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Hyundai has expectations that the Kona will hit 10,000 orders by the end of July which is coming up fairly soon. The Kona was launched in June.

The plan is to utilize the Kona to strengthen their global SUV sales as they did with the Creta SUV.

(Creta is being sold in India, Russia, China, and Brazil and is also known as the ix25)

Hyundai's annual target for the year is 67,000 units globally. Units will be shipped to Europe in August, the United States will get it in October.

Do you think these are realistic goals for them?

Hyundai Kona sales to exceed 10,000 units in July
 

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Easy to see that when in multiple markets across the world CUV's and SUV's are the best selling vehicles on the road. These are the most universal cars anyone can buy, making that versatility a big contributing factor. Sure seems realistic to me.
 

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Not just for Hyundai, I feel like any SUC/crossover model these days will sell well and that's why so many companies are pushing out more and more models. But that's very good for 6 months of sale only and maybe 20,000 Kona by the end of this year.
 

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Not just for Hyundai, I feel like any SUC/crossover model these days will sell well and that's why so many companies are pushing out more and more models. But that's very good for 6 months of sale only and maybe 20,000 Kona by the end of this year.
Its true, almost a matter of a car maker just creating a model for the segment and then just letting things play out however it may. Hyundai should be a good example of that since they have been on a roll lately.
 

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Recently read that small car sales have been on the decline this year, which makes the Kona sales even more amazing.
 

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Recently read that small car sales have been on the decline this year, which makes the Kona sales even more amazing.
Well yeah it serves a lot of people and down the road will allow them to chop some models which other brands might be after event though they have all these inbetween models coming out. Soul started off well and still pulls in good numbers.
 

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Well yeah it serves a lot of people and down the road will allow them to chop some models which other brands might be after event though they have all these inbetween models coming out. Soul started off well and still pulls in good numbers.
now that has me connecting the dots to how much car makers want a limited amount of platforms, toyota just wants two or three last I checked and they have a lot of models
 

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limited but well executed since some are able to make it versatile using it for a range of products you wouldn't think share the same DNA. TNGA is Toyota's platform that does exactly this.
 

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Hyundai is a pro when it comes to multi-use platforms, just look at the Ioniq and the three models it offers. The Kona will be the same and there's even talk of a plug in hybrid. Maybe we'll even see a full EV Kona.
 

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Hyundai is a pro when it comes to multi-use platforms, just look at the Ioniq and the three models it offers. The Kona will be the same and there's even talk of a plug in hybrid. Maybe we'll even see a full EV Kona.
Same can be said for most car makers these days because it has come to a point where they have to or else they will have problems surviving as a brand. Its just with smaller brands that this isn't required as much especially when they have a parent brand.
 

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There are multi use platforms out there that's shared between different models, but Hyundai was the first one to use the same platform for three different electric powertrains. Pretty impressive and the Kona could prove to be just as successful with the same formula.
 

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Even if its not already like that I bet that they will force the product to accept a range of configurations as it only makes sense financially to do that. It will help even more as the Kona makes a name for itself on the market, thus stimulating interested with other specifications. So far Hyundai has done well with that, even Genesis has too.
 
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