Kia expands 2024 EV9 lineup with new variants and pricing

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More choices and enhanced features for Kia’s 2024 electric crossover

Kia’s 2024 EV9, initially priced at $54,900, now offers a range of variants to cater to diverse preferences and needs. The latest additions to the lineup include the EV9 Light Long Range, EV9 Wind e-AWD, EV9 Land e-AWD, and the range-topping EV9 GT-Line e-AWD.

Starting with the EV9 Light Long Range priced at $59,200, it maintains many features of the base model but offers a six-seat configuration instead of seven. Additional options, such as a sunroof and a heated steering wheel, are available exclusively for this variant. Notably, it boasts a 99.8 kWh battery pack, providing an extended range of approximately 300 miles on a single charge and a 0-60 mph acceleration time of 8.8 seconds.

Next in the lineup is the $63,900 EV9 Wind e-AWD, which enhances the exterior with LED lighting, rain-sensing wipers, and 19-inch alloy wheels. Inside, it includes a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, a 12.3-inch infotainment system, and various premium features such as heated and ventilated front seats, a wireless smartphone charger, and a tri-zone climate control system. Safety features abound, including navigation-based Smart Cruise Control and Lane Keeping Assist. The EV9 Wind e-AWD offers a dual-motor all-wheel drive system, delivering 379 hp and a range of up to 270 miles.

For buyers seeking even more luxury, the EV9 Land e-AWD starts at $69,900. It features distinct exterior elements such as “small cube” LED headlights and gloss black accents. Inside, the cabin boasts a power tilt/telescoping steering column, a digital rearview mirror, and premium amenities like heated and ventilated rear seats, a 14-speaker Meridian audio system, and an ambient lighting system. Safety is comprehensive, including features like Blind-Spot Collision Warning and Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Avoidance Assist. The EV9 Land e-AWD offers a Vehicle-to-Load capability and a range of up to 253 miles with 20-inch wheels or 270 miles with 19-inch wheels.

The flagship model, the EV9 GT-Line e-AWD priced at $73,900, stands out with unique fascias, gunmetal accents, and 21-inch two-tone wheels. Its interior features exclusive trim and garnish, along with premium suede cloth headliner, stainless steel pedals, and special seats with GT-Line logos. Cutting-edge technology includes a head-up display and Remote Smart Parking Assist. However, its range is slightly reduced at 243 miles. Performance gets a boost, with an increased torque output of 516 lb-ft.

Reservations for these 2024 Kia EV9 variants will open on October 16, with U.S. deliveries expected to begin later this year. Customers can secure their spot with a refundable $750 deposit, either online or at participating dealers. Kia is expanding its electric crossover lineup to provide an array of options to suit various preferences and lifestyles.