Hyundai Motor has announced the arrival of the Hyundai Ioniq 5, its latest electric SUV. According to the company, it’s a game-changing SUV, and it’s the first model they’ve ever built that’s entirely electric. The 2022 IONIQ 5 is sure to create waves with its unique, futuristic design, innovative, airy interior space, and ultra-fast charging. Laxmi International Pvt.Ltd., a Hyundai authorized distributor, is planning to launch the Hyundai Ioniq 5 in Nepal. Hyundai has been selling the Ioniq as an electric sedan in Nepal. Let’s take a look at what the all-new Ioniq SUV has to offer this time.
Hyundai Kona Electric Overview
The IONIQ 5 is based on a smart battery platform that can be customized for various powertrain configurations. So you can choose between a rear-wheel-drive option with a single 168kW motor producing 225 hp and a range of 300 miles and a front-wheel-drive option with a single 168kW motor producing 225 hp and a range of 300 miles. If you want more power, there’s HTRAC All Wheel Drive, which comes with 74kW and 165kW motors that produce 320 horsepower while maintaining a 269-mile range. Let’s take a look at the new Hyundai Ioniq 5, its features, specifications, price, and availability in Nepal.
The Hyundai Ioniq 5 will be a new take on electric vehicles. It has a clean design that resembles a futuristic SUV. Furthermore, it substitutes clean lines and minimalistic structures for traditional stylistic elements. It has a one-of-a-kind clamshell hood that covers the entire width. As a result, panel gaps are minimized, resulting in a clean, high-tech appearance. Signature Parametric Pixels lights adorn the front section. In addition, the 256 cubic pixels contribute to the unique jewel-like aesthetics.
On the other hand, the side section has a more straightforward design with a geometric feel to it. Similarly, the side graphics, flush door handles, and 19-inch aero-optimized wheels, however, draw attention to the side styling. The same LED lighting design is highlighted by unique rectangular rear lights and a Rear Spoiler with an Integrated Brake light. Meanwhile, the interior has been completely redesigned from the ground up that features a spacious cabin, premium comfort, and futuristic features.
Hyundai Ioniq 5 is notable because of the eco-friendly and sustainably sourced materials that provide eco-conscious mobility solutions with lower environmental impact. Let’s take a closer look at Hyundai Ioniq 5 features.
- 125kW PMSM Motor
- 58kWh Lithium-Ion Polymer Battery
- Bolder Futuristic Design
- Signature 256 cubic Parametric Pixels Lighting
- E-GMP Platform
- 19-inch Aero-Dynamic Alloy Wheels
- ABS + ESC + HAC
- 12.3-inch High Tech Infotainment System
- 12.3-inch Full Digital Meter
- Regenerative Braking
- Automatic Dual Zoned AC
- Power Tailgate
What are the extra features of this Hyundai Ioniq 5?
The Hyundai Ioniq is 4635mm x 1890mm x 160mm in dimensions. It has a ground clearance of 160mm. In addition, the kerb weight is 1830-1910 kg. Meanwhile, it will be available with futuristic alloy wheels in the 235/55 section. Furthermore, it also has a standard luggage capacity of 527 liters which can be increased to 1587 liters with the rear seats folded down.
A Permanent-Magnet Synchronous Motor powers the Hyundai Ioniq 5. It has a maximum power output of 170PS and a maximum torque output of 350Nm. Similarly, a 58kWh Lithium-Ion Polymer battery is included with the Ioniq 5. Furthermore, the battery can be fully charged in 5 hours using the onboard 10.5kW charger. In terms of range, Hyundai claims a 386-kilometer average range per charge. Hyundai’s Electric-Global Modular Platform will be used for the first time in the Ioniq 5. (E-GMP). It’s a completely new platform than the Hyundai Kona and Hyundai Ioniq. Additionally, it enables faster charging, a longer driving range, a more spacious interior, and improved handling.
Hyundai Ioniq 5 Specifications
|Dimension||4635 x 1890 x 1605 mm|
|Motor||Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor (PMSM)|
|Max Power||125 kW (170 PS)|
|Max Torque||350 Nm|
|Top Speed||185 Kmph|
|Battery Capacity||58 kWh|
|Range||386 Km – 589 Km (claimed)|
|Charging Time||5 Hours|
|Front Tyre||235/55R19 – Disc|
|Rear Tyre||235/55R19 – Disc|
|Safety System||ABS, HAC, ESC, Airbags|
|Suspension Setup||McPherson Strut Multi-Link Type|
|Storage Capacity||527 liters|
|Extended Capacity||1587 liters|
|Ground Clearance||160 mm|
|Kerb Weight||1830 – 1910 kg|
Hyundai Ioniq 5 Price and Availability
The Hyundai Ioniq is expected to have a starting price of 80 lakhs. Meanwhile, there has been no word on the price or models that will be available in Nepal. However, Hyundai Nepal plans to release the Hyundai Ioniq 5 in early 2022.
|Hyundai Ioniq||Price in Nepal||Variants|
|Hyundai Ioniq 5||NPR 80 – 90 lakhs||N/A|
The company has declared it to be the start of all-electric vehicles, providing environmentally conscious mobility solutions to customers. Hyundai is making strides toward a more sustainable future, from green energy innovations to the development of next-generation transportation platforms. In the meantime, the Hyundai Ioniq 5 will face off against the Kia EV6 and the Tesla Model Y. For more information on the Hyundai Ioniq 5, visit the Hyundai website.
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