New Kona Impresses Journalists in Texas

By Product Expert | Posted in KONA, News on Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 at 8:33 pm
Front view of a red 2018 Hyundai Kona

2018 Hyundai Kona Sub-Compact SUV of Texas 

Each year, the Texas Auto Writers Association hosts their annual Texas Truck Rodeo. The Texas Truck Rodeo is a 2-day event where 69 journalists from the Texas Auto Writers Association evaluate 59 different vehicles throughout 18 categories to see which ones stick out in various trucks and SUV and models. So, in the Sub-Compact Sport Utility Vehicle segment, the 2018 Hyundai Kona was named the sub-compact SUV of Texas. Let’s take a look at why, here below.  

When it came down to testing the exciting new 2018 Hyundai Kona, many of the journalists came away impressed by the Kona’s stylish design, roomy interior, efficient drive, along with its high-end technology and safety features.  

Read more: How safe is the 2018 Hyundai Kona? 

“TAWA journalists know their SUVs and trucks, and their expertise and in-depth knowledge is respected nationwide. As Hyundai’s first entry in the sub-compact SUV segment, we are honored to receive this recognition in Texas. This award validates our commitment and ingenuity in building quality vehicles with designs and technology that reflect today’s drivers.” 

-Mike O’Brien, vice president of product, corporate and digital planning, Hyundai Motor America  

Now that the 2018 Hyundai Kona was named the sub-compact SUV of Texas, you can test drive the new Kona for yourself by visiting us at Apple Valley Hyundai. You can also learn more about the exciting new SUV by visiting our blog. We would be more than happy to assist you with your next car purchase here at Apple Valley Hyundai. 

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