Not too long ago, we had a chance to take the 2024 Kia EV9 all-electric utility out for a spin. By the time of our First Drive, we knew the specs, range estimates and performance figures– everything was in our hands, but the price. 

We concluded our first impressions by saying that the EV9 was poised to be another homerun for Kia– that is, if they could price it competitively. To that effect, it seems like they have, as the 2024 Kia EV9 will start at $54,900 before delivery.

Kia was unclear of what the destination and handling charges would total to, but with these fees typically costing between $1,000-$1500, this still puts it well below the $60K mark. This price is, of course, for the base-model EV9 Light RWD, which uses a single electric motor for 215 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. Unfortunately, pricing for all other trims (Light Long Range, Wind, Land and GT-Line) are yet to be disclosed. We imagine they’ll be revealed as we get closer to the EV9’s official launch later this fall.

Another interesting fact is that the EV9 will initially be built in South Korea; however, Kia intends on moving production to their facility in West Point, Georgia, sometime in 2024. It’s unclear if this will have an effect on the cost, but we’ll be sure to keep you posted.