2024 Kia EV9: Everything We Know Thus Far

The 2024 Kia EV9 is a futuristic South Korean SUV. The EV9 is far different from anything Kia has produced thus far. Here’s what we know about the dynamic new SUV.

The 2024 Kia EV9 is a game-changing electric SUV

A blue 2024 Kia EV9 concept SUV.
The 2024 Kia EV9 | Kia

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The 2024 Kia EV9 will be the automaker’s first fully-electric full-size SUV model. Kia plans on offering a total of 11 different EVs by the year 2026. The is the second fully-electric SUV for the American market after the EV6 compact SUV.

Though Kia has yet to release official pricing information, automotive publications like Car and Driver expect the Kia EV9 to start at $50,000. The electric full-size SUV could top out at around $65K.

The Kia EV9 is a two-row SUV with third-row capability. It has a solar panel built into its hood. The EV9 will feature fast-charging capability and a 300-mile driving range. It comes with a blended pop-up steering wheel and a massive 27-inch ultra-wide display.

Expect the Kia EV9 to push limits

The interior of a 2024 Kia EV9 fully-electric full-size SUV.
The 2024 Kia EV9 | Kia

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Kia is a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company. Hyundai and Kia have produced two of the most impactful electric SUVs of the year: the Hyundai Ioniq 5 and Kia EV6. The Ioniq 5 is the World Car of the Year, and the Kia EV6 competes with the best in its vehicle segment.

Expect the 2024 Kia EV9 to push the envelope because South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor Company is producing successful electric vehicle nameplates. Aside from EVs, the automaker also has a track record of producing incredible SUVs in recent years.

The Kia Telluride and its cousin the Hyundai Palisade dominate the midsize SUV segment. Multiple automotive publications and critics call the Kia Telluride the best midsize SUV on the market. The EV9 could be Telluride-inspired. Since the midsize SUV is so popular, it would be remiss of the automaker not to incorporate some of the Telluride’s characteristics into the EV9’s design language.

What can we expect from the 2024 Kia EV9?

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Expect the Kia EV9 to offer futuristic tech. The Kia EV6 has available navigation-based smart cruise control with stop and go, remote smart parking assist, and an onboard power generator. The EV6 also has available heated and ventilated seats, ultra-fast DC charging capability, and a range-preserving heat pump.

The EV9 will incorporate many of the EV6’s best and most modern features. It could even introduce some completely new features. The Ioniq 5 electric SUV has available ambient lighting, a digital key, and a heads-up display with augmented reality functions. The EV9 could include some of the same features as its cousin, the smaller Ioniq 5.

Kia has kept many EV9 details under wraps, but if the electric SUV is anything like the EV6, prepare to be impressed. South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor Company is producing some of the coolest EVs on the market, and these electric vehicles should only get better with time. Car and Driver claims that the EV9 should arrive as a 2024 model year in early 2023.

Read more about Kia’s compact electric SUV, the Kia EV6, in the next article below.

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