Kia has introduced full pricing and trim particulars for the 2024 EV9, the automaker’s upcoming three-row electrical SUV that’s roughly the identical dimension as its well-liked mid-size Telluride. Till now, Kia had solely acknowledged the EV9’s base worth with out its vacation spot cost; now we all know that the SUV could have a base worth of $56,395 (together with a $1,495 vacation spot charge) when it arrives late in 2023.
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Trim Ranges and Powertrain Specs
In complete, the EV9 can be obtainable in 4 trims and have a selection of rear- or all-wheel drive, two battery pack sizes, and anyplace from 201 to 379 horsepower relying on the powertrain.
Beginning with the entry-level, rear-wheel-drive EV9 Mild, customers get customary options like 19-inch wheels, seating for as much as seven, heated and ventilated entrance seats, an eight-way power-adjustable driver’s seat, twin 12.3-inch screens, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and wi-fi machine charging. Curiously, between the 2 screens is a 5-inch panel devoted to local weather controls. This might alleviate a standard grievance that incessantly used controls, significantly these associated to cabin temperature, are distracting when accomplished by layered touchscreen menus.
Getting the Mild down the highway is a 76.1-kilowatt-hour battery and a single electrical motor that sends 215 horsepower and 258 pounds-feet of torque to the rear wheels. Choosing the Mild Lengthy Vary provides a bigger 99.8-kWh battery that will increase vary, although engine output dips to 201 hp. The Mild Lengthy Vary additionally permits for a selection of a second-row bench seat or twin captain’s chairs.
Higher trims embody the Wind, Land and GT-Line. Every is supplied with the bigger battery pack and two electrical motors that ship energy to all 4 wheels. Each the Wind and Land trims have a complete of 379 hp and 443 pounds-feet of torque; within the sporty GT-Line, horsepower stays the identical however torque is bumped as much as 516 pounds-feet.
DC quick charging utilizing an 11-kilowatt charger and 800-volt structure is customary on all trims. Utilizing this tech, Kia says recharging from 10% to 80% takes lower than 25 minutes. Complete vary throughout the EV9 lineup continues to be not recognized, nonetheless, with official EPA-estimated figures to be launched nearer to the SUV’s on-sale date.
We do know that just like the EV9’s the gas-fed Telluride stablemate, this electrical SUV will be decked out with a wide selection of extras. Accessible options embody 20- or 21-inch wheels, a 14-speaker Meridian audio system, reclining seats with built-in footrests and a surround-view parking digital camera. An obtainable towing bundle offers a max towing capability of 5,000 kilos.
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Pricing and Launch Date
The 2024 EV9 arrives late in 2023. With full trim pricing introduced, the ultimate element is understanding this three-row electrical SUV’s vary estimates; we’ll have a full report when these figures are launched.
- Mild: $56,395
- Mild Lengthy Vary: $60,695
- Wind: $65,395
- Land: $71,395
- GT-Line: $75,395
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