Hyundai Kona vs Hyundai Tucson

Hyundai Kona RedYou’ve decided you want to Hyundai Tucson metallicventure into the world of Hyundai SUVs and have settled on either the Hyundai Kona or the Hyundai Tucson. Both are excellent choices that’ll have a lot to offer any driver in Vernon, Manchester, and Hartford, Connecticut, but just like every driver, these SUVs are a bit different.

That’s why Key Hyundai of Manchester set out to compare the two. This way, you’ll have an idea which one might be better for you.

Hyundai Kona vs Hyundai Tucson: Performance

When your SUV hits the road, you want to make sure it’s got the kind of power behind it that’ll make you feel invincible. Starting with the Hyundai Kona, you’ll find a standard 2.0L inline 4-cylinder engine that amasses 147 horsepower and 132 lb-ft of torque.

If that’s not enough power for you, you can add an available 1.6L inline turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that produces 195 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque. So, not only will you have power, but you’ll also have options.

Looking at the Hyundai Tucson, you’ll find a 2.5L inline 4-cylinder engine under the hood that produces 187 horsepower and 178 lb-ft of torque. If you want more engine options and an overall more powerful engine, go with the Hyundai Kona. If you want to keep things consistent, go with the Hyundai Tucson.

Interior Dimensions

Want a lot of space for you and your passengers to be able to stretch out on a long journey? The Hyundai Kona and the Hyundai Tucson will afford you that opportunity with tons of head, leg, shoulder, and hip room!

In the front of the Hyundai Kona, you and your passenger will get 39.6 inches of headroom, 41.5 inches of legroom, 55.5 inches of shoulder room, and 53.3 inches of hip room. In the back, passengers will get 37.8 inches of headroom, 35.2 inches of legroom, 54.5 inches of shoulder room, and 52.2 inches of hip room.

Comparatively, in the front of the Tucson, you’ll get 40.1 inches of headroom, 41.4 inches of legroom, 57.6 inches of shoulder room, and 54.5 inches of hip room. In the second row, your passengers will get 39.5 inches of headroom, 41.3 inches of legroom, 56 inches of shoulder room, and 53.9 inches of hip room.

Overall, if you want more interior space, go with the Hyundai Tucson.

MPG

Hyundai Tucson headlightHyundai Kona headlightMonitoring your fuel gauge all the time can be a real drag, but it won’t be with the Kona and Tucson at your side. These SUVs can really perform in terms of MPG outputs. The Kona earns up to an EPA-estimated 30 city/35 highway/32 combined MPG.1 Meanwhile, the Tucson earns up to an EPA-estimated 26 city/33 highway/29 combined MPG.2

If you’re looking to maximize the amount of fuel economy you can have in a single tank of gas, then you’ll want to go with the Hyundai Kona.

Check Out the Hyundai Kona & Hyundai Tucson Today

In a world where having an SUV is vital to your lifestyle, the Hyundai Kona and the Hyundai Tucson reign supreme. No matter which one you decide on, you’ll be treated to a great, smooth ride every time. At Key Hyundai of Manchester, we want to help our friends and family in Vernon, Manchester, and Hartford, CT, find the vehicle they’re most comfortable in.

Call us today to schedule a test drive or to learn more!

1 2022 KONA SE/SEL: FWD 30 City/35 Hwy/32 Combined MPG, AWD 28 City/33 Hwy/30 Combined MPG. 2022 KONA N Line/Limited: FWD 29 City/35 Hwy/32 Combined MPG, AWD 27 City/32 Hwy/29 Combined MPG. All figures are EPA estimates and for comparison purposes only. Actual mileage may vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits and vehicle’s condition.
2 2022 TUCSON: SE/SEL/N Line/Limited: FWD 26 City/33 Hwy/29 Combined MPG, HTRAC AWD 24 City/29 Hwy/26 Combined MPG. All figures are EPA estimates and for comparison purposes only. Actual mileage may vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits and vehicle’s condition.


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