The all-new 2022 Kia EV6 is gearing up for its arrival in Tampa Bay, FL, with an estimated arrival time falling sometime at the end of this year or early next year. The EV6 is the very first of 11 all-new electrified models the Kia brand is releasing as a part of its ‘Plan S’ strategy.
In its initial launch onto the U.S. market, the 2022 EV6 will be offered in two distinctions: EV6 First Edition and EV6 GT. The special EV6 First Edition will be available only by advanced reservation and will be limited to just 1,500 units. In this 2022 Kia EV6 trim level comparison guide we are taking a look at how the EV6 First Edition compares to the EV6 GT to help you decide whether pre-ordering the EV6 or waiting for its showroom arrival is the right move for you.
Kia EV6 First Edition
Kia EV6 GT
|Battery Pack ||Nickel-Cobalt-Manganese battery pack available in 58.0 kWh and 77.4 kWh sizes ||Nickel-Cobalt-Manganese battery pack available in 58.0 kWh and 77.4 kWh sizes |
|Power Specs ||Between 167 and 313 horsepower ||Up to 576 horsepower |
|Drivetrain ||Rear-wheel or all-wheel drive ||All-wheel drive |
|AR Head-Up Display ||Standard ||-- |
|Remote Smart Parking Assist ||Standard ||-- |
|Sunroof ||Standard ||--|
|Wheel Size ||20 inches ||19 inches |
|Urban Yellow Exterior Paint ||Available ||Not Available |
|Numbered Interior Badge ||Standard ||--
If you are looking at the 2022 Kia EV6 First Edition as your model of choice then you can head over to our online reservation page for additional details on the EV6 reservation process. From there you will be guided through how to reserve your very own Kia EV6 in the New Port Richy, FL, area.
The 2022 EV6 comes standard with a rear-wheel-biased drivetrain and is available with all-wheel drive for those looking for a more engaging driving experience. This ultra-light model features 75% high-strength steel, a five-link suspension system, and an integrated drive axle for added comfort and handling.
Kia EV6 models support both 400v and 800v DC charging, offering the world’s first patented mutli-charging system. When using 800v DC fast charging with a 350-kW charger the EV6 can gain nearly 70 miles of travel in under 5 minutes. Charging the EV6 from 10 to 80 percent takes less than 18 minutes and adds an additional 210 miles of range.
For even more information on the 2022 Kia EV6 or its upcoming arrival at Friendly Kia in Tampa Bay, head over to the Friendly Kia blog or use our included contact form to send a message to our team.