2023 Kia EV6 Safety and Reliability

Kia EV6 Reliability Rating

2023 EV6 Safety

At the time of writing, the NHTSA had performed only a partial safety review of the 2023 Kia EV6, yielding full marks for frontal and side crash tests. The IIHS's crash test results were excellent, with only top scores of Good awarded for all evaluations - and a 2022 Top Safety Pick+ award issued.

US NHTSA Crash Test Result

NHTSA safety ratings are not available at this time.

2023 EV6 Key Safety Features

Along with a suite of seven airbags (dual front, front side, side curtain, and driver's knee and industry standards such as ABS braking, traction control, and stability control, the Kia EV6 also features 23 standard driver assistance systems such as forward-collision warning with pedestrian detection, blind-spot monitoring, adaptive cruise control with stop and go, lane-keep assist, rear occupant alert, automatic emergency braking, driver attention assist and safe exit assist. Optional on the Wind trim is a surround-view camera system, blind-spot cameras, parking collision assist, and remote parking. The GT-Line comes with Kia's semi-autonomous Highway Drive-Assist 2 suite, allowing automatic lane changes.

Kia EV6 TrimsLightWindGT-Line
Back-Up CameraSOS
Cross-Traffic AlertSSS
Rear Parking AidSSS
Blind Spot MonitorSSS
Lane Departure WarningSSS
Lane Keeping AssistSSS
Night VisionN/AN/AN/A
Tire Pressure MonitorSSS
Brake AssistSSS
Stability ControlSSS
Traction ControlSSS

2023 EV6 Reliability

The 2023 Kia EV6 has no recalls to its name at the time of writing, and just one for 2022 for a software error that may disengage the parking mechanism and result in the vehicle rolling away.

Kia covers the EV6 with a best-in-class (and industry best)10-year/100,000-mile limited powertrain warranty, including the battery, a five-year/60,000-mile limited basic warranty, a five-year/100,000-mile limited anti-perforation warranty, and a five-year/60,000-mile roadside assistance plan.


  • Basic:
    5 Years \ 60,000 Miles
  • Drivetrain:
    10 Years \ 100,000 Miles
  • Corrosion:
    5 Years \ 100,000 Miles
  • Roadside Assistance:
    5 Years \ 100,000 Miles
To Top