Hyundai Kona EV: The perfect entry-level EV for PHV drivers

Are you considering driving an Electric Vehicle (EV)? With long hours behind the wheel as a PHV driver and increasing fuel expenses, many drivers are opting for either hybrid or EVs to tackle the surging fuel prices. So, if you are looking to increase your earnings while effectively eliminating fuel expenses, the Hyundai Kona EV will be the perfect choice for you.

Why should you choose the Hyundai Kona EV?

This Electric SUV boasts an impressive stability and grounded feel, courtesy of its well-placed battery pack that enhances balance. Equipped with an advanced multi-link rear suspension, this electric vehicle embodies the grace of a refined cruiser, adept at gliding over road imperfections effortlessly and ensuring a smooth ride for you and your passengers.

1. Long Distance on a Single Charge

Hyundai Kona EV EV EV Charging Station

This exceptional EV is equipped with a durable battery, ideal for PHV drivers who spend long hours on the road. What’s more, this EV is able to travel an impressive 450 km on just a single battery charge! This means that the Hyundai Kona EV has the ability to complete numerous rides and cover extensive distances in just one go.

2. Fast Charging with Numerous Charging Points Islandwide

The battery of the Hyundai Kona EV boasts an impressively long lifespan, requiring a mere 45 to 60 minutes on Direct Charge (DC) to reach full capacity. Therefore, you can be confident that your work hours won’t face interruptions, given the exceptional performance of the EV during extended drives. 

If you are worried about finding EV charging stations, rest assured. Presently, there are more than 3,800 charging points scattered throughout Singapore. In line with the Singapore Green Plan 2023, the government also aims to further boost accessibility of charging infrastructure by targeting to gradually install at least 60,000 charging points across the island.

3. Cost Savings of Driving an EV

Amplify your earnings even further as you forgo hefty fuel expenses! To illustrate the daily cost savings for a 200km* daily mileage, opting for the Hyundai Kona EV enables you to save $19.71/day as compared to the Mazda 3.

*Assumption for Mazda 3: Fuel efficiency 12km/l, fuel cost of $2.90/l & with 29% Caltex discount for all GrabRentals hirer-partners.

*Assumption for Hyundai Kona EV: Energy consumption 0.135kwh/km, charging cost of $0.65/kwh (with DC) & 16.5% SP discount for all GrabRentals hirer-partners.

Benefit from a discount of up to 16.5%* when charging with our partner, SP! Using the SP App, you will also be able to check on charger availability, remotely monitor your charging session, and get alerted when your charging is done!

*T&Cs apply

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Komsan Chiyadis

GrabFood delivery-partner, Thailand

Komsan Chiyadis

GrabFood delivery-partner, Thailand

COVID-19 has dealt an unprecedented blow to the tourism industry, affecting the livelihoods of millions of workers. One of them was Komsan, an assistant chef in a luxury hotel based in the Srinakarin area.

As the number of tourists at the hotel plunged, he decided to sign up as a GrabFood delivery-partner to earn an alternative income. Soon after, the hotel ceased operations.

Komsan has viewed this change through an optimistic lens, calling it the perfect opportunity for him to embark on a fresh journey after his previous job. Aside from GrabFood deliveries, he now also picks up GrabExpress jobs. It can get tiring, having to shuttle between different locations, but Komsan finds it exciting. And mostly, he’s glad to get his income back on track.