Modern car choices explained.
Different options for different lifestyles.
Learn about the different electrified powertrain options and which best suits your personal lifestyle.
Together with the electric motor, the battery makes up the core of any electric vehicle. Batteries vary in capacity which influences charging times and reaches of a electric vehicles.
Regenerative braking systems charge batteries by using the electric motor to slow the car. When decelerating or driving downhill, the generated energy is stored in the battery.
On average a lithium-ion polymer battery lasts eight to ten years, depending on how much you are driving. Reaching the lifespan doesn’t mean that the battery doesn’t function anymore, but the capacity falls to 70 to 80 percent and the range of the battery begins to decrease. Hyundai electric vehicle batteries are warrantied for 8 years or 160,000 km, whichever comes first.