• Kia’s all electric SUV with 349-mile range and ultra-fast charging secures place on esteemed COTY shortlist
• Kia has been shortlisted 3 times in a row (6 overall), with the Niro family in 2023 and a win for the Kia EV6 in 2022
• Leather alternatives, biomaterials, and recycled plastics prove the brands commitment to sustainability
The all-electric SUV was provisionally listed among 28 new models launched this year and has now been selected by the 59 COTY jurors from 22 countries for the seven-strong shortlist. The overall COTY winner will be announced on Monday 26 February 2024, at the Geneva International Motor Show.
Like the multiple award-winning Kia EV6 electric crossover, the all-electric Kia EV9 is based on the dedicated e-GMP platform. One of the first seven-seater electric vehicles on the market, the EV9 offers a spacious interior with lounge-like comfort. The EV9 is the perfect companion for family trips with a range of up to 349 miles on a single charge thanks to its 99.8kWh battery. With 800V electric technology the EV9 can receive 155 miles of range in 15 minutes offering exceptional efficiency for its class.