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Volvo XC40 Recharge vs Kia EV6 – Know which car is right for you

Volvo XC40 Recharge vs Kia EV6 – Sizes

Dimensions Volvo XC40 Recharge Kia EV6
Length 4425mm 4695mm
Width 2034mm 1890mm
Height 1651mm 1550mm
wheelbase 2702mm 2900mm

 

It can be seen from the table that this Volvo electric SUV looks a bit smaller than the sportier looking electric Kia EV6 crossover. The Volvo XC40 Recharge is definitely a bit wider and taller, while the Kia EV6 is much longer in design.

Volvo XC40 Recharge vs Kia EV6 - Know which car is right for you

Volvo XC40 Recharge vs Kia EV6 – Battery

Both these EVs have similarly sized battery packs installed under the floor, but there are notable differences in their electric infrastructure. In terms of range, both promise a range of more than 400 km, but the Kia gets almost 100 km more range due to its more aerodynamic size and lower power output.

Battery Volvo XC40 Recharge Kia EV6
Battery Size 78kWh 77.4kWh
Claimed Range (WLTP) 418km Up to 528km
Charge Time 8-10 hours (11kW) 7 hours 20 minutes (7.2kW)
50kW DC Fast Charging Time 120 minutes 73 minutes
Volvo XC40 Recharge vs Kia EV6 - Know which car is right for you

The Kia EV6 is a dedicated EV from the company and supports fast charging capability of up to 350kW. On the other hand, it is much faster to fully charge the Kia EV6 as compared to the Volvo XC40 recharge using 50kW DC fast charging. Volvo offers an 11kW Wallbox charger, which still takes longer than the 7.2kW Wallbox charger that comes with the EV6.

Volvo XC40 Recharge vs Kia EV6 – Powertrain

Powertrain Volvo XC40 Recharge Kia EV6
Powertrain Dual-motor AWD RWD/AWD
Power 408PS 229PS/325PS
Torque 660Nm 320Nm/650Nm
Volvo XC40 Recharge vs Kia EV6 - Know which car is right for you

While the Kia EV6 looks sportier in both, the Volvo XC40 Recharge is ahead in terms of performance. The Volvo electric compact SUV is only offered with a dual-motor AWD setup while the Kia is available with both rear-wheel-drive and AWD options.

Volvo XC40 Recharge vs Kia EV6 – Price

Price Volvo XC40 Recharge Kia EV6
Ex-showroom ₹55.90 Lakh ₹59.95 Lakh – ₹64.95 Lakh
Volvo XC40 Recharge vs Kia EV6 - Know which car is right for you

The Volvo XC40 Recharge is a locally assembled model while the Kia EV6 is a completely manufactured imported model. The Volvo is about Rs 9 lakh more affordable than the Kia. It is to be noted that the Kia EV6 will be sold in limited numbers here and but a similar supply range is expected with the XC40 recharge as well.

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