Hyundai Kona Electric has become larger and received an increase in power. The new batteries provide a range of up to 490 km and charge much faster than before.
The 2023 Hyundai Kona lineup has been expanded with an electric car joining the petrol and hybrid versions. The second-generation model will go on sale in the summer and details have been revealed on Hyundai’s official website.
The new Hyundai Kona Electric received modern 400-volt power plants. Like its predecessor, it is offered in two versions, but their power has been increased and now stands at 156 and 218 hp. With.
Charging an electric car has become faster
The battery capacity has also been increased – up to 48.4 kWh in the basic version and 65.4 kWh in the 218-horsepower version. The power reserve has also grown and is 342 and 490 km, respectively.
It is now possible to charge the Hyundai Kona electric car in fast mode by 80% in 41 minutes. By the way, charging is now possible even at a temperature of -30 degrees.
The top version is capable of driving 490 km without recharging
In addition, there was a function of bidirectional charging – you can power various electrical appliances from the battery. They also improved the regenerative braking system and added a one-pedal drive mode (the car slows down when you let off the gas).
Hyundai has updated its most compact and affordable model (photo)
The Hyundai Kona electric car visually differs from other versions of the model in the design of the front, but retains the original diode strip on the nose. The crossover is larger than the first generation model – it reaches 4355 mm in length with a wheelbase of 2660 mm, and its trunk volume has grown to 466 liters.
The cabin has two large displays
The cabin has two 12.3-inch displays. Among the options appeared Bose acoustics and all-round cameras. The price of the 2023 Hyundai Kona Electric has not been revealed, but the model will remain the brand’s most affordable electric crossover.
Focus previously talked about the new Hyundai Accent. The sedan will become larger and more expressive in appearance.
We also wrote that the Hyundai Sonata will be updated, and in a few years it will be discontinued.
Leave a Reply