The future is electric.
We believe everyone should buy with confidence. So we’ve rounded up the best advice to help you make the right decision for you, your lifestyle, and your budget. Quite simply, it’s Everything You Need to Know About Buying an Electric Vehicle.
Whether you’re looking to buy a new or used EV or hybrid; or shopping for an EV with towing or a subcompact commuter car; or just here to ensure your EV has a long life on the road, we’re here to help. From battery capacity and chargers to plug-ins and ZEVs, it’s all here.
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BATTERIES AND RANGE
For some, range anxiety is the single-most feared subject when it comes to buying an electric vehicle, second only to perhaps battery lifespan. When to be worried, and what to buy.
Electric Vehicles include hybrids (HEV), plug-in hybrids (PHEV), and full battery electric vehicles (EV OR BEV). In this article we break it all down so you can confidently choose which type of EV is best for you.
COST AND SAVINGS
We know MSRP of an electric vehicle or hybrid is more than a traditional gas powered vehicle. But which is actually cheaper at the end of the day? The answer may surprise you.
CHARGING AND CHARGING STATIONS
HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLES (HEV)
PLUG-IN HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLES (PHEV)
BATTERY ELECTRIC VEHICLES (BEV or EV)
Meet the Kia Electric Line-up
We're aiming to be the world's leading EV maker. Kia plans to launch at least two all-electric BEVs each year for the next five years. By 2027, we will have a full line-up of 14 BEVs, including two pick-up trucks.
Check out our current line-up of HEV, PHEV, and EV, plus our traditional vehicles here >
Featured Articles, Videos, and Resources
Kia to use plastic material from 55-ton haul in B.C. in new EV models
Kia has big plans for the 55-ton haul of plastic pulled from the sea by The Ocean Cleanup, Kia’s global partner. The recycled plastic will be used in its new electric vehicle models. The plastic was taken from Victoria, British Columbia. The non-profit organization used its extraction technology after travelling through the Great Pacific Garbage Patch… Read more »Learn more
2024 Kia EV9 is all about sustainability
2024 Kia EV9 showcases innovative materials Kia’s three-row EV9 electric crossover will introduce 10 sustainability innovations to be adopted across the brand’s lineup. From the seat stitching and headrests to the paint, Kia is using recycled and plant-based materials in the EV9. Kia’s three-row EV9 electric crossover will be a zero-emission kid hauler when it goes… Read more »Learn more
Why Even Skeptics are Buying Electric Vehicles in 2023
True electric vehicles haven’t really been around that long. Even now, the industry is really just in it’s infancy. We’re only talking 2010 for the first mass-produced EV to hit North American shores. Many vehicle owners were initially skeptical when it came to early electric vehicle offerings. And for good reason too. Many early adopters… Read more »Learn more
Kia Reveals the All-New EV9: A Bold Electric SUV
Kia revealed full images of the exterior and interior design of the Kia EV9, its first three-row electric flagship SUV, which encapsulates bold styling and sophisticated elegance inside and out. Kia’s designers have fused a unique combination of sleek, sculptural shapes and assured, assertive geometry to deliver a strikingly contemporary yet gracefully serene SUV. “The… Read more »Learn more
2023 Kia Sportage Hybrid Named Edmunds Top Rated SUV
The 2023 Kia Sportage Hybrid SUV was recognized as the 2023 Edmunds Top Rated SUV. This win recognizes the first-ever Sportage Hybrid in its first year of production. Edmunds annual Top Rated awards takes every vehicle on the road today and compares them across multiple categories that drive customer satisfaction, fun to drive factor,… Read more »Learn more
ALL-ELECTRIC KIA EV6 WINS 2023 NORTH AMERICAN UTILITY VEHICLE OF THE YEAR
Second Top Honor for Kia in Four YearsKia EV6 recognized for automotive innovation, design, safety features, performance, technology, driver satisfaction, user experience, value selected by jury of 50 automotive expertsThe all-electric Kia EV6 was named North American Utility Vehicle of the Year™ by the North American Car of the Year (NACTOY) jury. This is the… Read more »Learn more
Kia is the Most Awarded Brand in Consumer Guide Automotive Best Buy Awards
In 2023, Kia was the most awarded brand in the Consumer Guide Automotive Best Buy Awards. The brand new Kia EV6 won its category, as did the Kia Sorento, Sportage, Soul and Seltos. Furthermore, this is the ninth consecutive year that the Soul has been named Best Buy for the subcompact crossover segment. This is… Read more »Learn more
2022 Kia EV6 Wins WardsAuto’s 10 Best Interiors & User Experience Award
The Kia EV6 has taken the electric vehicle market by storm. It offers a much more affordable EV option when compared to traditional EVs like the Tesla lineup of vehicles. Despite the lower price, the Kia EV6 does not disappoint. Paring bold styling with a user-friendly and tech-filled interior, the Kia EV6 offers one of… Read more »Learn more
BC EV Rebates Now $4000
The BC Government raised the rebates for zero-emission vehicles to $4000, effective August 2, 2022. But there’s a catch. Let’s find out if you still qualify. Rebates for individuals be as follows: up to $4,000 for battery electric vehicles (BEVs), fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs), and longer-range plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) up to $2,000… Read more »Learn more
Kia EV6 vs Hyundai IONIQ 5 vs Tesla Model 3 Comparison
The EVs are going head to head There are two new EVs in town now that Kia has introduced the EV6 and Hyundai introduced the IONIQ 5 in 2022. These two new vehicles join a segment that was largely dominated by the Tesla Model 3 since its release in 2017. How do these two new… Read more »Learn more