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Apologies if this is covered elsewhere (did a quick search and can't find the answer) - does the EV6 have a "free/included" data connection, or at least covered for the first year / three years? Does it support Spotify for example via it's own data connection? How are map and OTA updates done? We have a Model YP on order, but since driving an EV6, we're smitten. That said, we're driving a BMW m340i xdrive which has free data for Spotify, Map updates, traffic etc etc. Not comparing like for like ICE/EV etc, just need to see what's included on this front and it's not obvious. Any help - much appreciated.
 

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Search for WiFi Hotspot. Below is a US thread so you'll need a reply from a UK owner. The TL;DR version is the car has a subscription telematics service (for Kia management app and monitoring features) and a separate WiFi Hotspot subscription service for user data services.
 

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Search for WiFi Hotspot. Below is a US thread so you'll need a reply from a UK owner. The TL;DR version is the car has a subscription telematics service (for Kia management app and monitoring features) and a separate WiFi Hotspot subscription service for user data services.
Tvm. Will wait on a UK response.
 

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Apologies if this is covered elsewhere (did a quick search and can't find the answer) - does the EV6 have a "free/included" data connection, or at least covered for the first year / three years? Does it support Spotify for example via it's own data connection? How are map and OTA updates done? We have a Model YP on order, but since driving an EV6, we're smitten. That said, we're driving a BMW m340i xdrive which has free data for Spotify, Map updates, traffic etc etc. Not comparing like for like ICE/EV etc, just need to see what's included on this front and it's not obvious. Any help - much appreciated.
In UK you get Kia Live for the 7 years of the warranty. This will give you live traffic info & speed cameras & allows you to use the Kia Connect app to get info from & send commands to the car. Some of these feature dont work currently like preconditioning the car. OTA updates are not yet enabled, you need to download to a USB pen drive & plug that it to the car. There is no free data for Spotify you would need to use your phone for that.
 
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