How many miles so far on your Kona?

Discussion in 'Hyundai Kona Electric' started by BlueKonaEV, Aug 7, 2019.

  1. FlbrkMike

    FlbrkMike Member

    The lease works out best for me. I'm sure I can keep the mileage under 12K per year because my wife has a new Honda CRV that we can use for road trips. In three years I can either buy out the lease or walk away and get into another new EV. It will be interesting to see what improvements are made over the those three years. This one is working out so well that I'll never go back to an ICE vehicle for my daily commute.
  2. BlueKonaEV

    BlueKonaEV Well-Known Member

    The limit works for most people, just not for me.. I hit 5200 miles already today..
  3. Gjpzee

    Gjpzee Member

    Ah, you are right
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  4. Brennan Raposo

    Brennan Raposo Well-Known Member Subscriber

    Just over 20,000 km on mine! (Roughly 12,500 miles)
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  5. Just shy of 14000 km since February 24th.
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  6. Vanryan

    Vanryan Member

    I’m up to 13500 km on mine since Feb 4. I have about 100km round trip commute to work.
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  7. Kitsilano

    Kitsilano Active Member Subscriber

    Ony 11,000 km on mine---new in late January.
  8. CJC

    CJC Well-Known Member

    We have just 4000 km on ours since February. Someone will get a sweet deal when we trade her in later this summer. And it won't be us getting a sweet deal I guarantee you. We should do private sale, but it seems to much effort. Years ago we did a private sale with trusted friends and that was easy peasy.
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  9. BlueKonaEV

    BlueKonaEV Well-Known Member

    6138 miles as of right now.. after less than 2 month..
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  10. Dan Pasch

    Dan Pasch New Member

    i got 9000 kms on mine now, think thats somewhere around 5600 miles... you got me beat, it was 2 months offically last night for me
  11. BlueKonaEV

    BlueKonaEV Well-Known Member

    Looks like we drive about the same amount of miles.. I usually drive 30k - 33k miles per year. My mileage is a little higher than it would usually be as I drove the car 1090 miles to bring it home from Maryland as the Kona Electric is not sold anywhere close to me (Florida)
  12. TheLight75

    TheLight75 Active Member

    I've got about 6,700 miles since June 5th.
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  13. BlueKonaEV

    BlueKonaEV Well-Known Member

    I'm at around around 7100 as of right now.. Well on track to drive the car over 30k in it's first year.. So far, zero issues..
  14. BlueKonaEV

    BlueKonaEV Well-Known Member

    Update: Hit 9000 miles today.. exactly 3000 miles per month since I bought the car 6/28..
    Still no problems with the car.
  15. Kamloops_KoNa

    Kamloops_KoNa Member

    3200 kms, mostly hwy driving/road trips since it arrived late July. Spent zero dollars in electricity using the various level 2 chargers around town and the few free BC Hydro level 3 chargers in the area with my travels. I wasn't impressed with Victoria only having 1 level 3 charger in the undergound parking lot at a mall downtown by a walmart.
    The brakes clunk like many do due to the sub sized brake pads that are factory installed. I'm planning to have them replaced in the near future and also attempt to unplug the irritating moaning mermaid speaker.
  16. Actually Victoria now has several L3 and more on the way (The one you mentioned) (first week of October expanding to 2)
    one more presently in Saanich (a few miles north) (25 kW)
    and 3 more "coming soon " (this will be the one to charge at when it comes should be 200 kW)
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  17. Mywifeskona

    Mywifeskona New Member

    4/9/19 5136 miles and am sold on EVs. If they made a decent electric truck right now and didn't cost a million bucks, I'd have one of those too.
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  18. Kamloops_KoNa

    Kamloops_KoNa Member

    glad to see Victoria is getting some more L3 chargers. There weren't many when I was over during the summer and I used plugshare to search for them.
    Is the charger at HD a true L3? Be great if it was!
    Petro can is installing a L3 charger in Kamloops soon too. It will be interesting to see if the infrastructure is there to have a true 200kW charger vs the 50kW ones in the area. Am I correct beleiving the Kona can handle a 100kW charge?
  19. 78 kW peak
    19:57 of video
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  20. We have 5,780 miles now. One long trip from central Florida to Lafayette Indiana. Will get some time to share details if this first long distance trip with our Kona EV.
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