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Top 5 Highlights Of The Stunning Hyundai Ioniq 5 EV

The Ioniq 5 is set to hit the market in 2022 and will be sold as a fully imported model positioned above the Kona EV

Hyundai introduced their first sub-brand Genesis to spawn their luxury vehicles in 2015. Five years after introducing Genesis, the South Korean auto manufacturer launched their second sub-brand Ioniq in August 2020 to offer customer-centric EV experiences.

Hyundai also announced three upcoming new models under the brand, and the first model to come out of it is the Ioniq 5, inspired by the 45 EV concept car showcased at the 2019 Frankfurt Motor show.

Here are the top 5 highlights of the Hyundai Ioniq 5 EV

Hyundai Ioniq 5 Exterior styling

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The biggest highlight of the side profile is the 20-inch wheels

The production variant car looks heavily inspired by the 45 EV concept. The Ioniq 5gets a clamshell bonnet and a unique pixelated head and tail lamp unit.

The EV has a sharp front profile, and the two crease lines positioned on the front bonnet tapers in between the pair of headlights on either side. The biggest highlight of the side profile are the 20-inch wheels. These are the largest-sized wheels that you will find on any Hyundai EV. The wheel arches also feature claddings which adds a rugged appearance. The rest of the design looks simple, and there is nothing specific that attracts attention.

Hyundai Ioniq 5 Interior features

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The interior looks quite modern and uses sustainable materials for its constructions like bio paint, and eco-processed leather
The Ioniq 5 gets advanced digital screens instead of the rear-view mirror display.

Inside the cabin, the Ioniq 5 features adjustable front row seats with a recline function. Hyundai claims they have used bio paint, eco-processed leather, natural and recycled fibers, and other sustainable materials inside the cabin.

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The highlight of the interior, however, has to be the movable center console and an adjustable front row seat with reclining function

The highlight of the cabin is its minimalistic styling approach, lots of free space, and a center console that can slide forward and backward by almost 140 mm.

The Ioniq 5 won’t disappoint anybody in terms of the equipment list it offers. The EV gets two individual 12-inch screens for the instrument cluster and infotainment screen. The infotainment screen features Hyundai’s BlueLink connected-car suite. It also gets an advanced heads-up display unit that features augmented reality functions. The Ioniq 5 gets advanced digital screens instead of the rear-view mirror display.

The EV also gets the next level of driver assistance which uses front cameras, radar sensors, and GPS data to control lane guidance and distance from front cars.

Hyundai Ioniq 5 Powertrain details

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The more powerful powertrain offers a wheel drive and accelerates from standstill to 100 km/h mark in 5.2 seconds

The Ioniq 5 is available with two powertrain and battery pack options. The base Ioniq 5 model uses a smaller 58 kWh battery pack and a single electric motor that sends power to the rear wheels. The electric motor is capable of producing about 169 Hp of peak power and 350 Nm of torque.

The more powerful variant of the Ioniq 5 gets the bigger 72.6kWh battery pack and two dual electric motors that send power to all four wheels. The electric motor churns out a combined power output of 306hp and an equally impressive 605 Nm of torque.

Hyundai Ioniq 5 Range and Charging

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The Ioniq SUV is offered with two powertrain options and two battery packs. The larger battery pack provides an impressive 481 km of range

The smaller 58 kWh battery promises a range of 385km on the WLTP cycle. With the larger battery pack, the Ioniq 5 promises a range of 481km on the WLTP cycle.

Hyundai offers a 220kW DC charger with the Ioniq 5 that can juice up the batteries from 0-80 percent in just 18 minutes.

Hyundai Ioniq 5 Indian Launch Timeline and prices

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Hyundai will likely launch the EV sometime towards the second half of 2022.

Hyundai will sell the Ioniq 5 as a fully imported model in India, and it will be pricier than the existing Kona EV.

You can watch the Hyundai Ioniq 5 in action here:

Riju Ganguly
Riju Ganguly
Riju is an avid auto enthusiast who has a soft spot for motorcycles. In his spare time, you will find him loading his saddlebag on his motorcycle and searching for some of the most remote places in the Himalayas.  Read full bio

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