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IRVINE, California.† May 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The 2022 Kia EV6 has been named to the list of “Best Hybrid and Electric Carsby US News & World Report. The EV6 defeated dozens of competitors to take the title of best electric vehicle this year.
“The EV6 has been hailed as a success since its launch earlier this year and represents an important first step toward Kia’s transformative ‘Plan S’ electrification strategy that will deliver 11 all-new electric models by 2026,” said Steven Center, COO and EVP. , Kia America† “We are honored to receive this recognition from US News, which reinforces the brand’s future direction and leadership in the space.”
To determine the winner in each category, US News analyzed each vehicle’s overall score, starting price, Level 2 charge rate and EPA fuel economy and range estimates for the 82 hybrid, plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles in question. The winners had the best combination of quality, value and efficiency in their segment.
“We’ve seen a lot of growth in the electric SUV segment this year, and the all-new Kia EV6 is a top choice with a comfortable and attractive interior, as well as a comprehensive range of active safety features,” he said. Jim Sharific, editor-in-chief of US News Best Cars. “Perhaps the biggest selling point, though, is the EV6’s exceptional driving range of up to 310 miles.”
The EV6 continues to rise in popularity, rising 49 percent in its second month in showrooms. More than 3,100 of the all-electric EV6 models were sold in March, helping Kia’s electrified models achieve the best monthly and quarterly performance ever.
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headquarters in Irvine, California† Kia America remains at the top of automotive quality surveys and is recognized as one of the top 100 global brands. Kia serves as the NBA’s “Official Automotive Partner” offering a range of gasoline, hybrid, plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles sold through a network of nearly 750 dealers across the U.S., including several cars and SUVs that are proudly assembled in America. For media information, including photography, visit www.kiamedia.com† To receive custom email notifications for press releases as they are published, subscribe to www.kiamedia.com/us/en/newsalert†
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