Hyundai brings world market shaking electric car to India, 480 km mileage, when to launch
The Korean car maker Hyundai has been cementing its place in the world of private cars for a long time. So far, they have been known as the leading manufacturer of refined engines and performance cars powered by fossil fuels. However, according to the current trend, they have also entered the world of battery-powered cars. Kona, their first electric car in India, has gained considerable popularity. Now their second electric car Ioniq 5 is coming. Which is now available in many countries of the world and highly appreciated. Click Here
Speculation is heard that Hyundai Ioniq 5 will be officially launched in the Indian market at the Auto Expo held in January next year. Before that, Hyundai announced the booking of the electric car from December 20. Customers can book from the company’s official website in India.
Incidentally, the Ioniq 5 model is based on the Electric Global Modular Platform. It has two types of battery packs. The car comes in rear wheel drive (RWD) and all wheel drive (AWD) variants with a choice of 58 kWh and 72.6 kWh battery packs.
“With Ioniq 5, we are going to transform the experience of all customers in terms of transportation,” said Uns Kim, Managing Director and CEO, Hyundai Motor India. Customers will now be able to match every moment of their lifestyle with a unique mode of transportation”.
The two types of batteries inside the Hyundai Ioniq 5 will have different riding ranges. With the help of a small battery pack of 58 kWh, it can travel 385 km on a single charge. On the other hand, the version with 72.6 kWh battery pack is claimed to be able to travel 480 km on a full charge. Also, it takes only 18 minutes to charge from zero to 80 percent with the 380 kW DC First charger. However, it is not yet confirmed which battery pack the Indian version will have.
The cabin of Hyundai Ioniq 5 is very premium quality and has advanced technology. It has a 12.3 inch HD touch screen and another 12.3 inch driver display. In addition, there are premium touches like wireless phone charging, head-up display, sunroof and leather seats on the interior.
Also, the exterior design of the Ioniq 5 is quite different compared to other Hyundai models. The front LED headlights with LED DRLs and LED taillights are quite attractive. Even in the European market in 2021, this car has been given a five star safety rating by EuroNcap. Read More
After its official launch in the Indian market, it will directly compete with Kia EV6 and Volvo XC40 Recharge. Hyundai will reveal the price of this car only after the launch. However, it will come with aggressive pricing like the Kia EV6. Currently, the ex-showroom price of this Kia car is Rs. 60 lakhs. That means Ioniq 5 will be the most expensive Hyundai car in India after its launch.