India’s second-largest automaker Hyundai Motor will launch its highly acclaimed electric vehicle called Hyundai Ioniq 5 EV in India probably in the second part of 2022. The Ioniq 5 is widely praised for its distinctive design, tech and experience of a future-generation EV.
Ioniq 5 will start the Hyundai BEV (battery electric vehicle) expansion plans in India since the company hopes to have six battery-powered vehicles within its lineup in 2028.
Hyundai is announcing the release of the Ioniq 5 electric car in India in 2022. It is an all-electric CUV that has received many awards in its short time, including the highly coveted “2022 World Car of the Year.”
With the Kona electric currently on our market, it is expected that the Ioniq 5 is set to be the leader in the EV segment in India to Hyundai, to extend the EV range to six vehicles in 2028. The Ioniq 5 is built on the E-GMP (Electric Global Modular Platform).
Ioniq 5 has a maximum range of 481km using a 72.6kWh battery and can reach 100kph at 8.5 seconds, according to Hyundai.
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|Transmission||1-Speed Front Dog |
Clutch Type 2WD
|Battery Capacity||58kWh and 72.6kWh|
|Motor Power||168bhp, 301bhp|
|Max Torque||350Nm, 600Nm|
|Top Speed||185 kmph|
Trims: Ioniq 5 will be available in SE Trim, SEL, and Limited trim levels.
Hyundai Ioniq 5 Range
The basic range battery can cover 385km, and however, the long-range model can cover up to 481km by the WLTP. Furthermore, Hyundai offers two options for the drivetrain that include rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive.
Based on the Electric Global Modular Architecture (E-GMP), The completely electric Ioniq 5 uses two different battery packs: the 58kWh battery and 72.6kWh.
The basic model with rear-wheel drive can produce 168bhp and 350Nm of torque. However, the top-of-the-line all-wheel-drive trim can produce 301bhp and 600Nm of torque.
the maximum speed of is estimated at 185kmph.
Hyundai Ioniq 5 Charging
The Ioniq 5 has a unique 800-volt charging technology. If it is connected to an ultra-fast DC charger of 350kW power, that can charge between 10 to 80 percent in 18 minutes.
In addition, the charger will also provide around 100km of distance with just five minutes of charging. Based on the WLTP cycle, the Ioniq 5 owners only have to charge their vehicle for 5 minutes to reach 100 miles of range.
Hyundai Ioniq 5 Design
The Ioniq 5 is widely praised for its distinctive design, tech and experience of a future-generation EV. Its new EV platform means that there are limited front and rear overhangs, improving handling and interior space. The Hyundai Ioniq 5 has perfect proportions and a distinctive design.
|Overall Length||4,635 mm|
|Overall Width||1,890 mm|
|Overall Height||1,605 mm|
|Front Wheeltread||1,638 mm|
|Rear Wheeltread||1,647 mm|
|Lightest Curb Weight||1,830 kg|
|Heaviest Curb Weight||1,910 kg|
Hyundai Ioniq 5 Interior
Its interior is a perfect combination of comfort and efficiency. The flat floor and broad dashboard make the interior feel roomy and spacious. The model features high-quality interiors and is priced competitively.
The Hyundai Ioniq 5 has a more sporty, modern look, with cupholders, a phone charger, and a center console with plenty of storage. After checking out both models, you’ll know which one will fit your lifestyle best.
The Ioniq 5 comes with a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, a ‘Moustache’-like metallic trim, a panoramic roof, and an integrated navigation system. Its ‘Vision Roof’ panoramic sunroof doesn’t have cross-members, and it has a powerful Bose audio system.
Both cars are equipped with eight-speaker Bose sound systems, while the EV6 has an optional 12-speaker sound system. The Ioniq 5 features an electronically adjustable memory driver’s seat.
Its seat reclines to the most comfortable position and comes with a footrest underneath. Hyundai engineers reduced the seat thickness by 30% to provide more legroom for the second-row passengers.
The second-row seats slide and recline so that passengers can enjoy additional head and legroom. The Ioniq 5 has an innovative vision roof, which is a single large glass panel with no cross members.
The Ioniq 5’s exterior design will be inspired by the Kona Electric, which is locally manufactured. The exterior design will be completely retro, and Hyundai intends for it to be different from other models by the brand.
The Hyundai Ioniq 5 EV has an aerodynamically efficient design and a V-shaped front end. Its door handles are flush, which improves aerodynamics. This hatchback also has the longest wheelbase in the US.
However, unlike the Kona Electric, the Ioniq 5 will be unique in the Ioniq family. The stance will be typical SUV-ish, with high-raked windshields and pixelated LED lights. The exterior will also feature a high-end look with flamboyant alloy wheels.
The new Hyundai Ioniq 5 is built on a brand new platform specifically for electric vehicles, called the E-GMP. It looks like an SUV, but is actually shaped more like an interesting crossover.
The headlamps and the door handles are flush with the bodywork, and the car’s 20-inch wheels are huge. The Ioniq is expected to be completely knocked-down and assembled in Chennai.
- Two 12.25-inch displays
- LED headlamps and rear lights
- 360-degree camera setup
- Hands-free boot opening
- Bose sound system
- Dual-zone temperature control
- Seven airbags
- Level 2 autonomous driving
Hyundai Ioniq 5 Price In India
The price of Hyundai’s next electric car, the Ioniq 5, will be a distinct advantage over its rivals in the market.
Built on Electric Global Modular Architecture (E-GMP), the fully electric Ioniq 5 comes with two different battery packs including the 58kWh battery and 72.6kWh.
Ioniq5 will be priced between Rs 35 lakh and Rs 40 lakh, and will be a significant step toward the automaker’s goal of a six-model battery electric vehicle lineup by 2028.
Hyundai Ioniq 5 Release Date India
The Hyundai Ioniq 5 EV will be the first BEV from the Korean manufacturer to be launched in India. The Ioniq 5 won the World Car of the Year 2022 award. The new model is expected to be completely knocked down and assembled in Chennai.
This means that its release date is likely to be close to the festive season. Its launch will also mark the start of Hyundai’s aggressive expansion plans for BEVs in India.
The Ioniq 5 is expected to launch in India sometime in October 2022. The car will be assembled in Hyundai’s Chennai assembly plant, making it the first of its kind in the country.
The Hyundai Ioniq 5 EV will be promoted as a flagship electric vehicle that showcases Hyundai’s expertise in electrification. In 2024 Hyundai also plans to launch an electric car that is mass-market with a lower price level and designed specifically for India.