Kia’s EV sales surged to a new record in the US with affordable, long-range models


Kia’s EV sales surged to a new record in the US with affordable, long-range models

Kia’s EV sales in the US doubled in the first half of the year, hitting a new record. After selling over 5,000 EVs for the third straight month, Kia looks to keep the momentum going in the second half of 2024.

Kia’s EV sales hit new record in first half of 2024

Kia is on a roll in the US with affordable, long-range models like the three-row EV9 and EV6, reaching buyers.

After a record-breaking month in May, with EV sales doubling, Kia hit a new record with 29,392 electric cars sold in the first half of 2024.

Kia sold over 5,000 EVs for the third straight month in June, with 1,905 EV9s and 2,171 EV6s sold.

After deliveries kicked off in December, sales of Kia’s three-row EV9 electric SUV reached 9,671 through the first half of the year. Kia kicked off EV9 production in Georgia in May as the first EV built in the state.

Starting under $55,000 (excluding destination fee), Kia calls the EV9 a “wake-up call” to the industry. With the $7,500 federal tax credit, prices fall to as low as $48,995. The long-range EV9 gets up to 320 miles range, starting at $60,695.

Kia EV9 Trim

(including $1,495
destination fee)
Price after potential
$7,500 EV tax credit
(including $1,495
destination fee)
EPA Est. Range
Light RWD $56,395 $48,995 230
Light Long
Range RWD
$60,695 $53,195 304
Wind e-AWD $65,395 $57,895 280
Land e-AWD $71,395 $63,895 280
GT-Line e-AWD $73,900 $66,400 270
2024 Kia EV9 trim prices and range

Meanwhile, Kia sold 10,941 EV6 models, up from 8,328 at this time last year. The company does not provide a breakdown for Niro EV sales, but it sold at least 924, with over 5K EVs sold last month.

Kia’s EV6 is one of the most affordable and fuel-efficient EVs in the US. The 2024 Kia EV6 starts at just $42,600. For the Light Long Range RWD EV6 with up to 310 miles range, price start at $45,950.


2024 Kia EV6 trim Starting Price Range (EPA)
Light RWD $42,600 232 mi
Light Long Range RWD $45,950 310 mi
Light Long Range AWD $49,850 282 mi
Wind RWD $48,700 310 mi
Wind AWD $52,600 282 mi
GT-Line RWD $52,900 310 mi
GT-Line AWD $57,600 252 mi
GT AWD $61,600 218 mi
2024 Kia EV6 prices and range by trim

The growth comes as Kia’s new low-cost EV3 is already off to a hot start in its domestic market.

After opening orders last month in Korea, starting at $30,700 (KRW 42.08 million), Kia’s EV3 has already secured over 10,000 reservations.

Kia EV9 interior (Source: Kia)

Meanwhile, massive new incentives allow you to save up to $12,800 on select EV6 leases in the US.

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