2023 Hyundai Kona EV

Hyundai’s electric SUV is a compelling alternative to the Chevy Bolt EV, Kia Niro EV, Nissan Leaf and Volkswagen ID.4 with an EPA-estimated 258 miles of range and carlike acceleration and responses. It also offers a stylish interior and a class-leading warranty for an affordable price.

The 2023 hyundai kona ev is powered by a permanent-magnet synchronous motor and a 64-kWh lithium-ion battery that delivers 201 horsepower to the front wheels. That gives it quick acceleration and a smooth power delivery, though it’s not as quiet as many of its gas-powered rivals.

2023 Hyundai Kona EV: Comprehensive Overview

It uses 7.2 kW of onboard charging to replenish its battery, taking 9 hours and 15 minutes with Level 2 technology. Plug into a DC fast-charger and the Kona can get to 80% state of charge in about 47 or 64 minutes depending on the type of charger.

For storage, the Kona Electric has 19.2 cubic feet of cargo space behind its rear seat and up to 45.8 cu ft when the seats are folded down. There’s also a large glovebox and plenty of cubby holes in the cabin.

For tech features, the Kona Electric gets Hyundai’s dual 12.3-inch driver information and infotainment screens, with physical controls for the audio system, seat heaters and drive mode selection. There’s wireless smartphone connectivity and navigation, plus a Harman Kardon premium audio system in the top trim. A rearview camera and pedestrian detection round out the standard equipment.