Hyundai announces US pricing for the 2022 Ioniq 5
Hyundai has announced prices for the 2022 Ioniq 5 in the U.S. market to go on sale in late December. A new entry-level 58 kWh battery option is also to be introduced to the lineup in Spring 2022. The entry-level model starts at $39,700 before tax credits.
With the smaller battery option, the Ioniq 5 SE Standard Range will run on a rear-mounted electric motor that produces 125 kW. This setup allows the model to travel up to 220 miles (354 km) on a single charge.
The next stop up the trim ladder is the Ioniq 5 SE, which is available in rear- and all-wheel-drive versions. Both feature a 77.4 kWh battery pack, and the rear-wheel-drive variant has a more powerful electric motor that with 168 kW capable of delivering 350 Nm of torque. This version features a range of up to 303 miles (488 km), with a price starting at $43,650.
The all-wheel-drive SE has a dual motor powertrain with a combined output of 239 kW and 604 Nm of torque. It enables the $47,150 crossover to travel an EPA-estimated 256 miles (412 km). For the mid-level Ioniq 5 SEL, the rear-wheel-drive variant starts at $45,900, while the all-wheel-drive model begins at $49,400. This is then only superseded by the range-topping Ioniq 5 Limited, which starts at $50,600 and costs up to $54,500 for the all-wheel-drive version. The actual exterior changes are “modest but include gloss black accents, rain-sensing wipers, a fixed panoramic glass roof, and larger 20-inch wheels”. For both versions, the RWD version has a range of up to 303 miles (488 km), while the all-wheel-drive option has a range of 256 miles (412 km).
All versions of the 2022 Ioniq 5 feature a series of driver assistant systems, including Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist, Highway Driving Assist, and Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist with junction turning as well as car, pedestrian, and cyclist detection. Other features include Lane Keeping Assist, Lane Following Assist, High Beam Assist, and Safe Exit Assist.
Higher-end versions of the Ioniq 5 will go on sale late this month, but, so far, the model will be limited to the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, and Washington.
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