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the ev6 is said to have a capacity of up to 1600kg as long as to battery is over 35% soc. somewhere i read only with the big battery. somewhere else: only with 4wd. does anyone have exact info?
 

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the ev6 is said to have a capacity of up to 1600kg as long as to battery is over 35% soc. somewhere i read only with the big battery. somewhere else: only with 4wd. does anyone have exact info?
I've ordered the standard range RWD last week. It states that I can tow 750kgs. No further info about minimum SOC.
 

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Congratulations @vinsend! Were you able to pick any specs/options for the EV6?
Thanks! I'm very happy and very much looking forward to september!

The options that were available on the base model were heatpump (€822,-) and metallic paint (€657,-). I chose the heatpump because that'll make quite a difference in Dutch winters and Snow White Pearl.

About the towbar: I contacted my dealer today to ask if I needed to choose a towbar in advance, but they don't have knowledge any of the accessoires yet so that is still tbd.
 

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Thanks! I'm very happy and very much looking forward to september!

The options that were available on the base model were heatpump (€822,-) and metallic paint (€657,-). I chose the heatpump because that'll make quite a difference in Dutch winters and Snow White Pearl.

About the towbar: I contacted my dealer today to ask if I needed to choose a towbar in advance, but they don't have knowledge any of the accessoires yet so that is still tbd.
Good choice with the snow pearl! The EV6's design really suits it. Have you owned EVs before or is this your first?
 

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Good choice with the snow pearl! The EV6's design really suits it. Have you owned EVs before or is this your first?
Currently driving a Leaf 2018 (lease ends in september) so great step up and awesome timing :)

The Leaf is a great car but the 40kWh battery, 50kW charging and lack of thermal battery management are a bit of a hassle as we regularly drive about 380km (~240 miles) roundtrip to family. We're in The Netherlands though, so blessed with a very good charging infrastructure (lots of 350kW stations as well, so real nice for the EV6).

Going offtopic (sorry), but have you ordered?
 

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I have also ordered an EV6 (GT Line AWD in matte grey).
Also because of the towing capacity of 1600Kg so I can pull my caravan (max. 1500Kg).
We can't select a towbar yet.
So I guess it won't be an automatic one.
 

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I've ordered the standard range RWD last week. It states that I can tow 750kgs. No further info about minimum SOC.
I've ordered the standard range RWD last week. It states that I can tow 750kgs. No further info about minimum SOC.
I have also ordered an EV6 with the intention of towing. Where did the figure of the minimum battery level of 35% come from? From looking at other EV’s, they don’t appear to have this limit. If it’s based-on the power output of the battery when low, then this would be equalled driving at maximum speed on an autobahn or driving over some of the Swiss Passes. These are not restricted. Can someone confirm the 35% and suggest why?
 

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I wonder what the range penalty will be for towing 1600Kg?
EV6 Towing range. I currently have an e-Niro and based on current range figures, the car should achieve on average, 4.3m/kw. In practice I have achieved 3.9, Motorway speeds, 4.3/4.6 pottering about and 5.3 sightseeing. In searching the internet, the reduction in range when towing ranges from 50% to 65%. However, the higher figures are from America towing at 75mph! The average m/Kw for the EV6 is 4.1 i.e., less than the Niro. This would suggest a towing rate of approx. 2m/kw for the EV6. From the Hyundai Ionic 5 figures the charging rate stays well above 100kw until 85% charge. Therefor based on starting at 100% and charging enroute from 10-85%, the first leg of a journey would be 139 miles with repeated stops every 116 miles. This could be very much improved if tucked in behind a lorry. Hope this helps
 
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