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Kia unveils EV5 along with EV3 & EV4 concepts

Written by Kanad Kalasur

Kia has revealed the EV5 in a production ready guise. Alongside, the Korean carmaker also showcased EV3 and EV4 Concept vehicles. The unveil was part of the first Global EV Day event in Korea.

Kia EV5 : More Details

This car is the 3rd car after the EV6 and the EV9 to be based on the dedicated EV platform.

On the inside, the car comes with different configuration options. Kia is offering four interior colours and five seat fabric options. There is a 64-colour ambient light as well. Other features include dual screen layout – for infotainment and the driver, a four-spoke multifunction steering wheel, and slim AC vents.

In terms of powertrain, the EV6 will be offered with three powertrain options. These include a 64 kW battery, 160 kW motor and 530 km of range, an 88 kW battery, 160 kW motor and 720 km of range and a dual motor 160 kW front / 70 kW rear with a 650 km range. All range are as per the CLTC cycle.

Kia EV3 and EV4 : More Details

The Kia EV3 has been designed as an entry-level EV offering in the Kia line-up. The SUV gets a boxy profile and gets a good amount of cuts and creases. Some of the highlights of the EV3 include a raked windscreen, tapered roofline, bulky alloy wheels and more.

On the inside, Kia has used the same minimalist theme. The materials used inside consist of sustainable products amongst others. Furthermore, there are some handcrafted elements used on the interior panels. Kia claims these will enhance the SUV’s interior and give it a 3D look.
Meanwhile the EV4 is more of a sedan with a coupe roofline. It gets vertical headlamps at the front, a sharp bumper along with larger air intakes.

The Kia EV4 comes with a four-door layout, and bears resemblance to the larger EV6. It comes with a sharp front nose, tapering roofline and more. There is a noticeable shoulder line which extends from the rear door and merges with the tail lamps.

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