This year the 2022 Kia EV6 crossover arrives as the brand’s first pure-electric crossover, but it wastes no time playing catch-up with class rivals. An impressive 300-mile driving range and fast charging capability conspire to make the new Kia EV6 one of the more attractive choices for EV buyers. This guide looks at how the 2022 Kia EV6 compares with the rivaling 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 and which all-electric crossover proves the best choice for drivers near New Port Richey, FL.
2022 Kia EV6
2021 Volkswagen ID.4
|Up to 300 miles||Driving Range||Up to 250 miles|
|70 miles in 5 minutes||Est. DC Fast Charging Time||60 miles in 10 minutes|
|167 - 576 horsepower||Engine Output||201 - 302 horsepower|
|3.5 - 5.2 seconds||Acceleration (0-60 MPH)||7.6 seconds|
The research highlights some notable advantages on the side of the new Kia EV6. More specifically, the 2022 Kia EV6 offers a higher available driving range, quicker acceleration, and ultra-fast charging capability compared to rivaling all-electric SUVs like the 2021 Volkswagen ID.4. A closer look at the new Kia electric crossover only confirms its status as a class leader.
The cabin of the new Kia EV6 features a contemporary design crafted with eco-friendly materials. At launch, the EV6 offers a wide array of standard and available technology features, including:
When it comes to performance, four levels of the 2022 EV6 will be available. The base 2022 EV6 uses a 58.0 kWh battery with a 160kW rear motor to generate 167 horsepower. Upgrading to the EV6 RWD with 77.4 kWh battery will boost that rating to 218 horsepower. Kia EV6 models with AWD combine efforts from a 77.4 kWh battery with a 70kW front motor and a 160kW rear motor to churn out 313 horsepower. At the top of the range, the EV6 GT used the combined power of a 77.4 kWh battery, 160kW front motor, and a 270kW rear motor to provide exhilarating performance with a combined rating of 576 horsepower. The GT will be able to lunge from 0 to 60 mph in less than 3.5 seconds.
Kia fans in the Tampa Bay area can test drive the 2022 Kia EV6 firsthand when they visit their local team of industry experts here at Friendly Kia in New Port Richey, FL. Contact a member of our team for more information.