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2022 Kia EV6 SUV First Drive

The 2022 Kia EV6 electric crossover is easy to use and outperforms its rivals in the way it drives and charges, but it comes with some potentially big caveats. Here’s our full review of the EV6.

Kia EV6 interior

2022 Kia EV6 interior

Kia EV6 Performance

Kia offers the 2022 EV6 in three main configurations. The base EV6 has a 58-kWh battery pack and a 167-hp electric motor that drives the rear wheels.


It has excellent fuel economy. The rear-wheel-drive EV6 model is rated at 117 MPG in combined city/highway driving, while the all-wheel-drive EV6 model is rated at 105 MPG

Kia EV6 horsepower

The front and a drive motor in the back that produces 320 horsepower and 446 pound-feet of torque, which Kia says can propel the EV6 from 0-60 mph in 5.1 seconds

Kia EV6 Time Charge

The EV6 can add up to 70 miles of range in 5 minutes or when plugged into a DC fast charging station (Level 3) you can get an 80 percent charge in about 20 min.

Kia EV6 Design

2022 Kia EV6 Design

2022 Kia EV6 battery

Plugging into a 240-volt outlet or a level 2 public charging station can fully charge a model with a 58 kWh battery in 6 hours (7 hours with a 77 kWh battery). 

2022 Kia EV6 models

The 2022 Kia EV6 is a compact EV that straddles the line between crossover and hatchback. The EV6 is sold in four trim levels: Light Wind GT-Line and First Edition.

2022 Kia EV6 Price

EV6 prices rise to $47,000 and $51,200 for mid-range Wind and GT-Line trims respectively Fully loaded First Edition prices climbed to $58,500 each.

Kia EV6 Specifications

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