2026 Kia EV8: Release Date, Pricing, and Range

The Next all-new 2026 Kia EV8 is an upcoming pure electric vehicle that is set to launch for the 2026 Model year. Kia is working on this new all-electric sports sedan which will replace the Kia Stinger. As we know Kia has already more pure electric vehicles including Kia Niro EV, Kia EV6, and Kia EV9, and the next new EV8 will join this lineup by 2026.

This new Kia EV8 2026 will be built on the Kia’s New next-gen EV Platform and also it is being said that this new all-electric sports sedan will be capable of giving more power and more electric range than other Kia’s electric SUVs and Sedan.

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According to the reports, This new Kia EV8 will have the capability to produce up to 603 Horsepower and it will have a more powerful 113.2 kWh Battery pack that will likely to give a long electric range of up to 500 miles.

However, it is important to note that this all-information is coming and leaked from unofficial sources, still Officially Kia has not said anything about this new electric SUV. But as we know Motor1.com is the leading automotive media platform which is trusted by millions of people, and they have also said that the Kia is planning to launch the new EV8 electric Sedan.

What’s New For 2026

2025 Kia EV8 Rendering Image

The Kia EV8 will be an all-new nameplate in the Kia lineup with a new exterior, interior, and specifications. So this is an all-new electric sports sedan with an impressive exterior styling. This will also give a long electric range of up to 500 miles on a single charge.

2026 Kia EV8 Release Date

As we know as of now officially the company has not said anything about this new electric sedan, but according to the most trusted automotive media news websites, and other trusted sources, they are expecting that this new all-electric sports sedan could make it debut in late 2025 and could go on sale in 2026. But also it is being told that first it will be available in the South Korean automotive market and then later it could become available for the United States by later in 2026.

2026 Kia EV8 Price and Trims

2026 Kia EV8 Rendering image_result

As of now there is no exact pricing and trims is disclosed officially by the company or any other sources. But according to the other Kia electric vehicles, and Kia Stinger pricing, it is expected that the price of this new EV8 could start similar as the other electric vehicles or a little bit more expensive.

For example- the Kia EV6 Price starts at $42,600 for its base model which goes up to $61,600 for top GT Model. So it is expected that the price of this new electric sedan could start at around $45,000 for the base model which could go up to $65,000 for the top 603 HP Models. However, We will come back soon with its exact pricing and specs once the company discloses everything.

2026 Kia EV8 Specs {Expected Specs}

Model Year2026
Body TypeSports Sedan
No. of DoorsFour-Doors
No. of RowsTwo-Rows
Seating CapacityFive-Passengers
Battery Capacity113.2 kWh
RangeUp To 500 Miles
Engine TypeAll-Electric
PowerUp to 603 HP
0-60 MPHN/A
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Range, Charging Time, and Battery Capacity

According to the leaked documents and information, it is being told that the new 2026 EV8 will be built on the new EV platform and it will have a larger 113.2 kWh battery pack which will be able to give a long electric range of up to 500 miles.

A smaller battery pack will be available or not, it is not clear yet. But its EV6 has a 58.0 or 77.4 kWh battery pack, and EV9 has a 99.8 kWh battery pack. So this new EV8 with 113.2 kWh battery pack will be the largest battery pack ever in the Kia Lineup. Now there is no information available about its charging time, but we think that it will have a DC Fast charging facility.

Read Next- You Need to Know about the Kia Stinger.

Motor, Power, and Performance

According to the Motor1.com published article, this new 2026 EV8 could have three setups with single and dual motor setup trim. For example- its base model could have a single motor setup for up to 218 Horsepower with a Rear-wheel drivetrain, and the top trim could be packed with a dual motor setup for 603 horsepower with an all-wheel drivetrain, and a middle trim model could also be offered for 435 horsepower with dual-motor setup.

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Leg-Room (Front/ Rear)N/A
Shoulder-Room (Front/ Rear)N/A
Hip-Room (Front/ Rear)N/A


Hello Friends, Today we have learned about the new upcoming all-electric sports sedan of the Kia Motors which is likely to be set for the 2026 model year and it will be capable of producing more power ever in the Kia electric lineup. Unfortunately, the more information is not available about this car, but we will return soon with its other important information. So keep visiting our website regularly for the latest update.