New Delhi, May 23: Kia has unveiled its highly anticipated Kia EV3 compact EV SUV today. Packed with innovative technology and groundbreaking features, the new Kia EV3 sets a new benchmark in the compact EV SUV sector, promising an exciting and immersive driving experience. The Kia EV3 2024 model brings a unique and immersive experience to the compact EV SUV sector. It aims to broaden the appeal, elevate the perception of EV SUVs, and extend Kia's exceptional experience to a wider audience.

With a WLTP driving range of up to 600km and fast charging capability, the EV3 addresses common concerns about electric vehicles. It will reassure those who may have hesitated to switch to electric mobility and will lead to the mass adoption of EVs," said Ho Sung Song, President and CEO at Kia. Mahindra XUV700 AX5 Select Launched in India at Starting Price of Rs 16.89 Lakh; Check Key Specifications and Features of Mahindra’s New 7-Seater SUV, 

Kia EV3 2024 Model Exterior Design 

Kia EV3 offers a progressive, dynamic, and dramatic design. It has an emotional feel and ambience, combining dynamic aesthetics with thoughtful functionality. The company said that EV3 from Kia offers a spacious cabin, and the incorporation of new organic materials expresses a youthful sense of energy and playfulness. On the front, it has vertical headlamps offering an ultra-confident stance and comes with the company's Star Map signature lighting concept. It has Daytime Running Lights (DRLs) to project a highly confident character. It has a futuristic tailgate design with a wide, technical, and sleek look inspired by Tiger Face Star Map's signature front lighting. Kia offers the EV3 in nine body colours – two of which have been created exclusively for the new model: Aventurine Green and Terracotta.

Kia EV3 2024 Model Interior design

Kia EV3's interior design includes a spacious cabin for five people accommodation. It has an ample storage area, multi-adjustable ambient lighting and ultra-comfortable seats. It comes with a 25-litre frunk and a 460-litre rear load capacity, the most significant luggage space in its class. The EV SUV has a near-30-inch widescreen display – including a 12.3-inch cluster, a five-inch air-conditioning panel, and another 12.3-inch AVN display – that incorporates climate control functionality and provides intuitive information to the driver. 

Kia EV3 Electric Drivetrain Details

The Kia EV3 offers 4,300mm length, 1,850mm width, 1,560mm high and 2,680mm wheelbase. The EV3 Standard model has a 58.3kWh battery, while the EV3 Long Range variant has an 81.4kWh battery. Both models utilize a 150kW/283Nm electric motor, which enables a best 0-100km/h acceleration time of 7.5 seconds. The EV3's maximum speed is 170km/h. The EV3 Long Range provides an estimated range of up to 600km (WLTP). Kia's advanced Vehicle Charging Management System enables the battery to charge 10-80% in approximately 31 minutes. Mercedes Maybach GLS 600 Facelift Launched in India; Know About Price, Specifications and Features of Luxury SUV From Mercedes-Benz.

The new Kia EV3 will be launched in Korea in July 2024 and then in the European market in the second half of the year. Kia plans to expand the EV3's sales into other regions, with subsequent launches expected after the European market entry.

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