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M3P has much better availability on the used market because it was released earlier than MYP. I'm not really concerned about space. We squeeze kids and family members in the back of my Focus Electric and I have an Expedition EL when I really need more room. I really just wanted a fast electric daily driver. My wife and I swap frequently and we have completely different shapes because she's all legs, so memory seats is a big deal. Even with the Expedition we notice when the other has moved the seats around.
Sounds like you know what you want. I still love my M3P and its my preferred weapon of choice driving alone :). My EV6 is greatly preferred on family outings though 😁
 

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Has anyone (looking at you European members!) been able to actually sit in one and can share what the seats are like?

Memory is cool, but if it is a good bucket I have found memory is not as important. Folks often seat a sea a certain way to feel held in the car. A good bucket will do that on it's own and make you feel part of the car without having infinite, micro adjustment like a memory seat. Slide fore aft for pedals, set seat back angle and send it!! Losing ventilated is a bummer, but heated is more important imho.
It's literally a Veloster N seat.
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That's rather disappointing. I guess the compromises are the reason the premium isn't higher. They took a lot of content out of the vehicle and the range hit is brutal. Now I'm curious to see what changes with the Ioniq N. I just can't get excited about the Ioniq 5 like I can about the EV6. The EV6 is like a spaceship. The Ioniq is like a retro themed living room on wheels.
 

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I'm not sure if this is still the best thread to post this but the regular (non-GT) 2023 Kia EV6 specs and pricing were released yesterday. The Kia website now shows 2023 under all EV6 pages.

As was mentioned earlier, there is a $1000 price increase across the board. The Wind RWD now finally gets the option of the Wind Tech Package, which in my opinion should have always been an option. Unfortunately, still no standard heated steering wheel - unlike in Canada. Kia USA is still stubbornly restricting that to AWD models.
 

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That's rather disappointing. I guess the compromises are the reason the premium isn't higher. They took a lot of content out of the vehicle and the range hit is brutal. Now I'm curious to see what changes with the Ioniq N. I just can't get excited about the Ioniq 5 like I can about the EV6. The EV6 is like a spaceship. The Ioniq is like a retro themed living room on wheels.
Range hit is my biggest concern, as is the loss of the heated steering wheel. I get range loss when you ham foot it, but 50mi loss across the board is a huge drop in range, talking like 20% drop.

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That's rather disappointing. I guess the compromises are the reason the premium isn't higher. They took a lot of content out of the vehicle and the range hit is brutal. Now I'm curious to see what changes with the Ioniq N. I just can't get excited about the Ioniq 5 like I can about the EV6. The EV6 is like a spaceship. The Ioniq is like a retro themed living room on wheels.
Range is meaningless if this is a commuter/weekend car and not for long-road trips (any more than 1-2 DC charging stops).

My dealer tried to submit a GT order but Kia did not allow it so orders aren't open yet.
 

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I believe the certification process requires the vehicle operate in it's "default" mode and settings. Our Wind AWD always returns better numbers than the sticker claimed.

Our GOM dream screen still routinely shows 320 on a full charge. (Rated at 274)
 

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Our GOM dream screen still routinely shows 320 on a full charge. (Rated at 274)
Dumb question--how is it that the Wind AWD can be rated at the same 274 mile range as that of the GT-Line, given that the Wind trim (regardless of whether RWD or AWD) comes with 19" wheels vs. 20" for the GT-Line trim? Anecdotal evidence has shown that wheel/tire size can affect overall range, so how can a Wind AWD have the same rated 274 mile range as that of a GT-Line AWD?
 

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Dumb question--how is it that the Wind AWD can be rated at the same 274 mile range as that of the GT-Line, given that the Wind trim (regardless of whether RWD or AWD) comes with 19" wheels vs. 20" for the GT-Line trim? Anecdotal evidence has shown that wheel/tire size can affect overall range, so how can a Wind AWD have the same rated 274 mile range as that of a GT-Line AWD?
2023 values are more in line with reality. 282 for the Wind AWD and 252 for the GT-Line AWD.
Both Wind and GT-Line RWD have 310 because they both use 19” wheels.

Same thing happened with the Mach-E figures over three model years. They were bumped and tweaked to match real world ranges because the initial numbers didn’t make much sense.
 

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Dumb question--how is it that the Wind AWD can be rated at the same 274 mile range as that of the GT-Line, given that the Wind trim (regardless of whether RWD or AWD) comes with 19" wheels vs. 20" for the GT-Line trim? Anecdotal evidence has shown that wheel/tire size can affect overall range, so how can a Wind AWD have the same rated 274 mile range as that of a GT-Line AWD?
Reality > 255 mile range is more in line of a GT-Line AWD at least on mine. Of course my KWH/Mile is not that great either in Normal Mode 99.8% of the time.
 

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Is this for the GT? 2.7mi/kWh is when i'm cruising at 85mph on a flat road and I have an AWD. My wife typically averages 3.3mi/kwh but drives more regularly than me :D
That's actually pretty good for that speed! You can stop every 2 - 3 hours and top off to 90 or 95%. I think the GT may be worse at those speeds. Maybe tires will improve the numbers.
 

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That's actually pretty good for that speed! You can stop every 2 - 3 hours and top off to 90 or 95%. I think the GT may be worse at those speeds. Maybe tires will improve the numbers.
The best strategy for an EV6 is to drive to 10-20%, charge to ~70% and drive as fast as you can to the next charger that will net you about 10-20% 😁 No need to putter around trying to be efficient if time is what you are trying to save on a road-trip. Of course charger availability and reliability really put a hamper on that strategy...
 

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The best strategy for an EV6 is to drive to 10-20%, charge to ~70% and drive as fast as you can to the next charger that will net you about 10-20% 😁 No need to putter around trying to be efficient if time is what you are trying to save on a road-trip. Of course charger availability and reliability really put a hamper on that strategy...
True, but I figure if you're stopping for bathroom break and to stretch, may as well make full use of the time. I pulled up the charging curve, and it looks like 80 - 90% is the sweet spot. My Focus electric doesn't drop substantially until 90%, but it's all relative because it's charging a smaller battery at lower speed to begin with.
 

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My sales person from Car Pros Kia in Renton, Wa just texted me saying they got the first one in the state in right now! they don't expect another for 2 months. He is reaching out to previous customers to find a buyer. I'm gonna pass, but contact Ben Zurcher @ 253 200 6306 if you want to snag your gt!
 
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