Hyundai Kona Electric

Energy consumption of only $400 per year*

You drive it. You define it.

The Kona Electric is a compact 100% electric SUV with 449 km of effective, real-world driving range. Combining leading safety technology, impressive performance and the versatility of an SUV makes for a truly groundbreaking vehicle which represents the future of motoring.

 We are extremely pleased to see it recognised as both the AA Driven best electric vehicle/plug-in hybrid and Stuff’s Top Plug-In Car of 2018. 

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Finance a Kona EV

If you're interested in financing a Hyundai vehicle, click below to organise your finance quote.

Choose your style.

Kona Electric’s confident, unique style sets it apart from the crowd. At the front, the sleek closed grille proudly signifies its electric powertrain and together with the characteristic twin headlights, creates a truly one-of-a-kind look. Exclusive 17” alloy wheels and a choice of exterior colours and contrasting roof colours allow you to customise your Kona Electric to match your personal style. 

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You enjoy it.

The Kona Electric is designed to fit everything you and your busy life can throw at it. There’s plenty of room for passengers and luggage – with a boot capacity of 332 litres. The attention to detail is what makes the Kona EV so special. Discover an exceptional level of comfort, with high quality materials throughout the vehicle for an aesthetic and refined feel.

3 ways to charge

1. In-Cable Control Box (ICCB) charging cable (29 hours)

Recharge your Kona Electric practically anywhere. It's designed to connect to a standard 3 PIN wall socket and will recharge Kona Electric using household AC current.

2. Fast Charge Wall Box (9.5 hours)

The optional accessory wall box for your household improves charge times by utilising a high amperage power supply.


3. Public Rapid Charging Station (75 minutes to 80% charge)

The fastest way to charge your Kona Electric. Utilising a powerful 50kW DC charging unit the rapid charger offers a fast and convenient solution to those out on the road.


* Charging times for the high voltage battery may vary as it is dependent on the condition of the high voltage battery, charger specifications and ambient temperature.

You power it.

Nobody ever said that electric mobility had to be boring. Quick off the line thanks to the 395 Nm of instant torque delivered through the all-electric powertrain, Kona Electric accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in only 7.6 seconds, with 449 kilometres real world driving range on a single charge. 

Why Buy a Hyundai EV?

EV Myths Debunked

Although electric cars have been around for decades, they are still not as commonplace as vehicles with internal combustion engines. Due to this, there are still a lot of myths and misinformation surrounding EVs. Here are some of the most commonly held misconceptions about EVs, and how Kona Electric proves them wrong.

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Quick Guide

Kona EV has the range you need

Some road trips demand flexibility. To help you plan for unexpected journeys, we have provided a map of nearby Electric charging stations. 

 * Your actual cost per year and energy consumption will vary from that shown, depending on factors such as vehicle condition and any vehicle modifications, driving style, traffic conditions, distance travelled and energy price variations. You should not expect to meet exactly what this cost says.  Cost per year based on charging a 64kW Kona Electric on a home charger at a price per kWh of electricity at $0.20 and average distance of 14,000km per year.