How long does it take to charge the Hyundai Kona Electric?
The Hyundai Kona Electric charging time varies depending on the model, the battery capacity, and the type of charging station you use. The Hyundai Kona Electric 48 kWh has a 48.8 kWh usable battery capacity, while the Hyundai Kona Electric 65 kWh has a 65.4 kWh usable battery capacity.
With a regular AC charging station, the Hyundai Kona Electric can support a maximum power of 11 kilowatts (kW), meaning it would take around 4 hours and 56 minutes to charge the Hyundai Kona Electric 48 kWh and 6 hours and 33 minutes to charge the Hyundai Kona Electric 65 kWh from 0 to 100 percent.
The Hyundai Kona Electric 48 kWh also supports fast charging at a maximum power output of 75 kW, while the Hyundai Kona Electric 65 kWh supports up to 100 kW fast charging. This means it would take around 34 minutes to fast charge both the Hyundai Kona Electric 48 kWh and the Hyundai Kona Electric 65 kWh from 10 to 80 percent.
How to charge a Hyundai Kona Electric?
There are a few main ways you can charge a Hyundai Kona Electric. The most convenient and economical is to charge at home using a dedicated home EV charging station, letting you simply plug in at the end of the day and wake up with a fully charged battery.
Alternatively, you can charge a Hyundai Kona Electric on the go at public EV charging stations. These can be found in many everyday locations, including shops, restaurants, hotels, service stations, and offices. When charging on the go, you can choose between regular AC charging stations, which will fully charge your car up in a few hours, or DC fast charging stations, which will charge your vehicle up in under an hour when you need a quick top-up.
What is the range of a Hyundai Kona Electric?
The Hyundai Kona Electric range depends on the Model:
- The 2023 Hyundai Kona Electric 48 kWh has a range of 377 km*
- The 2023 Hyundai Kona Electric 65 kWh has a range of 454 km*
*These estimates are based on the WLTP ratings and the actual range may vary based on factors such as speed, weather conditions, and elevation change.
How much does a Hyundai Kona Electric cost?
The Hyundai Kona Electric price varies based on the model, your location, and the dealership you buy from. The starting prices range between $33,550 and $41,550* in the US, €35,995 and €41,995* in the EU, £32,450 and £37,750* in the UK.
*Prices were taken at the time of writing from Hyundai’s website.
What about the 2023 Hyundai Kona Electric specs?
Like many other EVs, the Hyundai Kona Electric is packed with the latest technology, enabling a more convenient and connected driving experience. The 2023 Hyundai Kona electric specs include a range of smart features, such as adjustable regenerative breaking to balance power efficiency with driving comfort and a 1-paddle mode that allows drivers to brake by holding down the left paddle shifter.
The Hyundai Kona Electric also comes with connectivity features, such as its Bluelink service that allows drivers to control their cars from their smartphones or using their voice. Safety features include Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), such as Blind Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist, Smart Cruise Control, and Lane Follow Assist.
What is the size and weight of the Hyundai Kona Electric?
The size and weight of a Hyundai Kona Electric varies on the model. Both models have a 4,355 mm length, 1,825 mm width, and a height of 1,575 mm. They come with a cargo volume of 466 L, including a 27 L front trunk.
The Hyundai Kona Electric 48 kWh has a Gross Vehicle Weight (GVWR) of 2,110 kg and a maximum payload of 470 kg. By contrast, the Hyundai Kona Electric 65 kWh has a slightly larger GVWR of 2,220 kg and a maximum payload of 497 kg.
How much does it cost to charge the Hyundai Kona Electric?
The cost to charge a Hyundai Kona Electric varies based on the model, the battery capacity, and the type of charging station you use. The cheapest way to charge is using a home EV charging station, while DC fast charging is the most expensive (but also quickest) way to charge. The table below offers an approximate breakdown of costs per model and type of charging.
Charging station type (right)
Hyundai Kona Electric model (below)
cost per kWh: $0.15
cost per kWh: $0.35 + $1 connection fee
cost per kWh: $0.60 + $2 connection fee
|Kona Electric 48 kWh||$7.32||$17.94||$31.04|
|Kona Electric 65 kWh||$9.81||$23.89||$41.24|
Important: Costs are approximations based on our experience and do not represent the real-life situation. Prices represent the cost to charge from zero to 100 percent SoC.