#195 2019 Hyundai Kona EV First Impressions; Tesla Model Y & Fisker Inc. SUV

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Lots of electric car news to get charged up about this week, as Tesla unveiled its Model 3-based crossover Model Y, and Henrik Fisker's new automotive venture announced a $40,000 all-electric SUV. We recently bought an electric vehicle of our own for our test program, the 2019 Hyundai Kona EV, and give our first impressions on how it compares to the top rated gas version. We also answer audience questions this week about Jeep reliability vs. owner satisfaction, replacement high-performance tires for an Infiniti G37 sedan, and what to consider when your car's nearest dealership is hours away.

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SHOW NOTES

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00:37 - News: Tesla Model Y

02:44 - News: Fisker Inc. $40,000 SUV

06:50 - 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric First Impressions

13:00 - Question #1: Jeep Cherokee Reliability vs. Owner Satisfaction?

17:55 - Question #2: What is the Correct Driving Position?

22:00 - Question #3: What are the Proper Tires for Infiniti G37x?

26:08 - Question #4: What to Consider When Your Car's Nearest Dealership is Hours Away?

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As Tesla Unveils Model Y Crossover, Should Consumers Buy Into Drama-Filled Company?

https://www.consumerreports.org/hybrids-evs/as-tesla-unveils-model-y-crossover-should-consumers-buy-into-drama-filled-company/

Fisker Electric SUV Aims to Undercut the Tesla Model Y

https://www.consumerreports.org/hybrids-evs/fisker-electric-suv-aims-to-undercut-the-tesla-model-y/

2018 Tesla Model 3 Quick Drive

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0VlwLRJFAo

4K Review: 2016 Tesla Model S Quick Drive

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t9cT_mIff-Q

2016 Tesla Model X Quick Drive

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7GhvTUDuEds

Fisker Karma review

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kn6abWOAj9M

2012 Fisker Karma: First Drive

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=osI2e0sSDA0

$100,000 Fisker Karma breaks down at Consumer Reports test track

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ivhp-i6i3vE

2018 Hyundai Kona Quick Drive

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2YcFRHiHP2E

2019 Hyundai Kona Electric Set to Challenge EV Leaders

https://www.consumerreports.org/hybrids-evs/2019-hyundai-kona-ev-preview/

New Long-Range, Affordable Electric Cars Coming Soon

https://www.consumerreports.org/hybrids-evs/new-long-range-affordable-electric-cars-coming-soon/

2019 Jeep Cherokee Quick Drive

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FG5cR-Twhns

2014 Jeep Cherokee first drive

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y4nldxmFZq8

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