Hyundai IONIQ 5 Ushers in a New Era of Electric Mobility

On sale at Rs 45.95 lakh, the Hyundai IONIQ 5 has been a global success. like none other. It has, in fact, even bagged several coveted awards.

The electric powertrain of the IONIQ 5 is way greener than any IC engine on the face of the plant but that’s just the tip of the iceberg.

The entire cabin makes for a case study when it comes to the usage of environment-friendly materials whilst maintaining an upmarket ambiance.

For instance, the dashboard, switchgear, steering wheel and door panels have been coated in a bio paint.

Moreover, the seats come clad in eco-processed leather that is made from plant extracts and recycled Polyethylene Terephthalate or PET.

In addition to usage of sustainable materials, the cabin layout is minimalistic yet sophisticated.

Major features include Level 2 ADAS, 12.3-inch Touchscreen, Hands-free Powered Tailgate, Home-to-Car Alexa & Google Assistant, Vision Glass Roof, Memory Seats, 8-Speaker Bose Sound System and more.

The biggest highlight, though, is the Vehicle-to-Load (V2L) function through which the BEV can provide up to 3.6 kw power output.

Hyundai IONIQ 5 even comes with a whole host of active safety features, including Level 2 ADAS, 6 airbags, ESC, VSM, electric parking brake, and TPMS.

IONIQ 5 features a 72.6 kWh liquid-cooled Lithium-ion battery pack and offers 217 PS-350 Nm. It can sprint from 0 to 100 km/h in just 7.6 secs.

And then there’s the incredible 631 km range (as per ARAI). What’s more, the battery can be charged from 10-80% in just 18 mins using an ultra-fast 350 kW DC charger.

Overall, the Hyundai IONIQ 5 represents the evolution of electric car by offering a highly eco-friendly and sustainable mobility solution that should pave the way for future EVs.