This SUV Places a High Priority on Being Efficient

Smaller SUVs have become a viable option for many drivers who want the look and feel of an SUV in a vehicle that prioritizes efficiency. This combination of attributes makes for an exciting way to navigate your daily tasks. When it comes to power and efficiency in a compact SUV, the new Hyundai Kona seeks to stake a claim at being among the best options.

You will learn soon after arriving at Team Hyundai of Bend that the powertrain options available for the new Kona were crafted with efficiency in mind. The first of these engines is a 2.0L 4 cylinder, Atkinson. At peak performance, it produces 147 horsepower. This base model is paired with a six-speed automatic SHIFTRONIC transmission with manual mode.

The other engine option that is available in the Limited and Ultimate trims is a 1.6L Gamma 4 cylinder engine. It is direct injected, turbocharged and outputs a more aggressive 175 horsepower. To remain highly efficient, this engine is paired with a dual-clutch seven-speed EcoShift transmission.

 

 

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