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Can anyone help with some feedback of their own.

I have had my EV6 GT S Line for a couple of months and love 'nearly' Everything about it BUT there is one major issue I'm having.

I have never been able to get the 100% charge level to more than 250 miles / 402kms.

Has anyone else had the same or similar issues. I am not getting helpful replies from KIA.
 

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Wrong time of year to see WLTP figures.

4 pages on the issue here

 

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Can anyone help with some feedback of their own.

I have had my EV6 GT S Line for a couple of months and love 'nearly' Everything about it BUT there is one major issue I'm having.

I have never been able to get the 100% charge level to more than 250 miles / 402kms.

Has anyone else had the same or similar issues. I am not getting helpful replies from KIA.
In winter conditions I think that’s the best you can expect. In summer you can expect nearer 300.
 

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Wrong time of year to see WLTP figures.

4 pages on the issue here

Hi iooi

I get that the range it will do as a percentage of the total capacity will be lower in winter, but are you sating the actual ability 'fill it up' so 100% = 318 is also not to be expected?
 

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It's covered in the other thread.

EV range on the GOM is based on previous trips as well as battery temp. If you set the A/C to max, watch range drop, move it back down & range will increase.
EV range is a whole new world compared to what you are used to from a ICE. Only far more highlighted as range is the big figure shown, rather than mpg.

Only EV have a WLTP range. If they stated that for ICE rather than MPG you would see exactly the same issue.
 

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Check Kia's web site, EV6 GT all wheel drive 430 kw model estimated mileage 252.

Check Kia’s web site. The Kia EV6 GT will not be sold until the second half of this year. Nobody has one.

The only AWD version available now is the Kia EV6 GT Line or GT Line S, which have significantly higher range than the 252 miles you are quoting. How do I know? I’ve got one.
 

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I did my first full charge overnight at home with my new 7kw wall charger, Easee one in Black, the charge cost me £11-12 on £0.1674p per KW (bad? not bad? better than petrol for sure!!!!!)! I can't get a cheap tariff just now with the energy issues in the UK.. so 16p it is for now.

So, the RWD GT Line with heat pump is now seeing 310 miles range or so it says at 100%!, scheduled the car to defrost and AC to come on for 20mins this morning before I left, was cold at 6am and ice covered the cars outside range went down to 265 miles while doing so, after the cycle was completed at 6am the range jumped back to 310 miles when I drove the car.

Today I didn't put the heating on as normal, the heating button remained off and bloody heat came out with temp set to 23 degrees win!. 8 degrees here today in Scotland after the morning ice has gone, so no ice/winter conditions as it was last week and the car was in the sun all morning. Possibly a glimpse of what spring-summer will look like, 300+ miles?. The thing is, in winter, we need the heating on, but this drops range instantly by 30/40miles, I usually heat the cabin up, turn it off, repeat!

I've not been driving like miss daisy either and of course with the heating on and off (sometimes it is needed as turning heating to say 25 degrees sometimes works.... sometimes not so pump the heating button on for 10mins).... so the dealers charge on my car from new was 100%, this lasted 246miles since Friday past. If I drive normally on public roads, not doing 0-60 sprints on quiet country roads and dropping Audis/BMWs at the lights (just once for fun)... I might be able to get more out of a 100% charge, well over 250 for sure which is my goal, 250+, dont anticipate driving like a loon in the EV6, it is a weapon!
 

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Update.....The first week I got my Car/GOM was always showing 301-304 miles range at 100% battery, now after a month or so its dropped to 250...some times 270miles range on 100%, real world miles shows around 240-250miles with mild heating on. So the car is learning about my driving it seems. Its purely estimated by the car.. here's the thing..

The main issue for me is, even when I am driving carefully and reaching 4.x - 5.2miles/kwh the range never goes back up, always down. So the car should adjust the range based on driving, if you go super fast and floor it everywhere yes the range should go down and you battery charge, but it should also go the other way which it is not. Now and then I see if creep up 1-2 miles based on auto regeneration coming off MWay or down a hill.. not thing else though. Was the same in my Audi, range always went down regardless on how you drove the car (petrol & diesel Audis)

Maybe summer will bring back the full 300 miles range again.

Recent trip though Edinburgh (Scotland), seeing 5.4 mi/kwh, I was in and out the car, but the consumption was 4.x to 5.4 for each of my "drives"

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I'm sure I saw a winter operation option in the menu somewhere the other day. It said something about using energy to maintain the battery in cooler weather which may reduce range and efficiency. I'll see if I can find it again and post a picture.
 
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