Get To Know The All-New 2024 Hyundai Kona EV

Hyundai has unveiled the all-new 2024 Kona Electric and it is awesome. As a premier offering in the small SUV segment, the Kona sets itself apart from competitors with an all-electric variant that boasts impressive safety features, convenience, and an estimated electric range of 260 miles based on preliminary internal estimates by Hyundai. The Kona’s second-generation platform offers one of the most comprehensive product packages in the segment, with a wide range of powertrains available including electric and internal combustion engines, as well as a sporty N Line version. The new Kona is set to hit U.S. dealerships this summer, with the Kona Electric to be available in late fall. Hyundai plans to bring 11 new Hyundai EVs to global markets by 2030.


Noteworthy Upgrades On The 2024 Hyundai Kona

The all-new Kona’s rugged and dynamic design, combined with its upscaled dimensions, preserves its iconic character while catering to the active lifestyles of customers of all ages. Equipped with innovative technologies and convenience features, the Kona provides a safe, connected, and comfortable driving experience. Some noteworthy upgrades include:

  • Dual 12.3-inch panoramic display screens, providing an immersive visual experience.
  • Digital Key 2 Touch, Over-the-Air (OTA) software updates
  • Hyundai’s next-generation infotainment system, adding a touch of convenience and connectivity to the driving experience.

What’s New – 2024 Hyundai Kona

  • The Kona Electric, equipped with a 64.8-kWh battery, offers up to 260 miles of range based on Hyundai’s preliminary internal testing.
  • The battery system of the Kona Electric is estimated to recharge from 10% to 80% in approximately 43 minutes with available 400V fast-charging capability.
  • The standard battery of the Kona Electric is estimated to provide approximately 197 miles of range based on preliminary internal tests.
  • The all-new Kona model boasts unique proportions that provide larger dimensions and interior volume.
  • The Kona internal combustion version is now 171.3 in. in length, which is 5.7 in. longer than its predecessor.
  • The wheelbase of the Kona internal combustion version has also increased by 2.3 in. to 104.7 in.
  • The overall width of the Kona internal combustion version is a full inch wider than its predecessor, measuring at 71.9 in.

2024 Hyundai Kona Design Process

Hyundai took an unconventional approach to the 2024 Kona’s development process, transitioning from a conventional ICE-to-EV platform process to an EV-to-ICE development process, resulting in a futuristic, EV-centric exterior design that accentuates the Kona’s unique look with an unexpected combination of sleek and rugged design.

The Kona Electric boasts impressive aerodynamic performance, with a drag coefficient of just 0.27, without sacrificing style.

  • Sculpted wheel arch armor and parametric surfaces add character to pure volume.
  • Dynamic chrome lines connect the belt line to the rear spoiler and integrated center high-mounted stop lamp.
  • Pixelated Seamless Horizon Lamp and Pixel graphics add a unique flourish to the Electric variant.
  • Available vivid exterior colors further emphasize Kona’s iconic design, taking inspiration from the diverse lifestyles of a broad spectrum of customers.

2024 Hyundai Kona EV Specifications


  • Wheelbase: 104.7 in.
  • Length: 171.5 in.
  • Width: 71.9 in.
  • Height (w/roof rails): 62.2 in. (w/ 17-inch tires)

Headroom (w/out sunroof):

  • Front: 39.9 in.
  • Rear: 38.3 in.

Leg room:

  • Front: 41.7 in.
  • Rear: 36.4 in.
  • Shoulder room:
  • Front: 56.8 in.
  • Rear: 55.2 in.


  • Trunk space: 25.5 cubic feet (SAE standard)
  • Front storage volume (frunk): 27 liters (0.95 cu. ft.)


  • Maximum Driving Range (Hyundai internal estimate): 260 miles (i) (internal estimate w/ 64.8 kWh battery)(final range to be confirmed at a subsequent date)

Performance w/ 64.8 kWh Battery:

  • 2WD
  • Power: 150 kW (201 HP)
  • Torque: 255 Nm (188 lb.-ft.)

Performance w/ 48.6-kWh Battery:

  • 2WD
  • Power: 99 kW (133 HP)
  • Torque: 255 Nm (188 lb.-ft.)

Supported Charging Infrastructure:

  • Available 400V with 64.8 kWh Battery
  • Charging: Approximately 10% to 80% in 43 minutes with fast-charging capability (iii)

Vehicle-to-Load (vi):

  • Maximum Power Output: 1.7kW (North America)
  • Port Locations: Vehicle charging port access with V2L adapter

The 2024 Kona is ROOMIER Than Ever Before

  • Hyundai designed a larger interior ‘living space’ to accommodate a wider range of customer lifestyles based on the model’s upscaled dimensions and EV-derived universal architecture.
  • The driver-centric front row features a floating horizontal C-Pad with integrated, dual 12.3-inch panoramic display screens that emphasize Kona’s high-tech character.
  • The shift-by-wire gear selector has been relocated from the center console to a stalk behind the steering wheel to provide more storage in the open console area.
  • Driver controls around the steering wheel are relocated, allowing a multi-use center console storage area with a rotational cupholder design.
  • Ambient interior lighting options are available that correspond to drive modes, acceleration, or to suit the mood of the driver.
  • The front seats are 30 percent slimmer to maximize rear passenger legroom, and the second-row Curveless Bench Seat also enhances available space.
  • A two-stage latching system allows rear seat reclining.
  • The fully foldable second-row seat and rear compartment provide 25.5 cubic feet of rear cargo volume with rear seatbacks up and 63.7 cubic feet with seatbacks folded down.
  • The available Smart Power Tailgate enhances cargo space access, making loading anything from luggage to shopping bags easier than ever.

2024 Kona Electric Specific Features

  • Pixelated Seamless Horizon Lamp and Pixel graphics
  • Available battery preconditioning for secure charging in colder ambient temperatures
  • New charging port door lamp for improved visibility at night
  • Forward “frunk” storage
  • Active grille shutters
  • Vehicle-to-Load (V2L) capability
  • i-PEDAL driving mode
  • Smart Regenerative System that adjusts regeneration based on real-time traffic conditions

Vehicle-to-Load (V2L) function

  • Bi-directional onboard charger can power devices or charge electrical equipment (such as electric bicycles, scooters, camping equipment, or power necessities during a power outage)
  • Devices and appliances can be plugged in using an available V2L adapter from the front charging port


  • Enables one-pedal driving mode (accelerate, decelerate, and stop using only the accelerator pedal)

Smart Regenerative System

  • Automatically adjusts levels of regenerative braking based on real-time data from forward traffic flow

Optimizes regenerative braking system efficiency.


More Connected Than Ever Before

  • The 2024 Kona offers Over-the-Air (OTA) technology for software updates, allowing car owners to save time by having their cars updated with the latest software, providing a convenient, upgradable experience.
  • OTA software updates will allow the owner to improve their Kona’s performance or experience new features using wireless communication.
  • Digital Key 2 Touch using near-field communication (NFC) on smart phones or smart watches allows owners to leave their car key at home and use compatible smartphones to lock, unlock, and start their vehicle.
  • Digital Key 2 Touch also allows secure sharing of keys with up to three persons and can be revoked at the owner’s discretion.
  • The new Kona offers an available next-generation infotainment system with advanced graphic user interface and seamless unity among various vehicle displays.
  • Inside, dual 12.3-inch panoramic display screens are integrated into the audio-video navigation (AVN) system to give drivers an immersive widescreen digital experience.
  • While parking, Surround View Monitor (SVM) displays the vehicle from various driver-selectable viewpoints for safe and easy parking.
  • An available eight-speaker Bose Premium Sound System plus subwoofer delivers a rich and immersive listening experience.
  • Driver and passengers alike have access to two USB-C chargers (including one with data support) and a 12V power outlet in the front, as well as two USB-C chargers in the rear and wireless device charging capability.
  • Kona also offers available Wi-Fi hotspot capability.

Enhanced BlueLink+ Features You’ll Love

The all-new Kona offers a wide range of advanced features and technologies, including:

  • Hyundai SmartSense ADAS features not available on many small segment SUVs, providing elevated levels of safety and convenience
  • Available Remote Smart Parking Assist (RSPA), aiding drivers in getting in and out of parking spaces remotely
  • Blind-spot View Monitor (BVM) can help drivers when making a lane change by providing live video of the blind spot area in the instrument cluster
  • Enhanced Forward Collision-avoidance Assist (FCA) with junction turning support, providing additional safety features
  • Highway Driving Assist, which can help drivers maintain the vehicle in the center of the lane and at a safe distance from the vehicle ahead


In addition, the Kona offers a variety of other available SmartSense Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) features, such as:

  • Blind-Spot Collision Warning (BCW)
  • Intelligent Speed Limit Assist (ISLA)
  • High Beam Assist (HBA)
  • Surround View Monitor (SVM)
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist (RCCA)
  • Driver Attention Warning (DAW)
  • Rear Occupant Alert/Safe Exit Warning
  • Parking Collision Avoidance Assist-Reverse


The Kona also includes available driving convenience functions, such as:

  • Smart Cruise Control (SCC)
  • Navigation-based Smart Cruise Control (NSCC) with stop and go
  • Parking Distance Warning (forward/side/reverse with contour warning)
  • Remote Start

Preorder Your 2024 Hyundai Kona EV

The Kona EV is a great vehicle, and it is sending waves through the industry. If you are looking for an EV that will save you money then you should definitely check out the all-new Kona. Fill out the short form below to be one of the first people to own the Kona EV!



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