2022 Hyundai Kona SEL Review

2022 Hyundai Kona driving through city

The 2022 Hyundai Kona SEL provides a sporty drive with a comfortable, high-tech cabin. No matter the kind of driver you are, Vernon, Manchester, and Hartford, Connecticut, trips become a fun jaunt around town. With this review, Key Hyundai of Manchester goes over all the details that make this the satisfying ride you want.

Supportive Performance

Whether you’re riding around town or heading for the city, one of two engines in the Kona SEL supports your travel. The standard 2.0L MPI 4-cylinder engine produces 147 horsepower and 132 lb-ft of torque.

Personalize the ride you take with the flexible shifting with the Intelligent Variable Automatic Transmission and the Drive Mode Select system.

2022 Hyundai Kona cabin rear seats folded cargo space lift gate upChoose between Front Wheel Drive (FWD) or the available All Wheel Drive (AWD) Active On-Demand to grip the road the way you favor. When equipped with FWD, you’ll achieve an EPA-estimated 30 city/35 highway MPG.1

Comfortable Kona Cabin

In the Kona SEL cabin, comfortable cloth furnishes your seating, and your steering wheel can be wrapped in leather when you opt for the Convenience Package. Comfort extends to the adjustability of the standard 6-way adjustable driver seat and the available heated front seats that features three levels of warmth.

The available power-tilt-and-slide sunroof from the Convenience Package will give you just enough circulation, while automatic temperature control perfectly adjusts to the temperature you want.

Now, we’ll check out the dimensions.


Front Seat

Rear Seat


39.6 inches

37.8 inches

Hip Room

53.3 inches

52.2 inches


41.5 inches

35.6 inches

Shoulder Room

55.5 inches

54.5 inches

Lift the gate of your trunk and put down the seats to get a maximum of 45.8 cubic feet of cargo volume. You’ll find lots of space in this compact SUV.

Sizeable Screens

Although not yet as wide as your windshield, you’ll get substantial screens for conducting automotive business in the 2022 Kona SEL. The available 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster gives you a status on how much gas remains and how fast you’re going. You can look forward to having a standard 4.2-inch color Multi-Information Display.2022 Hyundai Kona cabin front dashboard touchscreen infotainment navigation system

Operate the standard 8-inch color touchscreen display audio system by moving your fingers across the screen. Through this system, your phone can be integrated into your Hyundai with wireless Android Auto™ or Apple CarPlay®. You’ll be able to make and accept calls and pick out your favorite tunes to listen to from your music library.

High Level of Safety

The Rear View Monitor starts you off with a high level of visibility behind your Kona SEL. Add Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist to give you alerts when you need it.

Lane management comes when you opt for Lane Following Assist and Lane Keeping Assist. Meanwhile, available Driver Attention Warning focuses on your driving if you drift on the road excessively during a trip and nudges you to pull to the side of the road.

Get Acquainted With the 2022 Hyundai Kona SEL

Sporty and comfortable with high-tech features, the 2022 Hyundai Kona SEL delivers a satisfying ride. Make your trips around Vernon, Manchester, and Hartford, CT, fun again with this compact SUV. Schedule a test drive at Key Hyundai of Manchester to get further acquainted.

1 2022 KONA SE/SEL: FWD 30 City/35 Hwy/32 Combined MPG, AWD 28 City/33 Hwy/30 Combined MPG. 2022 KONA N Line/Limited: FWD 29 City/35 Hwy/32 Combined MPG, AWD 27 City/32 Hwy/29 Combined MPG. All figures are EPA estimates and for comparison purposes only. Actual mileage may vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits and vehicle’s condition.


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