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Kia EV6 India Specifications Revealed Ahead Of Launch


The EV6 will kickstart Kia India’s EV innings, with only 100 units to initially be brought in as completely built up units

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  • Kia EV6 booking to commence on May 26.
  • Will initially be brought in as a limited import prospect with 100 units.
  • 77.4kWh battery pack confirmed, to be paired with 229PS RWD and 325PS AWD options.
  • Prices likely to start from around Rs 65 lakh onwards.

Kia India will start its EV innings with the launch of the swanky EV6 in June. Pre-launch bookings will commence from May 26, and only 100 cars will initially be brought in as completely built up (CBU) units. Now, we have got our hands on the India-spec model’s specifications and things do seem promising. 

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Kia will go the whole hog and bring the EV with the 77.4kWh battery pack. Both the rear-wheel and all-wheel drive options will be offered here, with the RWD EV6 claiming a WLTP range of up to 528km. It also gets fast charging, with the battery being juiced from 10 to 80 percent in just 18 minutes. 

Take a look at the detailed specifications:

Parameters

Kia EV6 RWD

Kia EV6 AWD

Drivetrain

Single motor

Dual motors 

Power (PS)

229PS

325PS

Torque (Nm)

350Nm

605Nm

0-100kmph

7.3 seconds

5.2 seconds 

Top Speed

183kmph

186kmph

WLTP-Claimed Range 

Up to 528km

Up to 505km

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An interesting bit about the EV6 is its ability to power up certain appliances if there is a power outage. Plus, this being based on the Hyundai Group’s E-GMP dedicated EV platform means the EV6 is a much more spacious and practical vehicle than a similarly sized EV based on an ICE platform. To know more such tit bits, check out our in-depth unveiling story of the EV6

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Since the Kia EV6 will be imported into India, and is expected to command a sticker price of Rs 65 lakh to Rs 70 lakh (ex-showroom). At these prices, its closest rival will be the Volvo XC40 Recharge and the upcoming Hyundai iONIQ 5

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