The Hyundai Ioniq 5 will be assembled in India and will be more affordable than its Kia EV6 sibling.
Hyundai Ioniq 5: price
Ioniq 5 will be assembled in India, unlike its brother, KIA EV6, to India as a full import. It will also be slightly more affordable than the Kia (Rs 59.96 lakh), with Hyundai aiming for a sub-Rs 50 lakh price tag for this model. The price difference is due to the difference in customs duties between the built-in vehicle (CBU) and the imported vehicle (CKD) in India.
Hyundai Ioniq 5: powertrain details
While Hyundai hasn’t revealed any details about the powertrain yet, it is expected to be powered by a 58kWh or 72.6kWh battery, giving it a range of 383km on a single charge for the class. front and 481 km with the latter, based on specs. official test cycle. The Ioniq 5 is available in rear- and all-wheel drive configurations, with the smaller battery making 170 hp with the former and 233 hp with the latter. With a larger battery, the Ioniq 5 produces 217 hp and 305 hp in rear- and all-wheel drive versions, respectively. The Ioniq 5 is also capable of supporting 800V super fast charging, which can charge the battery from 10% to 80% in 18 minutes.
Hyundai Ioniq 5: exterior design
The Ioniq 5 was first previewed as a 45 EV concept at the 2019 Frankfurt motor show, and the final production model sticks to the concept’s nostalgic futuristic design language. It won World car of the year 2022 as well as the World Design of the Year and World Electric Vehicle of the Year awards.
The classic styling of the Ioniq 5 is characterized by sharp lines, flat surfaces and SUV styling, but with a very sharp windshield. Pixel-style front and rear lights and aerodynamically optimized 20-inch alloy wheels have a turbine-like design.
Hyundai Ioniq 5: interior and features
Inside, the Ioniq 5 follows a minimalist approach and is characterized by flat floors, flexible seats and a movable center console. Hyundai has used sustainable materials such as fabric made from recycled plastic and eco-friendly leather to cover the seats. It has also used bio-coating for the bumpers, switches, steering wheel and door cushions.
The Ioniq 5 has a pair of 12-inch displays for the instrument cluster and touchscreen, a head-up display with augmented reality and ADAS functions.