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Kia EV6 named ‘Best Electric Vehicle’ in US News 2022

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  • Experts selected EV6 for its modern, spacious interior and advanced safety technology
  • Kia’s first special EV continues to earn praise within months of launch

The 2022 Kia EV6 is named to the list of “Best Hybrid and Electric Cars” by US News & World Report. The EV6 defeated dozens of competitors and won the title of best electric car 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 electrified models around the world by 2026,” said Steven Center. , COO and EPP, 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 have 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 and a comprehensive range of active safety features,” said Jim Sharifi. , editor-in-chief of US News Best Cars. “Perhaps the biggest selling point 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.