With only 100 units allocated for India for 2022, customers can book the Kia EV6 electric crossover for a token amount of Rs. 3 lakh.
Kia India has opened order books for the new EV6 electric crossover, which will be the company’s first electric vehicle in the nation. The all-electric product will be available only through 15 exclusive dealerships across 12 cities in India for a nominal fee of Rs. 3 lakh. The EV6 can also be reserved through the company’s website. The new EV6 is built on the Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP), which will serve as the foundation for the brand’s future electric vehicles. Even before the firm announced plans to bring it to India, we drove it exclusively to bring you all the information. On June 2, 2022, the new electric product will be available for purchase.
- The Kia EV6 can be booked for a token of Rs. 3 lakh
- The Kia EV6 will be available exclusively through 15 dealers in 12 cities
- The Kia EV6 goes on sale in India on June 2, 2022
“The Indian automotive market is shifting, and Kia is at the forefront of this revolution,” Tae-Jin Park, MD and CEO, Kia India, said of the start of bookings in the country. We’ve demonstrated it time and time again with our world-class products and services that meet not only the unmet but also the unfelt requirements of Indians. The debut of EV6 in the country serves as a reminder of this. The EV6 is a fantastic blend of bold design, forward-thinking engineering, cutting-edge technologies, and thrilling electric performance. We are confident that our customers will appreciate the highest-quality Kia offering we are bringing to market.”
In 2022, India will receive only 100 units of the Kia EV6. Reservations are taken on a first-come, first-served basis. The EV6 comes in India as a fully assembled vehicle (CBU). The model is designed in the ‘Opposites United’ style and will be available in India only in the GT Line trim levels. The EV6 features ultra-fast charging, with a 350KWh charger capable of charging the vehicle from 0 to 80% in just 18 minutes. The EV6 may also use two-way technology to power other devices.
The Kia EV6 for India draws power from the 77.4 kWh lithium-ion battery pack. There are two trims on offer, the rear-wheel drive version uses a single motor that generates 226 bhp, while the All-Wheel Drive version develops 321 bhp. On a single full charge, the EV6 can travel up to 528 km (WLTP cycle) in the RWD, and 425 km in the AWD version. The EV6 gets multiple driving modes – Normal, Sport and Eco. It also gets smart regenerative braking.
On the feature front, the Kia EV6 gets dual 12.3-inch curved displays, Meridian Sound System with 14 speakers, electric sunroof, Augmented Reality (AR) head-up display, powered tailgate, as well as Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS).