Live Gallery: The New KIA EV6

by May 14, 2024All News, Electric Vehicle, Kia, Slider0 comments

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KIA today revealed its All-New EV6 model for the South Korean local market. The updated EV6 now has a completely new front fascia as well as updated rear bumper, new star-map taillights system and new steering wheels for both, the regular model and the GT-Line.

Despite these upgrades, the price remains unchanged at 55.4 to 63.15 million KRW – $40,600 to $46,228 -. The official launch is slated for next month.

Pricing and Competitiveness

Kia has managed to maintain competitive pricing for the new EV6, despite significant improvements in its features. The detailed pricing before tax incentives for the facelifted EV6 is as follows:

  • Long Range Light: 55.4 million KRW. – $40,600 –
  • Air: 58.24 million KRW. – $42,689 –
  • Earth: 62.52 million KRW. – $45,827 –
  • GT-Line: 63.15 million KRW. – $46,228 –

These prices are before incorporating the environmental-friendly vehicle tax benefits, that are available in South Korea for the new EV6.

Kia is also offering a “Triple Zero” program which includes trade-in benefits, special variable rate financing, and residual value guarantees for the EV6.

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Design and Interior Enhancements

The front of the new EV6 features Kia’s new family look with Star Map signature lighting for daytime running lights, creating a futuristic and wide impression. This lighting design is also applied to the rear lamps. The GT-Line model comes with sporty front and rear bumpers and a front LED center positioning lamp.

Inside, the EV6 boasts a sophisticated panoramic curved display, new ambient lighting, a new capacitive steering wheel, fingerprint authentication, and a redesigned wireless charging pad to prevent smartphones from moving. It supports Kia Digital Key 2, e-Hi-Pass, and wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

Improved Performance and Comfort

The new EV6 is equipped with an 84 kWh fourth-generation battery. It offers a range of 494 km on a single charge for the Long Range 2WD (19-inch, non-built-in cam). Despite the increased battery capacity, the fast charging capability has been enhanced, allowing a 10-80% charge in just 18 minutes with a 350 kW ultra-fast charger.

The ride comfort on rough roads has been improved by tuning the frequency-sensitive shock absorbers. The overall driving experience is enhanced with optimized motor noise control and increased sound-absorbing material in the rear motor. The vehicle’s body rigidity has been reinforced, including a thicker B-pillar and a 10-airbag system with side airbags for the second row.

Advanced Safety and Technology

The facelifted EV6 supports a range of advanced features:

  • Lane Keeping Assist 2
  • Remote Smart Parking Assist 2
  • Electric Tilt & Telescopic Steering Wheel
  • Photocatalyst Sterilization System for the Air Conditioner
  • 12-inch Head-Up Display
  • Digital Center Mirror
  • Built-in Cam 2
  • Next-Generation Infotainment System ccNC
  • Over-the-Air (OTA) Updates for Controllers

With these comprehensive updates, the new Kia EV6 sets a high standard in the electric vehicle market, combining advanced technology, improved performance, and competitive pricing.

Written by Jose Antonio Lopez

Passionated about Korean cars from Hyundai, Kia & Genesis. Photographer. I love being in nature, hiking. Tech lover.

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