The 2022 Kia EV6 is one of the newest models in the Kia lineup and generated a lot of questions from people online. As your foremost Kia experts in the Mississauga and Greater Toronto Area, we’re here to help answer some of the most common questions being asked about this revolutionary new Kia model. Kia’s first strictly EV model has a lot to talk about, so read on with our team here at 401 Dixie Kia as we give you some much needed answers to these burning questions about the Kia EV6.

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Is the EV6 a Reliable Vehicle?

A top question that shoppers always ask about a potential vehicle they see in their future is, “How reliable is it?” It’s an honest and important question, especially given the cost for said vehicles and your expectation to be driving it for years to come. The Kia EV6 being so new means it’s hard to answer this question exactly at this moment, but the consistency of Kia being named as one of the most reliable vehicle brands can give you an idea of what to expect.

Is the EV6 a Hybrid Vehicle?

There are a lot of new terms thrown around these days in our new revolution of vehicles, from hybrid to electric to green to plug-in hybrid to battery electric and more. It can be easy to get mixed up and be confused as to what exactly these terms mea, and how they differ. The EV6 is actually not a hybrid vehicle, it is an electric vehicle. A hybrid vehicle has both gasoline and electric capabilities, hence the “hybrid” moniker. An electric vehicle has just electric power, including the EV6.

Can I Charge the EV6 at Home?

Yes, you can, in fact, charging your EV6 at home is where you’ll primarily be doing the most of your vehicle charging. While there are EV charging stations across the province, your most consistent and reliable location for charging will be at your home. A standard outlet gives you around 4 km to the battery per charge hour, while a Level 2 charger will achieve around 40 km per charge hour.

Does the EV6 Have All-Wheel Drive?

This is a very common question for our local Mississauga (and Canada-wide) drivers, where winter hits hard and roads become tough to navigate. The simple answer is, yes! In fact, out of the 5 available trims levels for the EV6, 3 of them are AWD, while the lower 2 models are RWD. An AWD SUV is almost essential for winter here in Mississauga, and even though the EV6 may be an electric vehicle, don’t mistake that for a lack of all-wheel drive ability.

Interior view of front with person sitting in driver seat of Kia EV6

How Big is the EV6?

Judging off pictures and video alone, it can be hard to gauge exactly how big the Kia EV6 is, both inside and out. Here, using the EV6 AWD Long Range trim as reference, are some of the key dimensions so you can get a feel for the size of the vehicle. Its size is comparable to similar models like the Jaguar I-PACE and Hyundai Ioniq, albeit with a sleeker roofline.

  • Length: 4,680 mm
  • Width: 1,880 mm
  • Height: 1,545 mm
  • Head Room (font): 990 mm
  • Head Room (rear): 965 mm
  • Leg Room (front): 1,078 mm
  • Leg Room (rear): 990 mm
  • Cargo Volume: 1,322 L

How Much Does an EV6 Cost?

While prices are always subject to change, and can differ depending on accessories and add-ons, the 2022 Kia EV6 starts at $44,995 for the base level RWD Standard Range (SR) trim. The top-level AWD LR (with GT-Line Pkg 2) starts at the highest price point (but with the most features and sport style) at $61,995.

Shop & Order a Kia EV6 at 401 Dixie Kia

If you want to learn even more about the 2022 Kia EV6, and purchase one for yourself, our team here at 401 Dixie Kia is ready and waiting to help you. Research more here online, or visit us in-person at our Mississauga dealership, for assistance ranging from shopping to financing to service to parts and more.