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All-New Hyundai Kona Electric Launched in Nepal: New Styling, New Pricing

Hyundai Kona EV facelift is finally available in Nepal!

Hyundai Kona EV price nepal
Hyundai Kona EV

Laxmi International Pvt. Ltd., the authorized distributor of Hyundai cars in Nepal, has recently unveiled its latest electric SUV. Hyundai Kona is one of the most popular electric SUVs in Nepal.

It has been a popular offering in the Nepali market for quite some time.

So, the second-generation Kona will likely follow the same path. Especially by bringing in new design changes and improvements at an aggressive price!

Talking about the pricing, the Hyundai Kona price in Nepal is Rs. 59.96 Lakhs.

With that said, let’s take a quick look at the Hyundai Kona along with its key specifications.

Hyundai Kona Electric Specifications

  • Motor: Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor (PMSM)
  • Dimension: 4180 x 1800 x 1555 mm
  • Wheelbase: 2600 mm
  • Max Power: 100 kW
  • Max Torque: 395 Nm
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Drive Type: FWD
  • Top Speed: 155 Kmph
  • Battery Capacity: 39.2 kWh
  • Range: 305 Km
  • Charging Time: 8-10 Hours
  • Front Tyre: 215/55R17 – Disc
  • Rear Tyre: 215/55R17 – Disc
  • Tubeless Tyres: Yes
  • Safety System: Airbags, ABS, ESC, HAC
  • Suspension Setup: McPherson Strut and Multi-Link Type
  • Seating: 5-Seater
  • Storage Capacity: 332 liters
  • Extended Capacity: 1114 liters
  • Ground Clearance: 158 mm
  • Kerb Weight: 1685 – 1743 kg
  • Colors: White, Cyber Gray, Galatic Gray, Red, Blue, and Dark Knight.

Hyundai Kona Electric Price in Nepal: Rs. 59,96,000

Hyundai Kona Overview

Design

Hyundai Kona sports a distinctive styling.

It brings forth a confident stance and unique design, setting itself apart from the competition. Moreover, it successfully combines sculpted lines with a stylish edge, making it more expressive.

The front section nows sports a smoother profile to improve aerodynamics.

Along with that, Kona packs in a redesigned Twin LED headlamp and sleeker LED DRLs.

Hyundai Kona Electric - New Front Section
Hyundai Kona Electric – New Front Section

The side profile captures its muscular sculpted shape, helping it resonate with it is core SUV DNA.

Similarly, the rear section now comes with a distinctively smoother grille design. Adding to that, it also gets a redesigned LED tail lamp.

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Moving to the interior, the changes aren’t as much prominent as the exterior.

It continues to focus on comfort with high-quality materials, a spacious cabin, and premium styling.

Hyundai Kona Electric - New Rear Section
Hyundai Kona Electric – New Rear Section

Hyundai Kona is available in six different colors: White, Cyber Gray, Galatic Gray, Red, Blue, and Dark Knight.

Performance

Hyundai Kona is powered by a Permanent-Magnet Synchronous Motor (PMSM). It can generate a max power of 100kW (120PS) and a max torque of 395Nm.

Moreover, it comes with a 39.2kWh battery, capable of a 305Km range.

Hyundai Konda Electric - Styling
Hyundai Konda Electric – Styling

2022 Hyundai Kona continues to sport the same PMSM Motor and the same Battery. So, there are no mechanical changes here.

Interestingly enough, it claims a range of 305Km over 312Km in the past.

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Hyundai Kona Electric: What’s New?

Hyundai has changed the exterior profile significantly.

The dotted grille design and silver satin have been removed. Instead, it comes with a simpler and smoother profile.

Hyundai Kona Electric - New TFT Instrument Cluster
Hyundai Kona Electric – New TFT Instrument Cluster

The side profile sports body-colored wheel arches. Previously, it had a blacked-out design.

Both the DRLs and Twin Headlamp have gone through a considerable redesign. Similarly, the rear section, especially the tail lamp section has been redesigned.

Hyundai has included a larger TFT instrument cluster and repositioned the Cruise Control button at the steering wheel.

Features

Hyundai Kona packs in a long list of interesting features. Here is a quick highlight!

Hyundai Kona Electric - Interior
Hyundai Kona Electric – Interior

Hyundai Kona Feature Highlights

  • 100kW PMSM Motor
  • 39.2kWh Battery
  • Redesigned Twin Headlamps with LED DRLs
  • Redesigned LED Rear Lamps
  • Concealed Front Charging Port
  • 10.25-inch Full Color Supervision Cluster
  • 8-inch Floating Infotainment System
  • Smart Key and Push Button Start
  • Regenerative Braking Paddle Shifters
  • Electrically Adjustable and Foldable Outside Mirrors
  • Wireless Smartphone Charger
  • Electronic Gear Shift
  • Electric Parking Brake with Auto Hold
  • Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
  • 6 Airbags
  • Redesigned 17-inch Alloy Wheel
  • Reverse Parking Sensors
  • Rear View Camera
  • ABS with ESC
  • Hill Assist Control (HAC)

Hyundai Kona Price in Nepal and Availability

Hyundai Kona price in Nepal is Rs. 59.96 Lakhs. It is only available in single variants.

As for the writing, there is no information on the availability of a 150kW variant.

Compared to the last iteration, it gets a price increase of just Rs. 3 Lakhs. But it makes up for it by including quality of life changes.

As for the availability, Hyundai Kona is currently available for purchase in Nepal.

Interested individuals can reach out to Hyundai Nepal at their nearest showroom for additional information.

Hyundai Kona Variant Price in Nepal
Hyundai Kona 100 KW Rs. 5996000

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Hyundai Kona competes with Hyundai Ioniq and Kia Niro EV.

With its newest price reveal, Kona now belongs in the premium EV category. Nevertheless, it is still more affordable than the Niro EV.

Compared to Niro EV, Kona offers more aggressive styling with a more muscular stance. While the Kia Niro EV is more feature-rich than the two, it comes at a cost.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is the authorized distributor of Hyundai Kona EV in Nepal?
Laxmi International Pvt. Ltd. is the authorized distributor of Hyundai cars in Nepal.

What is the new price of the Hyundai Kona EV in Nepal?
The price of the Hyundai Kona EV in Nepal is Rs. 59.96 Lakhs.

Do I have to pay a yearly tax on Hyundai Kona?
Yes, there is a yearly tax on Hyundai Kona. It is Rs. 15,000 for the 100kW Motor.

Where is Hyundai Kona made?
Hyundai Kona is made and imported from Korea to Nepal.

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