Hyundai hasn’t even officially unveiled the new Kona small SUV, but a new report claims that Hyundai is working on an all-electric version that will arrive late next year. The 2019 Hyundai Kona EV will easily beat the Hyundai Ioniq’s driving range, with a range around 200 miles.
The news about the Hyundai Kona EV comes from Autobild, via PushEVs that claims that the electric SUV will get a large 50 kWh battery. With that big of a battery, the Kona EV will have a driving range over 200 miles, with the report claiming around 217 miles.
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The Kona EV will likely be able to nab the title as the most efficient SUV in the world when it arrives in late 2018. Kia is also working on a small electric SUV, which is pegged to be an EV version of the upcoming Kia Stoic.