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Kia’s $15,000 EV2 caught in the wild as most affordable EV [Video]

Kia’s $15,000 EV2 caught in the wild as most affordable EV [Video]

[ad_1] As the brand prepares to kick off its low-cost EV offensive, Kia’s cheapest EV2, starting around $14,500 (20 million Won), was spotted testing in a new video. Check out the first glimpse of the Kia EV2 below. Affordable Kia electric cars are coming Kia unveiled three new affordable electric vehicles during its first annual EV Day in October. The line-up includes the EV3, EV4, and EV5. The EV5 launched in China in November, starting at around $20,000 (149,800 yuan) as Kia looks to take on Tesla’s Model Y and low-cost Chinese EV makers like BYD. Based on Hyundai’s E-GMP platform (the same one underpinning the IONIQ 5), Kia’s EV5 is available with up to 447 miles (720 km) CLTC range. In Australia, the EV5 starts at around $46,000 (70,000 AUS). Next in line is the Kia EV3. Kia’s EV3 inherits the tech and design from its three-row EV9 in a smaller, more affordable package. The EV3 is expected to debut this summer, with a sporty GT line rolling out in the fall. We’ve seen …

Kia’s new EV6 to debut this summer with sporty GT trim following

Kia’s new EV6 to debut this summer with sporty GT trim following

[ad_1] After kicking off Kia’s transformation, the EV6 is due for an upgrade. Kia’s new EV6 is expected to officially debut in June, with the sporty GT version launching this fall. Here’s what we know so far. Kia’s new EV6 is about ready to show its face Unveiled in March 2021 as its first dedicated EV, the EV6 has helped Kia establish a new brand identity. However, three years later, fully electric vehicles from most automakers have hit the market. Over the past few years, EV batteries and software have significantly advanced as automakers race to introduce new features. The 2024 EV6 starts at $42,600 as one of the most affordable EVs in the US. The base Light RWD trim gets up to 232 miles range with a spacious interior and dynamic drive. Kia also added a cheaper, longer-range “Light Long Range” trim for the 2024MY. Starting at $45,950, the new trim features up to 310 miles range. For $49,850, you can get the AWD version. After unveiling three new models on its first annual …

Kia’s 2024 EV9 rebate just jumped to ,500

Kia’s 2024 EV9 rebate just jumped to $7,500

[ad_1] Photo: Kia Kia’s rebate on the 2024 EV9 increased from $5,000 to $7,500 today, the largest discount on the EV model to date, reports CarsDirect.  Kia sent a bulletin to dealers today announcing the new 2024 EV9 rebate, which ends on April 30. It’s a Customer Cash incentive, so it can’t be combined with promotional rates or lease incentives. Kia’s EV9 purchase discount is now the same as its $7,500 lease cash offer. Kia plans to begin US production of its first three-row electric SUV by May, and the automaker expects that the EV9 will qualify for the full $7,500 Inflation Reduction Act EV tax credit by early 2025. The EV9 is proving immensely popular: Kia America’s vice president of sales operations, Eric Watson, said today, “Our growth in SUVs and early impact of the all-new, all-electric three-row EV9 helped deliver Kia’s second-best first-quarter sales result.” Kia EV9 prices start at $54,900 excluding destination. With the $7,500 April EV9 rebate, base pricing starts at $47,400, and that’s before you start to haggle with your dealer. CarsDirect also …