Kia EV6 Checklist


Kia EV6


The Kia EV6 is a stylish electric SUV with a spacious interior and a powerful electric engine. It incorporates advanced electric technology, making it a compelling choice for eco-conscious drivers. This Kia EV6 checklist will guide you through your buying experience.


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(A) Kia EV6 checklist: Pre-pickup items

1. Check all dealership paperwork for the correct name and address for all buyers.

2. Confirm the actual vehicle’s VIN matches all of your paperwork.

3. Verify that the vehicle’s body color, interior, options, and wheels match what you configured.

4. Bring proof of down payment having been made if sent before, and the final payment, if required.

5. Bring a printed insurance card if possible, if not, bring a digital copy.

6. Download the Kia Connect App.

(B) Kia EV6 checklist: Exterior inspection

1. Inspect body exterior paint for defects.

2. Inspect under the car for signs of damage or scratches from test drives or transport.

3. Check along all body panels for gaps or misalignment, especially the hatch gap, charge port door, passenger side door / quarter panel alignment.

4. Inspect wheel rims for damage, and all 4-valve stem covers on tires.

5. Inspect all glass. It should look clear with no damage.

6. Check for proper windshield trim installation.

7. Test all doors to ensure they open and close easily.

8. Test opening and closing of the hatch with auto-close button. Hatch should latch and seal automatically.

9. Check all exterior lights for condensation.

10. Inspect the all-weather seals around door gaps and windows for damage and fitment.

11. Test forward and backward functionality with key fob, i.e. smart park assist (if equipped).

12. Test opening hatch and unlocking doors with key fob.

(C) Kia EV6 checklist: In the driver’s seat

1. Verify the vehicle is charged to 100% (if required for travel to home destination).

2. Set driver profile and seat memory system.

3. Check for any error messages on the display screen.

4. Make sure the latest system software updates are installed by checking for updates on the system screen.

5. Navigate to the charging station waypoints by pressing EV and make sure they load properly.

6. Test wireless phone charger.

7. Check each window operation for speed and any noises.

8. Make sure heat and air conditioning work at full power.

9. Make sure heated seat / steering wheel / vented seats work (if equipped).

10. Test the sound system to ensure all speakers are working, especially the amp.

11. Test steering wheel repositioning.

12. Test vehicle’s horn.

13. Check windshield for distorted view.

14. Test the windshield wipers.

15. Test the rearview camera.

16. Test the turn signal cameras.

17. Check side mirrors folding and positioning operation.

18. Check sun-visor operation and mirror condition.

19. Check the rearview mirror for clarity.

20. Understand the different drive modes and how to move between them.

21. Understand the different regent modes and how the paddle shifters work.

22. Test navigation and voice command.

(D) Kia EV6 checklist: Interior inspection

1. Inspect interior upholstery and all surfaces for damage or issues with build.

2. Check the windshield and windows for cracks, chips or distortion.

3. Check all seat belts for proper operation and condition.

4. Check seats for noises- check all directions of adjustment.

5. Check that the rear seats fold-down properly.

6. Test back seat to ensure it is securely attached by pulling upwards.

(E) Kia EV6 checklist: Connectivity inspection

1. Test connectivity in USB ports- there is 1 USB-A/1 USB-C in the front of the car and 2 USB-Cs in the rear passenger area.

2. Check 12-volt DC receptacle has power.

3. Test connectivity of wireless phone charger.

4. Test music streaming & phone streaming work, Sirius trial is activated.

5. Test both key fobs operation.

6. Pair your smartphone to your vehicle via Bluetooth.

(F) Kia EV6 checklist: Lighting inspection

1. Check vanity mirror lights and front lights.

2. Check dome light.

3. Check driver & passenger door puddle lights.

4. Inspect/check all door lights, including latch and window button.

5. Steering wheel control lights.

6. Check glovebox operation including light.

7. Trunk lights.

8. Headlights (low & high beam).

9. Front and rear turn signal lights.

10. Rear wing/quarter panel puddle light.

11. Brake lights.

(G) Kia EV6 checklist: Inspect charging ability

1. Check that the charge port door opens and latches correctly.

2. Check charge port indicator light.

3. Test charger on site.

4. Test at Level 2 and level 3 charger, if available.

(H) Kia EV6 checklist: App setup and final items

1. Sync the Kia Connect App to the vehicle.

2. If more than one driver, add them to driver profile on the app and on the vehicle.

3. Setup Electrify American account and load 1,000 kwh of charging code into your profile (from the Kia Connect app there is a code to add into the Electrify America app).

4. Setup Verizon Wireless hot spot trial and connect your phone to it.

5. Verify any additional items that were specified as being included with purchase.


Disclaimer: Electric Vehicle Buyer Guides provided by EV Universe are for educational purposes only and do not constitute advice on the acceptability, performance, pricing or any other factor of the purchasing experience of a vehicle.



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