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Kia reveals UK specifications and pricing for all-new EV6

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Kia reveals UK specifications and pricing for all-new EV6

Kia UK Limited has revealed full pricing and specifications for the Kia EV6 model line-up today, ahead of UK customer deliveries starting later this year.

  • Pricing for the rear-wheel drive EV6 starts from £40,895. Sports-inspired EV6 GT-Line models start from £43,895 for rear-wheel drive models, and £47,395 for all-wheel drive variants. GT-Line S models, with additional standard equipment, are priced from £48,395 (rear-wheel drive) and £51,895 (all-wheel drive). UK customer deliveries of the new Kia EV6 will commence from October 2021 for baseline, GT-Line and GT-Line S models.

    Leading the line-up, the high-performance EV6 GT model will feature all-wheel drive as standard when the first models are delivered to UK customers in the second half of 2022.

    Kia’s first car based on the company’s dedicated new E-GMP (Electric-Global Modular Platform) technology, the EV6 is powered exclusively by electric energy. Every UK model features a long-range 77.4kWh battery pack. Ultra-fast 800V charging capabilities – standard on all models – allow the EV6 to recharge from 10 to 80 per cent battery charge in as little as 18 minutes from the fastest chargers.

    Every version of the five-seat electric crossover will feature the curved panoramic display, with twin 12.3-inch touchscreens across the dashboard. This provides Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration as standard, as well as Kia’s ‘connected car’ UVO Connect system and a range of dedicated EV displays. A battery heat pump, designed to maximise driving range in sub-zero temperatures, is standard on the EV6 GT, and available as an option on GT-Line and GT-Line S models.

  • The Kia EV6 - from £40,895 (RWD)
    The entry-level Kia EV6 is rear-wheel drive, powered by a 168kW motor on the rear axle (226bhp). This model offers the following feature highlights:

    • Dark grey 19-inch alloy wheels with diamond-cut finish
    • Electrically folding, adjustable and heated door mirrors
    • LED headlights, rear lights and daytime running lights
    • Black vegan leather upholstery
    • Ambient lighting
    • Heated front seats and steering wheel
    • Dual automatic air conditioning
    • Rear parking sensors
    • Rain-sensing front wipers
    • Engine Start/Stop button with Smart Entry System
    • Navigation-based Smart Cruise Control with Stop & Go
    • Forward Collision Avoidance Assist (FCA) with city, pedestrian, cyclist and junction-turning functionality
    • Highway Driving Assist
    • Drive Mode Select
  • EV6 GT-Line - £43,895 (RWD) to £47,395 (AWD)
    GT-Line models are expected to account for the highest proportion of EV6 sales in the UK, and are available with a choice of drivetrains. The rear-wheel drive model costs £43,895, and is offered with a 168kW (226bhp) rear motor. All-wheel drive models, from £47,395, producing a combined peak power output of 239kW (321bhp) from its dual-motor drivetrain.

    Over and above the standard EV6, GT-Line models offer additional standard equipment:

    • GT-Line exterior and interior styling
    • Black 19-inch wheels with diamond-cut finish
    • Black suede and light grey vegan leather two-tone upholstery
    • Front parking sensors
    • Premium relaxation seats (tilt-back front seats for a ‘NASA nap’ while charging)
    • Memory driver and power front passenger seats
    • Alloy driver pedals
    • Vehicle-to-load (three-pin plug)
    • Wireless smartphone charger
    • Dual LED headlamps with adaptive driving beam
    • Privacy glass
    • Blind-Spot Collision Warning

    EV6 GT-Line S - £48,395 (RWD) to £51,895 (AWD)
    GT-Line S models also offer the same choice of rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive configurations, and will be available from £48,395 and £51,895, respectively. A range of advanced technology features are offered as standard in GT-Line S models compared to GT-Line variants:

    • 20-inch wheels with dark grey inserts
    • Ventilated and heated front seats
    • Heated outer rear seats
    • Power Tailgate
    • Panoramic sunroof with tilting and sliding functionality
    • 14-speaker Meridian audio system
    • Remote Smart Park Assist
    • Parking Collision-Avoidance Assist
    • Blind-Spot View Monitor
    • Highway Driving Assist 2
    • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (with junction functionality)
    • Augmented Reality (AR) head-up display

    EV6 GT - on-sale in 2022 (AWD)
    The range-topping GT model, due in the second half of 2022, features a powerful all-wheel drive system. Its 430kW dual-motor drivetrain offers a combined total power output of 577bhp. Kia engineers currently finalising the development of the EV6 GT are targeting a 3.5-second 0-to-62mph sprint. GT models include a range of additional features to maximise driving performance and enhance its presence on the road. These include:

    • GT exterior styling (removes panoramic sunroof)
    • 21-inch wheels
    • Bucket seats, trimmed in black suede with neon green highlights (replace memory driver and power front passenger seats and premium relaxation seat functionality)
    • Electronically controlled suspension
    • Electronic limited-slip differential
    • Drive Mode Integrated Control
    • Battery heat pump
    • Premium paint
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