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Hyundai Kona Iron Man Edition on sale from $39,990

Hyundai Australia has announced pricing and specification for the limited-run Kona Iron Man Edition "arriving in showrooms soon" priced from $39,990 before on-road costs...

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Hyundai sub-Kona SUV: Australia confirmed, New York debut likely

Hyundai has confirmed it will present a new baby crossover next month at the New York motor show, slotting underneath the Kona in its global line-up. Speaking with North America's Motor Trend, SangYup Lee, head of the Hyundai Global Design Center in Namyang, Korea, confirmed the new model will be unveiled in the Big Apple in April, and hinted at what to expect from the design...


2020 Kia 'Tusker' spied in the snow
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2020 Kia 'Tusker' spied in the snow

Photographers have spied the upcoming small Kia crossover destined for the Asia-Pacific and North America, believed to be named the Tusker. The Tusker is the production version of the SP concept revealed at last year's New Delhi motor show, and should arrive in Australia before the end of the year to compete with the likes of the Mitsubishi ASX and Mazda CX-3...


Hyundai Kona Iron Man Edition confirmed for Australia, here Q1 2019
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Hyundai Kona Iron Man Edition confirmed for Australia, here Q1 2019

Hyundai Australia has confirmed the Kona Iron Man Edition will be headed to local showrooms in the coming months, following its initial reveal at Comic-con last July. Just like the model detailed for the UK last month, Australian-delivered Iron Man Editions will feature matte grey exterior paint with Iron Man red exterior accents and contrasting roof, unique bumpers and 18-inch alloy wheels, along with Iron Man emblems and badging scattered around the exterior...


2019 Hyundai Kona hybrid spied inside and out
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2019 Hyundai Kona hybrid spied inside and out

The Hyundai Kona crossover is available with both traditional internal combustion engines, and a fully electric drivetrain, so it makes sense an in-between version is also in the works. According to the photographers from our spy agency, the prototype seen here was filled up at a petrol station, but drove away in electric-only mode...


2018 Hyundai Kona recalled
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2018 Hyundai Kona recalled

Hyundai Australia has issued a recall for turbocharged versions of the 2018 Kona crossover over concerns vehicles could experience compromised brake performance. The Korean brand reports a manufacturing issue may have caused the front brake tube to have been fitted incorrectly, which could come into contact with the exhaust system...


Hyundai Kona EV, Kia e-Niro range downgraded
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Hyundai Kona EV, Kia e-Niro range downgraded

The long-range Hyundai Kona EV has had its range downgraded on the WLTP test cycle, after the company discovered its external test agency hadn't followed the correct test procedure. Kia last week downgraded the range of its e-Niro for the same reason. The re-rating means the 39kWh Kona is rated for 289km instead of 300km, while the 64kWh model is officially good for 449km rather than the 470km initially promised...


Hyundai Ioniq Electric, Kona Electric top real-world range tests
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Hyundai Ioniq Electric, Kona Electric top real-world range tests

The Hyundai Ioniq Electric and Kona Electric have begun rolling out across the company's export markets, and new tests from the UK have seen the Korean EVs perform strongly in terms of real-world range. Britain's What Car? recently announced the results of its 'Real Range' tests for electric cars currently available in the UK, complementing the firm's existing 'True MPG' tests for combustion-powered vehicles...


2019 Volkswagen T-Cross revealed
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2019 Volkswagen T-Cross revealed

The 2019 Volkswagen T-Cross has finally been unveiled overnight at premiere events in Amsterdam, Shanghai and São Paulo. Serving as the new entry point into the German brand's crossover family, the T-Cross measures 4.11m long and features a 2.56m wheelbase – making it smaller in physical size than a Mazda CX-3...


Hyundai scoops three IDEA design awards
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Hyundai scoops three IDEA design awards

Hyundai has won three silver International Design Excellence Awards, with the Kona, Nexo and Santa Fe all recognised for their design. The awards, run by the Industrial Design Society of America, recognises quality design across 20 categories – along with automotive and transport, there are awards for technology, innovation and social responsibility...


Hyundai Kona Electric to be priced below $60,000
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Hyundai Kona Electric to be priced below $60,000

The Hyundai Kona Electric will launch in Australia early next year, and the Korean brand has declared that while it won't be a price leader, the brand has very strong targets. Speaking to CarAdvice at the launch of the updated Tucson, Hyundai Australia product planning manager, Andrew Tuitahi, said that the company is working hard to get the pricing right...


Poll: 2018 Toyota C-HR pips Kona in a photo finish
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Poll: 2018 Toyota C-HR pips Kona in a photo finish

Toyota's edgy C-HR crossover has beaten the Hyundai Kona by the barest of margins in our latest poll, winning 50.3 per cent of the 1200 votes recorded. If this was politics, the Hyundai would be demanding a re-count... Both the C-HR and Kona are fighting in the same segment, with angular styling and plenty of bright colours available to help style-focused buyers stand out...


Poll: 2018 Toyota HiLux facelift is on the money
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Poll: 2018 Toyota HiLux facelift is on the money

The fresh-faced 2018 Toyota HiLux SR and SR5 represent an improvement over the cars they replace, according to our latest Facebook poll. A handy 59 per cent of respondents favoured the new look, which has been inspired by the Rogue and Rugged special editions launched earlier this year. Along with its fresh face, the HiLux has gained a manual DPF regeneration switch for the second half of the year...


Hyundai Ioniq, Kona Electric, Veloster launch dates detailed
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Hyundai Ioniq, Kona Electric, Veloster launch dates detailed

Hyundai Australia has detailed its model rollout over for the coming months, including launch times for the new Ioniq, Veloster and Kona Electric. Kicking off proceedings will be the three-strong Ioniq family (top), set to go on sale in hybrid, plug-in and electric guises from October. Power in the Ioniq Hybrid comes from a 77kW/147Nm 1...


2019 Hyundai Kona pricing and specs
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2019 Hyundai Kona pricing and specs

Hyundai Australia has announced details of the updated 2019 Kona line-up, headlined by the addition of a cheaper new base grade, enhanced infotainment and price hikes of up to $3000 across the carryover range. For the first time in Australia, the Kona is available with an 8...


Hyundai Kona Ironman production car revealed for Comic-Con
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Hyundai Kona Ironman production car revealed for Comic-Con

Iron Man might drive an Audi R8, but that hasn't stopped Hyundai from trying to cash in on Tony Stark's popularity, revealing the production Kona Iron Man ahead of Comic-Con in San Diego. The new Kona Iron Man has a unique front-lighting signature, with a unique daytime-running light setup designed to match the face mask and eye shape of, you guessed it, Iron Man...


Small SUVs the fastest growing segment in 2018
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Small SUVs the fastest growing segment in 2018

Small SUV sales have bounced back after a quiet 2017. This segment of jacked-up hatchbacks was the fastest-growing across the market to the end of June, up 30.4 per cent. Small SUVs own 11.9 per cent market share, equating to 72,269 sales across 24 brands competing for audience attention and money...


Hyundai Kona adds diesel option in Europe, not for Oz
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Hyundai Kona adds diesel option in Europe, not for Oz

Hyundai Motor Europe has expanded its powertrain offerings for the Kona small SUV, bringing a new diesel option, along with a front-wheel drive variant for the existing 1.6-litre turbo petrol. The diesel comes from Hyundai's new Smart Stream engine family, claiming to offer "improved real-life fuel economy and reduced exhaust emissions"...


2018 Hyundai Kona Highlander review
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2018 Hyundai Kona Highlander review

A compact SUV or a sports SUV? It's hard to tell with the impressive Kona, but its finest features could also be the thorn in its side.


Good Design Awards: Lexus, Volvo, Hyundai nab titles
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Good Design Awards: Lexus, Volvo, Hyundai nab titles

The Lexus LC500, Volvo XC40, and Hyundai Kona have won prizes in the Automotive and Transport category of the Good Design Awards. Sitting atop the tree in exterior design was the LC500, which won the first-ever Best Exterior Design Award for Automotive and Transport, after being described as a "stunning vehicle in every regard" by the judging panel...