Used Hyundai Kona 2017-present review


New Hyundai Kona & Volkswagen T-Roc vs Seat Arona
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What alternatives should I consider to a used Hyundai Kona hatchback?

For one of the best all-rounders in the small SUV class, have a look at a Seat Arona. It has a large boot for the class, most models are fitted with an impressive infotainment system and it has tidy handling with a sweet little turbocharged 1.0-litre petrol engine that manages decent fuel economy.

The Volkswagen T-Roc is pricier than the Kona, but it's one of the best-handling small SUVs. Its interior quality is disappointing, but it is spacious and well equipped.

If you like a long warranty, the Kia Stonic is also worth considering. Based on similar underpinnings to the Kona, the Stonic is good to drive and has plenty of gadgets fitted as standard.

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New Hyundai Kona & Volkswagen T-Roc vs Seat Arona
New Hyundai Kona & Volkswagen T-Roc vs Seat Arona
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The used Hyundai Kona fails to distinguish itself in the crowded small SUV market despite decent engines and equipment levels

  • Decent performance
  • Generous kit
  • Good infotainment
  • Bumpy ride on 18in wheels
  • Not very practical
  • Auto braking not standard