Hyundai Kona compact crossover has become a hybrid

Hyundai Kona compact crossover has become a hybrid

June 4, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

New modification of the popular compact cross-country equipped with 141-strong installation of the hybrid SUV KIA Niro.

The list of modifications of the popular Korean crossover Hyundai Kona has been supplemented with a hybrid powertrain SUV. The presented brand hybrid will be on a par with the gasoline, diesel and electric versions of the Kona. It is known that the power unit from KIA Niro is responsible for the efficiency of the hybrid compact cross. So, under the hood of the Hyundai Kona Hybrid hides a 1.6-liter 106-horsepower gasoline engine, working in tandem with a 43 hp electric motor. Their total return reaches 141 hp.

 The transmission serves as a robotic gearbox on six steps. Interestingly, the battery at 1.56 kW / h is recharged when the hybrid cross brakes or coasting. The first “hundred” of such cars is gaining in 11.2 seconds, and its maximum speed reaches 160 km / h.

 The Kona Hybrid differs from its predecessors in the dashboard with the “grown up” screen, which now transmits information about the operation of the hybrid powertrain. Also in the list of the new equipment, there is a wireless charging station and modern multimedia with a 10.3-inch touchscreen. In Europe, the hybrid compact cross will appear in August. On the cost of new items yet.