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Drivers from Sunnyvale to Santa Clara rave about Hyundai SUVs for their comfort, capability, and versatility – but which is right for you? In this guide, the team at Capitol Hyundai will walk you through the key differences between the popular 2021 Hyundai Tucson vs. Hyundai Kona. Both options are spacious with terrific performance specs, but each has a unique feel on the open road. Take a look at our comparison, and stop by San Jose for a test drive!
Let’s start with your budget. Both the Hyundai Tucson vs. Kona deliver incredible value at an affordable price point. However, the Tucson is a much larger SUV overall. This means that the Kona has a lower starting price. Depending on your needs, the tradeoff may be worth it. Here are the starting MSRPs for both lineups:
Some drivers favor robust horsepower, while others prefer a more fuel-efficient powertrain. When it comes to the Hyundai Tucson vs. Kona, both models offer well-balanced engine options across the board. Overall, the Kona has the edge on fuel economy and the Tucson is more powerful.
Drivers love the high-tech amenities found on Hyundai models, and the Hyundai Tucson vs. Kona are prime examples of well-appointed SUVs. In fact, both lineups offer the state-of-the-art Hyundai SmartSense® and amenities like:
The final difference between the Hyundai Tucson vs. Hyundai Kona is the size. The Kona offers tons of space with a flexible configuration, but the Tucson is just a larger car overall. If you need an SUV that’s perfect for everyday errands, the Kona will offer more than enough passenger and cargo space. But if you need a larger model for Mountain View travels, the Tucson’s extended cargo space will be a huge help.
Whether the Hyundai Tucson or Kona has caught your attention, Capitol Hyundai is here to introduce you to your next SUV! Contact us with any questions or stop by San Jose to check out our new Hyundai SUV inventory up close.