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Hyundai Elantra 2022 vs Kona 2022: A Comprehensive Analysis

Elantra 2022 vs Kona 2022

Debating between a brand new Elantra or a Kona 2022? Car experts at Mississauga Hyundai did a useful comparison. Read this article to decide which of these Hyundai models is the right vehicle for you!


Considering the segment difference, Hyundai Elantra vs. Hyundai Kona (excluding N Line) might sound like an odd comparison to many, but here at Mississauga Hyundai, we see that these value-jammed vehicles often gets shortlisted by many Canadian drivers when they shop for a new car.



While Elantra 2022 becomes a top consumer choice with its fuel efficiency, futuristic looks and spacious interior and cargo space, KONA is becoming increasingly popular by offering high end features at a an unbeatable price advantage in its segment.

In a larger scale, it appears that a significant number of consumers gets torn between a sedan and a crossover SUV. We see that this question quickly turns into Elantra vs. Kona. 2022 made this question even more difficult to answer as each model came with improved features this year.

In order to help you choose the most suitable option between 2022 Elantra and Kona, our experts at Hyundai Mississauga put together an analysis for you:


What's New in 2022 Elantra

  • - New futuristic design
  • - Improved fuel economy
  • - Roomier cabin
  • - Release of N line


What's New in 2022 Kona

  • - Improved Turbo Engine
  • - the introduction of the N Line version
  • - Restyled Exterior
  • - Reworked center stack's design


Elantra vs. KONA 2022 Pricing Comparison

Depending on your trim of choice, the price will of course vary but looking at base models and highest trims. Here's a quick overview Canadian buyers in 2022:


Price for Hyundai Elantra 2022 base model:

Essential IVT MSRP $19,999

Price for Hyundai Elantra 2022 highest trim level:

Ultimate Tech Two-Tone Interior IVTMSRP $28,499

Price for Hyundai Kona 2022 base model:

Essential Value Edition 2.0 FWDMSRP $21,499

Price for Hyundai Kona 2022 highest trim level:

N Line w/Ultimate Pkg 1.6T AWD DCTMSRP $33,799


Elantra vs. KONA 2022 Engine Comparison

Looking at engines of Elantra 2022 and Kona 2022, one can find minor but striking differences. The difference become more as trim levels go up.

Elantra and Kona are quite similar vehicles - they are built on the same platforms - the only difference aside from the turbo engine is the customers' lifestyle and driving habits. They are both well equipped to get you from point A to B in style, but if you prefer a little pep to your step, the Turbo engine in the Kona will get you there faster.

The engine of Hyundai Elantra 2022 base model:

Regular Unleaded I-4

Hyundai Elanta 2022, highest trim level:

147.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

The engine of Hyundai Kona 2022 base model:

Regular Unleaded I-4

The engine of Hyundai Kona 2022 highest trim level:

195.0-hp, 1.6-liter turbo, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

Elantra vs. KONA 2022 Interior Comfort & Cargo

Cargo space Hyundai Elantra 2022 base model:

All Hyundai Elantra's have a surprising amount of interior and cargo space. Although classified as a compact vehicle, the cargo space says mid-size.

Cargo space Hyundai Kona 2022:

(If you prefer the hatchback style and are used to most modern suv's cargo space, the Kona is right up your alley. Ease of access to your cargo is only an arm's lengths away in your new Kona.)

Elantra vs. KONA 2022 Safety and Drivers Assistance

The Hyundai Elantra was the 2021 IIHS Top Safety Pick when equipped with Hyundai Smart Sense features such as; Forward Collision Avoidance Assist w/ Pedestrian, cyclist and junction-turning detection. Even the smallest details like having superior headlights make a huge impact on your safety by making sure your visibility is good and low beams never exceeded glare limits.

The Kona also comes with smart sense safety features such as; Lane Keep Assist, Front Collision avoidance assist, and driver attention warning with optional features such as; blind spot collision warning w/ lane change assist.

Warranty & Maintenance

When it comes to warranty and maintenance, Hyundai outshines almost all other car makes in Canada. Both Elantra and Kona are covered under Hyundai Canada's unparalleled warranty difference:

Whether it's an Elantra or a Kona, the warranty will cover nearly every new vehicle component including:


· 5-year/100,000km comprehensive warranty

· 3-years/60,000km Radio and Sound Systems warranty (i.e. radio, compact disc player, and GPS), DVD system

· 3-years/ 60,000 Km Paint warranty

· 5-year/Unlimited km Anti Perforation warranty

· 5-year/100,000km basic emissions warranty

· 8-year/130,000km major emissions warranty

· 3-years/60,000km dealer installed accessory warranty

· 2-years / 40,000 Km Battery warranty

· 1-year / 20,000 Km adjustment warranty

· 5-year/Unlimited km 24-Hour Roadside Assistance

If you are still debating between a brand new Elantra or a Kona 2022, give us a call and experts at Hyundai Mississauga will be happy to help you make the best choice.