A new kid in the family at Hyundai

Avto 20 January, 2018
  • Germain Goyer

    Frédéric Mercier

    Friday, 19 January 2018 13:19

    Friday, 19 January 2018 13:19

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    What could be better than a market such as Quebec to introduce a new SUV for the first time in Canada ?

    This is exactly what Hyundai at the auto Show of Montreal in revealing the Kona, a SEEN at template compact that will add to the Tucson, Santa Fe Sport and Santa Fe XL at the end of the winter.

    With its wide grille, its headlights off, and his cabin looking toward the rear, the Hyundai Kona adopts a dynamic style, thanks to the contours of the fenders in plastic, also leaves knowing that he is ready to venture off the beaten track.

    Hyundai Kona 2018


    Under the hood, Hyundai has announced a drive base four-cylinder engine of 2.0 liters, which will be matched with an automatic transmission with six reports. Later smart can they be animated by a turbocharged 1.6-litre mated to an automatic transmission double-clutch seven reports.

    Hyundai also has plans to market an electric model of the Kona in the not too distant future. There was, however, still not confirmed if it will be imported in North America.

    Hyundai Kona 2018


    A Hyundai Accent that Americans do not have

    Always in the framework of the auto Show of Montreal, Hyundai will present for the first time in Canada the variant with five-door the new generation of the subcompact Accent. After all, the greater Montreal area account for 30 % of the total sales of the Accent in the country !


    Read also : Our comprehensive road test of the Hyundai Accent 2018


    Moreover, this variant of the Accent will not be marketed in the United States. Aware of the popularity of cars hatchback in Canada (primarily in Quebec), Hyundai has, however, taken the decision to import the Focus five-door with us.

    Hyundai Accent 2018


    Longer, wider and higher than before, the new Focus offers more amenities and more space than ever. This is a model that is likely to attract many curious at the Palais des congress, from 19 to 28 January.