Home Automotive 2024 Kia EV9 launched in Thailand – RWD and AWD variants; as much as 384 PS, 680 km EV vary; from RM462k

2024 Kia EV9 launched in Thailand – RWD and AWD variants; as much as 384 PS, 680 km EV vary; from RM462k

2024 Kia EV9 launched in Thailand – RWD and AWD variants; as much as 384 PS, 680 km EV vary; from RM462k


2024 Kia EV9 launched in Thailand – RWD and AWD variants; up to 384 PS, 680 km EV range; from RM462k

Whereas we wait and hope for the Kia EV9 to be launched in Malaysia, the South Korean carmaker’s absolutely electrical flagship SUV lately went on sale in Thailand – it was additionally launched in Singapore in January and in Indonesia final August. Two variants are supplied there, beginning with the Earth Lengthy Vary that retails at 3.499 million baht (RM462,150), which is then adopted by the top-spec GT-Line AWD at 3.899 million baht (RM514,982).

Each variants include six seats in a 2-2-2 configuration in addition to a 99.8-kWh lithium-ion battery. Nonetheless, they differ when it comes to powertrains, with the Earth Lengthy Vary being rear-wheel drive with an electrical motor rated at 203 PS (200 hp or 149.5 kW) and 350 Nm of torque.

In the meantime, the GT-Line AWD has a dual-motor format with every electrical motor delivering 192 PS (189 hp or 141.3 kW) and 350 Nm for a complete system output of 384 PS (379 hp or 282.6 kW) and 700 Nm. This variant is the quickest in a 0-100 km/h dash, taking simply 5.3 seconds (the bottom variant wants 9.4 seconds), whereas additionally having a prime pace of 200 km/h (185 km/h for the bottom variant).

2024 Kia EV9 launched in Thailand – RWD and AWD variants; up to 384 PS, 680 km EV range; from RM462k

The upper efficiency comes on the expense of vary, with the GT-Line AWD delivering as much as 647 km following the NEDC commonplace, whereas the Earth Lengthy Vary will do 680 km. Charging occasions are equivalent, with 24 minutes wanted to get the battery from a 10-80% state of cost (SoC) at a peak DC quick charging (CCS2) capability of 350 kW.

There’s additionally AC charging (Sort 2) that can take 9 hours and 45 minutes to get from the identical 10-80% SoC, together with a vehicle-to-load (V2L) system able to outputting as much as 3.58 kW to energy electrical equipment and units.

Normal tools for the Earth Lengthy Vary consists of 20-inch alloy wheels, automated LED headlamps with excessive beam help, ornamental LED lighting for the grille, LED taillights, a roof rack, a two-panel sunroof, keyless entry and begin and a powered tailgate with kick sensor.

Inside, the SUV comes with artificial leather-based upholstery, powered entrance seats with heating and air flow capabilities, manually adjustable second-row swivel seats, power-folding third-row seats, a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, three-zone local weather management with second- and third-row vents, ambient lighting, a 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay assist, an eight-speaker sound system, a wi-fi charging pad and 6 USB ports.

The GT-Line AWD improves upon the bottom variant by gaining 21-inch alloys and GT-Line exterior styling bundle. Its inside additionally will get fancier seats, with these on the entrance gaining leg cushions and a driver’s seat place recognition system.

As for the second row, it’s fitted with rest seats that don’t swivel however are electrically adjustable and include heating, air flow, ottoman and massaging capabilities. Different enhancements to the package listing that include the premium price ticket are an electrically adjustable steering wheel, sunshades, metallic pedals and a 14-speaker Meridian sound system.

Security options on each variants are virtually precisely the identical, with the one distinction being the GT-Line AWD comes with self-leveling rear suspension to maintain issues steady when the automobile is loaded up. This characteristic apart, the EV9 comes commonplace with entrance, facet, curtain and driver’s knee airbags alongside the standard array of passive methods, hill begin help, rear occupant alert, all-around parking sensors and a encompass view monitor.

Energetic methods fitted to the EV9 embody Sensible Cruise Management with Cease & Go, Blind Spot Collision Avoidance Help, Blind-Spot View Monitor, Rear Cross Visitors Collision Avoidance, Lane Following Help with Lane Conserving Help, Ahead Collision Avoidance Help in addition to Secure Exit Help.

The EV9 offered in Thailand comes absolutely imported (CBU) from South Korea and comes with a seven-year automobile guarantee, an eight-year guarantee on the high-voltage battery, free upkeep for seven years in addition to seven years of roadside help. Native reviews point out deliveries of the GT-Line AWD will start first from April this 12 months, with the Earth Lengthy Vary set to observe in June.

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