Hyundai just released the news info about the redesigned Kona and Kona Electric SUVs; they come with sophisticated design elements and add a sporty tone to the vehicle, including a powertrain line-up that can reach the stars and some fantastic upgrades and updates regarding connectivity, convenience features, and suspension.
As you can see in the photos, the design came sportier and sophisticated, joining elements that make the new visuals looks good on the road. In the car’s interior, it’s possible to understand that Kona is for people who have an active lifestyle and enjoy a modern touch. The new ambient lighting illuminates the cup holder and footwells.
According to Hyundai, “Kona Electric utilizes a standard Level-II on-board charging system capable of a 7.2 kW rate of charge for rapid recharging characteristics, with an estimated range of 258 miles based on internal testing. Kona Electric, using a Level-III fast charge rate, can charge from 10 to 80 percent in approximately 47 minutes using its SAE-Combo charging port. This convenient fast-charging capability is standard on the Kona Electric. With Level-II charging, it can also charge from 10 to 100 percent in approximately nine hours and 15 minutes.”
The Kona connectivity has no defects, bringing a 10.25-inch digital cluster and 10.25-inch navigation center stack display with a slipt-screen function, voice recognition feature, and multiple Bluetooth. The car also offers wireless Android Auto® and Apple CarPlay®, and digital Keys. Blue Link® integrated with MyHyundai.com, which allows controlling some features via Android Wear™ and Apple Watch™ smartwatch apps.
Talking about driving assistance systems, the Kona has some great features, such as:
-Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA)
-Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist (BCA)
-Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist (RCCA)
-Rear Occupant Alert (ROA)
-Smart Cruise Control (SCC) with stop and go
-Highway Drive Assist (HDA)
-Lane Following Assist (LFA)
-Safe Exit Warning (SEW)