Hyundai Kona Electric Specifications

2019 Hyundai Kona EV Specs

Battery and Motor Specs for the Kona Electric

The electric motor in the 2018 Kona EV is a permanent magnet synchronous motor with a maximum torque of of 99 kW (135 HP), a torque of 395 Nm, and can move the car up to a maximum speed of 167 km/h.

The lithium-ion polymer battery pack will come in 2 sizes – a 39.2 kWh pack that will likely only be available in Europe and Asis, and a larger, 64 kWh pack for the North American markets.

With the 7.2 kW on-board charger, charging time using a Level 2 EVSe, on standard 240 Volt AC plug is approximately 6 hours and 10 minutes. Connected to a 100 kW DC quick charger can charge the battery to 80% capacity in as little as 54 minutes.

Kona Electric Performance

Acceleration of the electric vehicle from 0 to 100 km/h is 9.3 seconds. Overall efficiency is rated at 14.8 kWh per 100 km, which translates into an overall electric range of up to 300 km for the 39.2 kWh battery pack.

For the larger, 64 kWh battery pack model of the 2019 Kona Electric, 0-100km acceleration is quicker at only 7.2 seconds, and overall electric range is up to 470 km per charge.

Dimensions (mm)
Overall length 4,180
Overall width 1,800
Overall height 1,570
Wheelbase 2,600
Front overhang 855
Rear overhang 720
1st Row / 2nd Row
Head room 1,006 / 948
Leg room 1,054 / 850
Shoulder room 1,410 / 1,380

2019 Hyundai Kona Electric Model Comparison

As best as we can tell, from recent press releases, the KONA Electric Ultimate will only be available on the 64 kWh version, while the SEL is only for the 39.2 kWh version.


  • Standard Features:
  • High-efficiency 201 horsepower (150 kW), 291 lb.-ft. electric motor powertrain)
  • EV Fast Charger
  • Shift-by-Wire
  • Regenerative Braking System with Anti-lock Braking System and Brake Assist
  • Electronic Parking Brake with Automatic Vehicle Hold
  • Regenerative Braking System with Anti-lock Braking System and Brake Assist
  • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist
  • Blind-Spot Collision Warning
  • Lane Keeping Assist
  • Rear Cross-traffic Collision Avoidance Assist
  • Proximity Key with push button start
  • Rear View Monitor
  • Smart Cruise Control
  • Unique 17-inch alloy wheels
  • Unique LED taillights with graphics
  • LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
  • Dual heated side mirrors
  • 7-inch touchscreen display audio
  • 7-inch Electroluminescent Gauge Cluster with EV Technology Display
  • Heated front seats
  • Automatic temperature control (single zone) with Driver Only mode
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Stain-resistant cloth seats (Unique cloth pattern)


  • Includes SEL features plus:
  • LED headlights (low-cost)
  • Power tilt-and-slide sunroof
  • Side mirrors with turn-signal indicators
  • Leather seating surfaces
  • Power driver seat with lumbar adjustment
  • Auto-dimming inside rearview mirror with HomeLink® and compass
  • Premium door sill plates
  • Power windows with front auto-down/up
  • Infinity® Premium Audio with Clari-Fi™ Music Restoration Technology and 8 speakers
  • Wireless device charging


  • Includes Limited features plus:
  • Rain-sensing wipers
  • Parking Distance Warning – Reverse
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Ventilated front seats
  • Smart Cruise Control with Stop and Go
  • Heads-up Display, combiner-type
  • 8-inch touchscreen navigation system with EV Technology Display