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Kia EV6 hatchback - Practicality & boot space

It's a good size and can even deliver power to other electrical devices

Carbuyer Rating

4.4 out of 5

Practicality & boot space Rating

4.0 out of 5

One interesting feature is called vehicle-to-load (V2L), which makes it possible for the EV6 to act like a giant battery charger on wheels. Items like phones and laptops can be charged using a three-pin plug, or owners can even use the EV6 to power a 55-inch TV and air-conditioner for around 24 hours, which could be handy in a power cut, or for off-grid camping.​

Kia EV6 interior space & storage

The electric Kia has a flat floor, with no transmission tunnel, helping make the interior spacious and uncluttered. There's lots of room in the front seats and you won't feel too hemmed in by a large centre console or towering dashboard, with plenty of forward visibility.

A smooth floor helps three passengers sit across the back seat too, and there's little chance of them banging their knees on the front seats. Headroom isn't quite as good as in the Ioniq 5, though, because of the lower roofline. If you regularly carry tall adults in the back, the EV6 might not be the best choice. 

Boot space

The boot is a useful shape and there's a variable-height floor, so you can decide if you want a smooth loading lip or maximum space. Its 490-litre volume should be more than enough for most owners but it's a shame there aren't more useful features like hooks and a set of cargo nets to help secure items as you drive.

Rear-wheel drive models also get a 52-litre 'frunk' storage area under the bonnet, which is perfect if you want to carry charging cables, a wet umbrella or muddy boots away from the interior. Pick a four-wheel-drive version and this space shrinks to a less-impressive 20 litres.

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