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One of the most appealing and possibly overlooked features of the new 2022 Kona Limited is the Highway Driving Assist with SCC, which I would like to ask about here to get feedback from those who use it regularly. I'm still on the fence between the 2021 and the 2022 model which is why I'm asking. It seems like a really big feature and is the only real bullet point that has me torn deciding between the '22 and the older '21.

Has anyone experienced any unusual or unfavorable issues while using HDA+SCC during long commutes and how would you rate or recommend it? Especially from a safety standpoint, how confidently do you feel about its capabilities? Also, is there an audible alert for when the Kona needs to warn or inform you on the 2022s?

Curious to hear if anyone has managed to allow the Kona do both for extremely long stretches and how it performed. Has anyone done 40+ miles on a single stretch without any issues using the combination?

Interested in hearing what those of you who own/use it think about it all. Really surprised there's not a single mention about it in the recent YouTube video reviews. I love long road trips and this feature sounds like it could be really nice to have since I'm the only driver in my family.
 

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I have a '22 that has the HDA. I'm old-school .... well ****, I'm OLD! (61), and while I do like it, it takes some getting used to. I haven't had the car but a couple weeks and just recently took it on a 120 mile trip. The HDA kind of felt like someone else was steering the car! Even though I had my hands on the wheel, it STILL felt like someone else was driving! I'm sure I'll get used to it though. I'm new to this technology, but yeah, I'd still go for the '22 model. As for a warning, I think I only get that if I get too close to the line, the HDA just does its thing without warning because you stay "between the lines" .
 

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I have it on my 2022 N-Line and the day after I bought it we drove from Tampa to Key West. It does take some time to get used to the HDA and someone else steering for you like Graygoat said. If you are someone who doesn't use you blinker every time you change lanes you will soon learn to so you don't get beeped at when crossing the white lines. As for SCC the thing I noticed is that you don't pay attention to your speed and if the person in front of you slows to, um, the speed limit since you don't catch up to them you slow down also. Before I would instinctively go around them as I gained on them. But now it takes a little while before I realize I am going the speed limit and then I pass.
 

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One of the most appealing and possibly overlooked features of the new 2022 Kona Limited is the Highway Driving Assist with SCC, which I would like to ask about here to get feedback from those who use it regularly. I'm still on the fence between the 2021 and the 2022 model which is why I'm asking. It seems like a really big feature and is the only real bullet point that has me torn deciding between the '22 and the older '21.

Has anyone experienced any unusual or unfavorable issues while using HDA+SCC during long commutes and how would you rate or recommend it? Especially from a safety standpoint, how confidently do you feel about its capabilities? Also, is there an audible alert for when the Kona needs to warn or inform you on the 2022s?

Curious to hear if anyone has managed to allow the Kona do both for extremely long stretches and how it performed. Has anyone done 40+ miles on a single stretch without any issues using the combination?

Interested in hearing what those of you who own/use it think about it all. Really surprised there's not a single mention about it in the recent YouTube video reviews. I love long road trips and this feature sounds like it could be really nice to have since I'm the only driver in my family.
Hi The Pack,
i hav 2022 Kona Preferred.....i luv the "Steering wheel " button. Took me ten days to discover it. I found the steering " too loose" for the first 10 days ( more apparent in city.......hiway no prob).......the " steering wheel " button is a game-changer.
Go AR!
 

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Hi The Pack,
i hav 2022 Kona Preferred.....i luv the "Steering wheel " button. Took me ten days to discover it. I found the steering " too loose" for the first 10 days ( more apparent in city.......hiway no prob).......the " steering wheel " button is a game-changer.
Go AR!
I have a Kona Ultimate 2022 and wonder what button do you mean?
 

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I've tried it a few times, find it hit and miss. Wouldn't trust it with my life, it feels like a calculator version of Tesla's AutoPilot, which uses very fast and sophisticated chips to compute.

Sometimes it just doesn't work, won't stop and start, just sits there after coming to a stop, the menu item gives you a choice between 3 settings as to reaction time, I switched to as fast as possible after 'normal' was painfully slow.

Feels and acts gimmicky, IMO, but I'm in the Ozarks and wonder if it might work a little better on major highways?
 

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One of the most appealing and possibly overlooked features of the new 2022 Kona Limited is the Highway Driving Assist with SCC, which I would like to ask about here to get feedback from those who use it regularly. I'm still on the fence between the 2021 and the 2022 model which is why I'm asking. It seems like a really big feature and is the only real bullet point that has me torn deciding between the '22 and the older '21.

Has anyone experienced any unusual or unfavorable issues while using HDA+SCC during long commutes and how would you rate or recommend it? Especially from a safety standpoint, how confidently do you feel about its capabilities? Also, is there an audible alert for when the Kona needs to warn or inform you on the 2022s?

Curious to hear if anyone has managed to allow the Kona do both for extremely long stretches and how it performed. Has anyone done 40+ miles on a single stretch without any issues using the combination?

Interested in hearing what those of you who own/use it think about it all. Really surprised there's not a single mention about it in the recent YouTube video reviews. I love long road trips and this feature sounds like it could be really nice to have since I'm the only driver in my family.
I have a 2022 Kona and the SCC is a mess. It fails to maintain highway speeds, gradually slowing down to 15-20 MPH below posted speed limit, only to suddenly punch the accelerator to get back up to set speed only to hover there a moment before slowly dropping back down again. It's infuriating - lots of Kona people reporting the same issue only to have dealership service tell them they can't replicate the issue.

See here: https://www.reddit.com/r/Hyundai/comments/q80vhz
And here: Adaptive Cruise Control Problems of the 2022 Hyundai Kona

I have a dealership service appointment in a couple of weeks and will share these findings before letting them blow me off. I hope Hyundai finds a solution.
 

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One of the most appealing and possibly overlooked features of the new 2022 Kona Limited is the Highway Driving Assist with SCC, which I would like to ask about here to get feedback from those who use it regularly. I'm still on the fence between the 2021 and the 2022 model which is why I'm asking. It seems like a really big feature and is the only real bullet point that has me torn deciding between the '22 and the older '21.

Has anyone experienced any unusual or unfavorable issues while using HDA+SCC during long commutes and how would you rate or recommend it? Especially from a safety standpoint, how confidently do you feel about its capabilities? Also, is there an audible alert for when the Kona needs to warn or inform you on the 2022s?

Curious to hear if anyone has managed to allow the Kona do both for extremely long stretches and how it performed. Has anyone done 40+ miles on a single stretch without any issues using the combination?

Interested in hearing what those of you who own/use it think about it all. Really surprised there's not a single mention about it in the recent YouTube video reviews. I love long road trips and this feature sounds like it could be really nice to have since I'm the only driver in my family.
I've had a very good experience with my 22Kona EV. At first I was very leary based on my experience with Tesla. But the Hyundai is completely different. It truly is an assist not a competitor for control of the car. I use it mainly on the freeway once or twice a month I like to go to Reno.NV. I can literally set and forget it.
It's like driving with a good friend. It's very smart about curves and cars popping out in front of it. Next week I'm going to try to drive to Seattle, WA. From my home in Sacramento, CA. 👍😉
 
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