Hyundai Kona Electric SUV Car India Launch Highlights: Price, Specifications, Features, Images

Hyundai Kona Electric is the first electric car from the Korean carmaker and also the first electric SUV to be launched in India.

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2019 Hyundai Kona Electric SUV will be launched in India with only one battery option - 39.2 kWh

The much-awaited Hyundai Kona Electric SUV has been officially lunched in India today and we have all the highlights from the launch event here. Priced at Rs. 25.30 lakh (ex-showroom) new Kona Electric is the first electric vehicle to be launched in India by Hyundai, and it's also the first electric SUV to reach our shores. We have already driven the new Kona Electric in its home market Korea, and told you all about it, including our expectations with regards to the pricing, which was pretty much spot on.

Also Read: Hyundai Kona Electric India Review

Also Read: Hyundai Kona Electric Launched In India

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Hyundai Kona Electric is expected to be priced in India around Rs. 25 lakh

Also Read: Hyundai Kona EV Review

Globally car comes with two electric drivetrains - a 39.2 kWh and a 64 kWh battery version, India will get the smaller 39.2 kWh version, which is claimed to offer a range of 452 kilometres. The Hyundai Kona Electric's 39.2 kWh battery sends power to a 100 kW electric motor which generates a power output of a good 131 bhp and a whopping 395 Nm of peak torque. Power is sent to the front wheels only as the SUV doesn't get the all-wheel drive (AWD), but nonetheless, the Kona Electric performs and handles quite well.

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Hyundai Kona Electric will come with a 5-seater cabin loaded with a host of smart features

Also Read: Hyundai Kona Compact SUV: First Drive Review

The new electric SUV from Hyundai can be fully charged overnight with a regular power socket, however, with a fast charger, you can achieve an 80 per cent charge in just 50 minutes. However, Hyundai is likely to only offer the regular power cables, to keep things simple. The Hyundai Kona Electric also offers three different modes - Eco, Comfort, and Sport.

Also Read: Hyundai Kona Electric Will Be Locally Manufactured In India

Here Are All The Highlights From The Launch Of The New Hyundai Kona Electric SUV:

Jul 9, 2019
New Hyundai Kona Electric SUV Launched At Rs. 25.30 Lakh
The long-anticipated Hyundai Kona Electric SUV has been launched in India at Rs. 25.30 lakh. The SUV will be available in only one feature-packed variants loaded with all the bells and whistles. Hyundai will also offer a dual tone variant for an additional Rs. 20,000.


Jul 9, 2019
New Hyundai Kona Electric SUV Launch - Live!

Behold! India's first fully electric SUV, the Hyundai Kona Electric has been unveiled.


Jul 9, 2019
2019 Hyundai Kona Electric SUV India Launch - Live Updates
The Hyundai will also have a dedicated EV care manager at the showrooms and also offer 24x7 vehicle to vehicle charging support for the Kona Electric



Jul 9, 2019
New Hyundai Kona Electric SUV Launch - Live!
The Hyundai Kona Electric regular portable charger can fully charge the vehicle in 6 hours, while the fast DC charged can offer 80% charge in 57 minutes.

Hyundai will set up fast chargers in select locations and 4 such chargers will first come up on Delhi, Chennai Mumbai, Bengaluru.


Jul 9, 2019
New Hyundai Kona Electric SUV Launch - Live!
Out of the 44 eco friendly vehicles set to arrive by 2025, 23 will be pure electric vehicle.

Jul 9, 2019
2019 Hyundai Kona Electric SUV India Launch
The Hyundai Kona Electric is a long-range vehicle and it offers 89 per cent efficiency.

Jul 9, 2019
New Hyundai Kona Electric SUV Launch - Live!
Hyundai will launch 44 new Eco-friendly vehicles globally by 2025.


Jul 9, 2019
New Hyundai Kona Electric SUV Launch - Live!
Yong-Seok Kim from the company's Eco Technology Centre's R&D Division, says that connected and clean mobility is the future.

Jul 9, 2019
2019 Hyundai Kona Electric SUV India Launch - Live Updates
Stylish, Equipped, Long Range Vehicle, that is what the new Hyundai Kona Electric SUV is says CEO Kim and is claimed to offer a range of 452 kilometres.

The SUV will be offered with a warranty of 3 years/ Unlimited KM

It will be India's first fully-electric SUV and the battery will come with a 8 years/160,000 km warranty
The Kona Electric will be launched across 15 dealerships in 11 cities

Jul 9, 2019
2019 Hyundai Kona Electric SUV India Launch
Seon Seob Kim, MD & CEO, Hyundai India takes the stage to talk about the company's clean mobility, and to introduce the new Kona Electric SUV.


Jul 9, 2019
2019 Hyundai Kona Electric SUV India Launch
The Kona Electric will also come with a host of safety features like - 6 airbags, ABS with EBD, electronic stability control, hill assist, rear camera with guidelines, tyre pressure monitor, and more.

Jul 9, 2019
2019 Hyundai Kona Electric SUV India Launch - Live Updates
The launch event for the Hyundai Kona electric car is just moments away from starting and here are some of the key features that are on offer.

The SUV will be offered in only one variants and thus comes loaded with features like - Bi-Function LED Headlamps, leather seats, 7-inch infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, smart electric sunroof, and more.

Jul 9, 2019
New Hyundai Kona Electric SUV Launch - Live!
The Hyundai Kona Electric SUV globally comes with two electric drivetrains - a 39.2 kWh and a 64 kWh battery version, India will get the smaller 39.2 kWh version, which is claimed to offer a range of 452 kilometres.

Jul 9, 2019
New Hyundai Kona Electric SUV Launch - Live!
Hyundai India has claimed that the Kona Electric will be priced aggressive in a bid to make it a viable offering for prospective customers. We expect the new Hyundai Kona Electric to be priced in India between ₹ 20 lakh and ₹ 25 lakh (ex-showroom). And yes, that's competitive pricing for an electric car, especially considering all that the Kona has to offer.

Jul 9, 2019
2019 Hyundai Kona Electric SUV India Launch
We have already driven both the electric as well as the fossil fuel version of the SUV, and already told you a fair bit about it. 

Catch both the reviews here:

Also Read: Hyundai Kona EV Review

Also Read: Hyundai Kona Compact SUV: First Drive Review



Jul 9, 2019
New Hyundai Kona Electric SUV Launch - Live!
Hyundai's first electric car, the Kona Electric SUV is launching in India today.

Stay tuned as we bring you all the updates here.