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Kia’s first electric car EV6 launched in India; Check variants, features, price and battery range

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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Seoul: After a long wait, South Korean automaker Kia Motors is going to introduce its first electric car Kia EV6 in India today on June 2 and with this the company will also enter the electric car segment. Currently, the South Korean company sells the best-selling Kia Seltol as well as SUVs and luxury MPVs like the Kia Sonnet, Kia Carnival and Kia Carnival in India. Bookings for Kia EV6 started recently and people are booking Kia EV6 by paying Rs 3 lakh at 15 dealerships in 12 major cities across the country.

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However, only 100 units of the Kia EV6 will be available for sale this year and it is set to be brought to India as a completely built unit. For the time being, we are going to tell you all the details including the look and features of Kia EV6 before launching. It is available in a total of two configurations – RWD and AWD. The Kia EV6 is based on an EV-specific architecture, which aids it with a super-low centre of gravity.

Kia EV6 Variant-wise Pricing
Kia EV6 GT Line RWD – Rs 59.95 lakh

Kia EV6 GT Line AWD – Rs 64.95 lakh

The first electric car in India from Kia Motors, the Kia EV is an electric crossover that comes with premium looks and features as well as a tremendous range. It has been developed on the electric global modular platform, which is tremendous in terms of safety as well as battery range. This electric car can be launched in 2 variants, according to the company’s claim, the battery range is up to 500 km on a single charge.
The Kia EV6 is also good in terms of speed and can do 0-100 kmph in just 5.1 seconds. The top speed of this premium electric car is up to 185 kmph.

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Battery Range:
Globally, the Kia EV6 is already available for sale in the international market. This model is offered internationally in two battery packs which include 58kWh unit and 77.4kWh unit. However, the company is yet to confirm the official configuration of the model for sale in the Indian market.

Kia EV6 Looks and Features:
Talking about the look and features of Kia EV, bold design and latest technology will be seen in it.
Coming in color options like Red, Blue, White, Black and Silver, the Kia EV6 features 19-inch alloy wheels, 12.3-inch infotainment system with wireless Android Auto and Apple Car Play support, 12.3-inch digital console, wireless charging, Smart Cruise Along with control and remote smart parking assist, many standard and safety features like Advanced Driver Assistant System (ADAS), riding modes and multiple airbags will be seen. The Kia EV6 is likely to be launched in India in the price range of Rs 65 to 70 lakh.

Kia EV6 Safety Features
In terms of safety, the Kia EV6 gets 8 airbags as standard along with All Wheel Disc Brakes, Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Vehicle Stability Management (VSM), Hill-start Assist Control (HAC), Multi Collision Brake Assist (MCBA), Anti-lock Brake System (ABS), Brake Assistant System (BAS), Emergency Stop Signal (ESS), Front and Rear parking sensors and ISOFIX Child Anchor.

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