Kona Takes Top Tech Award in Segment

In the latest J.D. Power 2019 U.S. Tech Experience Index (TXI) Study, the Hyundai Kona got the highest score in its segment.

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Sep 10, 2019 2 min. read

Article was updated 4 years ago

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The J.D. Power 2019 U.S. Tech Experience Index (TXI) Study has ranked the Hyundai Kona as earning the highest score for overall vehicle technology satisfaction in the study’s small vehicle segment.

The TXI Study measures owners’ experiences, usage, and interaction with driver centric vehicle technology at 90 days of ownership, and provides an understanding of opportunities for minimizing the gap between customer experience and execution.

The Hyundai Kona tied with the Toyota C-HR for the top spot in the small segment, and was recognized for scoring the highest in categories such as entertainment and connectivity; driving assistance; smartphone mirroring; and navigation.

The Hyundai Kona is also joined by the Hyundai Elantra and Hyundai Santa Fe in the TXI rankings, which respectively earned Top 3 scores in the compact and midsize vehicle segments.

The award-winning Hyundai Kona comes with standard equipment that includes a seven-inch LCD touchscreen with rearview camera, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay and LED Daytime Running Lights.

A suite of advanced safety features is also available including:

• Rearview camera with Dynamic Guidance (Standard)
• Vehicle Stability Management system (Standard)
• Hill Start Assist Control (Standard)
• Blind-Spot Collision Warning (Standard on SEL trim and above)
• Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Warning (Standard on SEL trim and above)
• Lane Change Assist (Standard on SEL trim and above)

The premium infotainment system offers various advanced connectivity features, including optional SiriusXM Radio, HD Radio and next-generation Blue Link LTE-powered connectivity.

Hyundai Kona TXI




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