I have a similar "battery pre-conditioning: Off" line in the Canadian app.Seem US owners are seeing their Kia Connect app show features of it now, this is for 2022 cars. Also I chatted with my Kia dealer a while back about this battery-pre heating from NAV story and they said it is possible but only for cars with heat pumps. All the pre-conditioning update rumours are rumours for now of course. No details exist that I know of. I was also told, this update might not be in the '23 model. But the heat-pump versions are more likely to get that possible update applied. rumours rumours rumours by dealers. I would wait to get an official update.
Using Car Scanner with OBD dongle you can clearly see a battery heater readout and that does seem to improve battery temperature. Just needs hooked up to the NAV system now
US app photo below.
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I think this is the Winter Mode, not the battery pre-conditioning that we're all thinking of.