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8 things you should know about the new Ioniq 5

Through a virtual event, Hyundai made the world premiere of its new mid-size CUV, the IONIQ 5, which is shown as the new step towards the mobility of the future of the Korean firm.

These are the 8 things you should know about the first vehicle of the IONIQ brand.

1- This vehicle is presented as the first model of the IONIQ brand, dedicated to electric vehicles, and sets the benchmark to redefine the zero-emission mobility lifestyle with sustainable and innovative features.

2- The IONIQ 5 is built on the new Hyundai Motor Group specific architecture, called the Electric Global Modular Platform (E-GMP). This allows the IONIQ 5 to have unique proportions, with a high wheelbase, innovative interior design with environmentally friendly materials at many points of contact, high performance combined with ultra-fast loading, as well as Vehicle-to-Load ( V2L). In addition, it has advanced connectivity and driver assistance functions. All this means offering the best experience on board with maximum safety.

3- The progressive design of the IONIQ 5 evokes the daring attitude of the Hyundai Pony, the company’s first production car. It is a redefinition of timeless design, a theme that will expand as the IONIQ range grows.

4- Customers can choose between two battery options, 58 kWh or 72.6 kWh, and two electric motor configurations, one with a rear motor and one with a front and rear motor. All these variants provide extraordinary autonomy and offer a top speed of 185 km / h.

At the top of the range is a variant with a 155kW rear engine and a 70kW front engine, providing all-wheel drive (AWD). The rear engine generates 350 Nm and the front engine is capable of reaching 255 Nm. When combined with the 72.6 kWh battery, this setting can go from 0 to 100 km / h in 5.2 seconds.

6- The maximum electrical autonomy of the IONIQ 5 with a single charge will be around 480km, pending final km approval, according to the WLTP approval cycle.

7- In addition to these qualities, the Ioniq will boast an ultra fast charging system, with a 350 kW charger, the IONIQ 5 can charge from 10% to 80% in just 18 minutes. IONIQ 5 users only need to charge the vehicle for five minutes to achieve 100 km of autonomy, according to the WLTP cycle.

8- The IONIQ 5 also supports a sustainable lifestyle around electric mobility with its innovative V2L function, which allows customers to use or charge electric devices, such as electric bicycles, scooters or camping equipment, both on the move and on the go. static.

The V2L function can supply up to 3.6 kW of power. The V2L port is located under the second row seats and is activated when the vehicle is on. Another V2L port is located on the outside of the vehicle. Using a converter, customers can charge high-power electrical equipment. The outer port provides power even with the vehicle off.

The IONIQ 5 will be available in different regions of the world during the first half of 2021.