Hyundai Kona and Kona Electric CUV Win Prestigious 2019 Car and Driver 10Best Trucks and SUVs Award

Posted on 18. Feb, 2019 by in Hyundai Canada

01/16/2019, Detroit, MI

  

DETROIT, Jan. 16, 2019Car and Driver currently named a 2019 Hyundai Kona and Kona Electric CUV models a Best Subcompact SUV as partial of a 2019 10Best Trucks and SUVs awards in events surrounding a North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The endowment outlines a initial time that a Hyundai CUV indication has been named to Car and Driver‘s 10Best Trucks and SUVs list.

“We are anxious a editors of Car and Driver famous a Kona and Kona Electric models as CUVs estimable of their tip recommendation,” said Mike O’Brien, clamp president, Product, Corporate and Digital Planning, Hyundai Motor America. “Kona is an affordable, stylish and organic compress CUV, tailored to a needs of business who pursue active lifestyles of all kinds. Even more, Car and Driver is both rarely perceptive and selective, so their approval of Kona as a 10Best leader is positively a clever indicator of Kona product line excellence.”


From left to right: David VanderWerp, Deputy Online Editor, Car and Driver; Brian Smith, COO, Hyundai Motor America and Mike O’Brien, Vice President, Product, Corporate and Digital Planning, Hyundai Motor America.


KONA AND KONA ELECTRIC MODELS

Both a Kona and Kona Electric are built on all-new CUV platforms, charity flexibility to consumers. Kona was grown with a concentration on extended pushing dynamics and manageable opening for a accumulation of civic and multi-surface pushing conditions. Kona Electric’s estimated operation is an considerable 258 miles and offers customary fast-charging capability, a underline for that many competitors assign extra. The Kona Electric height has been grown to give business CUV-like belligerent clearway and an elevated, authority seating position to yield improved prominence and comfort on prolonged journeys, as good as easy accession and egress.

In selecting a Kona above a rest of a subcompact field, Car and Driver said, “Inside, though, it’s conventionally appealing and comfortable, with lowest-bidder plastics—universal in this class—balanced by gratifying hold points. And like a stablemates, this Hyundai is a text instance of organic touchscreen ergonomics, with each control accurately where you’d pattern it to be.” They also remarkable that “In a subcompact segment, a foe sets a low bar. But where small integrity would suffice, a Kona is excellent. It is explanation that not all crossovers are equal.”


CAR AND DRIVER 10BEST

Car and Driver 10Best is a list annually constructed by Car and Driver, nominating what it considers a 10 best cars of a year. Car and Driver also annually produces a 10Best Trucks and SUVs list, highlighting what it considers a 10 best vehicles from a total lorry and SUV category.

 

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Hyundai Motor America is focused on delivering an superb patron knowledge grounded in pattern leadership, engineering excellence, and well-developed value in each car we sell. Hyundai’s technology-rich product lineup of cars, SUVs, and alternative-powered electric and fuel dungeon vehicles is corroborated by Hyundai Assurance — a guarantee to broach assent of mind to a customers. Hyundai vehicles are sole and serviced by some-more than 830 dealerships nationwide, and a infancy sole in a U.S. are built during U.S. production facilities, including Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama. Hyundai Motor America is headquartered in Fountain Valley, California, and is a auxiliary of Hyundai Motor Company of Korea.

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William Lee (right), boss CEO, Hyundai North America and Brian Smith (left), arch handling officer, Hyundai Motor America, applaud after a 2019 Hyundai Kona and Kona Electric CUV models win a 2019 North American Utility Vehicle of a Year™ awarded by a North American Car, Utility and Truck of a Year automotive media jury. This is a initial time that a Hyundai CUV indication has won a Utility Vehicle of a Year category. The leader of a CUV difficulty is announced each year during a North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

The 2019 North American Utility Vehicle of a Year jury is done adult of an eccentric row of tip reporters and analysts formed in a United States and Canada. Since 1994, a classification has famous tip cars, trucks, and application vehicles. This year’s jury of 54 media outlets includes bequest newspapers, repository experts, promote veterans, digital columnists and freelance media.

Both a Kona and Kona Electric are built on all-new CUV platforms, charity flexibility to consumers with active lifestyles of all kinds. Kona was grown with a concentration on extended pushing dynamics and manageable opening for a accumulation of civic and multi-surface pushing conditions. Kona Electric’s estimated operation is an considerable 258 miles and offers customary fast-charging capability, a underline for that many competitors assign extra. The Kona Electric height has been grown to give business CUV-like belligerent clearway and an elevated, authority seating position to yield improved prominence and comfort on prolonged journeys, as good as easy accession and egress.

 

HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA
Hyundai Motor America is focused on delivering an superb patron knowledge grounded in pattern leadership, engineering excellence, and well-developed value in each car we sell. Hyundai’s technology-rich product lineup of cars, SUVs, and alternative-powered electric and fuel dungeon vehicles is corroborated by Hyundai Assurance — a guarantee to broach assent of mind to a customers. Hyundai vehicles are sole and serviced by some-more than 830 dealerships nationwide, and a infancy sole in a U.S. are built during U.S. production facilities, including Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama. Hyundai Motor America is headquartered in Fountain Valley, California, and is a auxiliary of Hyundai Motor Company of Korea.

Please revisit a media website at www.HyundaiNews.com

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