Award-Winning Design: The Kia EV9 Vehicle of the Year 2024

The all-electric Kia EV9 has proudly clinched the title of 2024 North American Utility Vehicle of the Year, marking a remarkable achievement for the Kia brand. This recognition, earned for the second consecutive year, underscores Kia's unwavering commitment to innovation, design, and customer satisfaction in the electric vehicle sector.

A panel of 50 automotive experts chose the Kia EV9 Vehicle of the Year for its exceptional blend of innovation, design, safety, performance, technology, and overall user experience. The EV9's recognition as the Kia EV9 Vehicle of the Year reflects its excellence in a competitive field that included sports cars and pickup trucks.

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Kia EV9 wins 2024 North American Utility Vehicle of the Year for the second year. Chosen by 50 experts for its blend of design, safety, and performance, the EV9 outshines in a field of sports cars and trucks

The Kia EV9 Vehicle of the Year follows the footsteps of the Kia EV6, last year's winner, establishing Kia as a dominant force in the EV market. As the first mass-market three-row EV SUV in the U.S., the Kia EV9 offers a remarkable combination of space, efficiency, and performance. Starting at an MSRP of $54,900, with an EPA-estimated 304 miles of electric range, the Kia EV9 Vehicle of the Year brings unparalleled value to the electric SUV segment.

Moreover, the 2024 Kia EV9 Vehicle of the Year boasts impressive features like 7.8 inches of ground clearance, extensive cargo space, and a towing capacity of 5,000 lbs. Currently available for sale in limited quantities, the Kia EV9 is set to be assembled at Kia’s manufacturing facility in West Point, Georgia, later this year, further solidifying its position in the market.

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The Kia EV9's achievement as the 2024 North American Utility Vehicle of the Year, for the second consecutive year, signifies a notable trend in the automotive industry towards electric vehicles. This accolade reflects Kia's ability to adapt and innovate in a competitive market, particularly in the SUV segment. The selection of the EV9 by a panel of 50 automotive experts highlights its strengths in design, technology, and overall user experience. Moreover, the recognition of an electric SUV as the vehicle of the year underscores a growing consumer and industry shift towards sustainable and electrically powered vehicles, indicating a significant change in market preferences and the future direction of automotive manufacturing and design.

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2024 KIA EV9: What You Need to Know

When we think about the electrification transition in the automotive industry, Kia's 2024 EV9 stands out as a beacon of innovation. This range in pricing ensures that there's an EV9 for the budget-conscious buyer and the luxury-seeker alike. Learn more
Year Body Trim Range Price
2024 SUV Light RWD 230 $54,900
2024 SUV Light Long Range RWD 304 $59,200
2024 SUV Wind AWD 280 $63,900
2024 SUV Land AWD 280 $69,900
2024 SUV GT-Line AWD 270 $73,900

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