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Compare Kia EV6 vs BMW iX

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Neoscore
43%
37%
Pros
  • Rather good styling
  • Minimalist interior
  • Decent performance
  • Up to extraordinary 549km electric range
  • Good 0.25 drag coefficient
Cons
  • Lacks performance
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • EV nonsense
  • Ugly
  • Greenwashing

Variants

GT
Long Range
Long Range AWD
Standard Range
Standard Range AWD
M60
xDrive40
xDrive50

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
GT480 L / 17.0 cu-ft ~ 1260 L / 44.5 cu-ftLong Range490 L / 17.3 cu-ft ~ 1300 L / 45.9 cu-ftLong Range AWD490 L / 17.3 cu-ft ~ 1300 L / 45.9 cu-ftStandard Range490 L / 17.3 cu-ft ~ 1300 L / 45.9 cu-ftStandard Range AWD520 L / 18.4 cu-ft ~ 1300 L / 45.9 cu-ft
500 L / 17.7 cu-ft ~ 1750 L / 61.8 cu-ft
Passengers
5
5
Payload
GT425 kg / 937 lbsLong Range425 kg / 937 lbsLong Range AWD425 kg / 937 lbsStandard Range450 kg / 992 lbsStandard Range AWD425 kg / 937 lbs
M60576 kg / 1270 lbsxDrive40645 kg / 1422 lbsxDrive50635 kg / 1400 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
GTVentilated discs, 380 mmLong RangeVentilated discs, 345 mmLong Range AWDVentilated discs, 345 mmStandard RangeVentilated discs, 345 mmStandard Range AWDVentilated discs
M60Ventilated discsxDrive40Ventilated discs, 348x30 mmxDrive50Ventilated discs, 348x36 mm
Brakes | Rear
GTVentilated discs, 360 mmLong RangeVentilated discs, 345 mmLong Range AWDVentilated discs, 345 mmStandard RangeVentilated discs, 345 mmStandard Range AWDVentilated discs
M60Ventilated discsxDrive40Ventilated discs, 330x20 mmxDrive50Ventilated discs, 345x24 mm
Chassis Type
Unibody
Offroad | Approach Angle
18.8 deg
Offroad | Breakover Angle
M6017.5 degxDrive4017.5 degxDrive5017.6 deg
Offroad | Departure Angle
M6020.7 degxDrive4020.7 degxDrive5020.8 deg
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Steering Ratio
16
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
Double-wishbone
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
GT255/40 R21Long Range235/55 R19Long Range AWD235/55 R19Standard Range235/55 R19Standard Range AWD255/40 R21
M60255/50 R21, 275/40 R22xDrive40235/60 R20xDrive50235/60 R20
Turning Circle
11.6 m / 38.0 ft
12.8 m / 42.0 ft
Water Fording
379 mm / 14.9 in

Construction

Battery | Capacity
GT82.5 kWh (gross) | 77.4 kWh (net)Long Range82.5 kWh (gross) | 77.4 kWh (net)Long Range AWD82.5 kWh (gross) | 77.4 kWh (net)Standard Range62.0 kWh (gross) | 58.0 kWh (net)Standard Range AWD58.0 kWh (gross)
M60111.5 kWh (gross) | 105.2 kWh (net)xDrive4076.6 kWh (gross) | 71.0 kWh (net)xDrive50111.5 kWh (gross) | 105.2 kWh (net)
Battery | Type
Lithium-ion
Lithium-ion
Battery | Voltage
M60330.3 VxDrive40330.3 VxDrive50369.0 V
Body Style
5-door battery-electric Crossover
5-door battery-electric Crossover
Platform
Electric-Global Modular Platform
BMW CLAR platform

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
GT155 mm / 6.1 inLong Range160 mm / 6.3 inLong Range AWD160 mm / 6.3 inStandard Range160 mm / 6.3 inStandard Range AWD155 mm / 6.1 in
M60202 mm / 8.0 inxDrive40202 mm / 8.0 inxDrive50203 mm / 8.0 in
Size | Height
GT1545 mm / 60.8 inLong Range1550 mm / 61.0 inLong Range AWD1550 mm / 61.0 inStandard Range1550 mm / 61.0 inStandard Range AWD1550 mm / 61.0 in
M601695 mm / 66.7 inxDrive401695 mm / 66.7 inxDrive501696 mm / 66.8 in
Size | Length
GT4695 mm / 184.8 inLong Range4680 mm / 184.3 inLong Range AWD4680 mm / 184.3 inStandard Range4680 mm / 184.3 inStandard Range AWD4695 mm / 184.8 in
4953 mm / 195.0 in
Size | Width
GT1890 mm / 74.4 inLong Range1880 mm / 74.0 inLong Range AWD1880 mm / 74.0 inStandard Range1880 mm / 74.0 inStandard Range AWD1890 mm / 74.4 in
1967 mm / 77.4 in
Track Width | Front
1628.0 mm / 64.1 in
M601679.0 mm / 66.1 inxDrive401679.0 mm / 66.1 inxDrive501677.0 mm / 66.0 in
Track Width | Rear
1637.0 mm / 64.4 in
M601709.0 mm / 67.3 inxDrive401709.0 mm / 67.3 inxDrive501706.0 mm / 67.2 in
Weight
GT2125.0 kg / 4684.8 lbsLong Range1910.0 kg / 4210.8 lbsLong Range AWD2015.0 kg / 4442.3 lbsStandard Range1800.0 kg / 3968.3 lbsStandard Range AWD2125.0 kg / 4684.8 lbs
M602584.0 kg / 5696.7 lbsxDrive402365.0 kg / 5213.9 lbsxDrive502510.0 kg / 5533.6 lbs
Wheel Size
GT8.5J x 21Long Range7.5J x 19Long Range AWD7.5J x 19Standard Range7.5J x 19Standard Range AWD8.5J x 21
M609J x 21, 9.5J x 22xDrive408.5J x 20xDrive508.5J x 20
Wheelbase
2900 mm / 114.2 in
3000 mm / 118.1 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
GT3.5 secLong Range7.3 secLong Range AWD5.2 secStandard Range8.5 secStandard Range AWD6.2 sec
M603.8 secxDrive406.1 secxDrive504.6 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
GT3.3 secLong Range6.9 secLong Range AWD4.9 secStandard Range8.1 secStandard Range AWD5.9 sec
M603.6 secxDrive405.8 secxDrive504.4 sec
Charging Time
M608 hours @ 11kW, 0~100% / 31 min @ 150 kw, 10~80%xDrive4011 hours @ 11kW, 0~100% / 35 min @ 200 kw, 10~80%
Coefficient Of Drag
M600.26xDrive400.25xDrive500.25
Electric Range
Long Range AWDUp to 510 km
M60499.0 km / 310.1 mixDrive40372.0 km / 231.2 mixDrive50549.0 km / 341.1 mi
Top Speed
GT260.0 km/h / 161.6 mphLong Range185.0 km/h / 115.0 mphLong Range AWD185.0 km/h / 115.0 mphStandard Range185.0 km/h / 115.0 mphStandard Range AWD260.0 km/h / 161.6 mph
M60250.0 km/h / 155.3 mphxDrive40200.0 km/h / 124.3 mphxDrive50200.0 km/h / 124.3 mph
Towing Capacity
GT750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1600 kg / 3527 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)Long Range750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1600 kg / 3527 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)Long Range AWD750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1600 kg / 3527 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)Standard Range750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)Standard Range AWD750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1600 kg / 3527 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2500 kg / 5512 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
GTRear-engine (transverse), All-wheel driveLong RangeRear-engine (transverse), Rear-wheel driveLong Range AWDRear-engine (transverse), All-wheel driveStandard RangeRear-engine (transverse), Rear-wheel driveStandard Range AWDRear-engine (transverse), All-wheel drive
M60Front-engine (transverse), All-wheel drivexDrive40Rear-engine (transverse), All-wheel drivexDrive50Rear-engine (transverse), All-wheel drive
Engine | Power
GT229 hp / 170.8 kWLong Range229 hp / 170.8 kWLong Range AWD229 hp / 170.8 kWStandard Range170 hp / 126.8 kWStandard Range AWD229 hp / 170.8 kW
M60258 hp / 192.4 kWxDrive40340 hp / 253.5 kWxDrive50340 hp / 253.5 kW
Engine | Torque
Long Range AWD605 NmStandard Range350 NmStandard Range AWD740 Nm
Transmission | Gears
1-speed
1-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic
Automatic

Production

Availability
2021
2021-11M602022xDrive402021xDrive502021
Debut
2021-03
2021-06-02
Made In
Germany
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