Kia electric EV6

Kia electric EV6 rolls out at 59.95 lakhs in India; check variants & features

3 months ago

Today, Kia India has unveiled the Kia electric EV6 vehicle. It starts at Rs 59.95 lakh ex-showroom. The EV6 will be imported into the country as a fully assembled unit (CBU). This year, only 100 units of the mid-size electric crossover would be sold in India. Despite this, Kia has received approximately 350 orders.

The Kia EV6 will be offered in two trim levels: GT Line and GT Line AWD, the Ex-showroom prices are Rs 59.95 lakh and Rs 64.95 lakh.

Electric Kia EV6 The Kia EV6 is built on the E-GMP (Electric-Global Modular Platform) architecture, which also serves as the foundation for the Hyundai Ioniq 5. In India, it will only be available with a single 77.4 kWh lithium-ion battery pack with a maximum range of 528 kilometres according to the WLTP test. The battery pack can be charged from 10 to 80 per cent in 18 minutes using a 350kW fast charger. A 50kW rapid charger, on the other hand, takes 73 minutes to achieve the same result. The battery allows ultra-fast charging, which may extend the range by up to 100 kilometres in just 4.5 minutes.

KIA EV6 Images
KIA EV6 Images (Screengrab from Kia Official Website)

Kia EV6 GT line trim level will be equipped with a single rear-wheel-drive motor producing 225 horsepower and 350 Nm of peak torque. The second trim level, ie. GT line AWD, on the other hand, has a dual-motor configuration that drives all four wheels and produces 321 horsepower and 605 Nm of torque.

The  Kia electric will be available in five colours: Runway Red, Aurora Black Pearl, Snow White Pearl, Yacht Blue, and Moonscape.

Available features

Kia EV6 has dual 12.3-inch curved displays for the instrument cluster and touchscreen infotainment, full LED lighting, vented and powered front seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, a wireless smartphone charger, and other goodies will be standard across both models. The GT-Line AWD trim level adds features such as an Augmented Reality heads-up display, a Meridian sound system with 14 speakers, automated flush-fitting door handles, and a motorized tailgate. The EV6 comes standard with eight airbags, all-wheel disc brakes, ABS and Brake Assist, ESC, Hill-start Assist Control, and Multi Collision Brake Assist and a variety of ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance System) features such as Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist, Lane Keep Assist, Safe Exit Assist, Lane Follow Assist, Blind-spot Detection, and more.

Seema Jain

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