Comparison - Hyundai Kona SEL Electric 2021 - vs - Mazda MX-30 e-SKYACTIV 2021

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Average Price: 
$
37,190
Updated: 
04 Jan 2021
£
27,495
Updated: 
23 Jul 2020
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Year: 
2021
2021
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
1-speed Direct Drive
1-speed Direct Drive
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
4
5
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Pulse Red w/Black Roof
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Chalk White w/Black Roof
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Ceramic Blue w/Black Roof
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Sonic Silver w/Black Roof
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Galactic Gray w/White Roof
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Ultra Black w/Dark Gray Roof
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Color: 
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Electric

Motors: 
permanent-magnet synchronous AC,
AC synchronous motor
Battery: 
64.0 kWh Lithium-ion Polymer
35.5kWh Lithium-ion battery
Full Charge Range: 
258mi
124mi
Full Charge Time: 
Standard 7.2 kW onboard charger - 9 hrs 35 min/ Quick Charge - 100kW (0-80% Charge) - 54 min
36 MIN 80% RAPID CHARGE
Top Speed: 
110mph
87mph
Seconds from 0 to 60mph: 
6.40s
9.60s

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2021 Hyundai Kona Electric is hard to find in some U.S. markets, but it's one of the best affordable long-range electric vehicles.

PROS
Fun to drive
Strong active safety tech
Range rating of 258 miles
Possibly around $30k after incentives
Excellent feature set

CONS
All-wheel drive isn’t an option
Busy styling
Difficult availability

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Hyundai has made exactly zero changes to the Kona Electric for the 2021 model year.We'd recommend the mid-range Limited. It adds a host of desirable features, including a sunroof, leather upholstery, LED exterior lighting, automatic high-beam headlamps, a wireless smartphone-charging pad, and an auto-dimming rearview mirror.

PROS
Playful handling,
long driving range,
fantastic standard warranty.

CONS
Small back seat,
front-wheel drive only,
cold temperatures sap battery capacity.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The Kona Electric carries over unchanged.

PROS
Driving range of 258 miles
Quick acceleration and sharp handling make it fun to drive
Comfortable and quiet cabin
Plenty of standard tech features

CONS
Tight rear legroom
Availability limited to a handful of states

By: 
edmunds.com

Not only is the MX-30 an all-new model for Mazda, it marks the first time the Japanese automaker has experimented with an all-electric powertrain. It's similarly sized to the current CX-3 and the upcoming CX-30 crossovers, but borrows the MX nomenclature of the MX-5 Miata, giving us hope that it will be a performance-oriented option in the electric-SUV marketplace.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Another day, another electric vehicle. This time around it's from Mazda, and it blends all the hallmarks of a sporty city SUV with a fully-electric heart.
The MX-30 debuts Mazda's pure-electric e-SkyActiv platform, along with a number of new interior technologies likely to filter through the rest of the Japanese brand's line-up in due course.
The all-electric MX-30 is part of Mazda's plan to offer an e-SkyActiv (hybrid, plug-in hybrid, or fully-electric) vehicle in each of its model lines by 2030. That includes everything from the Mazda 2 through to the dual-cab BT-50 replacement.

By: 
caradvice.com.au

Mazda could have played it safe with this one but it didn't. Instead, it went bold. Rugged, in fact. All the more impressive is the fact that the all-new 2021 Mazda MX-30 is the Japanese automaker's first-ever all-electric vehicle. Going bold is something GM, for example, never would have done. Just look at the Chevrolet Bolt.
The new MX-30, by contrast, has unique styling inside and out that may not be to everyone's liking. Mazda has been repositioning itself over the past few years as a more premium brand overall, and the MX-30's slightly more rugged look is not what everyone expected. But it also serves as the ideal gateway model for the brand as it takes its first step towards all-out electrification. The question is whether the MX-30 can successfully challenge the likes of the popular Hyundai Kona Electric, Kia Niro EV, and even the upcoming BMW iX3.

By: 
carbuzz.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Electric
Electric
Engine type: 
Electric
Electric

Engine and Performance

Torque: 
291ft-lbs
199ft-lbs
Horsepower: 
201hp
143hp
Turning Circle: 
34.80Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
no
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
Audio ,Bluetooth and cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Mazda Radar Cruise Control (MRCC) (features Stop & Go function) with Intelligent Speed Assist (ISA)
Electronic Power Assist System (EPAS) rack-and-pinion

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
164.60in
173.00in
Width: 
70.90in
70.60in
Height: 
61.20in
61.80in
Ground Clearance: 
6.20in
5.30in
Wheel Base: 
102.40in
104.50in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.60
38.60
Rear Head Room: 
37.70
36.90
Front Leg Room: 
41.50in
41.60in
Rear leg room: 
33.40in
33.80in
Front Hip Room: 
53.30in
Front Shoulder Room: 
55.50in
Rear Hip Room: 
52.20in
Rear Shoulder room: 
54.50in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
45.80cu.ft
41.30cu.ft
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
19.20cu.ft
12.90cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3715.00lbs
3626.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
no
no
Compass: 
no
no

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
1 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry
Heated Mirrors
power steering
Power front and rear windows

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
6 -Way Manual Driver Seat Adjustments
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
6 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Cloth
Front passenger’s seat manual slide, recline and height adjustment
Driver seats,power lumbar adjustment
Driver seats,power ltilt, slide, recline adjustment
Driver seats,power height adjustment
Heated front seats
Rear Seats Features: 
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Folding Center Armrest
Folding centre armrest equipped with 2 cupholders
60:40 split fold down rear seats
Three height-adjustable head restraints

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
MacPherson strut
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Torsion-beam
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
no
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Single Zone Front Climate Control
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
7-inch touch-screen display air-conditioning control panel for climate control
Driver’s and front passenger’s with covered vanity mirror and driver’s ticket holder
Front & rear with LED lighting

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
6 Total Speakers
8 speakers
8.8-inch TFT Colour centre display
Apple CarPlay® & Android AutoT
2 USB Charging Ports

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Front, rain-sensing Wipers
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
17 X 7.0 In.
18 in
Wheels more: 
All Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R17
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R18

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated Front Disc
Ventilated discs
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Solid Rear Disc Brakes
solid discs
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
no
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
no
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Turn Signal Mirrors
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Thatcham Accredited alarm and immobiliser
Smart Brake Support (SBS) with pedestrian detection
Seatbelt reminder audible warning
Lane-keep Assist System (LAS) with Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS)
Hill Hold Assist (HHA)
Front Cross Traffic Alert (FCTA)
Emergency Lane-keeping with Road Keep Assist
Driver Attention Alert (DAA)
Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM) with Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA)

Options

Packages: 
Cargo Package
Exterior Options: 
Mudguards
Bumper Applique
Wheel Locks
Interior Options: 
Cargo Blocks
Cargo Tray
First Aid Kit
Carpeted Floor Mats

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black, cloth
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