Hyundai Kona is one of the best electric cars available right now. It is also the most widely available car as well. Kona hasn’t been designed to look different than any other cars from Hyundai, unlike other manufactures. It is a subcompact SUV with five seats. In some countries, it is available in both versions: Gas and Electric. But as the name of our website suggests, we are going to discuss the electric model.
Hyundai Kona Electric
Battery, Charging and Price
Battery, Range and Charging
Hyundai Kona offers a range of up to 278 miles by using a 64 kWh battery.
(The actual range may differ on the basis of the climate of your country and your driving style)
The electric motor of Kona provides a maximum output of 150 kW. Kona also supports rapid charging. It can be charged up to 80 % in just 75 minutes by using a 50 kW DC fast charging station. It also comes with a standard charger or you can set up a home charger. The standard charging time for a charger with a capacity of 7.2 kW is 9h35 min. You can also leave the charger plugged in the car for overnight charging. When Kona is compared with other electric vehicles, it provides a good price range for a daunting competitive price.
The price of Hyundai Kona Electric differs on the basis of country of sale and government subsidy for electric vehicles. But we have provided a list for your convenience nonetheless.
The United Kingdom £ 35,600
India 25.30 Lakh
(The final price of the car my differ on the basis of the accessories which you decide to include with the car. Kindly visit the official website for more accurate details: https://www.hyundai.co.uk/new-cars/kona-electric)
Performance, Storage and Interior
Kona can go from 0 to 100 km/h in just 7.6 seconds. The electric motor of the Hyundai Kona produces total power of 204 PS and torque of 395 Nm.
Kona electric is a great vehicle to drive especially if you are going to drive in a city. The weight of the steering is proper. It deals with cutting corners well and is able to block outside noise well.
Kona is a 5 seater model so there is good room for 5 people. But a larger person may have a problem with the middle seat of rear seats. The seats are adjustable in the premium version of the car. Heated and ventilated seats are also provided. There is ample amount of space for your luggage.
The colour of the interior is black. You choose between the material of the interior: Either cloth or leather. Kona supports wireless charging and features KRELL Premium sound system. The infotainment system supports both AppleCar Play and Android Auto. The other features like climate control etc are similar to other cars. Although some people may feel that the interior isn’t premium enough because of the use of plastic in some parts.
Hyundai provides the following features with Kona:
- Blind Spot Detection
- Hill Start Assist
- Front, front side and curtain airbags
- Emergency Braking
- Lane Assist
- Detection of Pedestrians
- Hyundai Roadside Assistance
- 5 annual vehicle health checks
- 5 Year unlimited mileage warranty
- 8 Year battery warranty or 100,000 miles
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