03.04.2020 Press information

The Kona Electric: Product overview

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Kona Electric is part of the electrified model line up from Hyundai, alongside the IONIQ family, NEXO, Kona Hybrid and Tucson 48 Volt Hybrid models.


Kona Electric combines Hyundai’s progressive SUV style with a zero-emission electric powertrain

  • Progressive new front:
    Front links up with the SUV family design and features a closed grille, aerodynamic wheels and a dedicated bumper

  • Six exterior colours:
    Metallics – Galactic Grey, Tangerine Comet, Acid Yellow

  • Pearl finishes – Ceramic Blue, Pulse Red, Chalk White

  • Dedicated centre console with button type shift-by-wire module

  • Two interior colours: Black fabric (SE & Premium) or leather effect (Premium SE)

Electric powertrain

Long-range battery

  • 39 & 64 kWh battery
  • 180/278mile range (WLTP)
  • 150 kW / 204 PS

Charging time up to 80% only takes about 54 minutes with a 100-kW direct current (DC) fast charger, or 75 minutes with a 50 kW DC charger

Adjustable and smart regenerative braking system

Connectivity and convenience

  • Combined head-up display (projects navigation commands, vehicle speed, active safety features)

  • 7-inch supervision cluster

  • 3D navigation system with 10.25-inch colour LCD touchscreen, rear view camera, Bluelink connectivity and LIVE services

  • Display Audio system for accessible connectivity with 7-inch colour LCD touchscreen and rear-view camera

  • Subscription free Apple Car Play and Android Auto

  • Premium KRELL sound system

  • Wireless charging (Qi standard)

  • Available with front power seats with ventilation and heating function, heated steering wheel


Best-in-class Hyundai SmartSense safety package:

  • Smart Cruise Control (ASCC) with Stop & Go
  • Autonomous Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Recognition (AEB)
  • Lane Keep Assist (LKA)
  • Lane Follow Assist (LFA)
  • Blind Spot Detection (BSD)
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA)
  • High Beam Assist (HBA)

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