Upcoming 3 New Electric SUVs from Hyundai and Kia Launching Soon in India!

Kia EV9

Hyundai Creta EV

  • Exterior Design almost matches the ICE version except it gets new alloy wheels, closed-off grille and new bumpers. 
  • Interiors may look the same as the ICE version.
  • Based on the Creta ICE version.
  • Dimensions will be more or less the same.
  • Battery Specs: 45 kWh Battery Pack (138 BHP, 255 NM) [450 – 500 KMs]
  • Features: Ventilated Front Seats, 360 Camera, Dual 10.25-inch displays, Level 2 ADAS, Powered Tailgate, etc.
  • Expected Price: Rs. 20 – 25 Lakh
  • Expected Launch: Late 2024

Kia EV9

  • Exterior Design includes thin LED light bar, Y-design mini-LEDs, Gloss black finish lower air intake, ORVMs, and roof rails. Dual-tone bumpers front and rear, new 21-inch alloy wheels, unique LED Tail-lamps with flat curv-ish tailgate, roof spoiler, and more.
  • Interiors include dual 12.3-inch seamless-integrated displays, three-rows with dual-tone leather seat upholstery, Lounge Seats in 1st and 2nd Row with Heated and Ventilated Function and power extendable headrests, power tailgate, extendable 2nd row centre console with multiple USB Charging port, Meridian Sound System, and more.
  • Built on the E-GMP Platform.
  • Dimensions: 5010 – 5015 MM Length, 1980 MM Width, 1755 – 1780 MM Height, 3100 MM Wheelbase.
  • Battery Specs:
    • 76.1 kWh RWD (214.5 BHP, 350 NM) (0 – 100 KMPH in. 8.2 Seconds at 185 KMPH top speed)
    • 99.8 kWh RWD (201 BHP, 350 NM) (0 – 100 KMPH in. 9.4 Seconds at 185 KMPH top speed)
    • 99.8 kWh AWD (380 BHP, 600 NM) (0 – 100 KMPH in. 5.3 Seconds at 200 KMPH top speed)
    • Range: 541 KMs
  • Features: 1st and 2nd row Ventilated and Heated Seats, Dual Sunroof, Level 3 ADAS, 14 Speaker Meridian Sound System, Heads-up Display (HUD), 3-Zone Climate Control, Swivel Seats – 2nd Row, and more.
  • Expected Pricing: Rs. 1 Crore
  • Expected Launch: Late 2024
  • Rivals: BMW iX

Hyundai Kona EV Facelift

  • Exterior Design changes include new front fascia like LED DRLs that spans across the whole bonnet, new head-lamps and connected tail-lamps, redesigned bumpers, and closed front fascia.
  • Interiors changes include new dual 12.3-inch displays seamlessly integrated, new dashboard design, redesigned center console, new seat upholstery, steering wheel, and new Infotainment and HVAC Controls.
  • Based on Hyundai-Kia K3 Platform.
  • Huge increase in Dimensions.
  • Battery Specs:
    • Standard – 48.4 kWh Battery (153.86 BHP, 255 NM) [377 KM Range] [10 – 100% in 4 Hrs 55 Minutes on 10.4 kW AC Charger; 10 – 80% in 1 Hour on 50 kW DC Charger, and 41 Minutes on 100 kW DC Charger.]
    • 65.4 kWh Battery (215.01 BHP, 255 NM) [454 – 514 KM Range] [10 – 100% in 6 Hrs 25 Minutes on 10.4 kW AC Charger; 10 – 80% in 1 Hour on 50 kW DC Charger, and 41 Minutes on 100 kW DC Charger.]
  • Features: Level 2 ADAS with 19 Features, Dual 12.3-inch Displays, Heads-Up Display (HUD), Power Tailgate, and so much more.
  • Expected Price: Rs. 25 – Rs. 30 Lakh
  • Expected Launch: 2025
  • Rivals: MG ZS EV, Upcoming Mahindra XUV.e8.

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