2021 Kona Electric is slightly changed in style compared to the old one. It also received a few technological upgrades.
Hyundai has just launched the new electric Kona Electric model. Compared to the old version, the 2021 Kona Electric looks softer and more neutral. Hyundai provides Kona Electric with two new engine versions.
The standard version uses a 39.2 kWh battery pack combined with an electric motor that produces 134 hp and a maximum torque of 395 Nm. Vehicles capable of accelerating 0-100 km / h in 9.9 seconds, a maximum speed of 155 km / h. The higher version is equipped with a 64 kWh battery pack, accompanied by a powerful electric motor 201 hp, maximum torque similar to the standard version. This engine helps the car accelerate 0-100 km / h in 7.9 seconds, a top speed of 167 km / h.
Hyundai says the charging time for Kona Electric 2021 from 10% to 80% with 50 kW DC is 48 minutes for the standard version and 64 minutes for the 64 kWh battery pack. Using the 100 kW fast charger, both versions take just 47 minutes.
The new Kona Electric’s single-charged range for the 39.2 kWh and 64 kWh versions is 305 km and 484 km, respectively. Compared with the old model, the 64 kWh engine version has a greater range thanks to improvements in tire quality.
Hyundai equips the car with a BlueLink connection system, allowing users to track information of the vehicle such as battery status or distance traveled through a smartphone. Users can also manage the battery to choose the right charging time or reduce charging costs by charging at cheap charging stations.
Kona Electric 2021 interior has 2 decorative options are black or gray tone. The car is also equipped with interior trim as standard.
Safety equipment on the Kona Electric 2021 can be mentioned as SmartSense package (rear collision avoidance, blind spot warning), moving front vehicle warning, door opening warning, smart cruise control The new Kona Electric capability is also equipped with an eCall feature, allowing the vehicle to automatically contact emergency services when the airbag inflates.