Hyundai Ioniq 5 Made Its Debut, on Sale in 1st Half 2021

Hyundai Ioniq 5 2022 MY photo

A virtual world premiere of the Hyundai Ioniq 5 all-electric midsize CUV took place yesterday.

The first production vehicle from Hyundai’s Ioniq lineup sits on a dedicated BEV architecture – Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP). It enables unique proportions on an elongated 3,000-mm wheelbase and supports both 400- and 800-volt charging infrastructures.

The model offers innovative interior design with eco-friendly materials in many touchpoints, ultra-fast charging, advanced connectivity, and driver assistance features.

The Ioniq 5’s new advanced Vehicle-to-Load (V2L) function supplies up to 3.6 kW of power, allows using or charging any electric devices which serve as a charger on wheels.

Users only need to charge the vehicle for 5 min to get 62 mi/100 km of range, according to WLTP. The Hyundai Ioniq 5 comes with the next level of the Hyundai SmartSense driver-assist suite.

Exterior and Cabin

The exterior features include Hyundai’s first clamshell hood, a V-shape front bumper, distinctive daytime running lights and small pixel-like clusters at the rear; a strong C-pillar shape, auto flush door handles, Parametric Dynamics-designed doors, and 20-inch aero-optimized wheels.

The CUV is equipped with electronically adjustable front seats. To provide more space for the second-row passengers, Hyundai reduced the thickness of front seats by 30%.

In the cabin, a wide configurable dual-cockpit features a 12-inch full-touch infotainment screen and a hoodless customizable 12-inch digital gauge cluster.

For the first time in a Hyundai, the Ioniq 5 offers an Augmented Reality Head-Up Display.

Customers can select from 9 exterior colors, including 5 model-exclusive nature-inspired hues, and 3 interior color options.


Two battery pack options and two electric motor layouts are available: 58 kWh (Standard Range) and 72.6 kWh (Long Range); a single rear motor or both front and rear motors.

The top speed is 115 mph (185 km/h). The max driving range is around 292~298 mi or 470~480 km (WLTP test).

An all-wheel drive Long-Range variant produces 225 kWh (302 hp)and 446 lb-ft (605 Nm) of torque (combined). With this configuration, the crossover accelerates from 0 to 62 mph/100 km/h in 5.2 seconds.

When fitted with two-wheel drive, 0-62 mph acceleration takes 7.2 sec., the power output achieves 160 kW (215 hp), 258 lb-ft (350 Nm).

The Standard Range AWD version’s figures are 173 kW (232 hp), 446 lb-ft (605 Nm), 6.1 seconds. The Standard Range 2WD modification delivers 125 kW (168 hp), 258 lb-ft (350 Nm), and speeds up from a standstill to 62 mph in 8.5 sec.

The 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 will be available in selected regions, starting in the first half of this year.

Source: Hyundai

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