2024 Kia EV5 electric SUV unveiled, Australian plans unclear

The latest Kia electric car is a Sportage-sized family SUV pitched as a more practical alternative to the EV6. For now it is sold in China only, but it is expected to come to global markets at a later date.

The 2024 Kia EV5 electric SUV has been unveiled in China, ahead of deliveries in the world’s largest car market before the end of this year.

For now the EV5 – which is the same size as the Sportage mid-size SUV – will be sold only in China, but Kia has indicated production for other markets is planned to follow at a later date.

It is expected to be built in left- and right-hand drive – and it could be produced in China for global markets, a Kia first – with