Hyundai’s new compact SUV has big shoes to fill

Kona hopes to match the success of its Tucson big brother. But that will take some doing

28th January, 2018
The Hyundai Kona 1.0 T-GDI’s daring look helps it to stand out

Anyone who has a high-achieving older sibling will understand the challenge that lies ahead of the new Hyundai Kona. It’s a compact SUV, starting at €20,995, one of a raft of new models in this rapidly expanding segment and little brother to the best-selling new car in Ireland for the past two years, namely the Hyundai Tucson.

It’s worth reiterating what that means. The Tucson has not only been the best-selling crossover of...

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