2019 Hyundai Kona vs 2019 Hyundai Kona EV
The new Hyundai Kona lineup at Pohanka Hyundai of Salisbury on the Delmarva Peninsula got a little bigger – and a whole lot better – this model year thanks to the addition of the all-new 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric.
People instantly fell in love with the Hyundai Kona when it debuted during the 2018 model year, and now people have another Kona choice when heading out to our Pohanka Hyundai of Salisbury lot on the eastern shore of Maryland. But which new Kona model should you choose? Many may think the 2019 Hyundai Kona is the one for them because they’re still not convinced electric vehicles are capable of being reliable everyday vehicles. And maybe the 2019 Kona is right for them, but that line of thinking is definitely not correct, as you’ll quickly see in this 2019 Hyundai Kona versus 2019 Hyundai Kona EV model comparison.
2019 Hyundai Kona
2019 Hyundai Kona EV
|147 HP||Standard Horsepower||201 HP|
|132 lb-ft.||Standard Torque||290 lb-ft.|
|27 MPG||Standard City Gas Mileage||N/A|
|33 MPG||Standard Highway Gas Mileage||N/A|
Is the 2019 Hyundai Kona EV at Pohanka Hyundai of Salisbury on the Eastern Shore of Maryland Really More Powerful than the 2019 Hyundai Kona?
The short and sweet answer to this question is an unequivocal yes. In fact, the 2019 Hyundai Kona EV is, surprisingly to many, far more powerful than the 2019 Hyundai Kona.
The powertrain of the new 2019 Kona EV features a max horsepower rating of 201 and a max torque rating of 290 pound-feet. The new 2019 Kona, on the other hand, features a max horsepower rating of 147 and a max torque rating of 132 pound-feet with its standard engine. There is an available engine for the 2019 Kona lineup, as well, though it’s also not as powerful as the powertrain of the 2019 Kona EV. The available engine for the 2019 Kona lineup features a max horsepower rating of 175 and a max torque rating of 195 pound-feet.
Comparing the fuel efficiency of the two models is more difficult, as electric vehicles don’t have gas mileage ratings. The standard gas mileage ratings for the 2019 Kona lineup are outlined in the table above. For a comparison, the 2019 Kona EV features an all-electric driving range of 258 miles.
To learn more about all of the 2019 Hyundai Kona models available here at Pohanka Hyundai of Salisbury on the Delmarva Peninsula, please contact our staff.