2018 Hyundai Kona 0-60

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2018 Hyundai Kona 0-60, Quarter-Mile Time and Top Speed


The 2018 Hyundai Kona 0-60 sprint time is decent for the segment but no the best. With the standard 2.0L engine, the 2018 Kona 0 to 60 time of 9.2 seconds can be lowered to around 7.1 seconds with the 1.6L engine in the Kona Limited and Ultimate trims. However, the performance from the base powertrain is good for urban conditions. The competition like the Mazda CX-3 and Honda HR-V do a 0-60 acceleration in 8.6 and 9.3 seconds respectively. The Mazda CX-3's lower curb weight helps with better power to weight ratio. 

Some of the most frequently asked questions (FAQ's) regarding the 2018 Hyundai Kona 0-60 are:

Does the 2018 Hyundai Kona have a turbo?

Yes. The 1.6-liter inline-four engine found under the hood of the Limited and Ultmate trims is turbocharged for better output numbers. 

What is the 60-0 mph stopping distance of the 2018 Hyundai Kona?

The 2018 Hyundai Kona 60-0 mph stopping distance is around 118 feet and it can be considered as decent for the curb weight and brake rotor size of this subcompact SUV. 

What is the top speed of the 2018 Hyundai Kona?

The 2018 Hyundai Kona top speed is around 120-127 mph (depending on road conditions)

Which is the fastest Hyundai Kona model year ever? 

The Hyundai Kona 0-60 time for every model year is pretty similar. So, picking up any standard model year will give almost the same performance and top speed.. 

MODEL YEAR

0-60

QUARTER-MILE TIME

TOP SPEED 

2023 Hyundai Kona 9.3 seconds  17.0 seconds  124 mph
2022 Hyundai Kona 9.3 seconds  17.0 seconds 124 mph
2021 Hyundai Kona 9.2 seconds  16.8 seconds 127 mph
2020 Hyundai Kona 9.2 seconds  16.8 econds  127 mph
2019 Hyundai Kona 9.2 seconds  17.3 seconds  124 mph
2018 Hyundai Kona 9.2 seconds  17.0 seconds 120 mph
The base engine offered on the 2018 Hyundai Kona is a 1.6-liter I4 that makes 175 hp @ 5500 rpm and 195 lb.-ft. @ 1500 rpm. It is mated to a 7-Speed Automatic. Equipped with this engine, the 2018 Hyundai Kona takes 7.9 seconds to reach 60 mph from a standstill and achieves the quarter-mile in - seconds.

Another engine available here is a 2-liter Gas that makes 147 hp @ 6200 rpm and 132 lb.-ft. @ 4500 rpm. It is mated to a 7 speed Automatic. Powered by this engine, the 2018 Hyundai Kona takes only 7.9 seconds to reach 60 mph from a standstill and covers the quarter-mile run in - seconds.

Finally, the 2-liter I4 here is the final engine on offer. Mated to a 6-Speed Shiftable Automatic, this engine generates 147 hp @ 6200 rpm and 132 lb.-ft. @ 4500 rpm. Powered by this engine, the 2018 Hyundai Kona achieves a 0-60 time of 7.9 seconds, while maintaining a - seconds quarter-mile time.

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2018 Hyundai Kona 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPH
Limited 4dr SUV (1.6L 4cyl Turbo 7AM)
Limited 4dr SUV AWD (1.6L 4cyl Turbo 7AM)
Limited w/Lime Accent 4dr SUV (1.6L 4cyl Turbo 7AM)
Limited w/Lime Accent 4dr SUV AWD (1.6L 4cyl Turbo 7AM)
Ultimate 4dr SUV (1.6L 4cyl Turbo 7AM)
Ultimate w/Lime Accent 4dr SUV (1.6L 4cyl Turbo 7AM)
Ultimate w/Lime Accent 4dr SUV AWD (1.6L 4cyl Turbo 7AM)
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7.5 sec
SE 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl 6A)
SE 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl 6A)
SEL 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl 6A)
SEL w/Contrast Roof 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl 6A)
SEL w/Contrast Roof 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl 6A)
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8.3 sec
SEL 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl 6A)
9.2 sec
Ultimate 4dr SUV AWD (1.6L 4cyl Turbo 7AM)
6.6 sec

2018 Hyundai Kona vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileTop SpeedBraking (70 - 0 MPH)Braking (60 - 0 MPH)
2018 Jeep Cherokee3.3 sec11.7 sec180 mph-108 ft.
2018 GMC Terrain6.8 sec----
2018 Jeep Wrangler6.1 - 7.5 sec15.3 sec115 mph-128 ft.
2018 Kia Sportage7.1 sec----
2018 Kia Sorento7.2 sec----
2018 Toyota Highlander7.2 sec----
2018 Subaru Forester7.5 sec16 sec123 mph-115 ft.
2018 Hyundai Tucson7.6 sec----
2018 Mazda CX-57.7 sec----
2018 Toyota RAV4 hybrid SUV7.7 sec----
2018 Chevrolet Equinox6.6 - 9.2 sec----
2018 Hyundai Kona6.6 - 9.2 sec----
2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SUV7.9 sec----
2018 Fiat 500X8 sec17.7 sec112 mph171 ft.-
2018 Honda CR-V7.5 - 8.6 sec----
2018 Subaru Outback6.9 - 9.4 sec----
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport SUV8 - 8.4 sec----
2018 Mazda CX-38.2 sec----
2018 Ford Escape8.3 sec----
2018 Toyota RAV48.3 sec----
2018 Mitsubishi Outlander8.6 sec----
2018 Jeep Compass8.6 - 8.7 sec16.6 sec194 mph-144 ft.
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan8.2 - 9.1 sec----
2018 Buick Encore8.8 sec----
2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross8.6 - 9 sec----
2018 Nissan Rogue8.9 sec----
2018 Jeep Wrangler JK SUV9 sec----
2018 Kia Niro plug-in hybrid SUV9 sec17 sec125 mph-138 ft.
2018 Kia Niro hybrid9 sec16.8 sec125 mph-138 ft.
2018 Subaru Crosstrek9 - 9.2 sec----
2018 Jeep Renegade9.3 sec----
2018 Dodge Journey9.5 sec----
2018 Nissan Rogue Sport SUV9.8 sec17.5 sec117 mph-137 ft.
2018 Honda HR-V10 sec----
2018 Chevrolet Trax10.1 sec----
2018 Ford EcoSport9.8 - 11.2 sec----
2018 Toyota C-HR11 sec----

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FAQs

What is the price of the 2018 Hyundai Kona?

Posted On: November 5, 2022

The price of the 2018 Hyundai Kona starts at $19,500 and goes up to $27,400.

What is the fuel efficiency of the 2018 Hyundai Kona?

Posted On: November 5, 2022

The standard 2018 Kona is EPA-estimated to deliver 27/33/30 mpg in the city/highway/combined driving conditions.

What are the engine options with the 2018 Hyundai Kona?

Posted On: November 5, 2022

A 2.0-liter inline-four engine with 147 hp and a 1.6-liter turbo engine with 175 hp are offered with the 2018 Kona.

Which cars compete with the 2018 Hyundai Kona?

Posted On: November 5, 2022

Some compact SUVs like Subaru Crosstrek, Honda HR-V and Mazda CX-3 compete with the 2018 Kona.

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