2024 Kia Telluride Electric: Is There Going to Be an Electric Telluride?

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2024 Kia Telluride Electric: Is There Going to Be an Electric Telluride?Kia is moving towards electric vehicles. Kia has launched its first EV-branded electric car which is a sporty and elegant EV6. The next car to be released is the EV9. It is the EV9 is a big 3-row SUV that is off-road accessible which is basically an electric variant of the world-car of the year Award-winning Kia Telluride SUV.

2024 Kia Telluride Electric Design
2024 Kia Telluride Electric Design

We’ve had a look at the EV9 conceptually. This is what we know about the current version of the vehicle. Kia is leaking details on the EV9. Kia has released press images during a reveal of the design on March 15th and 2023.


The full U.S. specs have not been announced yet. Kia has confirmed that there exist only single-motor RWD as well as dual-motor AWD variants that are part of the EV9. The RWD has 215 horsepower and comes with 76.1 kWh or 99.8 kWh batteries. The more powerful 99.8 kWh model is designed to provide 300 miles of distance. Kia states that the dual-motor AWD model will produce 379 horsepower and 516 pounds of torque. This version is expected to have a 0-60 mph speed that is five minutes. Kia is announcing pricing updates will follow.

Its 2024 Kia EV9 has an 800V power infrastructure for charging. It is able to charge between 10 and 80 percent — the same charge that you can get with a charging station in a public place and in just 25 minutes using a 350 kW DC rapid charger.

Kia EV9 Kia EV9 is very similar in size to the Telluride. This Kia EV9 is within half one inch of the Telluride in terms of length (197.4 inches) width (77.9 inches) and height (70.1 inches).

The EV9 comes with 7.8 inches of clearance from the ground, 0.2 below Telluride’s 8.0 in. Space for cargo is 20.2 cubic feet in the third row as well as the potential of a total of 81. 9 cubic feet is only a tiny bit smaller than Telluride. Towing capacities of 5,500 lbs on the EV9 are identical to the Telluride that is not X-Pro.

As with the first Telluride concept, Kia’s Concept EV9 featured rear-hinged suicide doors that opened up into the cabin. As with the actual Telluride model, the EV9 will have standard, forward-hinged rear doors.

Concept EV9 Concept EV9 featured flexible interior settings and reconfigurable seating. There is a possibility that some features of this have been added to the version that is in production. The photos show the seats in the middle facing forward, rearward, and looking out to the side to make it easier for access and exit.

The Telluride features a Hyundai-branded Palisade version. The EV9 is expected to have a version with Hyundai branding as it will be called the Ioniq 7, which Hyundai has portrayed in its SEVEN concept. 2024 Kia Telluride Electric

2024 Kia Telluride Electric
2024 Kia Telluride Electric


The massive Kia Telluride SUV, with three rows of seating, is a huge success with Kia, the South Korean car brand. For those who are ready to move to electric vehicles, KIa just unveiled its large SUV powered entirely by electricity. It’s called the Kia EV9 like the Telluride is packed with seats. They also perform some cool techniques.

In particular, the second-row seats are able to rotate in a circle towards the seats in the third row to allow for comfortable conversation. Also, if you wish to look out the window you can open through the doors.

The EV9 could be able to travel for around 541 kilometers or 336 miles on a fully charged battery, based on the kind of tests conducted across Europe, Kia said in an announcement. Kia hasn’t yet revealed the estimated range it anticipates receiving from the United States Environmental Protection Agency.

Long-range models of the SUV that are only equipped with rear-wheel drive, will capable of going from 0 up to 100 km per hour which is 62 miles per hour, in just 9.4 seconds. The version that will power it is powered by a single 150 Kilowatt which is equivalent to 201 horsepower. electronic motor.

The more powerful models will be on the market, like an all-wheel drive model with two motors that can deliver 228 kilowatts which is 378 horsepower. The model will be capable of going from standing still to 100 km/h in a mere six seconds in accordance with Kia. Software that can boost efficiency through the special “Boost” feature will be made available for download over the air.

The EV9 has roughly similar in length and height to the Telluride however, it sports an elongated wheelbase which means that the rear wheels are further away from the front wheels. This should make room to have a larger interior. The EV9 is available in both seven and six-seat versions. Seven seaters will come with an additional bench seat on the 2nd row, while those with six seats will come with two seats in the second row that are independent.

The EV9 will also come with intriguing technologies, such as a back-seat occupant alarm system using radar to spot even the smallest breath of a child to notify parents if their child is in the vehicle when it’s shut and secured. Other recently launched electric vehicles, like those that are made by Volvo and Polestar and Polestar, will also have the same technological features. The owners are also able to run laptops, small refrigerators as well as camping gear, using the battery of the vehicle which is a feature that’s more common to electric pickups, such as those of the Ford F-150 Lightning.

The vehicle will also feature lots of recyclable and sustainable materials within the interior. These include recycled suede in the carpeting on the floors as well as recycled fishing nets. Bio-polyurethane, derived from eucalyptus and corn will serve as a replacement for plastics and leather in certain areas.

2024 Kia Telluride Electric Interior
2024 Kia Telluride Electric Interior

Release Date and Price

There is speculation that the leaked survey of customers indicates a price starting at $56,000 and from $56,000 to $73,000 depending on the most expensive dual-motor AWD trim. Kia plans to launch in Q4 2023 as the time for the launch of 2024’s Kia Electric Vehicle. Kia has also announced that production will start in 2024 at the West Point, GA plant which will help to qualify for the tax credit for federal taxpayers.