Hyundai Kona Awarded Best Economic Performance and Best 5 All-Around Performance from Automotive Science Group

Posted on 22. May, 2018 by in Hyundai Canada

05/03/2018, Fountain Valley, CA

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., May 3, 2018 – The all-new 2018 Hyundai Kona was respected with a Best Economic Performance and Best 5 All-Around Performance awards from Automotive Science Group (ASG) for heading a shred in altogether value and all-around performance.

“In one of a fastest-growing segments, Hyundai’s new crossover height breaks onto a stage with category heading economic, environmental, and amicable performance,” pronounced Colby Self, handling executive of ASG. “The top-rated 2018 Kona outshines competitors in a category by an normal of 3 MPG highway, divulgence new possibilities for fuel economy gains and reduced fuel costs in a crossover segment.” 

ASG’s all-around opening research is a extensive data-driven assessment, examining economic, environmental and amicable opening indicators opposite a vehicle’s life-cycle, and in relations comparison to all 374 crossovers assessed in ASG’s 2018 study. ASG uses a exclusive Automotive Performance Index™, that is a multiple of required specifications, along with environmental, mercantile and amicable opening indicators.

“We are unapproachable a Kona is famous by a Automotive Science Group as a shred personality in both fuel economy and altogether value,” pronounced Scott Margason, director, Product Planning, Hyundai Motor America. “As crossovers turn increasingly renouned among consumers, Hyundai is demonstrating a joining to creation vehicles that accommodate a singular needs of business and broach well-developed efficiency, quality, value and technology.”

Starting during $19,500, Hyundai Kona is an well-developed value with customary apparatus that includes a 7” LCD touchscreen with rearview camera and Android Auto™ Apple CarPlay™, LED Daytime Running Lights and 16” amalgamate wheels. Kona customary engine is a fuel-efficient 2.0L that delivers adult to an EPA-estimated 33 MPG highway (FWD). Kona was grown with a concentration on extended pushing dynamics and manageable opening for a accumulation of civic and multi-surface pushing conditions. A whole horde of modernized reserve facilities are also accessible including a Lane-Keeping Assist system, Blind-Spot Collision Warning, Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Warning, Lane Change Assist, Parking Distance Warning and Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist with Pedestrian Detection.

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