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So just a generic suv type vehicle then? 🙄 At least parents doing the school run will be happy!
 

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nice but it will be £45k. You can get a Petrol SUV for half that. When will we have something resembling price parity?
 

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nice but it will be £45k. You can get a Petrol SUV for half that. When will we have something resembling price parity?
We will have price parity at about the same time we have price parity between electricity and petrol. I am not thinking petrol will come down in price.
 

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I have been loving owning my first Kia and the e-Niro is standing up well to the many dedicated EVs being released by other manufacturers. However, it pains me to say that I find the Hyundai Ioniq 5 more exciting than the EV6. The completely flat floor and the slide forward/back console thingy give it a really versatile interior from what I have seen so far. I also prefer its overall look in the photos that I have seen - what it is like in the metal of course remains to be seen.

Both the new Hyundai and new Kia seem very similar in size. Both are about 300mm longer but also wider and taller than the Niro, and with a much longer wheelbase. I would assume either are likely to feel a lot more spacious inside and give the additional practicality I crave over the Niro.

I wish they were not both wider than the Niro to be honest. Fitting the Niro in parking spaces, garages and the like is already tougher than it should be for a car of its overall size.

I note some kind of anti-SUV sentiment above. Personally I don't class this kind of vehicle as an SUV. It does not have the greater ground clearance that was once essential to the definition and four-wheel drive seems to be an option that will be applied rarely. Inevitably EVs don't have the heavy, energy-sapping drive train or poor aerodynamics that made SUVs something to be resented. SUV as a phrase just seems to have been adopted, or adapted, to mean anything that is not a three-box design. Well, that's pretty much everything nowadays then. I would say that these cars are hatchbacks rather than SUVs.
 

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Had my e-niro less than a week and now ready to order the EV6😁

Definitely a game-changer.

I think we need a dedicated forum for the EV6, I predict the interest and discussion will soar.
 

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I watched it too. I still prefer the look of the new Hyundai!

The Kia pricing does not present too much of a threat to (say) the Polestar though (at current P2 pricing!)

EV6 £ 40,895 Over 316 miles range (WLTP est.) From Oct. 2021
EV6 GT-line From £ 43,895 Over 316 miles range (RWD, WLTP est.) From Oct. 2021
EV6 GT From £ 58,295 576bhp Dual Motor AWD 0-62 mph in 3.5 seconds From Oct. 2022
 

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40 grand.....ouch
 

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This has come along just in time. My Optima PHEV goes back in Jan and I was resigned to settling for an E-Niro or Tesla (neither of which I really like) as my new car. This looks fantastic and I'll be putting a deposit down just as soon as they will take my (or my company's) money.
 

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If those prices / ranges are for the 58 it will be averaging over 5 miles per kWh, which for a car that size would be a remarkable claim, so I'd guess they are for the bigger pack.
 
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