KIA has been building a general hype for the EV 6 for a long time , the manufacturer has released several teasers as well as trailers to engage the interest of Indians. Now the car has been launched and and let us assure you the car is an pricey affair , the car has been brought to India as a CBU import unit and only a 100 units would be brought to the nation as a start and would only sell as certain dealerships. A recent trailer showcases that the car can obtain a 100 full charge in 18minutes while according to the disclaimers written below in the trailer Description this is only possible with a 50 watt Charger. These Heavy Duty Chargers are scarcely available in India, but the KIA EV 6 has full capability to use them.
All The KIA EV 6’s coming to India have been spoken for as of yet , and the deliveries would start in September 2022, KIA in a media report revealed that they received about 355 bookings and are trying to bring in more cars for the Indian shores.
KIA EV 6 Price
GT Line AWD
Variants available in India
The EV6 is available in India in only 77.4kWh battery pack. In the rear-wheel drive, single-motor guise, the EV6 produces 229hp and 350Nm, while in the all-wheel drive, dual motor guise, it produces 325hp and 605Nm. KIA claims a 0-100kph sprint time of 5.2 seconds for the AWD variant.
Maximum claimed range is 528km on the WLTP cycle, although it is yet to be tested and certified under Indian test conditions. As for charging, the EV6 can accept a very fast 350kW DC charge, which will see the battery go from 10 to 80 percent in just 18 minutes, and on a 50kW fast charger, the battery will take 73 minutes for the same level. For home charging, the KIA EV6 comes with a 22kW wall box charger as standard, though charging times for this have not been released.
The Kia EV6 is based on the company’s E-GMP platform – which would also form the underpinnings of the Hyundai IONIQ 5.
EV 6 Designs
The cars design has been on of its most unique features , the car has been designed to the ideology of providing the user with an space to rest as swell as relax in . The whole design seems to follow a unsaid rule of keeping the lines minimal with a single curve stretched from the Bonnet to the rear overhangs of the car which are quite pronounced.
Interior wise as well no stone has been left un-turned to make the car as unique and advanced a possible with a dual screen setup for the driver as well as the infotainment display. The car comes with ambient lights all around which can be tuned differently to the users taste. Plus in an earlier video by the brand one of their chief designers spoke about how the car has been given front seats which resemble the shape of an S , and provide the occupant as well as the driver with profound comfort.
the EV6 is available in a fully loaded GT-Line trim with all the creature comforts possible. Some of the highlights include a 12.3-inch touchscreen, a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, augmented reality HUD, 14-speaker Meridian sound system, 10-way powered and ventilated front seats, 60+ connected car features, surround view camera and powered tailgate. Safety features include eight airbags and a full suite of ADAS features such as forward collision warning, lane keep assist, blind spot assist, rear-cross traffic assist, driver attention warning and much more.