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