The 2019 Hyundai Kona wins the North American Utility Vehicle of the Year Award

When the Hyundai Kona debuted last year, it immediately earned attention and praise from critics and drivers. In 2019, the praise train is still running strong.

Most recently the 2019 Kona earned recognition at the North American International Auto Show. Journalists and experts attending the annual event in Detroit voted to choose the stylish subcompact to be the winner of the Utility Vehicle of the Year award.

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It's, understandably, a piece of recognition that Hyundai executives are happy about.

"We couldn’t be more proud of our innovative new Kona and Kona Electric crossover winning the prestigious North American Utility Vehicle of the Year," said Hyundai North America CEO Brian Smith, in a statement. "Kona is an affordable, stylish and functional compact CUV, tailored to the needs of customers who pursue active lifestyles of all kinds. It’s setting new standards for its segment, with appealing design, cutting-edge connectivity and class-leading available safety features. We know our customers are going to agree with the top media confirming this impressive award."

Offering efficient engine options paired with a range of available standard and optional features, the 2019 Kona delivers everything from impressive media feature as well as options for active safety and more. With a starting price close to $20,000, it's served as a fresh and affordable new option for Gulfport and Biloxi drivers interested subcompact SUVs.

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To learn more about everything the 2019 Hyundai Kona brings to the table, get in touch with the sales team at Jason Pilger Hyundai in Gautier, MS. We service drivers from Ocean Springs to Mobile, AL, and we'd love the chance to show you everything available in our new Hyundai inventory.

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