santa Maria. Discover its compact elegance, fuel efficiency, and urban adaptability on the roads of Santa Maria. Explore our inventory and find the Kona model that best fits your lifestyle and preferences. It's not just about finding a new car; it's about discovering a new way to enjoy the drive.

Discover the Latest Hyundai SUVs in Santa Maria

In addition to the Kona, our showroom is a treasure trove of the latest Hyundai SUV models, each designed to cater to different lifestyles and driving needs. From the spacious Santa Fe to the versatile Tucson, our range is sure to impress. We invite you to explore our guide, "Discover the Latest Hyundai SUVs in Santa Maria," and find the SUV that resonates with your driving style and needs. At Winn Hyundai Santa Maria, we're not just selling cars; we're helping you discover the joy of driving in a city as dynamic as Santa Maria.

Closing Words

The Hyundai Kona awaits at Winn Hyundai Santa Maria – a compact SUV that perfectly encapsulates the vibrant spirit of Santa Maria. Test drive it today and embark on your next adventure in style and comfort.

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