December 4, 2023


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2024 Hyundai Kona revealed with “EV-led design,” hybrid model

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The second era 2024 Hyundai Kona has damaged cowl with updates styling and a first-ever hybrid model.

The Kona hybrid will be part of the present Kona Electrical and gasoline powertrains at launch, Hyundai confirmed in a press launch. A sportier gasoline Kona N Line will likely be launched alongside these variants, with a extra hardcore Kona N doubtless following.

As earlier than, all Kona fashions are primarily based on the identical structure no matter powertrain. This time, nonetheless, the styling originated with the EV model, and was then tailored to the hybrid and non-hybrid variations, in line with Hyundai.

2024 Hyundai Kona

2024 Hyundai Kona

Teaser pictures launched by the automaker additionally exhibits a bit extra commonality within the entrance fascia than the present era Kona and Kona Electrical, with all variations adopting the Hyundai Ioniq fashions’ parametric pixel lighting theme. The 2024 Kona is the primary mannequin outdoors the Ioniq sub-brand to get this design, Hyundai famous.

EV fashions additionally get pixel-inspired 19-inch wheels and black trim, whereas gasoline and hybrid fashions have a extra rugged look, with a entrance bumper designed to appear like a skid plate and further wheel arch cladding. As with the present era mannequin, the Kona N Line will get sportier styling parts, a rear spoiler and model-specific and entrance and rear fascias and 19-inch wheel designs.

The inside will function twin 12.3-inch screens, ambient lighting, and shift buttons relocated from the middle console to behind the display screen wheel to liberate extra space for storing, Hyundai mentioned.

2024 Hyundai Kona

2024 Hyundai Kona

The following era Kona additionally grows barely. Hyundai stretched it 5.9 inches in total size (to 171.4 inches) and a pair of.3 inches within the wheelbase. The brand new Kona can be 0.9 inch wider than the outgoing mannequin.

That outgoing model launched within the 2018 mannequin 12 months and acquired a mid-cycle refresh in calendar-year 2021, for the 2022 mannequin 12 months. That introduced a cleaner look and different updates to the Kona Electrical mannequin. The Kona Electrical has confirmed be a fantastic automobile for city driving. Its 258-mile EPA score is pretty spectacular, however testers managed to go greater than 600 miles at 20 mph. Nevertheless, early last-generation Kona EVs confronted a problem with battery fires—resulting in full battery pack substitute for many homeowners of affected automobiles.

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