When we compare the 2021 Hyundai KONA's and the 2021 Subaru Crosstrek's specifications and ratings, the 2021 Hyundai KONA has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, and fuel efficiency, reliability and overall quality score. The 2021 Subaru Crosstrek has the advantage in the areas of resale value, interior volume and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the 2021 Hyundai KONA's and the 2021 Subaru Crosstrek's specifications and ratings, the 2021 Hyundai KONA is a better car than the 2021 Subaru Crosstrek.
2021 Hyundai KONA vs. 2021 Subaru Crosstrek Pricing
A used 2021 Hyundai KONA ranges from $16,695 to $25,950 while a used 2021 Subaru Crosstrek is priced between $23,829 to $30,997.
2021 Hyundai KONA vs. 2021 Subaru Crosstrek Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2021 Hyundai KONA loses 43.3 percent of its value and the 2021 Subaru Crosstrek loses 30.2 percent of its value. This means the 2021 Subaru Crosstrek retains 13.1 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2021 Hyundai KONA.
2021 Hyundai KONA vs. 2021 Subaru Crosstrek Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Hyundai KONA is 7.8 out of 10 while the Subaru Crosstrek's quality rating is 7.8 out of 10. This results in the Hyundai KONA being ranked 5 out of 20 Best Subcompact SUVs and the Subaru Crosstrek being ranked 7 out of 20. Out of 55 Best 5-seater SUVs, the Hyundai KONA is ranked 30 and the Subaru Crosstrek is ranked 32. The Hyundai KONA is also ranked 32 out of 66 Best Crossover SUVs while the Subaru Crosstrek is ranked 34 out of 66.
2021 Hyundai KONA vs. 2021 Subaru Crosstrek Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Hyundai KONA is 5.9 out of 10. For the Subaru Crosstrek the reliability rating is 5.6 out of 10. This gives the Hyundai KONA a slight advantage in reliability compared to the Subaru Crosstrek.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2021 Hyundai KONA’s base engine makes 147 horsepower, and the 2021 Subaru Crosstrek base engine makes 152 horsepower. The KONA is rated to deliver an average of 30 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 436 miles. The Crosstrek is rated to deliver an average of 25 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 481 miles.This gives the 2021 Hyundai KONA the advantage in fuel efficiency and the 2021 Subaru Crosstrek the advantage in maximum range. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
While both models are crossover/subcompact SUVs, the 2021 Subaru Crosstrek has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the 2021 Hyundai KONA and the 2021 Subaru Crosstrek have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.