It looks small, but theres a heap of space inside.
Fulfill the first member of Hyundais brand-new Ioniq electric lorry subbrand, the Ioniq 5 compact crossover. Making its launching Monday, this dramatically creased EV has a lounge-like and surprisingly spacious cabin, a variety of battery and powertrain configurations and both familiar and brand-new charging innovations. Believe it or not, this a production car.In fact, that should not be a surprise, as the Ioniq 5 looks similar to the shadowy teaser exposed last month, motivated by the Hyundai 45 EV idea from the 2019 Frankfurt Auto Show. The angular crossover (okay, its actually just a high hatchback) features a boldly styled outside with sharp details. The simplified front end gives up a grille, but integrates its rectangular Parametric Pixel headlamps into a contrasting front panel that stretches the width of the lorry, a design that is echoed at the rear. The flank is punctuated by a strong diagonal crease that slashes across the doors; even the round wheel arches feature strong linear tangent details.
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Hyundai Ioniq 5
The Ioniq 5 has been created and developed from the ground up as an electrical automobile, the very first on the automakers brand-new Electric-Global Modular Platform. The electrical platform functions steer-by-wire and drive-by-wire innovations, in addition to a flat battery flooring. Without the requirement for transmission tunnels, a steering column or other intrusions, Hyundai was able to design the 5 for maximum interior space, pressing the wheels to the extreme corners of the body. The outcome is a car that looks small and slots between the Tucson and the Santa Fe in size, however has a wheelbase thats 4 inches longer than the three-row Palisade SUV.
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The glass roof has solar charging panels integrated in.
Powertrain and performanceThe Ioniq 5 will be offered in 4 main configurations, differentiated by Standard Range or Long Range battery capability and rear-wheel drive (2WD) or all-wheel drive (AWD). The Standard Range AWD design includes a second electrical motor to the front axle, bumping net system output to 235 hp and 446 lb-ft of torque.The Ioniq 5s Long Range energy capacity varies by area. Our EPA screening cycle is a bit more strenuous, so anticipate that variety to possibly drop when the Ioniq 5 reaches the United States, even with our bigger battery.The Ioniq 5 has bidirectional charging, implying it can also be utilized to charge numerous gadgets.
At the top of the lineup is the Ioniq 5 Long Range AWD. It boasts a more effective front motor than the Standard AWD model, rolling out with a total output of 306 hp and 446 lb-ft of torque. That makes it the quickest variation in the 0-to-60-mph dash, striking the mark in just 5.2 seconds.With a decent quantity of torque in all trims, Hyundai also estimates the Ioniq 5 must be able to tow over 3,500 pounds.
Hyundai Ioniq 5 Performance and Range
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Fulfill the very first member of Hyundais brand-new Ioniq electric vehicle subbrand, the Ioniq 5 compact crossover. Our EPA screening cycle is a bit more extensive, so anticipate that variety to potentially drop when the Ioniq 5 reaches the US, even with our bigger battery.The Ioniq 5 has bidirectional charging, implying it can likewise be used to charge numerous devices.
The Hyundai Ioniq 5 has the automakers most current generation of fast-charging technology, as well as a couple of additional techniques up its dramatically shaped sleeves.Plug into a DC fast-charger through the basic J1772 integrated charging system (CCS) port and the Ioniq 5 will quickly recharge at up to 350 kW, quick enough to go from 10% to 80% in just 18 minutes. In other parts of the world, the Ioniq 5 2WD boasts up to 2 cubic feet of front stowage– about the size of a carry-on suitcase– but here in the US, both 2WD and AWD models have the exact same fun-size frunk.We do not yet have a specific passenger volume number, but the Ioniq 5 will make usage of its cabin area with a reconfigurable “living area” style that consists of rear seats that slide up to 5.3 inches and “relax and recharge” front seats with extendable leg rests. The Ioniq 5 will likewise have what we believe is one of Hyundais coolest driver help functions, Remote Smart Parking Assist.Hyundai says it prepares to make the Ioniq 5 available in some countries in the first half of 2021, then in North America in the fall.
Theres a great deal of room inside the Ioniq 5.
Bidirectional chargingRange is great, but suggests little if your EV takes a long time to charge. Thankfully, the Hyundai Ioniq 5 has the automakers most current generation of fast-charging technology, along with a few additional tricks up its greatly shaped sleeves.Plug into a DC fast-charger by means of the standard J1772 integrated charging system (CCS) port and the Ioniq 5 will quickly recharge at approximately 350 kW, quick enough to go from 10% to 80% in simply 18 minutes. In a rush, plug in for just 5 minutes to include a fast 62 miles of range– enough for a day around town for many. Slower Level 2, 110-volt and 240-volt home charging will no doubt be supported as well, but charge times for those setups havent been specified just yet.In addition to being charged, the Ioniq 5 can be the charger thanks to a function called Vehicle-to-Load charging. V2L makes it so you can plug other devices– like computers, electrical bikes or outdoor camping equipment– into the 5, which can be recharged via the vehicles battery with an overall output of about 3.6 kW. Theres a port below the rear seats thats triggered when the ignition is on and, with an adapter, high-power devices can be plugged into the Ioniq 5s exterior bidirectional charging port, even when the lorry is turned off.For comparison, the Hyundais 3.6 kW has to do with 70% more output than the Ford F-150 hybrids basic 2.1 kW Pro Power Onboard inverter– which I recently executed a tailgating test — however just half of the Fords big-boy 7.2-kW upgraded system. Plus, the Ioniq 5 does not produce energy, so any power you draw comes from the batterys storage and the EVs variety to get you home, though a percentage of charging output may be offset by the roofings glass solar panels.Go on, extend out and get comfortable (while the cars and truck is stopped, duh).
Roomy cabin with lots of techLike most purpose-built EVs, the Ioniq 5s design makes space for two trunks. In the back, youre looking at 18.8 cubic feet of space behind the seats, which expands to up to 56.2 cubic feet when the 60:40 bench is folded flat. In advance, an 0.85-cubic-foot front trunk doesnt really leave much space for anything aside from possibly a charging cable. In other parts of the world, the Ioniq 5 2WD boasts approximately 2 cubic feet of front stowage– about the size of a carry-on travel suitcase– but here in the US, both 2WD and AWD designs have the very same fun-size frunk.We do not yet have a particular traveler volume number, however the Ioniq 5 will make usage of its cabin space with a reconfigurable “living area” style that consists of rear seats that slide up to 5.3 inches and “relax and recharge” front seats with extendable leg rests. One of the 5s most intriguing features is a motorized “universal island” console (we saw the island console in a teaser last week), which can slide forward or backwards, providing guests in either row access to its incorporated 15-watt cordless phone charger and gobs of storage. By sliding to the 2nd row, the console likewise enables front travelers to leave from either side of the lorry without climbing over a bulge, which could be helpful in tight parking situations.The Ioniq 5s dashboard is flat in design and lacks a cowl over its standard 12-inch digital instrument cluster, a stylistic option that stresses the general style of spaciousness. Thats strengthened by a column-mounted shifter, just behind the two-spoke steering wheel.The Ioniq 5 is expected to go on sale in the US later this year.
If that wasnt sufficient screens for you, the Ioniq 5 will likewise be the very first model to include Hyundais new augmented truth head-up display, a technology that guarantees to turn the whole windscreen into a screen. Nice.In addition to the control panel tech, the Ioniq 5 will have the next generation of Hyundais SmartSense driver-assistance systems. The Ioniq 5 will also have what we think is one of Hyundais coolest driver aid functions, Remote Smart Parking Assist.Hyundai states it prepares to make the Ioniq 5 available in some countries in the first half of 2021, then in North America in the fall.
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