These are Kia’s electric plans for the coming years

The Korean brand is one of those most involved in electric cars. It currently has 18 electrified models, including hybrids and electrics. It will launch a total of 15 purely electric models by 2027. These are Kia’s electric plans.

If there is a brand that is clearly committed electric car i.e Kia, although the relationship between the Korean manufacturer and electrification goes back a long way, more precisely more than ten years ago, when its first hybrid model (Óptima) appeared. Further in detail Kia’s electric plans for the coming years.

In 2012, the brand’s first hybrid appeared, but Kia’s electric plans actually come from a more distant past. It was in 2009 that the Korean firm started working on electrification in a context dominated by internal combustion vehicles, especially diesel.

Kia currently offers a total of 18 models with some type of electrificationfrom MHEV light hybrids, HEV hybrids, PHEV plug-in hybrids and pure electric vehicles to create one of the most complete electric ranges on the Spanish market.

These are Kia’s electric plans for the coming years

Kia is determined to put two giants as Volkswagen and Stellantis in terms of electrification. This is a non-stop and slanted look at what comes from China.

The Korean company has set a goal of achieving carbon neutrality in 2050. But in the short term, in 2027, it will have 15 new fully electric models which will be added to the already existing ones Kia EV6 and Kia EV9.

As announced last May at EV Day held in Korea, new members of the EV family will arrive in the coming years: Kia EV5, Kia EV3 and Kia EV4.

With these three new models, the Asian manufacturer wants to attack the most important segments of the market, the so-called B-SUV and C-SUVas well as a category that has an important place: coupe sedans.

Kia EV5

In 2024 Kia EV5a model that will sit below the EV6 and be equivalent to the Kia Sportage in electrical engineering. That is why we are confronted SUV compact, which will have a very technological interior in line with the latest innovations of the brand and will offer the latest advances in connectivity solutions, safety systems and driving assistance.

For now, Kia has not disclosed details of its mechanical offering, although it should share some powertrains from its older brothers. It could also include a less powerful variant with a smaller battery as an entry into the range.

Kia EV3

Later, another but smaller SUV will follow, destined to fill the gap after the e-Soul. This model will offer an even more distinctive image and a spacious interior with capacity for five passengers, the dashboard is dominated by two 12.3-inch digital screens and a generous trunk.

He Kia EV3which will be introduced in 2024, will have a 400V architecture and will have a wide range of versions, with one or two engines, front or all-wheel drive and LFP battery (Lithium Errophosphate) which will give you more than 500 kilometers of autonomy.

Kia EV4

So far, all new products are in the SUV format, but Kia wants to continue to emphasize sedans. Of course sedans as they are understood today, with a coupe and a very dynamic fastback design.

He Kia EV4 It has a very aerodynamic silhouette with a tapered nose to improve wind resistance. At the rear, you can see a very horizontal rear window and a prominent spoiler. But even though it’s a sedan, it doesn’t give up typical crossover elements, such as the wheel arch protectors that are added to the gray skirts.

Kia hasn’t revealed the details of its powertrain yet, but we’re sure it’s a 100% electric car, just like its other siblings. We will have to wait a few months for more information about the fifth member of the Kia electric car family.

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