Thanks to the many accolades given to the 2022 model, including being on the list of U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Hybrid and Electric Cars,” the 2023 Kia EV6 electric in Albuquerque NM is one of the highly anticipated upcoming vehicles for the new model year. And from what we know, the EV6 won’t just meet your expectations; it will exceed them! Kia’s EV6 is an electric vehicle that offers the performance of a luxury EV without the luxury price tag while also providing loads of versatility.
As the next generation of Kia electric vehicles, the all-new EV6 evolved after the Kia Soul and Niro EVs. Taking the best parts of those two models and adding a beautiful and comfortable interior, the EV6 performs exceptionally and offers an impressive list of standard features. Keep reading to discover more about the new 2023 Kia EV6.
Multiple studies have shown that range is of utmost importance for drivers who are considering an electric vehicle. An EV’s range is the distance you can drive on a fully charged battery, and the 2023 Kia EV6 electric in Albuquerque, NM will have a lot!
Two battery options are yours in the EV6 – 58 kWh and 74.4 kWh – and both will provide the type of range you want in an electric vehicle. The of the EV6 RWD Standard Range base version will get up to 232 miles of EPA-estimated range with the 58-kWh battery, while delivering 167 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque.
The Long-Range models have a 77.4-kWh battery that gets up to 274 miles of range in AWD models and up to 310 miles of EPA-estimated range in RWD models.
Having enough range is excellent, but it doesn’t mean that much if the EV takes too long to charge. Never fear! That’s not the case with the 2023 Kia EV6. Multiple charging options are available to charge your battery quickly and efficiently.
Kia’s EV6 is built on a distinctive 800V high-speed multi-charging system, one of the fastest to be found in any electric vehicle today. Kia boasts that the EV6 can charge its battery from 10 to 80 percent in 18 minutes, which makes it a truly credible alternative to a Tesla.
The most affordable model of the EV6, the base Light trim level, described above, is expected to start at around $41,000. A few of its amenities include a dual 12.3-inch panoramic interface with Kia Connect with navigation, satellite radio and HD radio. A Wi-Fi hotspot, wireless phone charger, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto, and 5 USB ports (4 type-C, 1 type-A) are also standard. A slew of driver-assist technology comes with the base model as well.
Moving up through the lineup is the Wind RWD, Wind e-AWD, GT-Line RWD, GT-Line AWD, and the top-tier GT. The GT-Line with AWD will likely be close to $57,000, and the 576 horsepower GT will be above that. Of course, with every move up, the standard features increase along with the price.
The 2023 Kia EV6 brings an impressive combination of versatility, refinement, and performance. It’s built on Kia’s dedicated EV platform (Electric Global Modular Platform or E-GMP) that assures a remarkable architecture leading to a spacious interior. The flat floor afforded by no transmission tunnel gives the EV6 an interior space like a mid-size SUV.
Adding to its appeal, the EV6 is fun to drive and goes from 0-60 mph in less than six seconds for most models and under four seconds for the upcoming GT!
When you’re ready to pre-order your new 2023 Kia EV6, come to Fiesta Kia at 7400 Lomas Blvd NE in Albuquerque, New Mexico!