Hyundai’s latest electric car, Ioniq 5 EV’s India launch soon



Hyundai India has finally listed the Ioniq 5 EV on its official website, providing a hint that the EV will launch in the Indian market soon. Earlier the brand announced that the Ioniq 5 will mark its India debut in mid-2022.
The Ioniq5 is part of the company’s plans to launch 6 EVs in the Indian market by 2028. Built on the Electric Global Modular Platform (E-GMP) of Hyundai, the Ioniq 5 will arrive in India via Completely Knocked Down (CKD) route.
In terms of exterior, the 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 features 20-inch aerodynamically-designed alloy wheels, LED headlamps with DRLs, LED tail-lamps, flush door handles, shark-fin antenna and integrated spoiler.


The cabin of the 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 will come equipped with a large touchscreen infotainment display, a digital instrument console, a large console on the dashboard, two-spoke flat-bottom steering wheel, sliding centre console and more.
Under the hood, the upcoming Hyundai Ioniq 5 will likely be offered with two battery choices – a 58 kWh battery and a 77.4 kWh battery in the Indian market as well. The powertrain will likely churn out a peak power of 305 hp and a max torque of 605 Nm. Both the powertrains will be available in Rear-Wheel-Drive or All-Wheel-Drive configurations. Internationally, the Ioniq 5 CUV has a claimed range of 481 km.
In terms of pricing, the Ioniq 5 is expected to cost upwards of Rs 40 lakh (ex–showroom) in India. The Ioniq 5 EV will rival its potential competitor the Kia EV6 once launched.


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