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Headlights trip up yet another new car

Headlights trip up yet another new car.

Quick Spin

You don't sacrifice much except gusto, and it costs thousands less

You don't sacrifice much except gusto.

Quick Spin

Its turbo engine and sharp handling stand in contrast to its rivals

Its turbo engine and sharp handling stand in contrast to its rivals.

Opinion

The rumored Kona N will need competition, after all

We've learned that Hyundai's engineers are working on a high-performance N version of the Hyundai Kona subcompact crossover SUV. And while people might cringe at the idea of putting effort into making a crossover sporty, we're not opposed to the idea. It worked pretty well in the case of the Nissan Juke Nismo RS, and now that it's gone, really the only sporty little crossover left is the Mini Countryman S and John Cooper Works. And if we're stuck in a crossover world, why not have ones that are

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It'd reportedly borrow the 2.0-liter engine from the i30 N

Hyundai's N Performance sub-brand has its sights on the Kona, the automaker's brand-new compact crossover, for its possible next makeover. If it meets with the approval of Hyundai brass, it'll reportedly do 247 horsepower courtesy of the 2.0-liter turbo engine borrowed from the i30 N.

Comparo

The new Kicks vs C-HR, Kona, Soul, HR-V and Renegade

The new Kicks vs C-HR, Kona, Soul, HR-V and Renegade.

Comparo

Kona vs HR-V vs Soul vs C-HR vs Crosstrek vs Renegade

The 2018 Hyundai Kona is the hottest new thing in the hottest new segment: subcompact crossovers. Or B-segment SUVs. Or whatever you might want to call this hodge-podge collection of vehicles of vaguely similar specs. Each is pretty much just a raised hatchback in some form (or literally in the case of one entry), skewing the increasingly vague line between car and SUV. If there was ever a segment that deserved the term "crossover" for more reasons than just its car-based unibody architecture, t

First Drive

Hyundai leaves no stone unturned in its quest to lure small crossover buyers

Utility is an interesting word. As it applies to cars and trucks, it's a nebulous term — but this vague concept is the main reason for buying one rather than a coupe or sedan. Both truck-based SUVs and car-based CUVs claim a modicum of it. And so-called utility vehicles come in all shapes and sizes.

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All-electric crossover offers a pair of powertrain options.

The closed grille is the biggest visual difference from its hybrid siblings.

Geneva

To be unveiled next month in Geneva, two electric powertrains will be available for the electric subcompact SUV

It would be the non-Tesla king of electric range if it comes here.

Official

A ‘Black Panther’ Lexus promo and a chance to win a Mercedes-AMG C43 Coupe.

Steven Tyler, a 'Black Panther' promo and a chance to win a Mercedes-AMG C43 Coupe.

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Hyundai's littlest crossover has a little price to match.

With destination, the priciest version is $29,585.

Los Angeles

It's offered with a 2.0-liter Atkinson engine or a 1.6-liter turbo.

FWD and AWD versions are available.

The 2018 Hyundai Kona crossover is officially coming to the U.S. It’s Hyundai’s first B-Segment crossover for the U.S. market. The Kona is scheduled to be at dealerships in the U.S. in early 2018. For more coverage of the 2017 LA Auto Show head over to https://www.autoblog.com/la-auto-show/

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We discuss discos of the Land Rover variety, overpriced Civics, and market price Demons.

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