With the popularity of the subcompact crossover segment growing larger and larger, Hyundai has finally joined the ranks with its new Kona. It will compete with the likes of the Honda HR-V, Jeep Renegade, Toyota C-HR, and the Chevrolet Trax. As the
As others in the segment have, the Kona tries to up the game on not only
The Kona’s interior is a bit more subtle in design, but it kept efficiency in the forefront of importance with best-in-class space. Like in the Elantra GT, the infotainment system screen is about the dashboard like a tablet, a common look in many newer vehicles. Additionally, the vehicle isn’t without paramount safety features, using high-strength steel to reduce weight and increase passive safety. Many safety features will be present, including blind-spot monitoring,
The Kona will be on sale in Korea later this month, and in the US and Europe later in the year. As far as final pricing, on-sale date, and fuel economy ratings, we haven’t gotten any details on when that’ll be finalized, but we can expect it all in the coming months.