Kia Canada Unveils 2024 EV9 Pricing, Will Start at Under $60,000
Kia Canada has announced the pricing for the upcoming and much anticipated 2024 Kia EV9, Starting at $59,995, the latest electric vehicle from Kia and first three-row electrified SUV from the Korean automaker will be available in two battery sizes with both RWD and AWD configurations, catering to a diverse range of needs in the process. Among its many attributes we find its impressive all-electric range of up to 489 km in the Wind RWD and 451 km in the Land AWD, but the value reflected by the new EV9’s pricing and lineup is quite exceptional as well. This pricing strategy reflects Kia’s focus on making electric vehicles more attainable for a broad spectrum of Ontario drivers while also giving buyers who need a lot of space an accessible option that delivers remarkable versatility.
Let’s take a look at the features of the new 2024 Kia EV9 before jumping into the different models that will be offered.
Powertrain: Robust and Efficient
The Kia EV9, built on the Electric Global Modular Platform (E-GMP), introduces fourth-generation battery technology, enhancing energy density for better performance. It comes in various configurations to cater to different needs. The base model features a 76.1-kWh battery with a single motor, offering up to 370 km of range. For extended range, there’s a 99.8-kWh battery option available both in a single-motor (489 km range) and a dual-motor, all-wheel-drive setup (283-kW or 379-hp) with up to 451 km of range. Notably, the EV9 supports ultrafast charging, capable of reaching an 80% charge in under 25 minutes on high-speed DC chargers.
Design and Trims: Sophisticated and Diverse
The EV9’s design ethos aligns with Kia’s sustainability vision, evident in its trim levels named Light, Wind, and Land. The Land trim further diversifies with a Premium package and a GT-Line package. Each package offers exclusive design accents like 21-inch alloy wheels, roof rails, and unique bumper designs, adding to the vehicle’s elegance and functionality.
Pricing: Accessible Luxury
Kia’s pricing strategy for the EV9 is competitive, making it accessible to a broader audience. The pricing for the various trims is as follows:
- 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
Quick EV9 Overview
The all-electric EV9 emerges as Kia’s premier three-row EV SUV, blending the thrill of adventure with premium features typically seen in luxury SUVs. Its design adopts Kia’s “Opposites United” philosophy, offering a fresh take on the familiar Kia SUV aesthetics. Inside, the EV9 boasts a dual-display cockpit with full digital instrumentation and multiple camera feeds, alongside innovative material choices such as partially recycled alternatives to traditional leather. The second row redefines comfort with power-adjustable seats featuring leg extensions, heating, and ventilation, providing legroom surpassing many large luxury SUVs.
Performance-wise, the EV9 GT-Line stands out with 379 hp and 516 lb-ft of torque, aiming for a swift 0-to-100 km/h acceleration in just 5 seconds. It doesn’t just excel on the road; with features like torque-vectoring dual-motor AWD and 7.8 inches of ground clearance, the EV9 is a true SUV. It offers a substantial cargo capacity of up to 2,320L behind the first row and a towing capacity of up to 5000 lb. The EV9 is also at the forefront of charging technology with its standard 800V electrical architecture, enabling ultrafast recharging – from 10% to 80% in under 25 minutes.
In summary, Kia Canada’s pricing announcement for the 2024 EV9, with a starting MSRP of $59,995, positions the SUV as an accessible option in the electric vehicle market. Available in RWD and AWD with two battery sizes, it delivers ranges up to 489 km, catering to diverse driving needs. Featuring advanced technology, ultrafast charging, and a luxury GT-Line option, the EV9’s high-tech interior and comfort amenities make it an attractive choice. It will be available at Canadian dealerships starting in December.