Kia’s New Electric Powerhouse: EV9 Trim Levels & Features Explored!
The highly-anticipated 2024 Kia EV9 is set to revolutionize electric SUV offerings in the United States. Slated for a year-end release, the EV9 mirrors its gas-powered counterpart, the Telluride, in size, measuring approximately 197 inches in length.
As enthusiasts eagerly await its launch, Kia has teased a comprehensive features list. While the price remains a mystery, the unveiled features, split across five trim levels, promise variety and sophistication.
|Light RWD||76.1kWh||223 mi||215 hp||NA||2,000 lbs||7|
|Light Long Range RWD||99.8kWh||300 mi||201 hp||7.8s||2,000 lbs||6|
|Wind AWD||99.8kWh||270 mi||379 hp||5.4s||2,000 lbs||7|
|Land AWD||99.8kWh||250 mi||379 hp||5.4s||2,000 lbs||6|
|GT-Line AWD||99.8kWh||250 mi||379 hp||4.5s||5,000 lbs||6|
The EV9 range, from the entry-level Light RWD to the premium GT-Line AWD, offers consumers a variety of choices depending on their budget, needs, and preferences. Kia has ensured that even the base model boasts an impressive list of features, making the 2024 Kia EV9 an appealing option for those considering an electric SUV.
The Light RWD trim offers standard features like 8-way power-adjustable heated front seats, LED projection lights, wireless phone charging, and Kia's Digital Key. The Light Long Range RWD includes the features of the regular Light RWD, plus second-row captain's chairs and a front-row sunroof.
Stepping up, the Wind AWD trim brings in features like a heat pump, dual sunroof, a heated steering wheel, sporty silver roof rails, and an optional Boost Mode upgrade. The Land AWD trim elevates the luxury quotient with offerings such as heated second-row captain's chairs, a power leg rest for the driver's seat, a Meridian sound system, and Kia's unique "Digital Grille", along with options for towing and relaxation packages.
Lastly, the GT-Line AWD sits atop the lineup, merging sportiness and luxury with 21-inch wheels, a utility roof rack, a heads-up display, Kia's Smart Parking Assistant, and an optional Relaxation Package.
As more information becomes available, including the much-awaited price, the EV9's position in the market will be clearer. For now, it stands as a testament to Kia's commitment to electric mobility and innovation.
The Kia EV9, popular in South Korea, is launching in the US in Q4 2023, promising electric innovation.