The Hyundai Ioniq 5 is an all-new electric mid-size crossover under Hyundai’s electric sub-brand Ioniq. This new EV uses the new Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP) as a base. Customers will have the option to choose between two offered battery packs, 58-kWh and 72.6-kWh, with optional single and dual-motor layouts. The most powerful variant is the dual-motor with the 72.6-kWh pack, which provides a combined output of 320 horsepower and 446 lb.-ft of torque capable of reaching zero to 60 in 5.2 seconds. Of course, if you prefer range over performance, the combination you want is a single motor with the 72.6-kWh pack, which offers an estimated 292 to 298 miles of range. Charging on the Hyundai Ioniq 5 is available in 400 and 800 volts when plugged into a 350-kW charger. Hyundai claims that just five minutes of charging can provide 62 miles of range.
The Hyundai Ioniq 5 may look like a radically designed five-door hatchback, but press photos don’t do it justice – this car is big. The Ioniq 5 is longer and wider than the Hyundai Tucson. Its exterior design is both stylish and functional with a clamshell hood that minimizes panels, flushed door handles, and 20-inch wheels, all designed to improve the Ioniq 5’s aerodynamics. Inside, the Ioniq 5’s interior is constructed from eco-friendly, sustainably sourced materials like plant-based yarns and eco-processed leather.
The interior design is referred to as “Living Space,” with front seats that recline harder than a Lay Z Boy armchair and an island center console that can slide back up to 5.5-inches to improve cabin space. The dash uses a dual-screen setup featuring 12-inch touchscreen displays and an Augmented Reality Heads-Up Display for the driver. The Hyundai Ioniq 5 party-truck has a V2L function allowing it to charge other electric devices via built-in outlets providing 3.6-kW power. The Hyundai Ioniq 5 will go on sale in Europe first and arrive in the U.S. in late 2021.
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