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Hyundai Kona Electric: prices, specifications and range

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Hyundai has announced the pricing and specification of the Kona Electric, which will be available to order from August 2.

The new fully-electric crossover is priced from £29,495 (excluding £4,500) grant.

It is the latest electrified model from Hyundai, joining both the Ioniq family and the forthcoming Nexo, as the brand drives towards 18 new electrified models by 2025.

SE and Premium models are available with a 39kWh battery, with a range of up to 194 miles.

It produced 136PS and can accelerate to 60mph from rest in 9.7 seconds.

Premium and Premium SE models are available with a larger 64kWh battery, giving a 300 mile range.

It offers a more potent 204PS, with a 0-60 time of 7.6 seconds.

Front styling changes include a signature silver garnish connecting the high level daytime running lamps, a closed grille incorporating the charge point and a redesigned front bumper with active air flaps.

At the rear of Kona Electric, the bumper has been redesigned for improved airflow, as well as housing resigned turn signal and fog lamp units. From the side, its dedicated 17” alloy wheels, lower side skirt and wheel arch side claddings are clear differentiators from the internal combustion engine versions of Kona.

A high level of safety features come as standard including; Autonomous Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Recognition (AEB), Forward Collision Warning (FCW) Hill Start Assist Control (HAC) Lane Keep Assist (LKA), Smart Cruise Control (ASCC) and Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) with individual tyre pressure display.

Blind Spot Detection (BSD), Lane Follow Assist (LFA) and Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) are also available dependant on trim level.

The Kona Electric SE comes with a seven-inch infotainment screen with DAB, Apple Car Play and Android Auto, rear parking sensors with rear view camera, Bluetooth, climate control and keyless entry.

Premium adds privacy glass, LED rear lamps, front parking sensors, auto dimming rear mirror and automatic windscreen wipers, eight-inch touchscreen display audio system with satnav and KRELL speaker system.

The range topping Kona Electric Premium SE offers LED headlamps with High Beam Assist (HBA), static cornering lights and head up display. It also has leather seat facings, electrically adjustable and heated/ventilated front seats and heated steering wheel.

Model

CO2 Emissions (g/km)

VED Band

Recommended On The Road Price

P11D Value

BIK %

SE 39 kWh

0

A

£29,495.00

£29,440.00

13

Premium 39 kWh

0

A

£30,870.00

£30,815.00

13

Premium 64 kWh

0

A

£33,995.00

£33,940.00

13

Premium SE 64 kWh

0

A

£36,295.00

£36,240.00

13



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  • steve clarke - 29/06/2018 13:36

    Okay - what is its maximum towing weight and distance of travel towing 2 tons please

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  • Roger - 22/07/2018 16:01

    But will it be able to tow like the petrol Konas??

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