Hyundai IONIQ 5: Concept that will change the EV scene

IONIQ 5 – The all electric concept CUV from Hyundai Hyundai recently unveiled the new EV concept. The Hyundai IONIQ 5 is a new concept that will redefine the electric vehicle market. The new design …

Hyundai IONIQ 5

IONIQ 5 – The all electric concept CUV from Hyundai

Hyundai recently unveiled the new EV concept. The Hyundai IONIQ 5 is a new concept that will redefine the electric vehicle market. The new design is more beautiful, and it will surely mark its presence on the road. Such advancement will force people to look at electric cars differently. In addition, the sleek styling with more advanced features and technology will reinvent electric mobility.


Furthermore, Hyundai IONIQ 5 has an entirely new platform, the E-GMP platform, specifically designed for electric vehicles. E-GMP means Electric Global Modular Platform. So, this new platform comes with faster charging, more cabin space, and better handling. The sleek new interior creates a whole new car experience. Rather, it is redefining the living space experience.

In addition, IONIQ 5 brings a whole new level of driving dynamics with cutting-edge technology. This CUV will deliver thrilling performance along with ultra-fast charging. It is a technological milestone in this evolving era of EV’s. This new CUV offers high-quality standards with five years unlimited mileage warranty. The battery too comes with 8 years or 160000 km warranty. Both the warranties are standard.

The Design

The IONIQ 5 has pure and innovative design clues. So, the design looks fresh, energetic, and inspiring. This car brings the concept 45 car design to the streets. The use of environmentally friendly materials adds to sustainability. The vehicle uses raw materials derived from sugar cane in carpets, seat covers, and headliners. These are just a few examples. Very effective use of recyclable materials, including plastic bottles, makes this electric car more eco-friendly than ever.

The Exteriors

We can explain IONIQ 5 design in three words – distinctive, pure, and iconic. This refined design has a refreshing new look. In addition, the minimalistic structure along with clean lines reduce complexity. The clamshell hood spans the entire width of the car. As a result, it lowers panel gaps for a clean and minimal look. The parametric pixels of LED lights have a jewel-like design.

Furthermore, the front bumper’s eye-catching V shape and hidden lights create an unmistakable light signature. The side graphics highlight auto-flush door handles. As a result, you get a more aerodynamic design with clean looks. The expressive design of the rear bumper harmonizes really well with rectangular taillights.

In addition, the active air flap on the front bumper enhances the overall look. So, when open, it cools down the car, and when close, it improves efficiency. The side panels with Z-shape graphics give a more angular and geometric appearance. Besides, the aerodynamic spoiler at the rear adds to the sporty design. The 19″ and 20″ alloy wheels with aerodynamic design further enhance efficiency.

IONIQ 5 Solar Roof
IONIQ 5 Solar Roof

The Hyundai IONIQ 5 has a solar roof, which collects solar energy and transfers it to the batteries. Additionally, the solar roof prevents the 12V battery from dying. It also increases the driving range by charging the high voltage battery. The display shows the energy moving from solar cells to the battery in real-time.

The Interiors

The interiors of the car are more like a living space. So, it blurs the line between living and moving space. The flat floor, highly adjustable seats, and flexible central console make an extraordinary experience. The central console is movable throughout the cabin.

IONIQ 5 Interiors
IONIQ 5 Interiors

In addition, the dashboard features a full-touch infotainment system along with a 12.25″ digital cluster provides a whole new experience. The shift-by-wire technology and shifter near the steering column make gear shifts on the fly. You can also adjust the level of regenerative braking through the steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters. Furthermore, power sliding rear seats help you relax any time you want. Hyundai offers three color options, namely Obsidian black, Dark pebble gray, and dove gray.

Hyundai IONIQ5 Features

The amazing performance with new tech makes this EV class apart. The class-leading technology brings 481km of range in one charge. It is a game-changer mid-size CUV. The sleek charging, along with smarter technology, brings unparalleled performance.

The EV platform and performance

The IONIQ 5 is the first car built on a new (E-GMP) platform from Hyundai. This platform brings more space, faster charging, more driving range, and great handling dynamics. In addition, the positioning of the battery pack ensures a low center of gravity with ideal weight distribution. As a result, you will get great handling performance.

The E-GMP platform enables different vehicle types on the same platform. So, it’s a modular platform useful for different types of EV’s. The lower wheelbase, along with short overhangs, brings maximum safety. Such an arrangement also keeps batteries safe during the event of a collision. In addition, the flat floor also helps to utilize your moving living space the way you want. So, you can enjoy a nap or a lunch break on a road trip.

E-GMP Modular Platform
E-GMP Modular Platform

Furthermore, the 800V battery with ultra-fast charging delivers dramatic performance. The Hyundai IONIQ 5 can accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 5.2 seconds. In one charge, this CUV can cover a distance of 481km. Additionally, it can achieve a top speed of 185 km/h.

In addition, the All-wheel drive version with a long-range battery has a 72.6 kWh battery. This version has two electric motors delivering 225kW of power and 605Nm of Torque, both combined. The All-wheel drive version with a standard range has a 58kWh battery. This version has two electric motors delivering 173 kWh of power and 605Nm of Torque, both combined. The (HTRAC) electric all-wheel drive keeps you in motion in all terrains.

The convenience and charging

The Hyundai IONIQ 5 supports sustainable mobility. So, you can charge any electric device such as electric scooters, mopeds, camping equipment, and drones on the go. This innovative V2L function brings convenience. In the Vehicle To Load (V2L), you can charge any equipment up to 3.6 kW. The Automatic dual-zone air conditioning keeps you cool all day long. The 8-way adjustable seats bring comfort and keep you relax.

In addition, the IONIQ 5 provides 527 liters of cargo space. When you fold second-row, space increases to 1600 liters. The second boot in the front provides 57 liters of additional cargo space. The power-tailgate opens hands free when it detects the smart key in proximity for 3 seconds.

The multiple charging options for this CUV adds to the convenience. You can charge the whole night or on any fast-charging station. The patented technology can support 400V and 800V charging. The long-range battery can charge from 10-80% in 18 minutes on a 350 kW DC station bringing 111km of range in 5 minutes. The same battery can charge from 10-80% in 1 hour on a 50 kW DC station bringing 28km of range in 5 minutes. The normal charging time on a 230V AC charging station is 6 hours 9 minutes.

Hyundai IONIQ 5 safety and connectivity

The IONIQ 5 has the latest safety systems. The Hyundai Smart Sense, the new driver assistance system, brings additional peace of mind. This CUV features level 2 autonomous safety technology. The advanced head-up display keeps the driver away from distractions. The surround-view monitor gives you a 360-degree view of the surrounding. The seven airbag configuration keeps you safe from impacts during an accident. The blind spot view monitor helps you tackle blind spots on the go.

Furthermore, the forward collision avoidance system avoids collision with cyclists and pedestrians. The blind spot collision avoidance keeps you safe on blind spots. The rear cross-traffic collision avoidance system avoids collision during a lane change. Reverse collision avoidance helps you maneuver in tight parking spaces. Finally, the lane departure warning system keeps you in the lane and avoids accidents unknowingly.

Additional Features

In addition, smart cruise control helps you tackle stop-and-go traffic. So you can relax and travel safely. The remote smart parking assist can pull out the car from the parking space. The intelligent speed limit assist can detect road signs and adjust speed accordingly. Driver attention warning system continually monitors the driver’s alertness and alerts the driver if he needs a break. The safe exit assist and high beam assist are some of the additional safety features.

The Bluelink connected car services help you monitor your car from your smartphone. These subscription services also include Hyundai Live services, including navigation systems with real-time traffic and charging station information. The Bluelink smartphone app can help you control car features like remote charging, lock-unlock, and maps. Additionally, the wireless charging and USB ports keep your devices fully charged all the time. The E-call feature can call automatically to emergency services all the time in even of the accident.

In conclusion, the Hyundai IONIQ 5 is a new step towards safer and sustainable electric mobility. We are very sure it will make its own space in the EV market.

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