It’s time for the all-new Hyundai Kona Electric to be reviewed by the Fully Charged’s presenter Jonny Smith.
The further Jonny Smith drove the new Hyundai Kona Electric small SUV, the more often he liked it and the less often he charged it.
Prices start from £29,495 (excluding £4,500 Plug In Car Grant) for the Kona Electric SE 39kWh, with equipment including a 7” display audio including DAB, Apple Car Play and Android Auto, rear parking sensors with rear view camera, Bluetooth connectivity with steering wheel controls and a leather steering wheel. Automatic lights, climate control, driver’s side electric lumbar support and keyless entry with start/stop button are amongst the key specification items.
Kona Electric Premium 39kWh is the next model up in the range, which starts from £30,870 (excluding Plug In Car Grant). The specification builds on the SE trim level by offering customers additional equipment including, privacy glass, LED rear lamps, front parking sensors, auto dimming rear mirror and automatic windscreen wipers, 8” touchscreen display audio system with Navigation, DAB, Apple Car Play and Android Auto, combined with the KRELL audio system with 8 speakers and wireless charging for compatible devices. Kona Electric Premium is available with two drivetrains; the 39kWh battery with 100kW motor providing 136PS, or the 64kWh battery with 150kW motor with 204PS.
The range topping Kona Electric Premium SE 64kWh is available from £36,295 (not including Plug In Car Grant), which adds additional equipment to the Premium including LED headlamps with High Beam Assist (HBA), static cornering lights and head up display. Additional enhancements over the Premium specification include leather seat facings, electrically adjustable and heated/ventilated front seats and heated steering wheel.