The All-New Kona Electric is a car of no compromise, combining Hyundai's progressive SUV style and a zero-emission electric powertrain.
The All-New Kona Electric is the latest addition to the successful family reinforcing the company's leadership in the eco-car segment. It merges the strengths of SUV with the power of electric powertrains. Hyundai is the first automotive brand in Europe to make a fully-electric subcompact SUV available to everyone. By already offering the broadest range of powertrains, Hyundai is at the forefront of eco-mobility.
The Kona Electric enables customers to combine the two fastest growing automotive trends - electrification and SUV style. It carries the same expressive design and 'go-anywhere' attitude of the regular Kona. The fully-electric version reflects the individual lifestyle of modern customers who, benefit from great fun-to-drive and the low environmental impact of a fully-electric car. The completely new platform of the Kona enables a space-saving integration of the battery packs without compromising the roominess.
The All-New Kona Electric features two different powertrain versions, offering customers one of the most powerful electric motors. The long-range battery version provides driving range of up to 292 miles, delivering a maxiumum output of 204 PS (150 kW). With a battery capacity of 39.2 kWh, the basic version drives up to 186 miles on a single charge with the motor delvering 135 PS (99 kW). With 395 Nm of immediate torque and an acceleration of 7.6 seconds from to 0 to 100 km/h, the All-New Kona Electric provides a real fun-to-drive experience.
The All-New Kona Electric adopts the expressive-looking and powerful front from the regular Kona. The key design differentiator is the closed grille which gives a clean and stylish appearance, while also enhancing aerodynamics. Another characteristic element of the front design is the Composite Light enhancing the visual impact, with the LED Daytime Running Lights positioned on top of the LED headlights. The Kona Electric's two-tone roof and the choice of seven distinctive exterior colours underline the personal style of its driver.
A special feature of the All-New Kona Electric is the shift-by-wire operation module which enables an intuitive operation of the electric powertrain. The adjustable regenerative braking system allows the driver to adjust the intensity of the regenerative braking by using the paddle shifts behind the steering wheel. The system recuperates additional energy when possible. Drivers also benefit from the large seven-inch supervision cluster, which displays key information about the car's driving performance and, in addition, the combiner head-up display shows relevant driving information directly to the driver's line of sight.
The All-New Kona Electric offers a wide range of connectivity features, such as the infotainment system which integrates navigation, media and connectivity features, e.g. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as well as Wireless Charging. The new eco-model in Hyundai's line-up is equipped with the company's latest active safety and driving assistance technologies, called SmartSense: Forward Collision Avoidance Assist with Pedestratian Detection, Blind Spot Collision Warning including Rear Cross Traffic Collision Warning, Lane Keeping Assist, Driver Attention Warning, Intelligent Speed Limit Warning and Lane Following Assist.