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What on earth is a Kona? It’s Hyundai’s new little crossover. Before you accuse it of having an odd name, Kona is a place in Hawaii, helping this fit in with Hyundai’s naming structure for its SUV-type things: reasonably adventurous American places. Beats a boring letter and number combination, anyway. While there may be convention in its name, there’s very little in its looks. You can accuse just about any little crossover of trying to emulate the Nissan Juke’s success, but this is the first to do so with the same, deliberately punchy styling language. If the Kona had arrived with Nissan badges you’d probably accept it as the Mk2 Juke. Some of it looks familiar… None of it is hugely original – the grille is Audi-esque and there’s a reasonable amount of Jeep Cherokee in there – though I think it all comes together quite nicely. Some will be put off entirely by its looks, but I like that it resembles nothing else in the Hyundai range. This is a crossover that isn’t merely a supermini which has been jacked up an inch or two.