A combination you don’t see very often: hybrid and fun. This sporty SUV features a specially calibrated direct injection petrol engine and battery-powered electric motor, which deliver outstanding power performance with a combined output of 141 PS and 265 Nm of torque. Add a 6-speed sporty Dual Clutch Transmission, and you get a thrilling driving experience with plenty of torque when you need it most.
Depending on the driving situation, the all-new KONA Hybrid switches seamlessly between its petrol engine and electric motor. The regenerative braking system charges the battery by using the electric motor to slow the car. The energy stored in the battery then powers the electric motor to help in acceleration, uphill driving and low speed driving. This complex energy flow is illustrated in these animations.
Excellent fuel efficiency and low CO2 emissions are supported by the ECO Driving Assistant System (ECO-DAS). When a route is entered into the navigation system, this predictive energy management system analyses it, tapping into topography data to set an optimal mix of battery power and petrol. The Coasting Guide also informs the driver when a driving situation demanding deceleration is imminent to reduce fuel consumption.