Multi award-winning Kia EV9 officially launched from RM369,668

KUALA LUMPUR: After making its local appearance several weeks ago, the all-electric Kia EV9 sports utility vehicle (SUV) is officially launched at The Exchange TRX here.

Dinamikjaya Motors Sdn Bhd, the sole distributor of Kia brand in Malaysia, is offering the EV9 in GT-Line trim and two variants of seven-seater and six-seater.

The seven-seater comes with on-the-road without insurance price (Peninsular Malaysia, private registration) of RM369,668 while the six-seater costs RM374,668.


Fully-imported from South Korea, the EV9 comes with 5 Years Manufacturer Warranty or 150,000km and 8 years EV battery warranty or 160,000km whichever comes first.

The EV9 is available for booking at all Kia showrooms and can also be scheduled for a test drive at

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Since its debut in March last year, this exceptional EV9 has already garnered international acclaim, winning prestigious awards like the 2024 World Car of The Year, 2024 World Electric Car and the Best of the Best Award in Cars and Motorcycle category by Red Dot Award: Product Design 2024.

The EV9 features bold styling with sophisticated elegance inside and out, inspired by Kia’s “Opposites United” design philosophy.

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Its overall exterior provides a sense of composed contemporary calmness of a sophisticated EV for a new age of sustainable mobility.

Its signature “Digital Tiger Face” showcases its unique identity, accentuating the “Digital Pattern Lighting Grille” that adds an element of dynamism and sophistication.

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Meanwhile, the vertical headlamps give the EV9 a visionary and futuristic appearance.

The “Star Map” lighting on the LED daytime running lights (DRL) and taillights create a sophisticated animated lighting pattern that gives the EV9 instantly recognition.


Tailored to elevate the experience for millennial families, the EV9 emphasises on space, adaptability, comfort and cutting-edge technology.

Through Kia’s design philosophy, the “Technology for Life” pillar ensures that only technology and innovation that promote positive, intuitive interactions between humans and machines is created.

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The EV9’s long wheelbase, low beltline, and flat electric vehicle architecture are key elements contributing to its generous space.

Aside from its spacious, light and airy cabin, the EV9 also serves up elegantly simple, premium-quality, and user-friendly design created using recycled materials.

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It also comes with a floating panoramic dashboard that is equipped with two 12.3-inch touch screens that improves the digital experience by offering effortless control of the vehicle’s functionality and ensuring physical buttons are kept to a minimum.

Built on Kia’s cutting-edge Electric Global Modular Platform (E-GMP), the EV9 is the second Kia model based on this platform and the first to feature fourth-generation battery technology designed for improved energy density.


The EV9’s all-wheel drive system featuring dual electric motors delivers 380hp and 700Nm of torque for a thrilling driving experience.

It high-voltage lithium-ion battery pack of 99.8kWh allows a driving range up to 505km.

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The battery pack can be charged from 0-100% in 10 hours 30 minutes with AC 11kW, and from 10%-80% in 24 minutes with DC 350kW.

In addition, the EV9 also gets advanced safety technologies such as High Beam Assist (HBA), Parking Collision-Avoidance Assist (PCA), Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist (BCA), Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist (RCCA), Blind-Spot View Monitor (BVM), Lane Keeping Assist (LKA), Driver Attention Warning (DAW), Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA2), Lane Following Assist (LFA2) and Smart Cruise Control (SCC).

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Also featured are 21-inch alloy wheels, leatherette seats, camera-type inner rearview and wing mirrors, sunroof, Heads-up Display (HUD), Rear Occupant Alert (ROA), Safe Exit Assist (SEA), Vehicle to Load (V2L), Surround View Monitor (SVM), USB ports, wireless charger, Bluetooth connectivity and Apple CarPlay & Android Auto functions.

The EV9 will be showcased at the Kia Exclusive Showcase, Central Exchange (10am to 10pm) from June 12 to 16.

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