All-new Hyundai Kona SUV teased

A teaser image of Hyundai Motor's KONA SUV

It will become the fourth SUV in the European Hyundai line-up, alongside the Grand Santa Fe, Santa Fe and Tucson.

Hyundai confirmed it will join Europe's booming subcompact crossover segment with a new model called the Kona, ending months of speculation about the auto.

The new model will join the firm's existing range of SUVs, which now consists of the Grand Santa Fe, Santa Fe and Tucson, and Hyundai said the Kona "features a progressive style that reflects the lifestyle of modern customers".

Named after the Kona district on the Big Island of Hawaii, the Hyundai Kona aims to take on the global sub-compact SUVs like the Toyota C-HR, Nissan Juke, Mazda CX-3 and the likes.

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Hyundai will present a brand new urban SUV: the Kona, future competitor of the Renault Captur and Peugeot 2008Surprise at Hyundai! Named Kona, the upcoming crossover will feature a modern design that reflects the lifestyle and needs of today's consumers. The teaser photo shows the Kona wearing a shiny red coat of paint, which further helps emphasize it's supposed alive and dynamic character.

Hyundai has not unveiled the car's final styling, or said when the vehicle will be revealed.

"The Hawaiian destination is valued by North Pacific adventurers as a base for many thrill-seeking activities, including surfing, water skiing and scuba diving, among other extreme sports", Hyundai said in a press release.

Hyundai has sold vehicles in the United Kingdom since 1982. Since 2008, the company has risen from 21st to one of the top 10 auto manufacturers in the United Kingdom and previous year sold a record 92,510 vehicles.

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