2018 Hyundai Kona vs 2018 Toyota C-HR

Silver 2018 Hyundai Kona and silver 2018 Toyota C-HR side by side

While popular car manufacturers such as Hyundai and Toyota have their well-established vehicles, both motor companies continue to innovate with new releases. Both looking to expand their SUV lineups, Hyundai and Toyota recently released the new Kona and C-HR respectively. With so much new information coming out about these models, we wanted to take a look at some of the key differences between the 2018 Hyundai Kona vs the 2018 Toyota C-HR here at Apple Valley Hyundai.

Whenever a new model is released, drivers often fear the worst when it comes to price. Luckily, the 2018 Kona is the most affordable SUV model from Hyundai, as the Kona starts at just $19,500 with its base model. Even though each SUV also puts a strong emphasis on performance, the Konda is much more capable than the C-HR, offering much more room for both cargo and passengers, resulting in a more comfortable ride.

2018 Hyundai Kona


2018 Toyota C-HR

$19,500 Starting MSRP $22,500
30 Combined MPG 29
175 Maximum Horsepower 144
45.8 cu.ft Maximum Cargo Space 36.4 cu.ft

Engine Options in the 2018 Hyundai Kona

Power is a big aspect to many SUV models. Along with offering a strong fuel economy rating than the C-HR with is EPA-estimated 27 city/33 highway/30 combined mpg rating, each Kona model is also more powerful than the C-HR. The standard 2018 Hyundai Kona comes equipped with a 2.0-liter inline 4-cylinder engine capable of 147 horsepower and 132 lb-ft of torque. With the upgraded Limited and Ultimate trim levels, drivers have access to the Kona's impressive 1.6-liter inline 4-cylinder turbocharged engine. This engine is able to generate 175 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque.

If you would like to learn even more about the differences between the 2018 Hyundai Kona vs the 2018 Toyota C-HR, be sure to contact us at Apple Valley Hyundai. You can also get behind the wheel of the new Kona SUV today by visiting our dealership in Winchester, VA.

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