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2018 Hyundai Kona: Design and Features

2018 Hyundai Kona Review

As the latest addition to the Hyundai family, the 2018 Hyundai Kona is for sale at West End Hyundai as the latest in compact crossovers. Ready for getting around town and hitting the road for a holiday out and about, the Kona offers versatility, daily drive excellence, and plenty of good news. Drivers will like the high seating position and easy parking the Kona gives while passengers will enjoy the upscale interior and plentiful technology options.

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Spring Roadtrip Safety Tips

With the days growing warmer and brighter, the open road entices motorists to get behind the wheel and enjoy the scenery unfolding all around them. Any great journey requires preparation, however, and a road trip is no time to skimp on safety.

Have a friend stand outside your vehicle and check that all brake lights and turn signals are responding as they should. If your battery seems at all sluggish when starting your car each day, now is a good time to replace it. If your brakes haven't been changed in a while, add those to the list of…

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Applying Touch Up Paint

There are always problems with parking outside around other cars. You may start to see dents or dings and other paint chips that you want to cover up with touch-up paint. However, if you want to make sure that your paint is protected, then you may need to pre-treat the spot before you paint over it to prevent rust. However, if you use a horsehair brush and the original paint as your car, you can cover up smaller nicks.

If you want to ensure that your paint job looks professional, you may need to buff out scratches, especially if they…

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Is an SUV Right for Me?

The temptation to downsize your vehicle is may be strong, but SUVs have plenty of features that make them an irresistible choice for drivers. From offroad capability to towing capacity to a roomy passenger cabin, an SUV might be the right choice for your lifestyle.

The main concern for drivers might be gas mileage, but efficiency standards have improved across the board and there are many SUVs boasting 30 or more miles to the gallon.  

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Choose the Hyundai Kona as a Small SUV that is Easy to Handle

Are you looking for a small SUV that you will be able to use to get to work and back each day? Are you trying to find something that you can take on long trips and that will handle well? Consider the popular small SUV from Hyundai that is the Kona.

The special design of the front suspension of the Hyundai Kona will help you have a comfortable driving experience each time you are in this automobile. This vehicle features a McPherson strut system that changes the way that the vehicle handles bumps in the road. 

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Hyundai Santa Cruz Pickup Truck



The Hyundai Santa Cruz pickup truck concept was introduced about four years ago. It was meant to both wow crowds in the auto show circuits as well as quietly gather response to a crossover-style pickup. Hyundai found a winner, it seems, and the Santa Cruz was immediately seen as something the public wants.   

In a recent interview, Hyundai's head of design, Luc Donckerwolke, confirmed that design work on the Santa Cruz pickup truck has…
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Hyundai Invests in Learning Technology for Self Driving Cars


Hyundai's venture arm, Hyundai Cradle, has invested in an Israeli startup called Allegro.ai as part of a bid to improve machine learning for applications in automotive. The investment includes an agreement to use Allegro.ai's technologies in Hyundai's products. Through this partnership, "Hyundai aims to speed up the deployment of AI technologies across various business areas," the company explained in a release. 

The goal is to provide better safety technologies and…

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Why The Hyundai Tucson Should Be Your Family's Next Vehicle

For residents of Etobicoke who are in the market for a new SUV, there are few options better than the Hyundai Tucson. Having helped countless families to test drive and buy the Tucson, our team here at Westend Hyundai strongly believes that it is truly one of the best SUVs on the market today.

For drivers who are keen to protect their family, the Tucson is an excellent option. This vehicle sports a tremendous five-star safety rating from the NHTSA and is packed full of exciting safety features. Our customers tend to be especially fond of the Tucson's blind…
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150 Points of Inspection for Hyundai Certified Pre-Owned Process


A lot of people don't like to take a close look at used vehicles. It is a misconception that buying used means you are taking on a lot of repairs over the lifetime of the vehicle. In fact, Hyundai vehicles that are sold used can go through a rigorous certification process. There are 150 different points on each used Hyundai that will be inspected. None of these areas can fail the inspection if the vehicle is to be certified as pre-owned. Repairs must be done before it is put up for sale. This decreases the likelihood that you will…
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