Hyundai Kona Electric tested at 415-kilometre official range by EPA

first_img PlayThe Rolls-Royce Boat Tail may be the most expensive new car everPlay3 common new car problems (and how to prevent them) | Maintenance Advice | Driving.caPlayFinal 5 Minivan Contenders | Driving.caPlay2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge | Ministry of Interior Affairs | Driving.caPlayThe 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning is a new take on Canada’s fave truck | Driving.caPlayBuying a used Toyota Tundra? Check these 5 things first | Used Truck Advice | Driving.caPlayCanada’s most efficient trucks in 2021 | Driving.caPlay3 ways to make night driving safer and more comfortable | Advice | Driving.caPlayDriving into the Future: Sustainability and Innovation in tomorrow’s cars | Driving.ca virtual panelPlayThese spy shots get us an early glimpse of some future models | Driving.ca Created with Raphaël 2.1.2Created with Raphaël 2.1.22019 Hyundai Kona Electric Buy It! Princess Diana’s humble little 1981 Ford Escort is up for auction An engagement gift from Prince Charles, the car is being sold by a Princess Di “superfan” Trending Videos On the safety-front, it comes with automatic emergency braking, blind-spot detection, active lane control, adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go, driver attention monitoring, and automatic high beams, and a head-up display will be available. RELATED TAGSHyundaiKonaElectricElectric CarsElectric VehiclesNew VehiclesElectric carsHyundai Motor Company Hyundai Motors’ all-electric vehicle, the 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric, has exceeded the company’s own expectations in terms of range, posting 258 miles (415 kilometres), according to the EPA.The official range rating is even longer than the 250 miles (402km) that Hyundai estimated when it unveiled the car at the Geneva Motor Show last spring. Kona Electric eclipses the 243-km range offered by its competitor Nissan Leaf and the 450-km range of Chevrolet Bolt. It nearly ties the Tesla Model S 75D’s 259-mile range.The vehicle shines in terms of MPGe as well, posting 132 MPGe in the city, 108 on the highway, and 120 combined, putting it among the most efficient electric cars available. A 7.2-kw on-board charger is capable of refilling its 64-kwh lithium-ion battery in about 9.5 hours. Created with Raphaël 2.1.2Created with Raphaël 2.1.2 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric  Hyundai See More Videos Hyundai has not released pricing, so it’s not clear which – if any – of those features may be standard, but it is expected to be the most affordable of a new wave of electric SUVs that will arrive later in 2019.Created with Raphaël 2.1.2Created with Raphaël 2.1.22019 Hyundai Kona Electriccenter_img The Rolls-Royce Boat Tail may be the most expensive new car ever COMMENTSSHARE YOUR THOUGHTS We encourage all readers to share their views on our articles using Facebook commenting Visit our FAQ page for more information. Trending in Canada Hyundai advertisement Hyundai ‹ Previous Next ›last_img read more