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KIA EV6 vs. Tesla Model Y

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When you're in the market for a new all-electric vehicle, you might be comparing the Kia EV6 to the Tesla Model Y to determine which one has the best performance, battery range, trim features, and size. We've put together a comparison to help you decide between these two models.


Battery and Range The all-new 2022 Kia EV6 offers an EPA-estimated all-electric range of up to 310 miles in RWD models and up to 274 miles of electric range in the AWD Kia EV6. The Kia EV6 accelerates from 0-60 mph in 4.6 seconds, thanks to its 320 horsepower and 446 pound-feet of torque. It is capable of towing up to 2,300 pounds.


The Tesla Model Y accelerates from 0-60 mph in 3.5 seconds when equipped with a long-range battery and a dual-motor all-wheel-drive system. It offers an estimated range of up to 303 miles, which is less than the Kia EV6 RWD.

Trim Levels and Tech The 2022 Kia EV6 comes in five distinct trim models, while the Tesla Model Y only offers a base or long-range AWD model. The Kia EV6 Light (RWD) starts with standard Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™, a wireless phone charger, dual 12.3-inch panoramic connectivity displays, five USB ports, and a Smart Key with Push Button and Remote Start.

Interior and Features The Kia EV6 is a 5-passenger sport crossover with smooth aerodynamic surfaces for increased efficiency, LED headlights/taillights, and a GT-Line offering exclusive body-color accents. The 2022 Kia EV6 is 184.3 inches long and 60.8 inches tall, giving you 39.0 inches of front-row headroom, 42.4 inches of legroom, 103.0 cubic feet of total interior volume, and up to 50.2 cubic feet of total cargo volume. The Tesla Model Y offers 76 cubic feet of cargo area, making it bigger than the Kia EV6 5-seater.