Hyundai Ioniq 5
The long-awaited Hyundai Ioniq 5 electric crossover has finally been introduced in our market. The automaker will announce the electric vehicle’s costs during the 2023 Auto Show. For the first 500 clients, a special pricing of Rs 44.95 lacs has been made available for the new Ioniq 5 EV.
Hyundai electric cars
It is the first Hyundai car to be “born electric,” and it was constructed on a special base, or “skateboard.” The new platform, known as E-GMP (Electric Global Modular Platform), is suitable for various body types and is built around a battery pack, electric motors, and related components. The Kia EV6 and the Hyundai Ioniq 6 both rest on this platform.
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The Hyundai Ioniq 5 has a distinctive appearance that combines aspects of SUVs and hatchback-like vehicles. The design of the electric crossover draws largely on the 45 EV concept, which made its debut at the 2019 Frankfurt Auto Show. The vehicle’s sloped windscreens, flat surfaces, sharp edges, and SUV-like attitude give it a throwback appearance. The crossover is equipped with 20-inch alloy wheels with a parametric pixel design, auto flush door handles, and parametric pixel LED headlights and taillamps.
Gravity Gold Matte, Optic White, and Midnight Black Pearl are the 3 exterior color choices for the Hyundai Ioniq 5 electric crossover.
Hyundai Ioniq 5 Price
The new Hyundai Ioniq 5 electric crossover may be reserved by interested consumers by depositing a deposit of Rs 1 lakh online or at an authorized dealership. Compared to the Kia EV6, the new model has comparable pricing. While the Ioniq 5 is offered here as a CKD (Completely Knocked Down), the EV6 is offered as a CBU (Completely Built-Up). The new model competes against the Volvo XC40 Recharge, Kia EV6, Mini Cooper SE, and other EVs with comparable price tags.
Hyundai Ioniq 5 mileage
The two battery pack choices for the electric crossover are 72.6 kWh and 58 kWh, and both are available with rear-wheel drive variants and AWD. The first one generates 217 bhp and 305 bhp in AWD form with a rear-wheel-drive (RWD) arrangement, whereas, the second generates 233 bhp with an AWD version and 170 bhp with an RWD arrangement.
The Ioniq 5 with the smaller battery pack has a 383 km range on a single charge in the official test cycle. According to certain claims, the bigger battery has a 481-kilometer range (WLTP cycle). The rapid 800V charging capability of the electric crossover is claimed to charge the battery from 10% to 80% within a time frame of 18 minutes. The Ioniq 5’s battery will need a large amount of time to charge from 0 to 80% since the majority of public chargers in India have a 50 kW or 25 kW (minimum) capacity.
Hyundai Ioniq 5 Interior
The new Hyundai Ioniq 5 has a level floor with plenty of room, a basic cabin, and a Skateboard platform. The center console of the new electric crossover can move back and forward by up to 140mm and has adjustable seats. It has front ventilated and heated seats, front powered seats with lumbar support, memory seat function, an 8-speaker Bose premium sound system, and a big panoramic sunroof in addition to power sliding rear seats with manual reclining.
The inside of the electric car is roomy and made of environmentally friendly materials. Recycled plastic bottles are utilized to make the materials for the cabin’s construction, and eco-friendly leather is used for the carpet, seats, and door upholstery. The door pads, crash pads, steering wheel, and switches can also be seen to have employed bio-paint by Hyundai.
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The electric crossover has a 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system with a wireless connection and a 12-inch digital driver display. A head-up show with augmented reality elements, a virtual engine sound system, a column type shift-by-wire, an electronic parking brake, a hands-free smart power tailgate with height adjustment, heated outside mirrors with LED turn indicators, etc. is among the prime features offered by the Ioniq 5. The ground-breaking Vehicle-to-Load (V2L) feature on the Ioniq 5 enables users to charge any electric gadget.
Additionally, the new Ioniq 5 has 21 features of Level 2 ADAS. It features blind-spot collision avoidance assistance, driver attention warning (DAW), rear cross-traffic collision avoidance assist (RCCA), lane-keeping assistance, safe existence assists, blind-spot view monitor (BVM), lane following assist (LFA), forward collision warning (FCW), leading vehicle departure alert (LVDA), high beam assist (HBA), and lane departure warning. It also has forward collision-avoidance assist-junction turning (FCA-JT), forward collision-avoidance