These new Kia and Hyundai EVs are both rated for more than 300 miles of range

These new Kia and Hyundai EVs are both rated for more than 300 miles of range

On Tuesday, the Environmental Protection Agency released impressive range estimates for two closely related new electric cars from Hyundai HYMTF, +0.29% and its Kia 000270, -0.81% sister brand.

Though they share dedicated EV underpinnings and electric powertrains, the 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 and 2022 Kia EV6 have been rated separately by the EPA. In this round of sibling rivalry, Kia emerges with a narrow victory.

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The EV6 Long Range is rated at 310 miles of electric range with rear-wheel drive, or 274 miles when fitted with all-wheel drive. The rear-drive-only EV6 Standard Range slides to 232 miles of range.

The 2022 Kia EV6

Kia

Both rear-wheel-drive versions are rated at 117 MPGe combined (MPGe is a unit of measurement devised by the EPA to compare an electric car’s energy consumption level with…

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