Hyundai long-range electric SUV Kona has made it to the prestigious Guinness
World Records. Hyundai Kona Electric is first fully Made-in-India electric SUV
driven to an altitude of 5,731 meters to Sawula Pass in Tibet. In accomplishing
such a feat, it broke the previous record of 5,715.28 meters altitude by any
on this remarkable achievement, S S Kim, MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India
said, “Hyundai Kona Electric making to the prestigious Guinness World Records
feat is a very proud moment for everyone and remarkable feat for HMIL. Kona
Electric has brought Electric Revolution by demolishing various myths about
electric vehicle and is a true expression of Hyundai’s spirit of staying ahead
of the curve. Under the Emission Impossible Mission, Kona Electric has proved
its mettle in the world’s toughest terrains without compromising its
Kona Electric is the first long range green SUV with 452 Kms/Charge (ARAI
Certified) enhancing Indian customer confidence towards electric mobility.
avoid any range anxiety; customers will be provided with two chargers along
with the car – A portable charger and an AC Wall Box Charger. Additionally, in
select cities (Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Chennai) a special Kona Electric
fleet fitted with power converter is providing emergency charging support to
For customer convenience, all Hyundai Kona Electric selling
dealerships are equipped with 7.2 kW AC Charger to support customers for Kona
Nath, Adjudicator, Guinness World Records said, “A new precedent has been set
for the record as – Highest Altitude reached in an electric car. I would like
to congratulate Hyundai Motor India for having achieved this and setting new
benchmark in the annals of history.”
the expedition, Kona Electric performed as a true SUV on harsh weather
conditions like low temperatures, continuous snowfall and icy tarmacs. The
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) in Kona Electric ensured the stability of
the vehicle handling in all road conditions.
the entire drive duration, the KONA Electric was charged through the convenient
portable chargers. The car was charged overnight with the standard portable
charger provided along with the vehicle. No performance issues were found while
climbing the peaks. While descending from peaks, the smart power regeneration
system in the vehicle complimented the driving range.
Kona Electric is available with a warranty for 3 Years and unlimited
kilometres, along with a warranty for 8 Years and up to 160,000 Kms for its
high voltage battery.
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