Motoring: Hyundai unveils the SUV that isn’t an SUV

The Bayon is designed with those on a supermini budget in mind, but also for motorists who need more space than most small hatchbacks have

15th August, 2021
Motoring: Hyundai unveils the SUV that isn’t an SUV
The Hyundai Bayon is more of a crossover than an SUV and is closely related to the Hyundai i20 supermini underneath the skin.

The Bayon is Hyundai’s smallest SUV yet, sitting below the existing Santa Fe, Tucson and Kona in the Korean company’s line-up. It’s more of a crossover than an SUV, really, as it’s closely related to the Hyundai i20 supermini underneath the skin and has no off-road ability or all-wheel-drive powertrain.

That skin is important, though, as buyers of small crossovers have indicated that design is of high...

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