The long-awaited Hyundai Ioniq 5 has arrived ¥Sales at Auto India 2023 at Rs 4.495 lakh (ex-showroom). The Ioniq 5 is Hyundai’s second electric vehicle in the country after the Kona Electric. It is also the new flagship of the brand.
Ioniq 5 pre-orders started after symbolic unveiling in India last month ¥100,000. Delivery will start in a few days. The model is based on Hyundai Motor Group’s Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP), which also underpins the Kia EV6.
The Hyundai Ioniq 5 builds on the sensual and sporty design theme. The styling is a fusion of modern and vintage with clean lines. You get parametric pixel LED headlamps and flip-up bonnet, automatic flush door handles, parametric pixel LED taillights and active aero alloys. The EV is 4,635mm long, 1,890mm wide, and 1,625mm high. The wheelbase is 3,000mm. The Ioniq 5 will be available in three colors – Gravity gold matte, Optic white and Midnight black pearl.
The cabin has a dark pebble gray color scheme for an upscale look. Quality levels are top notch, with a healthy mix of sustainable and recycled materials used inside. You get eco-treated leather seat trim and soft-touch materials on the dashboard. The feature list includes a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster and touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, Hyundai’s BlueLink connected car technology, a Bose audio system, ventilated seats, dual-zone climate control, and more. This model also comes with V2L or Vehicle to Load technology, allowing the Ioniq 5 to double as a charger.
This model also gets six airbags, ABS with EBD, engine parking brake, all four disc brakes and more as part of the safety package. It also gets Level 2 ADAS. Boot capacity is 571 litres, and a front boot is also available.
The India-spec version draws its energy from a 72.6 kWh battery pack and has a range of 631 km (ARAI certified). A single PMS electric motor produces 214 bhp of power and 350 Nm of peak torque. Hyundai claims it can charge an EV from 10% to 80% in just 18 minutes using a 350 kW DC charger.
First published date: January 11, 2023, 12:20pm (UST)