Best Kia Electric Cars in India in 2025
Best Kia Electric Cars in India in 2025

Best Kia Electric Cars in India in 2024

22 Apr 2024
5 Mins Read
Table of contents

Founded in May 2017, Kia India, a subsidiary of the Korean Automotive giant Kia, started its Indian chapter with the Seltos, a sufficiently premium compact SUV that takes on the likes of Hyundai Creta. Over the years, the carmaker added more models to its lineup, with most of these additions fairing very well in the market. 

Interestingly, even though the carmaker enjoys a vast lineup of high-end cars in the international market, it decided to bring to our shores an electric car as its halo model. We’re talking about the Kia EV6 here - a world-class EV that has won numerous accolades and has been appreciated by car experts across countries.

Thanks to the high price and the limited demand, only a handful of units of the EV6 are imported to India every year. That said, the EV6 pretty much justifies its price tag and comes across as a well-rounded option for anyone looking for a premium electric vehicle. With that in mind, let’s have a closer look at the Kia EV6, considered by many as the best Kia electric car in India in 2024.

ModelFuel TypeBody TypeRangeEx-Showroom PriceUsed Car Price
Kia EV6ElectricCrossover708 km₹60.95 lakh-₹65.95 lakhNot Applicable

1. Kia EV6

Kia EV6

Available at a relatively high starting price of ₹70.95 lakh, the Kia EV6 is certainly among one of the most highly priced cars in its segment in India. However, one of the  major reasons for this stratospheric pricing is that it comes to us through the Completely Built Up (CBU) route. Also, only a limited number of units of the EV6 are earmarked for India this year. 

Moreover, these will be available only at 15 Kia India dealerships spread across  12 cities. Right now, the EV6 doesn’t have a direct competitor, but it’s important to note that the Hyundai Ioniq 5, which bears a close resemblance, was launched earlier this year. 

The Ioniq 5 is priced more competitively due to the local assembly as well as lower specs. Meanwhile, the Kia EV6 is available with a bigger 77.4 kWh battery pack. There are two versions on offer–Rear Wheel Drive (RWD) and All Wheel Drive (AWD). The former offers a power output of 229 bhp and a peak torque of 350 Nm, while the latter has a stellar power output of 326 bhp and an incredibly high torque of 605 Nm. The fact that the Kia EV6 GT  can sprint  from 0-100 km/h in a scintillating 3.5 seconds, is testament to the power it packs

The maximum driving range per charge in the Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP) cycle is 528 km while it’s 708 km as per Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI). Even in the real world driving conditions, one can safely expect a range of over 450 km. The EV6 can be charged from 10 to 80 percent in just 18 minutes using a 350 kW DC fast charger. On a 50 kW fast charger, the battery takes 73 minutes to charge from 10 to 80 percent. For home charging, the Kia EV6 comes with a 22 kW wall box that is likely to charge the EV completely in a few hours (the official figures aren’t available). 

Ex-showroom Price (Delhi): ₹60.95 lakh-₹65.95 lakh

Key Specifications of the Kia EV6

EngineDual Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor Setup (Front & Rear)
Transmissione-CVT
Range406 km (ARAI), 528 km (WLTP)
Maximum Power136 bhp
Peak Torque405 Nm
Fuel TypeElectric
Battery Capacity77.4kWh Lithium Ion
Seating Capacity5
Body TypeCrossover
Boot Space572 litre

Key Features of the Kia EV6

12.0-inch touchscreen infotainment unit
12.0-inch digital instrument cluster
14-speaker Meridian audio system
Apple CarPlay
Android Auto
Wireless smartphone charging
Wi-Fi hotspot
Standard blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert
Standard adaptive cruise control and lane-keeping assist
Remote parking assist
Vegan leather trimmed steering wheel
Paddle shift for drive mode select
Vegan leather upholstery
Dual automatic air conditioning
Heated steering wheel
Rear centre armrest with cupholder
Illuminated glove box
Heated front seats
Centre side front airbags
Twin front airbag
Twin curtain airbag
Brake assist system
Front centre airbag
Vehicle stability management
Electric parking brake with auto hold function
Multi collision brake assist
Front passenger airbag cut-off switch
Hill start assist control (HAC)
Tyre pressure monitoring system

What’s Good:

  • Unbelievably long list of features Features
  • Impressive driving range
  • Vegan leather upholstery make it more eco-friendly

What’s Not Good:

  • Steep price point
  • Lack of performance related data

Conclusion 

As is evident from our blog,there is just one Kia electric car on sale in India in 2024. And even though the EV6 is an expensive proposition, it’s a pretty special car. For starters, it’s a world-class model that comes with various high-end safety and security features. 

Additionally, the EV6 offers a posh cabin with vegan leather upholstery that is in accordance with the push towards adoption of green mobility. Finally, the EV6 offers a very strong performance that is comparable to some of the Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) sports cars available around the world. And the icing on the cake here is the colossal driving range that ensures fewer charging stops. All these factors work together to make the EV6 one of the best Kia electric cars ever! 

FAQs

Q. Which is the most selling model among all the Kia electric cars in 2024?

Currently, there is just one Kia electric car in India in the form of the EV6, which has sold over 430 units so far. 

Q. Which is the cheapest Kia electric car on sale in the Indian market? 

The Kia EV6, which is the only electric car from its manufacturer in India, is priced at over ₹60 lakh (ex-showroom).

Q. Which is the fastest Kia electric car in India?

The EV6 is the fastest Kia electric car in India and can sprint from 0-100 km/h in a scintillating 3.5 seconds.

Check out More Electric Cars in India

Best BYD Electric Cars in India
Best MG Electric Cars in India
Best Hyundai Electric Cars in India
Best Tata Electric Cars in India
Best BMW Electric Cars in India
Best Mahindra Electric Cars in India
Latest from Autoverse
Best Suspension Cars in India
Reviews
Indian Cars With The Best Suspension Setup In 2024
Summary

Indian roads are improving, but cars that handle rough surfaces are still important. This blog highlights cars with comfortable suspension. We cover SUVs, MPVs, and hatchbacks with the best suspension, such as the Toyota Fortuner for its tough suspension, and the Citroen C5 Aircross, for its unique comfort technology.

Author Image
Raunak Ajinkya
25 Jul 2024
12 Mins Read
Best Family Cars In India
Reviews
Best Family Cars in India in 2024
Summary

Explore a wide range of family cars from budget-friendly hatchbacks like Wagon R and Altroz to SUVs like Nexon and XUV700, and premium options like Innova Hycross. Key factors considered are price, fuel efficiency, space, features, and safety.

Author Image
Abhik Das
25 Jul 2024
16 Mins Read
Car Image
Inside Scoop
Embracing Discomfort for Growth
Summary

From the Founder: Why Discomfort is Essential for Your Brain to Work Faster

Author Image
Vikram Chopra
25 Jul 2024
5 Mins Read
Kia EV6
Auto Insider
Kia EV6 Lease Price Starts From Rs 1.29 Lakh - Check All Details
Summary

You can now get a Kia EV6 on lease from Kia India, without any down-payment. Check this article for more details regarding the Kia Lease program in India.

Aryan Aggarwal
Aryan Aggarwal
25 Jul 2024
2 Mins Read
Kia EV6 Recalled
Auto Insider
Kia EV6 Owners Might Be At A Risk Of Getting Stranded - Recall Issued
Summary

Kia India has issued recall units of the EV6 belonging to certain batches, which might be affected by a potential ICCU failure. Read more about this global recall issue here.

Aryan Aggarwal
Aryan Aggarwal
25 Jul 2024
2 Mins Read
Car Image
Auto Insider
Hyundai India Partners With CHARGE ZONE To Setup 100 DC EV Fast Chargers
Summary

Hyundai has partnered with CHARGE ZONE to set up 100 fast DC chargers across the country. Read our story to know more details. 

Author Image
Team CARS24
25 Jul 2024
3 Mins Read
Tata Curvv dimensions, boot space, ground clearance
Auto Insider
Tata Curvv Dimensions, Boot Space Revealed — All Details
Summary

Ahead of its launch, a new leak reveals important details like the upcoming Tata Curvv dimensions, boot space, ground clearance and more. Read our story to know complete details about the upcoming Tata Curvv.

Author Image
Amit Saraswat
25 Jul 2024
3 Mins Read
Electric Mini Countryman
Auto Insider
Electric Mini Countryman Launched In India - See All Details
Summary

The all-electric Mini Countryman has been launched in India. Read all details about the new Mini Countryman, including powertrain, design, features, and price here.

Aryan Aggarwal
Aryan Aggarwal
25 Jul 2024
2 Mins Read
2024 Mini Cooper S
Auto Insider
Mini Cooper S Launched In India - Price Starts From Rs 44.9 Lakh
Summary

The all-new Mini Cooper S has been launched in India. Read all details about the new Mini Cooper S, including powertrain, design, features and price here.

Aryan Aggarwal
Aryan Aggarwal
24 Jul 2024
3 Mins Read
Fastest Cars in India in 2024 Under 20 lakh
Reviews
Fastest Cars in India in 2024 Under 20 Lakhs
Summary

In the Indian car market, you can now get a lot of bang for your buck under 20 lakh rupees. This segment offers cars that are not only fast, but also comfortable, practical, feature-packed, and efficient. Traditionally, speed belonged to sedans, but powerful SUVs and hatchbacks are now strong contenders.

Author Image
Raunak Ajinkya
24 Jul 2024
15 Mins Read