Hyundai Kona Electric prices and specs revealed
Hyundai has announced pricing and specifications for its updated Kona Electric, which is priced from £30,125 (incl. the Plug-in Grant).
The latest model features a series of exterior design updates as well as an upgraded interior with extra tech. This now includes a standard 10.25-inch driver’s digital supervision instrument cluster with a choice of display options and information displays, whilst the 10.25-inch infotainment and navigation screen is now standard across the range and combines Bluelink app control, Krell premium multi speaker sound and navigation with voice control.
As before, the Kona Electric will be offered with a choice of either 64kWh battery or 39.2kWh battery, giving WLTP ranges of 300 and 189 miles respectively. The longer-range model has a 204hp motor while the 39.2kWh has 136hp output.
Both models come with standard 7-pin Type 2 CCS and 3-pin ICCB charging cables and the Kona Electric can be charged from 47 minutes on a 100kW charger, with a full recharge from a 7.2kW wallbox taking six hours.
The previous Premium trim level remains in place but has been revised and is joined by new SE Connect and Ultimate trims.
The entry-level SE Connect is priced from £33,125 (incl. grant) and, alongside the standard driver’s and infotainment screens, gets standard rear parking sensors with a rear-view camera, keyless entry with stop/start button and smart adaptive cruise control with stop/go function.
The Premium trim becomes the mid-range spec and adds in full LED headlamps, heated front seats heated steering wheel and cabin ambient lighting. blind spot collision avoidance assist and rear cross traffic collision avoidance assist join the safety equipment list. Other key features include front parking sensors, LED rear lights, power folding mirrors, automatic windscreen wipers and wireless device charging point.
Ultimate becomes the range-topping trim and adds an electric tilt and slide sunroof and Highway Drive Assist function as well as head up display, leather upholstery with full electric adjustments to the front, ventilated front seats and heated rear seats.