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Hyundai’s Affordably-Priced 2024 Kona Electric

Image showcasing driver front quarter profile of the 2024 Hyundai Kona Electric
  • The 2024 Kona Electric has a range of approximately 261 miles on a single charge.
  • Hyundai includes Highway Drive Assist and Smart Cruise Control on all Kona Electric models.
  • The second-generation Kona Electric is six inches longer than its predecessor.

The 2024 Hyundai Kona Electric is an affordable and upgraded electric crossover with an impressive 261-mile range per charge. It comes with advanced features like Highway Drive Assist and Smart Cruise Control on all models. The new design offers more cabin space, larger cargo room, and improved aerodynamics. With various trim options, each equipped with powerful electric motors and front-wheel drive, the Kona Electric offers versatility.


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The cabin features a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster and touchscreen infotainment system that supports wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Safety is a priority with Hyundai’s SmartSense driver-assistance systems. Hyundai has announced competitive prices for the 2024 Kona Electric, which puts it in direct competition with models like the Nissan Leaf, Chevrolet Bolt EV, and Kia Niro EV. The Kona Electric stands out for its affordability while offering a range of top-notch features.


An Affordably Priced Fully-Electric Crossover

Image showcasing front passenger quarter profile of the 2024 Hyundai Kona Electric

Despite the upgrades and redesign, the Kona Electric is one of the lowest-priced EVs for sale in the United States.


  • 2024 Kona Electric SE MSRP: $32,675
  • 2024 Kona Electric SEL MSRP: $36,675
  • 2024 Kona Electric Limited MSRP: $41,045

Bigger, More Aerodynamic 2024 Kona Electric

Image showcasing rear seats of the 2024 Hyundai Kona Electric

The new Kona Electric models are about six inches longer than the 2023 models, giving the second row an additional three inches of legroom. The cargo area is 33 percent larger than the 2023 body style. The new wheels make the Kona Electric more aerodynamic, giving it a longer range than the first-generation models.


What’s Powering the Kona Electric

The SE trim features a 99-kW electric motor with 131 horsepower, while the SEL and Limited trims have a 150-kW electric motor with 201 horsepower. All trims come standard with front-wheel drive.


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Drivers can extend the battery by using the i-PEDAL one-pedal driving mode with regenerative braking. The Smart Regenerative System adjusts the regenerative braking based on traffic flow and other real-time data.


Cabin Technology

Image showcasing driver infotainment of the 2024 Hyundai Kona Electric

Hyundai is dedicated to installing world-class technology in all models. The second-generation Kona Electric features a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster and a matching touchscreen infotainment system.

The technology uses over-the-air updates for fewer visits to the service center, and the infotainment system includes wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, Bluetooth, and a Wi-Fi Hotspot.


Maintaining Safety in the Kona Electric

Image showcasing infotainment of the 2024 Hyundai Kona Electric

The Kona Electric comes with the Hyundai SmartSense driver-assistance system. It comes with advanced technology like Blind-Spot Collision Warning, Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist, Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist, and Driver Attention Warning. All Kona Electric models come with Highway Driving Assist and Navigation-based Smart Cruise Control.

Available technology includes Surround-View Monitoring, Blind-View Monitor, Remote Smart Parking Assist, and Parking Distance Warning.

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