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5 Quick Things To Know About the Hyundai Ioniq 5

Here are 5 quick things to know about the Hyundai Ioniq 5 EV that debuted overnight in Korea.

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The 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 debuted overnight in Korea. Here are 5 quick things to know about the Ioniq 5. It will be available in selected regions starting in the first half of 2021.

Ioniq 5 Range
When paired with rear-wheel drive and the 72.6-kWh battery option, the Hyundai Ioniq 5 has an estimated range of 300 miles.

Ioniq 5 dashboardIoniq 5 Horsepower
At the top of the electric motor lineup is an all-wheel drive (AWD) option paired with the 72.6-kWh battery, producing a combined power output of about 300 horsepower and 445 lb. ft. of torque. Hyundai says the top 0-60 time is 5.2 seconds. Look for 6.1 seconds with the 58-kWh battery. It has a top speed of about 114 mph.

Ioniq 5 Cargo Capacity
Ioniq 5 provides 18.7 cubic of trunk space, which increases to over 56 cubic feet when the second-row seats are fully folded. For added versatility, the second-row seats can slide forward up to 5.3 inches and also be folded in a 6:4 ratio. Meanwhile, customers can enjoy additional storage space with a front trunk that offers 2 cubic feet of capacity

Ioniq 5 rearviewIoniq 5 Towing Capability
The Ioniq 5 can tow over 3,500 lbs. No word yet on what that does to range but it’s still a significant capacity.

Head-Up Windshield
For the first time in Hyundai, Ioniq 5 features an augmented reality head-up display (AR HUD), essentially turning the windshield into a display screen. Drivers can choose to use AR technology to project relevant information, such as navigation, advanced safety and the car’s surroundings, to their line of sight across the windshield.

Keith Griffin covers Hyundai and Kia at Torque News. He has been writing continuously about cars since 2002. Keith used to be a researcher/writer for US News & World Report, as well as numerous car sites, including Carfax and Car Gurus, and a contributor to The Boston Globe. Most recently, Keith was the managing editor for American Business Media. Follow Keith at @indepthauto on Twitter, on @LinkedIn and on his Indepth Auto Facebook page.

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