Jenny checks out the all-new Kia EV6. An all-electric SUV that is based on the Hyundai IONIQ 5 platform. In itself, the Hyundai IONIQ 5 is already a fantastic choice when it comes to an all-electric vehicle.

The RWD EV6 has one motor which produces 168 kW and 350 Nm. The AWD version has two motors and they add up to 239 kW and 605 Nm of that lovely EV torque.

Engine Specifications

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AIR

Electric Motor Location: Rear
Power: 168 kW
Torque: 350 Nm
Transmission: 1 speed automatic transmission (Reduction Gear) RWD
Battery: 77.4 kwh

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GT-LINE SINGLE MOTOR

Electric Motor Location: Rear
Power: 168 kW
Torque: 350 Nm
Transmission: 1 speed automatic transmission (Reduction Gear) RWD
Battery: 77.4 kwh

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GT-LINE DUAL MOTORS

Electric Motor Location: Rear + Front
Power: 239 kW
Torque: 605 Nm
Transmission: 1 speed automatic transmission (Reduction Gear) RWD
Battery: 77.4 kwh

Both have a 77.4 kWh battery under the floor that weighs almost 480 kg. Charging the EV6 from 10-100% with an 11kW AC charger lasts 7h and 20mins. 50kW DC charger fills from 10-80% in 73 minutes, while the 350kW DC charger does the same thing in just 18 minutes.

Lastly, the official range of the RWD models is between 504 and 528 km while the AWD one covers 484 km.

When it comes to choosing an electric car for 2022 the EV6 from KIA stacks up well against its rivals like the Tesla Model X, the Hyundai Ioniq5, and the Volkswagen ID.4.