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Hyundai Kona, India's first electric SUV Car launched

Hyundai Kona, India's first electric SUV Car launched

Hyundai, the leading auto manufacturer of South Korea, has launched the country's first electric SUV Kona  in the Indian market on July 09, 2019. It is the first electric car in the company's country and in India. Prior to the launch of the Hyundai Kona, there was considerable enthusiasm about this vehicle coming to the market on social media.

During the Union Budget 2019, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman talked about promoting electric vehicles. Not only that, the purchase of electric cars will also provide cheap loans. However, the starting price of the Hyundai Kona is Rs 25.30 lakhs.

Key Features of Hyndai Kona

  •  This car can be charged in two ways. One option is fast charging.
  •  Another way of charging is the traditional charging for which you have to use AC source.
  • It will be able to charge fully in 1 hour via fast charging, while the AC level charger will be able to charge full of about 6 hours.
  • Kona SUV will cover 452 kms on on charging fully once.
  • The Kona is 100 percent electric car.
  • Kona SUV has a 39.2 KW lithium-oil battery.
  •  A warranty of three years unlimited kits on the car and 8 years or 1.60,000 km warranty on the battery is being given.
  • According to the company, this electric SUV has been launched in the market with strong safety features.
  • There are 6-airbags in the car, ABS with EBD, electronic stability control, hill assist, rear camera with guide lines, and tyre pressure monitoring system.
  •  In the SUV Kona, several features such as Electric Sunroof, Front Ventilated and Heated Seats, Wireless Phone Charger, Android Auto and Apple Carplay, 7-Inch Touchscreen Infomation System and Steering Mounted Controls have been provided.
  • This car will be available in India with four color options. White, Silver, Blue and Black.
  • The company has claimed that this car will catch a speed of 0 to 100 kilometers per hour in just 9.7 seconds.
  • From the front it looks like a traditional Hyundai car because its grill is the signature of the company.
  • However, due to the headlamps and front bumpers, this car gives a different look and looks modern.
Q.1 Which is the India's first electric car?
A. Maruti Swift
B. Renault Captur
C. Hyundai Kona SUV
D. Tavera Chevrolet
Ans: Hyundai Kona SUV
Q.2 Which is the leading automobile manufacturing company of South Korea?
A. Mahindra Tech
B. Maruti Suzuki
C. Chevrolet
D. Hyundai
Ans: Hyundai

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