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Watch the BMW X1 clobber test dummies in IIHS pedestrian safety test

The pedestrian crash-avoidance systems of 11 small SUVs were tested. Nine passed.

Out of 11 crossovers tested, one model flunked every simulation.

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Hyundai A-segment crossover smaller than the Kona coming to New York

Called Styx, it will lead charge into a segment with little U.S. competition

Called Styx, will lead charge into segment with little U.S. competition. https://www.autoevolution.com/news/2020-hyundai-styx-small-crossover-coming-to-america-132365.html https://www.motortrend.com/news/hyundai-debut-tiny-crossover-new-york-auto-show/

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2019 Hyundai Kona Electric Drivers' Notes Review | Living, loving the life electric

We're quite pleased with Hyundai's EV hatch

We're quite pleased with Hyundai's EV hatch.

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Genesis, Hyundai, Ram win North American Car, Utility, Truck of the Year at NAIAS

They beat Volvo S60, Jaguar I-Pace, Chevy Silverado

They beat Volvo S60, Jaguar I-Pace, Chevy Silverado.

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2018 Hyundai Kona Drivers' Notes Review | Trying to stand out in a crowd

Hyundai's smallest crossover has some fierce competition

Hyundai's smallest crossover has some fierce competition.

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2019 Hyundai Kona gets standard safety tech, as prices creep up

All trims get driver-assist features such as automatic emergency braking

All trims get driver-assist features such as automatic emergency braking

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2018 Hyundai Kona improves headlights to get top IIHS award

It now earns the Top Safety Pick+ rating

It now earns the Top Safety Pick+ rating

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2018 Hyundai Kona misses out on IIHS Top Safety Pick

Headlights trip up yet another new car

Headlights trip up yet another new car.

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2018 Hyundai Kona SEL 2.0-liter Quick Spin Review | Slow down and save money

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

You don't sacrifice much except gusto.

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2018 Hyundai Kona Ultimate 1.6T Review | The muscle has arrived

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

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

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Other subcompact crossovers we think should get the performance treatment

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

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A 247-hp Hyundai Kona N crossover could be a thing

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.

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2018 Nissan Kicks vs other tiny crossovers: How they compare on paper

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

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

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2018 Hyundai Kona vs other small crossovers: How they compare on paper

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

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2018 Hyundai Kona First Drive Review | Serving style, price, and utility, in that order

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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Hyundai Kona Electric SUV revealed

All-electric crossover offers a pair of powertrain options.

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

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