March 2018 Specifications released from Hyundai Motor Company
Short-range Battery / Motor
Electric motor Type Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor Maximum Power 99 kW/ 135 PS Maximum Torque 395 Nm Maximum speed 104 mph
Battery Type Lithium-ion Polymer Capacity (kWh) 39,2
On Board Charger Max. capacity (kW) 7,2 (1-phase) Charging Time Charge Time / Standard (AC) Approx. 6hrs 10 min Charge Time / Quick Charge (DC)(connected to 100 kW DC fast charger) Approx. 54 min up to 80% state of charge
Performance 0-to-62 mph acceleration (sec) 9.3 Efficiency (kWh/ 100 km) 14,8 CO2 combined (g/km) 0 g/km All electric range (WLTP – internal targets) Up to 186 miles
Long-range Battery / Motor (EV)
Electric motor Type Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor Maximum Power 150 kW/ 204 PS Maximum Torque 395 Nm Maximum speed 104 mph
Battery Type Lithium-ion Polymer Capacity (kWh) 64
On Board Charger Max. capacity (kW) 7,2 (1-phase) Charging Time Charge Time / Standard (AC) Approx. 9hrs 40 min Charge Time / Quick Charge (DC)(connected to 100 kW DC fast charger) Approx. 54 min up to 80% state of charge
Performance 0-to-62 mph acceleration (sec) 7.6 Efficiency (kWh/ 100 km) 15,2 CO2 combined (g/km) 0 g/km All electric range (WLTP – internal target) Up to 292 miles
Transmission Automatic Single Speed Reduction Gear
Brakes (both engines)
Assistance ABS, EPB, ESC and FCA
Overall length 4,180 Overall width 1,800 Overall height 1,570 Wheelbase 2,600 Front overhang 855 Rear overhang 720 Kona Electric Ground Clearance Approx. 6.2 inches
1st Row 2nd Row Head room 1,006 948 Leg room 1,054 850 Shoulder room 1,410 1,380
Luggage including charging cable storage (l VDA) 332 Luggage without charging cable storage (l VDA) 373
*CO2 emissions and fuel consumption based on internal targets under WLTP regulations.
“The All-New Kona Electric features Hyundai SmartSense active safety and driving assistance technologies, to comply with the highest European safety standards: Cruise Control – Smart Adaptive Speed Control with Stop & Go function, Autonomous Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Warning System with Lane Keep Assist,, Blind-Spot Detection with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, Driver Attention Warning and Speed Limit Information Function.”
“The All-New Kona Electric offers several features for maximum on-board comfort, such as the power front seats with 8-way electric adjustment for optimal seating positions for each front passenger. The driver benefits from an additional 2-way electric lumbar support system. Furthermore, the front seats have a 3-step ventilation and 3-step heating system for a convenient drive in different weather conditions. Another convenience feature for cold weather conditions is the optional heated steering wheel.”
Kona Electric Efficiency
In a test conducted in Rome, Italy, consisting of 150 km drive with 45% in city, 45% extra-urban, and 10% highway, the Hyundai Kona EV was the most efficient of the 6 electric vehicles tested. In the test, the Kona Electric used only 13.1 kWh per 100 km driven.
2019 Hyundai Kona EV Specs
Battery and Motor Specs for the Kona Electric
The electric motor in the 2018 Kona EV is a permanent magnet synchronous motor with a maximum torque of of 99 kW (135 HP), a torque of 395 Nm, and can move the car up to a maximum speed of 167 km/h.
The lithium-ion polymer battery pack will come in 2 sizes – a 39.2 kWh pack that will likely only be available in Europe and Asis, and a larger, 64 kWh pack for the North American markets.
With the 7.2 kW on-board charger, charging time using a Level 2 EVSe, on standard 240 Volt AC plug is approximately 6 hours and 10 minutes. Connected to a 100 kW DC quick charger can charge the battery to 80% capacity in as little as 54 minutes.
Kona Electric Performance
Acceleration of the electric vehicle from 0 to 100 km/h is 9.3 seconds. Overall efficiency is rated at 14.8 kWh per 100 km, which translates into an overall electric range of up to 300 km for the 39.2 kWh battery pack.
For the larger, 64 kWh battery pack model of the 2019 Kona Electric, 0-100km acceleration is quicker at only 7.2 seconds, and overall electric range is up to 470 km per charge.
Overall length 4,180
Overall width 1,800
Overall height 1,570
Front overhang 855
Rear overhang 720
1st Row / 2nd Row
Head room 1,006 / 948
Leg room 1,054 / 850
Shoulder room 1,410 / 1,380
2019 Hyundai Kona Electric Model Comparison
As best as we can tell, from recent press releases, the KONA Electric Ultimate will only be available on the 64 kWh version, while the SEL is only for the 39.2 kWh version.
|SEL Standard Features: High-efficiency 201 horsepower (150 kW), 291 lb.-ft. electric motor powertrain) EV Fast Charger Shift-by-Wire Regenerative Braking System with Anti-lock Braking System and Brake Assist Electronic Parking Brake with Automatic Vehicle Hold Regenerative Braking System with Anti-lock Braking System and Brake Assist Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist Blind-Spot Collision Warning Lane Keeping Assist Rear Cross-traffic Collision Avoidance Assist Proximity Key with push button start Rear View Monitor Smart Cruise Control Unique 17-inch alloy wheels Unique LED taillights with graphics LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL) Dual heated side mirrors 7-inch touchscreen display audio 7-inch Electroluminescent Gauge Cluster with EV Technology Display Heated front seats Automatic temperature control (single zone) with Driver Only mode Leather-wrapped steering wheel Stain-resistant cloth seats (Unique cloth pattern)||Limited Includes SEL features plus: LED headlights (low-cost) Power tilt-and-slide sunroof Side mirrors with turn-signal indicators Leather seating surfaces Power driver seat with lumbar adjustment Auto-dimming inside rearview mirror with HomeLink® and compass Premium door sill plates Power windows with front auto-down/up Infinity® Premium Audio with Clari-Fi™ Music Restoration Technology and 8 speakers Wireless device charging||Ultimate Includes Limited features plus: Rain-sensing wipers Parking Distance Warning – Reverse Heated steering wheel Ventilated front seats Smart Cruise Control with Stop and Go Heads-up Display, combiner-type 8-inch touchscreen navigation system with EV Technology Display|