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2021 Hyundai Kona EV vs. 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Review

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2021 Hyundai
Kona EV

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2021 Jeep
Wrangler Unlimited

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MSRP*
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$37,390 to $45,600
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$32,400 to $73,500
Invoice* $36,432 to $43,972 $31,815 to $69,390
MPG - City 132 13 - 21
MPG - Hwy 108 17 - 24
Engine(s) 201-hp, (electric) Inline-4, V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited than in the Hyundai Kona EV, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Hyundai Kona EV.

Convenience
With the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Hyundai Kona EV, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Whether you pick the Hyundai Kona EV or the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Hyundai Kona EV carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

Dimensions
Since the Hyundai Kona EV is much slimmer than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Hyundai Kona EV, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Hyundai Kona EV transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

Handling
The Hyundai Kona EV has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, allowing you to much more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Hyundai Kona EV has a lot less horsepower than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Hyundai Kona EV and the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. The Hyundai Kona EV has significantly less cargo capacity than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Hyundai Kona EV than that of the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.