Hyundai Kona Electric in India- Features and Specifications

Hyundai Motors launched electric car in Indian EV market
Hyundai Motors launched electric car in Indian EV market

On July 9, 2019, Hyundai Motors launched the Hyundai Kona electric in India. The crossover is sold globally but its introduction in India was a gamechanger for the Indian EV market. Its stylish looks have completely changed the perspective of EVs among Indian buyers. After slight reduction in price owing to reduction in GST on EVs, the single tone version of Kona Electric now costs Rs. 23.73 lakhs (ex-showroom).

Features of electric Kona

The Kona Electric utilises electric motor and battery-powered powertrain with 100kW electric motor and the 39.2kWh battery. The ARAI claimed range of the Kona Electric is 452km. It’s electric powertrain supports fast-charging and is capable of charging from 0-80 percent in less than an hour – 57 minutes to be precise. However, it takes about 6 hours and 10 minutes to charge the battery from 0-100 percent using AC charging. 

The notable new features of the Kona Electric are:

  • Front heated and ventilated seats which are power-adjustable
  • Sunroof

It also includes other standard features like Bi-function LED headlamps, 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, push-button start, wireless charging for phone, climate control, cruise control, hill assist control, keyless entry and Safety features like front and side curtain airbags, ABS with EBD, a rear parking camera with dynamic guideline and sensors a lot more.


The Hyundai Kona Electric has just been launched in a single variant viz. Premium and is available in single tone and dual tone color options.

Color Options:

The Hyundai Kona Electric comes in five colour options: Marina Blue, Polar White, Phantom Black, Typhoon Silver and Polar White with Phantom Black roof.

Hyundai Kona Electric in India specifications & Features

Hyundai Kona Electric in India specifications & Features

Hyundai Kona Electric in India Specifications

Electric Drivetrain Motor (Type) Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor (PMSM)
Electric motor power (PS) 136
Electric motor torque (Nm) 395 Nm
Drive modes Multi Drive modes (Eco, Eco+, Comfort and Sport)
Battery pack 39.2 kWh
Acceleration (0-100 kmph in sec) 9.7
Emission Zero emission
Transmission Transmission Single Speed Reduction Gear
Dimensions and Weight Length x Width x Height (mm) 4180 x 1800 x 1570
Wheelbase (mm) 2600
Ground clearance (mm) – unladen 158
Boot space (Litre) 332
Kerb weight (kg) 1535
Steering Steering Electrically power assisted
Turning circle radius (m) 10.6
Brakes Front Disc
Rear Disc
Suspension Front Suspension Mcpherson Strut Type
Rear Suspension Multi – Link
Wheels and Tyres Size R 17 215 / 55 LRR
Type Alloy Wheel
Charging Charging Standard CCS 2
AC Charging (0-100%)** Approx 6 h 10 min
DC Charging (0-80%) @50 kW** Approx 57 min
Range Certified full charge range 452 km
Warranty Battery pack motor warranty 8 Year or 1,60,000 km (whichever is earlier)
Vehicle warranty Wonder Warranty:
3 Years / Unlimited km OR
4 Years / 60,000 km OR
5 Years / 50,000 km


Subodh Yeole
Subodh is an electronics engineer & a system oriented person having 8+ years of corporate experience in foreign client handling & business analysis. He loves writing on various topics related to automobile & sports.

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