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Hi thinking of getting a 2nd ev looking at the Hyundai kona ev interested in everyone’s thoughts on this car tia
 

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Cracking car I believe. 64 & 39 kWh versions available. But some of these are subject to a battery recall & replacement program, check the other threads in here. Roughly it affects cars buitl from May to Nov 2019, problem was fixed after that. There's a list of VIN numbers, looks like maybe ?every? Kona in that list might be recalled. H say limit charging to 90% SOC until the battery's fixed, and they're dishing out a charge-credit on their Charge MyHyundai app, but I don't yet know the amount as haven't got mine yet for my Ioniq.
 

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Hi thinking of getting a 2nd ev looking at the Hyundai kona ev interested in everyone’s thoughts on this car tia
Great cars. Good amout of tech, pretty well built despite their plasticky feel, nice big battery and very efficient too for even more range per charge.

Only downsides are that the big battery doesn't have the fastest rapid charging in the world. It does take a little while. Also the size. If you look at it online you might think it is a large SUV. When you see on in person they are significantly smaller than they initially appear to be.

If it's to be a family car, definitely look at one in person to get an idea of if it will be suitable for your needs.
 

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Very similar to the E-Niro, which has a slightly larger boot so you may want to compare them both, it was this that swung me to the E-Niro, though a friend has just bought the Kona !
 

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Am I right in thinking Kia has 7 year warranty, but Hyundai is 5? Does this actiually make any difference - I assume the HV battery/charger/inverter stuff w'ty is similar to usual 8 year/100k miles that most EVs seem to get?
 

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Hello, my father at this moment live in Ohio, over 300 miles from the nearest Kia or Hyundai EV dealer. No service available here, so Bolt it was better if i bought it with wallwork. So I thought to buy one of those car cause Niro and Kona are similar mechanically. The Kona is smaller, Bolt size, but with a tiny rear seat. The Korean cars are superior in almost every way, but practically, not available there.
 
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