2020 Hyundai Kona EV Release Dates: US, Canada, Europe, Korea
A slightly upgraded 2020 Hyundai Kona electric crossover has just been released in the United States.
Hyundai Motor America launched a slightly enhanced Kona EV in U.S.
With the driving range of 258 miles on a single charge and the Lifetime Battery Warranty, the new Kona EV sets new standards among the affordable electric cars.
If you were considering to purchase this striking electric SUV, continue your read to learn more about the 2020 model year enhancements and upgrades.
Hyundai Kona EV release date in U.S.
- United States: on sale in select U.S. states
- Europe: already on sale in EU
- Canada: already on sale in Canada
Changes made to the 2020 Kona electric SUV
- Navigation display increases from 8 inches to 10.25 inches on select trim levels
- Battery warmer system standard on Limited models and above
Hyundai Kona 2020 specifications
The Hyundai Motor America official press release reveals more official details about the 2020 Kona electric SUV.
Here are some of the highlights:
201-horsepower electric motor
The 2020 Hyundai Kona EV crossover may prove to be a more performance oriented model when compared to its competitors in this segment. It comes equipped 150kw electric motor, generating no less than 201 horsepower!
2020 Hyundai Kona EPA range
- City range – 284.1 miles
- Highway range – 226.0 miles
- Combined range – 258 miles (voluntarily lowered from 263 miles)
It has been known for a while that the 2020 Hyundai Kona EV will boast a driving range of 230+ miles. Today, however, the South Korean carmaker announced official EPA-rated figures of 258 miles (or 415 km).
That puts the all-electric Kona way ahead of the competition in the compact EV segment where you can find the Chevy Bolt, Nissan Leaf and BMW i3. The 258-mile driving range even beats the base model of the Tesla model 3 with around 225 miles!
Exterior color options
Unlike many electric cars in the segment, the 2020 Kona EV offers a wide variety of exterior color options. Here are the 6 standard paint shades:
- Ultra Black
- Chalk White
- Pulse Red
- Ceramic Blue
- Galactic Gray
- Sonic Silver
Tires & wheels
According to Hyundai’s official press release and specifications, the new Kona electric rides on 17-inch alloy wheels and 215/55R17 tires.