The Kia EV6 is a battery electric compact crossover SUV produced by Kia. Introduced in March 2021, it is the first Kia dedicated electric vehicle, and the first model developed on the Electric Global Modular Platform (E-GMP) similar to the Hyundai Ioniq 5. It is also the first model to be named under the new nomenclature designated for a line of Kia electric cars, which will range from EV1 to EV9. The EV6 is the 2022 European Car of the Year. The EV6 was released on 2 August 2021 after a set of pictures were revealed on 15 March 2021. Developed under the codename CV, it is the first Kia model based on the E-GMP electric car platform. It features a panoramic curved display panel inside, which opens up more space while a controller for transition between infotainment and HVAC below the navigation screen and touch buttons for using heated seat as well as steering wheel further enhance driver usability.

Electric, RWD: 77.4 kWh Lithium-Ion Polymer Battery with Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor, 226 HP Power, 350 Nm Torque, 0-100 kmph in 7.3 Seconds, 183 kmph Top Speed (Limited), Shift-by-Wire 1-speed Automatic Transmission, 528 km range

Electric, AWD: 77.4 kWh Lithium-Ion Polymer Battery with Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor, 320 HP Power, 605 Nm Torque, 0-100 kmph in 5.2 Seconds, 192 kmph Top Speed (Limited), Shift-by-Wire 1-speed Automatic Transmission, 528 km range

Charging Time: 16 Ampere AC charger- Full charge in 7.20 hours, 50 kW DC charger- 80% charge in 73 mins, 350 kW DC charger- 80% charge in 18 mins

2 Variants: GT-Line RWD, GT-Line AWD

1 Upholstery: Black Suede with Vegan leather bolsters

1 Wheel: 19 inch Crystal Cut Alloy

5 Colours: Moonscape Grey, White, Red, Black, Blue

Price range: Rs. 59.95 lakh – Rs. 64.95 lakh (Ex-showroom, Delhi)

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