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Used ELECTRIC SUV of the Day: The Hyundai KONA 2023 FULLY ELECTRIC Cost N35 Million

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  • The 2023 Hyundai KONA EV blends affordability, reliability, and comfort.
  • The vehicle is available in Nigeria for sale for a mouth-watering price, which is a catch for an EV.
  • The 2023 KONA is the perfect vehicle for anyone looking for the latest model mini-SUV that is suitable for navigating Nigeria’s roads.

No other latest model SUV in the market has such a low price as the Hyundai KONA. The mini-SUV is the right car for Nigerians looking for a brand new 2023 model, equipped with some of the latest car features and still sold at a very affordable price. 

Thankfully, the Hyundai car brand is popularly known in Nigeria, with other vehicles like the Palisade, the Elantra, and the Sonata. The KONA is the perfect purchase for those looking for a mini-SUV, in fact, it’s the perfect vehicle for women who love minimal-looking cars.

To learn more about this 2023 KONA model and why it is a catch in the Nigerian market today, this article breaks it down below.

Overview of the 2023 Hyundai KONA

Overview of the 2023 Hyundai KONA
Overview of the 2023 Hyundai KONA

For the 2023 model, Hyundai returns the KONA EV with a single 150-kW electric motor mounted on the front axle that delivers 201 horsepower and 291-lb-lt  of torque and is powered by a 64-kWh battery pack.  The 2023 Kona also comes filled with a lot of standard features both in its driver assistance features and its infotainment technologies, all at an affordable price. Some of the standard driver-assistance features include blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, and Hyundai’s safe-exit warning system. Of course, the 2023 Kona does not have a large passenger or cargo space like some of its larger competitors, but it has impressive driving satisfaction.

What’s the Engine Capacity of the 2023 Hyundai KONA

The 2023 Hyundai KONA Electric is a small EV that is offered in three trims: SE, SEL, and Limited.  All the KONA EVs feature the same powertrain, a single 150-kW electric motor mounted on the front axle that delivers 201 horsepower and 291 lb-ft of torque and is powered by a 64-kWh battery pack.

What’s the Fuel Economy of the 2023 Hyundai KONA?

Experts note that the EPA rating of the 2023 KONA is 258 miles on a full charge, but real-world testing shows that the KONA still exceeds this mile with a little more addition. 

What’s the Interior of the 2023 Hyundai KONA?

Interior of the 2023 Hyundai KONA
Interior of the 2023 Hyundai KONA

The 2023 KONA is made with quality materials, good ergonomics, and comfortable seats that feel grown up and refined. Also, the vehicle’s steering wheel is wrapped with nicely-grained leather with contrast stitching and offers integrated controls for cruise control and audio settings. 

If you formerly used a compact hatchback or sedan, you will find the cargo space in the KONA suitable, but if you had a larger SUV, you will find the space small. On the top of the KONA’s dashboard is a touchscreen infotainment system decorated with simple shortcut buttons that allow easy access to switching between common menus.

2023 Hyundai Kona Interior
2023 Hyundai Kona Interior

The base trim comes with a standard 8.0-inch touchscreen, and buyers can upgrade to a larger display of a 10.3-inch unit. The 2023 KONA also has Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capability as standard, and a wireless connection for such features is available as an option.

Features of the SE:

  • Keyless entry with push-button start
  • LED daytime running lights
  • Digital instrument panel display
  • 17-inch alloy wheels
  • 8-inch infotainment touchscreen
  • Apple CarPlay and Andriod Auto compatibility (both with wireless connectivity.)
  • Heated front seats
  • Power-adjustable driver’s seat
  • Automatic climate control

Features of the SEL:

  • Battery heater
  • Sunroof
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • 10-25-inch infotainment touchscreen
  • Wireless smartphone charging pad
  • Digital key capability

Features of the Limited:

  • LED headlights and taillights
  • Leather upholstery
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • Heated and ventilated front seats
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Eight-speaker premium Harman Kardon sound system 

What are Some of the Safety Features of the 2023 Hyundai KONA?

2023 Hyundai Kona Electric
2023 Hyundai Kona Electric

The 2023 Hyundai KONA comes with a lot of safety features. However, some of them are advanced features that can only be found in the higher trims. Some of the standard safety features available in the mini-SUV include:

  • Automated emergency braking
  • Forward collision mitigation
  • Lane-departure warning
  • Adaptive cruise control

How Much is the 2023 Hyundai KONA in Nigeria?

The Manufacturer Selling Retail Price for the 2023 Hyundai KONA starts at $23,475 for the base trim and goes as high as $30,285 for the highest trim. However, the price of a fully electric Hyundai KONA is N35 million.