KONA The Hyundai Entry to Electric vehicle
Hyundai India today launched new vehicle or electric vehicle the name is KONA.KONA is a suv model car and the expected price of 3,656$.The car can452 km in a single charge and so the running cost only 1/5 of IC engine.The car can take the speed of 0 to 100 in 9.7 sec.The high-voltage 39.2 kWh lithium-ion polymer battery pack supplies the juice to a single permanent magnet synchronous motor (PMSM) mounted on the front axle. The power figures of 134bhp and 395Nm might seem mediocre.
The onboard charger is capable of a 7.2kW rate of charge and it comes with a quick charging facility as well. Under quick charging through the CCS Type II charging port, 80 per cent of the charge is achieved in just 57 minutes with DC quick charger (at 50kW). Meanwhile, normal charging takes six hours and 10 minutes.Hyundai is offering two chargers with Kona SUV for the buyers – a portable charger that can be used with 3-pin socket and a 7kWh AC Wall Box Charger.The Hyundai Kona can be charged using 7kWh charger in 6 hours and can be topped up for 50 km range in under 1 hour.
The Hyundai Kona comes loaded with features like 17.7 cm floating touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, heated and ventilated seats, sunroof and more.As for safety features, it gets six airbags, ABS with EBD, ESC, blind spot detection, hill-start assist, reverse camera, TPMS.The Kona Electric gets four drive modes – Eco, Eco Plus, Comfort and Sport.Hyundai India is offering 3 years/ unlimited kilometres vehicle warranty and 3 years/ 160,000 kilometres battery warranty .
Hyundai will install fast chargers in all electric selling dealerships. There will be Kona Electric support vehicles in select cities for emergency charging.Hyundai has tied up with Map My India to display Kona Electric compatible charging stations in HMIL website and app.Hyundai has partnered with IOCL to install chargers at select fuel pumps across India.