Hyundai Ioniq 5 – Motor Trend SUV of the Year


Whether you’re looking for a compact car for everyday use or a sports car for a road trip, the Hyundai Ioniq 5 has all the options you need. Its interior features include a USB port and Bluetooth, while its exterior styling is characterized by sleek lines and a muscular body. It’s also got a powerful battery, allowing it to reach up to 38 miles per charge.

Powertrain options

Currently MotorTrend SUV of the year, the Hyundai Ioniq 5 offers powerful performance and range. Its powertrains are designed to deliver instantaneous acceleration, but it is also a value-laden vehicle.

The Ioniq 5 is available with two battery packs. The standard battery paired with a single rear-mounted electric motor provides 168 horsepower. The second battery pack is larger and provides 225 horsepower. The rear-wheel drive configuration has a combined driving range of up to 240 miles. The all-wheel drive version has a range of up to 287 miles.

The all-wheel drive models also have a preconditioning function and a battery heating system. This adds to the powertrain’s range but is only available on the SE and Limited.

The SE Standard Range version provides 168 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. It also has an advanced driver-assistance suite, as well as 8-way power adjustable front seats with power lumbar support and a Relaxation function.

Battery size

Earlier this year, Hyundai’s electric vehicle Ioniq 5 was revised. It was unveiled in February with a larger battery. The larger battery increases the range of the vehicle by almost 10%.

The Ioniq 5 was initially available with two battery options. One is a standard range model with a 72.6-kilowatt-hour battery, while the other is an all-wheel drive version with a 77.4-kilowatt-hour battery. Both versions are available in U.S. and European markets.

The larger battery is capable of producing 258 pound-feet of torque and 320 horsepower. Both versions are available with a single rear-mounted electric motor or a two-motor all-wheel-drive system.

The larger battery is also capable of delivering an EPA-estimated 200-225 miles of range. According to Hyundai, the new battery will improve charging performance even in hot or cold weather. It is also capable of adapting the battery temperature to the local environment.

Charging speed

Using the latest charging technology, the Hyundai Ioniq 5 can get a full charge in just over 18 minutes. The Hyundai Ioniq 5 all-wheel-drive models also have a preconditioning function that can warm up the battery. This can help the vehicle achieve a peak charging speed.

The Hyundai Ioniq 5 all-wheel-drive model boasts 320 horsepower. This is an improvement over the standard-range model’s 168 horsepower. The all-wheel-drive version is also faster, accelerating from 0 to 60 miles per hour in just 7.4 seconds. In addition, the Ioniq’s “smart” regenerative braking system can decide on a personalized braking speed for the driver.

The Hyundai Ioniq 5 has a 120V charging port that can power laptops or other household appliances. It is also an excellent source for charging other electric vehicles. The Electrify America network has over 700 stations across the U.S. It is the largest fast-charging network in the country.

Exterior styling

Whether you choose the 168-horsepower rear-drive or all-wheel-drive model, the Hyundai Ioniq 5 is a powerful electric vehicle. It offers more than 300 miles of driving range, and its driving dynamics are well-balanced. The Hyundai Ioniq 5 also has plenty of interior space. It has a comfortable cabin, and it’s designed with eco-friendly materials.

Hyundai Ioniq 5 is built on an all-new E-GMP platform. The vehicle is 74.4 inches wide, 182.5 inches long, and has a 4635mm wheelbase. The car’s low center of gravity allows for an aggressive look. The front end is wedge-shaped with a prominent Hyundai logo. There are diagonal light lines on the sides of the vehicle, and it has a clamshell hood to minimize panel gaps and optimize aerodynamics.

Interior design

Despite its small size, the Hyundai Ioniq 5 interior design offers plenty of space and comfort. With a standard power driver’s seat and a rear seat that can be slid forward, there is plenty of room for up to five adults.

In addition to its spacious cabin, the Hyundai Ioniq 5 also has various valuable features. For example, a large digital screen in the dashboard acts as a hub for entertainment and information. In addition, the glove box opens outward like a chest of drawers. This allows for more storage space behind the rear seat.

The Hyundai Ioniq 5 also comes with remote start enhancements. In addition, it also features advanced voice recognition technology and Android Auto smartphone integration. These features allow owners to control simple things with the touch of a button.