2021 Hyundai Kona Electric pricing revealed: specs and release date

March 19, 2021 by

A revised version of the Hyundai Kona Electric is now on sale, taking on more tech and a refreshed design. Read on for full details. 

  • New Hyundai Kona Electric on sale
  • Visual refresh
  • More tech inside
  • 39kWh or 64kWh battery
  • Up to 300 miles of range

The updated Hyundai Kona Electric is now on sale. All versions of this all-electric SUV has been given a visual refresh, with more technology introduced across the range, too. Entry-level cars cost from £33,125, which means they’re eligible for the revised Government plug-in car grant of £2,500. As a result, they’ll cost you £30,625.

2021 Hyundai Kona Electric price and release date

Pricing for the Kona Electric kicks off at £30,625 including the government grant

Orders are now being taken for the refreshed Hyundai Kona Electric, with prices starting from £30,625 including the Government’s £2,500 plug-in car grant for cars that cost less than £35,000. Opt for a range-topping Ultimate spec, and that rises to £40,375 (these cars don’t qualify for the grant.)

Get an order in now and your Kona Electric should arrive a little later on in 2021. It’ll come with a five year, unlimited mileage warranty as well.

2021 Hyundai Kona Electric trims and equipment

You can pick between SE Connect, Premium or Ultimate trim

There’s a choice of three trims for the Hyundai Kona Electric — SE Connect, Premium and Ultimate.

All cars get a 10.25-inch digital driver’s display and equally-sized infotainment system as standard, along with rear parking sensors and a reversing camera. Adaptive cruise control and keyless entry are thrown in, too.

Premium cars add to this with LED headlights, heating elements in the front seat and steering wheel, as well as ambient lighting throughout the interior. Front parking sensors, electrically-folding mirrors and blind-spot assistance are all included as well, with Premium trim starting at £31,975 with the £2,500 government grant included.

All versions of the Kona Electric get a 10.25-inch infotainment system as standard

‘Ultimate’ models top the Kona Electric range and are priced from £40,375. These come packed with extra tech, including an electric sunroof, a head-up display, ventilated front seats and heated rear seats, along with leather upholstery.

2021 Hyundai Kona Electric range, batteries and motors

You can pick from a 39kWh or 64kWh battery in your Hyundai Kona Electric. The smaller option is linked up to a 100kW, 136hp electric motor and is said to be capable of returning a 189-mile range.

Upgrade to the 64kWh and that’s paired to a 150kw, 204hp motor. That boosts range up to 300 miles as well. Both versions are said to be capable of being charged from 10-80% in 47 minutes through a 100kW rapid charger.

Keen on a Kona Electric? Take a look at the latest offers or browse the best electric cars if you fancy something a bit different 

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