The 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric will make you rethink driving. While the Ioniq may simply look like a sporty new sedan from Hyundai with new lighting and sleek contours, it has a few tricks up its sleeve. In particular, the Ioniq comes with a groundbreaking electric powertrain, saving you at the pump and reducing emissions to zero. Currently offered in California, the Ioniq Electric will likely make its way across the country in the near future.
So, what are the basic features? The Base model has seating for five, up to 118 horsepower, and a suite of technologies. These include Proximity Key entry, push button start, auto temperature control, and even smartphone connectivity. You also get a 7-inch color touchscreen for infotainment, and a rearview camera helps you navigate tight parking spots. The icing on the cake, however, is the powertrain that gets up to 136 MPGe.*
The Ioniq Electric has a permanent-magnet synchronous motor that generates up to 88 kW, or about 118 horsepower, with up to 218 lb-ft of torque. It is powered by a standard lithium-ion polymer battery system. Other cool features include an on-board charger, DC fast-charging capability, brake regeneration, and a rear spoiler to optimize aerodynamics.
These are just some of the many new features on the Hyundai Ioniq Electric. To learn more about the latest Hyundai Ioniq, speak to the experts at Gossett Hyundai South.
*Based on EPA-equivalent fuel economy. Actual mileage and range may vary.