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Hyundai Kona Electric 1.6 GDi Hybrid Ultimate 5dr DCT Review

Category: Electric SUV

Section: Version review

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Hyundai Kona Electric 2022 front cornering
  • Hyundai Kona Electric 2022 front cornering
  • Hyundai Kona Electric 2022 interior dashboard
  • Hyundai Kona Electric 2022 interior rear seats
  • Hyundai Kona Electric 2022 interior infotainment
  • Hyundai Kona Electric 2022 right tracking
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  • Hyundai Kona Electric 2022 left static boot open
  • Hyundai Kona Electric 2022 interior front seats
  • Hyundai Kona Electric 2022 interior front seats
  • Hyundai Kona Electric 2022 interior driver display
  • Hyundai Kona Electric 2022 interior detail
  • Hyundai Kona Electric 2022 boot open
  • Hyundai Kona Electric 2022 front cornering
  • Hyundai Kona Electric 2022 interior dashboard
  • Hyundai Kona Electric 2022 interior rear seats
  • Hyundai Kona Electric 2022 interior infotainment
  • Hyundai Kona Electric 2022 right tracking
  • Hyundai Kona Electric 2022 left tracking
  • Hyundai Kona Electric 2022 left static boot open
  • Hyundai Kona Electric 2022 interior front seats
  • Hyundai Kona Electric 2022 interior front seats
  • Hyundai Kona Electric 2022 interior driver display
  • Hyundai Kona Electric 2022 interior detail
  • Hyundai Kona Electric 2022 boot open
RRP £29,615What Car? Target Price£28,103
Fuel type:
hybrid
Gearbox:
auto
Doors:
5 doors

The 64kWh version of the Hyundai Kona Electric has a fantastic real-world range between charges, plus it’s quick and well-equipped. However, excellent rivals including the Kia e-Niro and Volkswagen ID.3 are better all-rounders thanks to their superior ride comfort and more practical interiors.

This range-topping trim level gets you loads of standard kit, but is way too pricey to recommend. If you've got this much cash to splash, there are bigger and better SUVs to choose from.

Powered by a 1.6-litre petrol engine paired with an electric motor, which together pump out up to 139bhp. The boost from the electric motor is available from a standstill, giving nippy acceleration away from the mark, and you can actually drive on electric power alone at low speeds for very short distances. 


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH11.3 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol/Electric Hybrid
GearboxAUTO

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

55.4

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

374

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

115

g/km