Kia EV6 review

Kia India enters the EV race with its flagship product, the EV6. Can this born-electric vehicle make a mark

Kia EV6 review

While Hyundai India launched its electric Kona in 2019, Kia India did not bring in its sister product, the Niro EV. Instead, it now joins the EV race with its flagship model, the EV6.

Kia EV6 review

Built on the firm’s Electric Global Modular Platform (E-GMP) – that’s shared with the Hyundai Ioniq 5 – the EV6 is a born-electric vehicle built

Kia EV6 review

Built on the firm’s Electric Global Modular Platform (E-GMP) – that’s shared with the Hyundai Ioniq 5 – the EV6 is a born-electric vehicle built

Kia EV6 review

ne look at the exterior and you know this is something different, and like the Jaguar i-Pace – incidentally built on a heavily modified ICE platform

Kia EV6 review

The headlamp units are enveloped inside large DRLs and the top and bottom are styled to look like a mirror image of one another.

Kia EV6 review

while the actual air intake is situated at the lower portion of the bumper which channels air for battery cooling and the HVAC system.

Kia EV6 review

In profile the EV6 is smooth and flowing, and at the top, the roofline blends into a spoiler that channels air above and below its surface while sprouting mini wings on each side

Kia EV6 review

giving you only a peak at the disc brakes and calipers behind. Overall, the EV6 has a 0.28 coefficient of drag which is lower than the i-Pace’s 0.29.