This striking-looking electric hatchback has rear-wheel or all-wheel drive, a lounge-like cabin and a range of nearly 300 miles

Meet the first member of Hyundai’s new Ioniq electric vehicle brand, the Ioniq 5 Compact Crossover.This heavily wrinkled electric vehicle makes its debut on Monday and features a surprisingly spacious and lounge-like cabin, a variety of battery and powertrain configurations as well Known and New Charging Technologies Believe it or not, this is a production car

In fact, that shouldn’t come as a surprise, as the Ioniq 5 looks identical to the shady teaser revealed last month, which was inspired by the Hyundai 45 EV concept at the 2019 Frankfurt Auto Show The angular crossover (okay, it’s just a tall one, really Hatchback) has a boldly designed exterior with sharp details, while the simplified front end eschews a grille, but integrates its rectangular parametric pixel headlights into a contrasting faceplate that expands the width of the vehicle This design is reflected in the rear, the flank is interrupted by a strong diagonal fold that cuts across the doors Even the round wheel arches have strong linear tangent details

The Ioniq 5 was designed and built from the ground up as an electric car, the first on the automaker’s new Electric-Global Modular Platform The electric platform features drive-by-wire and steer-by-wire technologies as well as a flat one Battery floor Without a transmission tunnel, steering column or other interventions, Hyundai was able to engineer the 5 for maximum interior space and push the wheels to the far corners of the body.The result is a vehicle that looks tiny and sits between the Tucson and Santa Fe, but has a wheelbase , which is 4 inches longer than the three-row palisade SUV

The Ioniq 5 will be available in four main configurations, differing in standard or long-range battery capacity and rear-wheel drive (2WD) or all-wheel drive (AWD)

The standard range’s 2WD configuration starts with a 58-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery that powers a 160-kilowatt motor on the rear axle. With 218 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque, the Ioniq 5 uses about 8 PS5 seconds to rush from 0 to 60 mph, but it gets faster from there The standard-range AWD model adds a second electric motor to the front axle that increases net system horsepower to 235 PS and 446 lb-ft of torque

The long-range energy capacity of the Ioniq 5 varies by region. In North America, we get the largest, 774 kWh battery; globally there is a slightly smaller 726kWh pack when the smaller package is combined with the same 160kW rear engine as the Standard Range, it is estimated to travel around 300 miles per charge in the European WLTP test cycle, which is our EPA test cycle a little stricter So expect this range to potentially drop when the Ioniq 5 hits the US, even with our larger battery

The Ioniq 5 has bi-directional charging so that different devices can also be charged

At the top of the lineup is the Ioniq 5 Long Range AWD.It has a more powerful front engine than the standard AWD model and it rolls out with a total of 306 horsepower and 446 lb-ft of torque, making it the fastest Version in Dash from 0 to 60 mph and hits the mark in just 52 seconds

With decent torque in all fairings, Hyundai also appreciates the Ioniq 5 over 3Can pull 500 pounds

Range is great, but means little if your EV takes a long time to charge. Fortunately, the Hyundai Ioniq 5 has the latest generation of fast charging technology from the automaker, plus some extra tricks in the sharp-edged sleeves

Connect the device to a DC fast charger using the standard connector of the combined charging system J1772 (CCS) and the Ioniq 5 charges up to 350 kW quickly, fast enough to charge from 10% in just 18 minutes 80% Increase In a hurry, join in for just 5 minutes for a quick 100 km range – enough for a day on the town for most Slower charging of level 2, 240 volt, and 110 volt households will no doubt be also supported, but the loading times for these settings have not yet been set

In addition to being able to charge, the Ioniq 5 can also be the charger, thanks to a feature called vehicle-to-load charging. V2L allows you to connect other devices – such as computers, electric bikes or camping gear – to the 5, which are powered by the car battery with a total output of approx 3 can be charged 6 kW There is a connection under the rear seats that is activated when the ignition is on With an adapter, high-performance devices can be connected to the bidirectional charging port of the Ioniq 5 even when the vehicle is switched off

For comparison, the Hyundai 36 kW is about 70% more power than the Standard 2 of the Ford F-150 Hybrid1 kW Pro Power Onboard Inverter – which I recently subjected to a tailgate test – but only half of the Big Boy 7 of the Ford2 kW upgraded unit Also, the Ioniq 5 does not generate any energy so the power you draw comes from the battery storage and the range of the electric vehicle to bring you home A low charging capacity can be compensated for by the glass solar modules on the roof

Like most purpose-built electric vehicles, the Ioniq 5’s design offers two trunk space in the rear, you’ll see 188 cubic feet of space behind the seats, which expands to 562 cubic feet when the 60:40 bench is folded flat at the front an 085 -Cubic foot front trunk doesn’t really leave much room for anything but maybe a charging cable In other parts of the world the Ioniq 5 2WD has up to 2 cubic feet of front stowage – about the size of a carry-on suitcase – but here in the US both have 2WD as well as AWD models the same fun size frunk

We don’t have a specific passenger volume number yet, but the Ioniq 5 will utilize its cabin space with a reconfigurable “living space” theme that includes rear seats that slide up to 5.3 inches and “relax and recharge” front seats with retractable leg rests, one of the most interesting features the 5 is a motorized “Universal Island” console (we saw the island console in a teaser last week) that can slide forward or backward, giving passengers in both rows access to the built-in 15w cell phone charger and drop Storage By sliding into the second row, the console also allows passengers to get out from either side of the vehicle without climbing over a bump, which can be useful in tight parking situations

The Ioniq 5’s dashboard is flat in design and lacks a hood over the standard 12-inch digital instrument cluster, a stylistic choice that emphasizes the overall theme of spaciousness and this is made possible by a pillar-mounted gear stick just behind the two-spoke – Reinforced steering wheel

The digital cluster is complemented by a standard 12-inch touchscreen infotainment display on which the latest generation of Hyundai’s BlueLink-connected services and telematics is installed It features all-new graphics, and if that weren’t enough screens for you, the Ioniq 5 will also be the first to feature Hyundai’s new augmented reality head-up display, technology that promises to cover the entire windshield transforming into a screen nice

In addition to dashboard technology, the Ioniq 5 will feature the next generation of SmartSense driver assistance systems from Hyundai.This includes the first implementation of the automaker’s Highway Driving Assist 2, which includes a lane-alignment assistant, a lane-change assistant and a navigation-based adaptive cruise control expanded The Ioniq 5 will also have one of Hyundai’s coolest driver assistance functions, Remote Smart Parking Assist

Hyundai plans to make the Ioniq 5 available in some countries in the first half of 2021 and this fall in North America Pricing has not yet been announced, but we expect this information (and more) to be closer to the US Start lying

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