TORONTO, (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, Kia Canada is announcing pricing and final specifications for the highly anticipated EV9. As the first fully electric three-row SUV from Kia, the EV9 is the new flagship of the lineup, as well as a pioneer in the mass market segment. To expand on the offering of a 3-row fully electric SUV into the Canadian market, Kia Canada has added a 76.1-kWh battery size option in addition to the 99.8-kWh battery.
The Kia EV9 adopts a new naming convention for its trim offerings, harmonizing earth’s natural elements to Kia’s sustainability vision by naming them Light, Wind and Land. Plus, the Land trim will offer both a Premium package and a GT-Line package that will further enhance the sophisticated appearances with exclusive design accents to elevate its elegance. The GT-Line includes 21-inch light weight alloy wheels, a bridge-type roof rail, dark-coloured belt line molding, gloss black side mirrors, differentiated front/rear bumper design.
EV9 Pricing (MSRP):
- Light RWD $59,995
- Wind RWD $62,995
- Land AWD $64,995
- Land AWD with Premium Package $74,995
- Land AWD with GT-Line $78,995
“Being the first mass market brand to introduce a 3-row all-electric SUV, we wanted it to be innovative and remarkable, but also accessible” says Elias El-Achhab, VP and COO of Kia Canada. “This competitive price and array of options will give Canadians the opportunity to choose what best suits their lifestyle.”
EV9 Powertrain: Designed to Perform
The EV9 is the second Kia model based on the Electric Global Modular Platform (E-GMP), and the first to feature fourth-generation battery technology designed for improved energy density. In Canada, the EV9 will be available with a 76.1-kWh battery with a single-motor configuration and up to 370 km of range. For those looking for extended range, Kia also offers a 99.8-kWh battery with a single-motor configuration with up to 489 km of range or a dual-motor, 283-kW (379-hp) all-wheel-drive configuration with up to 451km of range. Enables ultrafast recharging on high-speed DC chargers, designed to go from a 10 to 80 percent state of charge in under 25 minutes.
Estimated all electric range
|Trim / Package:||Range|
|Light RWD (76.1kWh)||370 km|
|Wind 99.8 kWh RWD Wind RWD (99.8kWh)||489 km|
|Land AWD /Land AWD with Premium Package (99.8 kWh)||451 km|
|Land AWD with GT-Line Package (99.8 kWh)||435 km|
The Kia EV9 is set to begin arriving at Canadian dealerships in December. For more information about the EV9, please visit www.kia.ca/EV9.