Hyundai reveals specifications and prices of IONIQ 5 electric SUV

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Hyundai reveals specifications and prices of IONIQ 5 electric SUV
Hyundai reveals specifications and prices of IONIQ 5 electric SUV

10 May 2021: Hyundai reveals specifications and prices of IONIQ 5 electric SUV

Ahead of its UK debut, the prices and specifications of the Hyundai IONIQ 5 have been revealed. It is the company's first car to be based on the Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP).

The SUV is available in three trims and starts at £36,995 (roughly Rs. 38.2 lakh). It looks futuristic, has a tech-loaded cabin, and is offered with a choice of two batteries.

Exteriors: The vehicle is offered in nine color options

The Hyundai IONIQ 5 has a clamshell hood, dual-LED projector headlamps, pop-out door handles, and a powered tailgate.

It is flanked by charging ports on both the sides, chromed moldings, and 20-inch aero-optimized alloy wheels.

The car is available in nine shades: Atlas White, Digital Teal Green, Phantom Black, Cyber Grey, Galactic Grey, Gravity Gold, Lucid Blue, Mystic Olive Green, and Shooting Star Grey.

Interiors: It offers a head-up display with AR support

The IONIQ 5 has a spacious cabin, featuring heated front seats, a head-up display with augmented reality (AR) support, a heated steering wheel, and a single glass solar roof.

The dashboard packs two co-joined 12.0-inch screens for the driver's display and infotainment console.

For safety, multiple airbags, Highway Drive Assist Level 2, Blindspot Collision-Avoidance Assist, and Forward Collision Assist with Junction function are available.

Power: There are two battery choices on offer

The base-end Hyundai IONIQ 5 houses a 58kWh battery and an electric motor that delivers an output of 168hp/350Nm.

The AWD model has the same battery, a 71hp/255Nm front motor, and a 161hp/350Nm rear motor. The powertrain generates 232hp/605Nm.

The RWD variant links a 73kWh battery to a rear motor that churns out a maximum power of 215hp and a peak torque of 350Nm.

Fact: The car can also charge other electrical equipment

The optional Vehicle 2 Load pack (V2L) is offered in the Premium variant. It allows users to freely use up to 3.6kW of power from the car to charge any electrical equipment.

Performance: Hyundai IONIQ 5 promises a range of up to 483km

The IONIQ 5's range-topping model has a 73kWh battery and AWD. It produces 94hp/255Nm from the front motor and 208hp/350Nm from the rear one. The combined output is 302hp/605Nm.

The battery offers 483km of range and can be charged up to 80% in 18 minutes via a 350kW fast charger.

The car delivers 100km of range with only five minutes of charging.

Fact: Hyundai IONIQ 5: Pricing

In the UK, the Hyundai IONIQ 5 starts at £36,995 (roughly Rs. 38.2 lakh) for the 58kWh RWD SE Connect model and goes up to £48,145 (approximately Rs. 49.7 lakh) for the Ultimate 73kWh AWD variant. The SUV is unlikely to be launched in India.

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