Hyundai has launched the all-new KONA Electric during a digital world premiere, and it is an upscale team player offering a number of smart and advanced safety and utility features, as well as a class-leading range. This car represents a major part of Hyundai's electric car strategy, which aims to provide 11 new all-electric models by 2030.
The Hyundai KONA Electric is designed based on the electric version of the second-generation Hyundai KONA, which offers a wide range of powertrains. The all-electric KONA Electric applies and is an important part of Hyundai's electric car strategy. The new model is designed and developed to lead the competition with a number of unique features.
Hyundai's President and CEO Jaehoon Chang stated, "KONA Electric, together with our IONIQ models, plays a vital role in strengthening Hyundai's electric architecture. At Hyundai, we do not see the electric car revolution as just the latest trend in the market. We see the electric car as a fundamental change for both the car industry and society. By implementing environmentally friendly mobility solutions, such as our electric cars, we hope to accelerate the transition to clean mobility and create progress for humanity."
The 2023 KONA Electric is a powerful, dynamic, and stylish vehicle that retains its iconic character. It suits active lifestyles for a wide age group and offers a number of new technologies and comfort functions that provide a safe, connected and comfortable driving experience. The car features two large 12.3'' screens, a digital key, full OTA support and the new Connected Car Navigation Cockpit (ccNC) user interface.
The Hyundai KONA Electric offers a class-leading electric range, with a WLTP estimate of up to 490 kilometers (not finally type-approved). The car gets a number of electric car-specific functions and features, such as frunk, active air dampers, V2L (Vehicle-to-load) outlet, head-up display, one-pedal driving with i-PEDAL, smart regeneration, e-Active sound design and a separate Eco package.