Hyundai reveals

Ioniq 5 prices

Hyundai Ioniq 5, 2021, front
Hyundai Ioniq 5, 2021, side
Hyundai Ioniq 5, 2021, rear

THE first of Hyundai's new generation of Ioniq electric vehicles will be priced from £36,995 with the seven model line up topping out from £48,145.

The Ioniq 5 will have a range of up to 300 miles and a fast recharging time of 18 minutes to replenish the batteries to 80 per cent capacity.

The car is built on Hyundai Motor Group's dedicated battery electric vehicle architecture called Electric-Global Modular Platform which allows for four battery and drive configurations.

The line up includes a 58kWh rear wheel drive version with a combined range of up to 240 miles, a 73kWh rear wheel drive with a combined range of up to 300 miles or a 73kWh all-wheel drive with a range of up to 287 miles.

Three trim levels will be available - SE Connect, Premium and Ultimate - with a launch edition Project 45 model named after the concept car Hyundai revealed at the 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show when the Ioniq electric only sub-brand was in its infancy.

Ashley Andrew, managing director of Hyundai Motor UK, said "Hyundai is at the forefront of zero emission vehicle technology and is recognised as a leader in producing highly efficient electric vehicles. With Ioniq 5 we've taken this expertise and combined it with the highest level of progressive design to produce what has already become one of the most desirable models in our history. Ioniq 5 doesn't change the game; it moves our EV offering on to a whole new level."

All Ioniq 5 models come with a one year subscription to the IONITY charging network as well as Hyundai's five year unlimited mileage warranty and an eight year/100,000 mile high voltage battery warranty.

Four-wheel-drive will be offered on the 73kWh powertrain and these models will be priced from £45,145.

Performance data is a 0 to 62mph acceleration time of 8.5 seconds for the standard model, 7.4 seconds for the higher powered version and 5.2 seconds for the all-wheel-drive version.

All have a top speed of 115mph and charging times from a home charger range from six hours to 100 per cent for the AWD car to just under five hours for the low powered Ioniq 5.

Fully charged the 58kWh model has a range for 240 miles with a city rating of up to 366 miles while the 73kWh version has a 300 mile range in general use and a rating of 428 miles of city driving.

Range figures for the AWD Ioniq are 287 and 400 miles respectively while boot space on all versions is a minimum of 527 litres extending to 1,587 litres with the rear seats folded.

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