Hyundai estimates a 250-mile range for the U.S.-spec model. That’s considerably ahead of the Bolt’s 238-mile range confirmed by the EPA. The Nissan Leaf only gets 151 miles to a charge, although a longer-range version should achieve about 225 miles.
The Kona Electric uses an electric motor and a 64-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery to produce a total system output of 201 hp and 291 lb-ft of torque. Yes, it’s more powerful than the gas model. Recharging the EV’s battery to 80 percent takes about 54 minutes with a 100-kW DC fast charger. With a Level II charger, it takes 9 hours and 35 minutes to juice up.
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