Hyundai Kona Receives Two Fleet News Awards
• Kona Electric named ‘Best Zero Emission car’ at the Fleet News awards
• Second win sees Hyundai Kona judged as the ‘Best Compact SUV’
• Kona Electric boasts all-electric range of up to 279 miles
The expert judging panel of leasing companies, pricing guides, fleet managers and members of the Fleet News editorial team noted the car’s excellent choice of petrol and diesel powertrains, as well as the stand-out 64kWh battery capacity and range of 279 miles of the Kona Electric. Boosting further its appeal for business use, the Kona Electric also offers BIK payments of only 13% due to its zero-emission powertrain.
The Kona Electric is powered by a 150kW (204ps), or a 100kW (136ps) electric motor driving the front wheels. Kona buyers can also choose between a 1.0-liter 120ps and a 1.6-liter 177ps petrol engine, or an ultra-efficient 1.6-liter 136ps diesel engine. All Kona models boast the same 8.0-inch infotainment console, premium sound system, and suite of driver assistance technologies.
Michael Stewart, Director of Fleet, Hyundai Motor UK, said: “These two awards for the Hyundai Kona is testament to Hyundai’s growing reputation for producing progressive and desirable vehicles available with a choice of ultra-efficient powertrains which appeal to fleet and retail customers alike.”
The Kona benefits from Hyundai’s comprehensive five-year unlimited mileage warranty and roadside assistance package. The car is packed with the latest equipment as standard, including the latest active safety features, such as Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist, Lane Keeping Assist and Intelligent Speed Limit Warning.
The Fleet News awards represent the pinnacle of fleet achievement. Impartially judged by some of the most respected fleets, leasing providers and pricing guides in the country, the fastidious judging process ensures only the best companies, people and products are recognized.