2023 Hyundai Kona EV vs. 2024 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid Review

Picture of the 2023 Hyundai Kona EV

2023 Hyundai
Kona EV

MSRP*: $33,550 to $41,550
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2024 Hyundai
Tucson Hybrid

MSRP*: $32,575 to $39,715
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MPG - City Info not available 37 - 38 MPG
MPG - Hwy Info not available 36 - 38 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 45.8 ft3 80.0 ft3
Engine
  • 201-hp, Electric Motor (Electric Fuel System)
  • 226-hp, 1.6-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 201 hp 226 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 2,000 lbs
Exterior Length 165.6 in 182.3 in
Exterior Width 70.9 in 73.4 in
Leg Room Front 41.5 in
Rear 33.4 in
Front 41.4 in
Rear 41.3 in
Head Room Front 38.0 - 39.6 in
Rear 37.7 in
Front 38.1 - 40.1 in
Rear 38.7 - 39.5 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Hyundai Tucson Hybrid than in the Hyundai Kona EV, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Hyundai Kona EV offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Hyundai Tucson Hybrid, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Whether you pick the Hyundai Kona EV or the Hyundai Tucson Hybrid, it's going to cost you about the same.

Dimensions
Since the Hyundai Kona EV is much slimmer than the Hyundai Tucson Hybrid, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Hyundai Kona EV, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Hyundai Tucson Hybrid.

Handling
The Hyundai Kona EV has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Hyundai Tucson Hybrid, allowing you to much more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Hyundai Kona EV has a little less horsepower than the Hyundai Tucson Hybrid.

Powertrain
The Hyundai Kona EV has much lower torque than the Hyundai Tucson Hybrid, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Hyundai Kona EV and the Hyundai Tucson Hybrid. The Hyundai Kona EV has significantly less cargo capacity than the Hyundai Tucson Hybrid.