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Compare The 2018 Hyundai Kona and The 2018 Hyundai Tucson

If you're looking for a new compact SUV with advanced technology, safety, and interiors, visit our Hyundai dealership in Holland, MI. We're here to help you explore the new Hyundai Kona versus the Hyundai Tucson. We like helping Grand Rapids, MI drivers with car shopping experience. We think one of the best ways one can find the perfect vehicle is by comparing two popular models: the Kona and the Tucson. Both of these high-ranking SUVs have been created with advanced features. If you're looking for a model with stellar EPA ratings and comfy interiors, then you'll surely find it in this comparison. Now let's review the specs and prices of both the new Hyundai Kona and Hyundai Tucson.


2018 Hyundai Kona

2018 Hyundai Tucson


Hyundai Kona SE
$19,500 (Front Wheel Drive)
Starting MSRP*

Hyundai Tucson SE
$22,550 (Front Wheel Drive)
Starting MSRP*


In-Line 4-Cylinder
147 @ 6200 rpm

In-Line 4-Cylinder
164 @ 6200 rpm (CVT)

Fuel Economy

(Front Wheel Drive)

(Front Wheel Drive)

Passenger Space

Hyundai Kona 
94.1 cu. ft.

Hyundai Tucson 
102.2 cu. ft.

Cargo Space

19.2 / 45.8 cu. ft.

31.0 / 61.9 cu. ft.

One-Touch Power Moonroof

Standard on: Limited and Ultimate

Ultimate Package for Limited

Android Auto™ Integration

Standard on: SE, SEL, Limited, and Ultimate

Standard: SEL, SEL Plus, Sport, Value, and Limited

Apple CarPlay™ Integration

Standard on: SE, SEL, Limited, and Ultimate

Standard: SEL, SEL Plus, Sport, Value, and Limited

Advanced Available Features

  • Hyundai Kona
  • • Hyundai Safety Systems
  • • Tech Package for SEL ($1,500)
  • • Push Button Start
  • • Multi-Angle Rearview Camera
  • • LED Low-Beam Headlights With Auto-On/Off
  • • Gas-pressurized shock absorbers, front and rear
  • • 16" Alloy Wheels
  • • Eco Assist™ System
  • • LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
  • • Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® Audio
  • • USB Audio Interface
  • Hyundai Tucson
  • • Hyundai Safety Systems
  • • Ultimate Package for Limited ($2,500)
  • • Electronic Shift Lock System
  • • Projector headlights
  • • Roof-mounted Center High-Mount Stop Light (CHMSL)
  • • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) with individual tire indicator
  • • 17" Alloy Wheels
  • • Heated side mirrors
  • • Driver's blind spot mirror
  • • Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® Audio
  • • YES Essentials® cloth (Beige and Gray only)

Comparing Cabin Space & Cargo Capacity

As you can see, both the Kona and the Tucson have their strengths. If you're looking to enjoy a compact vehicle with premium features and 17" Alloy Wheels with 102.2 cu. ft. of passenger space, then you'll love the Tucson! If you want to opt for a compact model with a tech Package (for SEL grade), then you'll be happy to get the new Kona in all of its glory. These two vehicles both have comfortable interiors with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay capabilities. See how they compare in person by scheduling a test drive at our dealership in Holland, MI.

Visit Elhart Hyundai For Test Drives

Our Hyundai team is here to encourage Grand Rapids, MI drivers as they go car shopping. Explore our cabin amenities and powertrains. Our Hyundai team members will be happy to help you explore our vehicle options!

*Kona Net Price of $19,000 is result of total savings of $500 subtracted from MSRP of $19,500 not including tax, title, license fees and destination charge. $500 total savings includes; $500 Retail Bonus Cash on a 2018 Hyundai Kona SE (Q0402F45) purchased from dealer stock between July 10, 2018 through July 31, 2018.

*EPA estimates for comparison. Your actual mileage will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits, and vehicle's condition. Some accessories are not available on some models. While the information contained in this website was correct at time of publishing, specifications and equipment can change. Hyundai reserves the right to change product specifications and equipment at any time without incurring obligations. Some vehicles are shown with optional equipment. Specifications apply to U.S. vehicles only. Please contact your Hyundai dealer for current vehicle specifications.

**These values do not include trims with panoramic sunroof.

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