- The Kona Electric is a 5 seater SUV and is available with the Automatic transmission.
- As the name suggests the Hyundai Kona runs on battery, the fuel type being electric.
- The Interiors are stylish and have a tachometer; seats have been designed in leather with the steering also having a leather finish. The digital clock also adds an extra touch and the driver seat having a height adjustable feature.
- Some additional features include Premium Black Interiors, Soft Touch Pad on Dashboard, Inside Door Handles-Metal Paint, Metal Pedals, Digital Instrument Cluster with Supervision, IC Light Adjustment (Rheostat).
- Another distinct giveaway about this being the electric version is the alloy wheel design. The black plastic cladding on the sides makes for a rugged appearance.
- The rear side of the car looks trendy thanks to the edgy design and the roof-mounted spoiler. Moreover, the ultimate giveaway about this being an EV is the ‘electric’ badge at the rear.
- Coming to the safety which is one of the most important aspects when you buy a car. People do look for the safety measures in the car. The Kona Electric is pretty safe with features like the Anti Lock Braking System, Anti-Theft Alarm, airbags at the driver front and the passenger front and also the side front and so on.
- Some additional features include Tyre pressure monitor, Vehicle stability control system, Crash Sensor, Automatic headlamps, Curtain Airbag, Electronic Stability Control, High Speed Alert, Headlamp Escort Function, Virtual Engine Sound System, and Electronic Dual Shell Horn.
Last year Hyundai had announced in the Auto Expo that it would be coming out with the first Electric SUV in India in 2019 and the Korean carmaker has lived up to people’s expectations. The all new Hyundai Kona Electric has been launched in India. Range anxiety and lack of charging infrastructure have always been constraints to buy an electric car in our country. The design is not quirky and it has made a muscular appeal as all SUV’s do. The face looks distinct, for two particular reasons. First is the headlamp design, as the slim LED units look eye-catching. Secondly, considering that this is the electric version, Hyundai has done away with the grille and what you get instead is a plastic panel that resembles the grille thanks to its indentations. Positioning the charging port into the front of the SUV means Hyundai has eliminated the need to reverse the Kona electric into tight spaces to charge it, as is the case with several EVs that have the charging port tucked into what is the fuel filler flap in conventional cars. Here are some more features of the Kona Electric: