With the pressing environmental issues for our planet and a greater awareness of these issues, there is an increased demand for eco-friendly cars. To meet this demand, many automakers have released electric vehicles, including Hyundai with the Hyundai Kona Electric. Read more to find out about the electric range of the 2020 Hyundai Kona Electric.
2020 Hyundai Kona Electric Range
A common concern with electric vehicles is “range anxiety,” or the fear of the battery running out of power before you can return home or make it to a charging station. With an impressive estimated electric range of 258 miles for the Kona Electric, this concern is mostly alleviated. The Kona Electric can be charged by using the standard Level-II on-board charging system, with a full charge reached in around nine and a half hours. For faster charging, the Level-III quick charge enables the Kona Electric to achieve an 80% charge in 54 minutes. Also, for greater ease with charging, particularly when pulling into a parking spot in front of a charging station, the charging port for the Kona Electric is located in the front grille area.
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In cold winter weather, batteries tend to lose their power more quickly, resulting in a lower electric range. The Kona Electric addresses this with its battery warming system. Available for Kona Electric Limited and above models, the battery warming system keeps the battery warm during the winter, which minimizes the loss of battery power.
Efficiency Ratings and Performance Specs of the 2020 Hyundai Kona Electric
In addition to its impressive range, the Kona Electric provides a pleasing balance of performance and efficiency. Its electric powertrain delivers an output of 201 horsepower and 291 lb-ft. The torque output is notable, for it enables the Kona Electric to accelerate quickly. The estimated efficiency ratings of the Kona Electric are 132 city/108 highway/120 combined MPGe.