The electrical version of the Hyundai Kona, the smallest SUV of the Korean brand, will be available for ordering in Europe in a month. As early as August 2, future owners will be able to book this stylish and unique green car on the Hyundai Click to Buy online platform.
The Hyundai Kona Electric will cost about £30,000 or €32,000-34,000. It should be noted that customers will receive real cars only in 2019.
The Kona Electric’s batteries will be charged up to 80% in 75 minutes through a high-performance CCS DC charger with a power output of 50 kW. When using a 7.2 kW charger and a household AC network, charging will take anywhere from six to nine and a half hours depending on the modification.
The Kona EV has two versions: the first one with an electric motor of 204 hp and a battery of 64 kWh, the second with a 136-hp engine and a 39-kWh battery. The more powerful variant can pass up to 300 miles (483 km) on a single charge.
The less powerful Kona Electric has 194 miles (312 km) driving range. For comparison, the Nissan Leaf, which is considered to be the main rival of the new car, runs 217 miles (350 km).