2024 EV9

2024 Kia EV9

Kia has been a leading automaker when it comes to electric vehicles and pushing the automotive industry towards the transition to electrification. With more electric vehicles than just about any other mainstream brand, Kia is setting the pace, and its recent addition, the 2024 Kia EV9, is once again drawing attention not just from consumers, but from the industry as a whole. The latest electric vehicle from Kia emphasizes versatility, advanced technology, and premium refinement. Let's delve into what the 2024 Kia EV9 brings to the table.

The New EV9

What to expect from the 2024 Kia EV9?

Details about the new 2024 Kia EV9 are still emerging, but there's already substantial information about this new and impressive fully electric flagship Kia model. Let's examine further.

2024 Kia EV9

What type of vehicle is it?

The new Kia EV9 is a three-row electric flagship SUV with a bold design, encompassing the most advanced safety, connectivity, and electric vehicle technology Kia has rolled out. It delivers on range and performance and showcases Kia's latest advancements. It's spacious and inviting for the entire family, offering consumers eager for electrification one of the pioneering seven-passenger options in the EV market.

2024 Kia EV9

Where does it fit in the Kia lineup?

Kia's electric vehicle lineup is already broad, featuring the Kia EV6 and Kia Niro EV. The new 2024 EV9 will sit as the crown jewel of electric vehicles in the Kia lineup. Significantly larger than the EV6 or Niro EV, its dimensions are comparable to the gas-powered Kia Telluride concerning interior space and exterior proportions. However, the comfort, performance, technology, and capability of the new EV9 underscore it as the pinnacle model in the Kia lineup. In essence, this will be the most opulent, sumptuous, and state-of-the-art Kia available.

2024 Kia EV9

Who is the 2024 Kia EV9 designed for?

The 2024 Kia EV9, tailored for families and active couples, stands out with its vast and versatile interior, thanks to the E-GMP flat floor EV architecture. With an impressive cargo capacity rivaling the Telluride and over 1200 L of space behind its second row, the EV9 is also technologically advanced, featuring systems like remote start parking assist and a digital key remote access system. Moreover, this electric SUV promises up to 480 km of range, 379 hp, and acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in under five seconds, making it appealing to both tech enthusiasts and performance seekers.


2024 Kia EV9

2024 Kia EV9 Design

The EV9's interior epitomizes modern luxury, centered around an elliptical-shaped dashboard that gives an illusion of floating, complemented by a panoramic display that merges dual 12.3-inch screens with a 5.0-inch HVAC screen. While boasting futuristic hidden-until-lit haptic switches, essential functions like volume and temperature retain traditional physical switches. Amenities vary by trim, with options like a 12-inch head-up display, a Full Display Mirror®, and a 708-watt Meridian® Premium Audio system. The ambiance is accentuated by LED-illuminated Kia logos, mood lighting, and Relaxation Mode front seats with massaging air pockets. The spacious interior focuses on comfort, with ample legroom and headroom across all rows. The seven-seat configuration includes a tilting system for easy third-row access, while a six-seat Captain’s Chair variant provides heated and cooled relaxation. USB-C outlets are conveniently positioned throughout, accompanied by a tri-zone HVAC system. Cargo space ranges from 566 litres to 2,293 litres, supplemented by an 85-litre front trunk.

2024 Kia EV9

2024 Kia EV9 Powertrain

At launch, the 2024 Kia EV9 will feature two powertrain options: a standard 76.1-kWh battery powering a 160-kW (215-hp) rear-wheel drive motor and an optional 99.8-kWh battery available in either a single-motor 201-hp setup that will generate a range of 489 kilometres according to the EPA, or a dual-motor 283-kW (379-hp) all-wheel drive system boasting 516 lb.-ft. of torque. Drive modes span Eco, Normal, Sport, My Mode, with AWD versions adding Snow Mode. The EV9 features an advanced 800V electrical system, allowing ultrafast charging—achieving 10 to 80 percent charge in under 25 minutes with its 236kW DC charging capability. A 10.9kW onboard charger expedites Level 2 charging. Notably, the EV9 combines a high 7.8-inch ground clearance with a towing capacity of up to 5,000 lbs. for AWD models.

2024 Kia EV9 Technology

The EV9 introduces Kia's advanced Connected Car Navigation Cockpit (ccNC) system, offering faster processing and intuitive Quick Controls. The system alleviates range concerns by providing navigation-based charging guidance using estimated arrival times and remaining distance. It comes standard with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, and a wireless phone charger. Remarkably, the EV9 is Kia's first to support over-the-air vehicle system updates, promising ongoing enhancements. Users can access a plethora of Digital Features and Services via the Kia Connect Store, enabling remote upgrades spanning performance to entertainment. The EV9 enhances Kia's selection of standard and optional Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). Making its North American debut on the EV9 is the upcoming Advanced Highway Driving Assist (AHDA). This feature, which leverages LiDAR-based technology, assists in keeping a safe distance from the car ahead and ensures the EV9 remains centered within detected lane markers.

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Frequently Asked Questions About the 2024 Kia EV9

When will the 2024 Kia EV9 be available on the market?

Reservations for the upcoming 2024 Kia EV9 are already open. The first deliveries will occur in the first half of 2024.

How much will the Kia EV9 cost?

Official Canadian pricing details have not been announced yet. However, the 2024 Kia EV9 will start at just under $55,000 in the US. Pricing is expected to start at under $65,000 in Canada.

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