Your Guide to the 2022 Hyundai Kona Electric

July 15th, 2022 by

Drivers everywhere have been seeking to curb their vehicle emissions and reduce the costs associated with vehicle ownership. To that end, electric vehicles have presented themselves as an ideal option. However, many electric vehicles may lack the performance and versatility that many drivers need to get through their daily lives. Fortunately, the 2022 Hyundai Kona Electric — available at Wayne Hyundai — is ready to provide motorists and their families with the versatility that they need.

Basics About the 2022 Hyundai Kona Electric

Released in spring 2021, the 2022 Kona Electric is a front-motor front-wheel-drive subcompact SUV that seats up to 5 occupants and has all of the great features of its gas-powered counterpart without the associated emissions. In addition to its high seating capacity, it boasts a wide array of features, qualities, and advantages that make it an ideal electric vehicle for many families. Read on below to learn more about why you should keep an eye on this new electric vehicle.

Specifications and Performance

The 2022 model of the Hyundai Kona Electric features a 201 horsepower electric motor that can achieve 291 pound-feet of torque. This powerful motor enables it to go from 0 to 60 miles per hour in roughly 6.4 seconds — 0.2 seconds faster than its standard gas-powered counterpart. These components lend the vehicle exceptionally tight and responsive handling that can enhance the safety of motorists and their families while on the road.

The electric vehicle also features a large 64 kilowatt/hour battery pack that enables it to travel up to 258 miles on a single charge. The vehicle’s range makes it highly competitive in the electric vehicle space, as such a range is more than enough to handle a typical family’s daily needs. The battery can also be charged from 10 percent to 80 percent in as little as 45 minutes using its level 3 charging capabilities.

Comfort and Safety

The 2022 Kona Electric possesses a wide array of quality-of-life features that can dramatically enhance the comfort of families that spend a lot of time on the road. Key features include:

  • Automatic temperature control
  • Powered sunroof
  • Heated front seats
  • Dual-level cargo floor
  • 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system

The vehicle also has many advanced safety features that take advantage of new technologies, reducing the chance of accidents and other concerns. These safety features include:

  • Blind-spot monitoring
  • Rear cross-traffic alert
  • Automatic emergency braking
  • Lane following
  • Driver attention warning

There’s no doubt that the Hyundai Kona Electric’s 2022 iteration is an appealing proposition for families in need of an electric vehicle with the range, storage, comfort, and safety features to complete their daily tasks. If you’re interested in experiencing the Hyundai Kona Electric in person, we’d be happy to assist you. Come into Wayne Hyundai today!

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