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The EV6 will arrive in 2022 to dealerships across the United States. Reservations for the EV6 will open in all 50 states on June 3rd.

I have a bad feeling that it will end up being very expensive the way I want my model to be equipped; that would be in GT Line guise with AWD. Luckily there might be incentives and perhaps room to negotiate, unlike Telsa.
 

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I have a bad feeling that it will end up being very expensive the way I want my model to be equipped; that would be in GT Line guise with AWD. Luckily there might be incentives and perhaps room to negotiate, unlike Telsa.
Ditto on that the later GT release will creep beyond my pp. Maybe seek an upgrade from - Line to to Line S if it is eventually offered. Still be nice to know which trim level(s)/available options will be US offered before and after 1st edition release. Possibly still on the planning tables and white boards, Kia media hasn't posted documents or specs yet. At least they did a good job with tweaks from original CV or Imagine concept designs. Tease countdown 8 days.
 

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Ditto on that the later GT release will creep beyond my pp. Maybe seek an upgrade from - Line to to Line S if it is eventually offered. Still be nice to know which trim level(s)/available options will be US offered before and after 1st edition release. Possibly still on the planning tables and white boards, Kia media hasn't posted documents or specs yet. At least they did a good job with tweaks from original CV or Imagine concept designs. Tease countdown 8 days.
I simply don't want the black cladding above the wheel or any of the black shiny plastic stuff. Instead, they should be body painted.
 

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Teasers and "reveals" are all good but may diminish true facts, specs or selling points. As others have noted, near $60 k is huge, what should we expect for the GT next year? Yes VW and Audi are larger companies but at least they offered 1st edition or current testers for US/EUR on road scrutiny and dealer lots. Besides lack of dealership knowledge, we cannot find a showroom or car show floor to open the door and sit inside makes me wonder who was allowed on stage at the NY "event" but I don't think that was general public access I missed the detailed photo shoots. Also no word from Seoul other than looped "spy" on road videos and shots. Maybe this is a family thing or by design since Ioniq 5 also on close hold. I remember how unimpressed I was with Tesla. While their platform and technology have been trend setters, I found most models a bit uncomfortable with loud interiors and more inclined to performance seekers. The lack of info gives more time to research other platform and technology aspects. With things still under tight wraps, how can the public measure or compare E-GMP vs MEB for instance. Also it hasn't proven out yet but could the lithium-ion standard become replaced by solid state? I may be old school even willing to put a deposit down on a first edition, but will draw that line and test drive before writing that final check on delivery day. So I agree with @Mosko006 that communications is terrible and add their level of secrecy may prove to be risk averse.
 

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I am interested in the EV6 but have concerns as well. The $60k price tag is high but not unreasonable for the right specs. I would like to see the pricing of the other lines to see how the First Edition pricing compares to the other offerings. I a currently driving a Model 3 which I will eventually replace and almost definitely will be with another BEV.

I really like that Kia & Hyundai are offering 800 volt systems - that is the future for EVs. Currently, Tesla is rolling out 250 kW chargers and it has made a huge difference vs the old 150 kW options. While most of the current CCS chargers are 150 kW, there are more and more 350 kW popping up (at least in California and on the routes where I would be needing the charge). Solid State batteries will be the next iteration of BEVs but those are still 3-5 years out at a minimum so I see that more of an option for whatever would replace the EV6 (or what ever next BEV I get). I am disappointed with the lack of color options for the First Edition. I like the Steel Gray Matte but don't have the patients to properly care for a matte color; I am too old to drive a yellow car; which would leave me with the Glacier option but need to see what the green interior looks like. Would also prefer wheels smaller than 20" as I have had too many pothole issues with low profiles tires in the past.
 

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The Kia USA website has updated with the notice "Vehicle shipping anticipated to start January 2022" so I presume deliveries will be some time in Feb?
 

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I am interested in the EV6 but have concerns as well. The $60k price tag is high but not unreasonable for the right specs. I would like to see the pricing of the other lines to see how the First Edition pricing compares to the other offerings. I a currently driving a Model 3 which I will eventually replace and almost definitely will be with another BEV.

I really like that Kia & Hyundai are offering 800 volt systems - that is the future for EVs. Currently, Tesla is rolling out 250 kW chargers and it has made a huge difference vs the old 150 kW options. While most of the current CCS chargers are 150 kW, there are more and more 350 kW popping up (at least in California and on the routes where I would be needing the charge). Solid State batteries will be the next iteration of BEVs but those are still 3-5 years out at a minimum so I see that more of an option for whatever would replace the EV6 (or what ever next BEV I get). I am disappointed with the lack of color options for the First Edition. I like the Steel Gray Matte but don't have the patients to properly care for a matte color; I am too old to drive a yellow car; which would leave me with the Glacier option but need to see what the green interior looks like. Would also prefer wheels smaller than 20" as I have had too many pothole issues with low profiles tires in the past.
Read this possible recall on I5, and question if a platform wide. Hope not, but if so will KIA address and delay shipments?

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