2024 Kia EV9 scores 304-mile EPA vary estimate


It could be large and boxy, however no less than one model of the 2024 Kia EV9 electrical mid-size SUV delivers an official vary of greater than 300 miles on a cost.

EPA-rated vary estimates for the 2024 EV9 have been printed, and the very best estimate is available in at 304 miles for the Mild Lengthy Vary RWD grade. Priced from $60,695, together with a $1,495 vacation spot cost, the grade is the second most inexpensive within the 2024 EV9 lineup.

The entry-level Mild RWD grade, priced from $56,395 with the vacation spot cost, has the bottom vary score. Its estimate is 230 miles, which continues to be a decent determine for a mid-size SUV with third-row seats. The Mild RWD comes with a 76.1-kwh battery whereas the Mild Lengthy Vary RWD grade comes with a 99.8-kwh battery.

Extra grades, the Wind, Land, and GT-Line, additionally include a 99.8-kwh battery however mix this with all-wheel drive and bigger wheels, each of which harm general effectivity.

2024 Kia EV9

2024 Kia EV9

The Wind and Land grades each have EPA-rated vary estimates of 280 miles, whereas the GT-Line has a 270-mile estimate.

A extra highly effective GT grade can be deliberate although is not anticipated to reach till early 2025.

Kia will open up the reservation course of for the EV9 on Oct. 16. The automaker expects to make the primary deliveries in late 2023. Patrons on the lookout for EV tax credit might wish to delay their buy. The primary batch of EV9s can be inbuilt South Korea however Kia plans to maneuver manufacturing subsequent 12 months to its plant in West Level, Georgia.

Kia this week additionally previewed future compact EVs, although none have been confirmed for U.S. sale. They embrace an EV5 compact crossover, EV4 compact hatch, and EV3 subcompact crossover. The automaker has beforehand talked about plans for an electrical pickup truck to be offered within the U.S., and has additionally hinted at a crossover which may be offered right here as an EV7.


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