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Hyundai IONIQ

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Overview of the Hyundai IONIQ

Learn about the Hyundai IONIQ

Summary

Offering one of the most impressive fuel economies of any vehicle in its class, the Hyundai IONIQ is a solid option for short commutes as well as long-distance journeys. Debuted in 2017, this versatile vehicle is available as either a hybrid, plug-in hybrid or all-electric vehicle. Between the budget-friendly price and low operating costs, drivers are certain to be pleased with the vehicle's tremendous value. The Hyundai IONIQ represents a great investment for those who want sustainable performance at an affordable price.

Safety

In addition to a number of standard safety measures, such as airbags and rearview camera, a wide array of advanced driver assistance features are available on the Hyundai IONIQ, including:

  • Lane departure warning – which uses cameras to tell you if you're drifting out of your lane
  • Pedestrian detection – where advanced sensors to detect pedestrians and urgently apply the brakes if need be
  • Rear cross-traffic alert – to help you safely reverse when your vision is obstructed

Thanks to its exceedingly safe design, the Hyundai IONIQ is regularly named a Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

Interior

The 2019 Hyundai IONIQ features an interior assembled from a selection of recycled and environmentally conscious materials, such as wood, sugar cane and volcanic stone. The eco-friendly cabin feels open and airy, with enough head and legroom to please even the toughest of critics. Despite this, some drivers have found the seat cushions lacking in terms of long-term support. Families will be pleased to note that the Hyundai IONIQ comes standard with two complete sets of LATCH connectors to installing car seats a simple task.

Technology

Every Hyundai IONIQ model, no matter the trim or year, comes with an easy-to-use infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Menus can be navigated in an intuitive manner, allowing drivers to focus on the road in front of them. This versatile system also displays energy usage figures and nearby charging locations. Thanks to its super-efficient design, the 2017 Hyundai IONIQ electric allows you to drive almost 200 km on a single charge and can be recharged in just 23 minutes at a fast-charging station. At home, using a standard 220-volt plug, it will take about 4.5 hours to fully recharge from empty.

Space

In addition to its relatively spacious cabin, the vehicle holds one of the largest cargo capacities in its compact class. The 2020 Hyundai IONIQ hybrid offers consumers up to 26.5 cubic feet of cargo space, while plug-in hybrid and electric models have a reduced 23 cubic feet due to the positioning of the car's batteries. Comfortably seating up to five passengers, this humble hatchback makes it easy to transport passengers and objects alike thanks to its considered design.

Comfort

There are three available powertrain options on the 2019 Hyundai IONIQ: traditional hybrid, plug-in hybrid and all-electric. While both the hybrid and plug-in hybrid have a total of 139 horsepower with standard six-speed transmission, the electric model utilizes a single-speed transmission to offer 119 horsepower. Some drivers have noted that the Hyundai IONIQ's performance feels slightly underwhelming when compared to some competitors. Although it may not be the quickest car, the above-average fuel economy make the Hyundai IONIQ a compelling option for city driving.

Pros and cons of the Hyundai IONIQ

  • Offers ample cargo space
  • Exceptional fuel economy rating
  • Intuitive infotainment system with wide selection of features
  • Slightly underwhelming performance compared to similar compact cars
  • Rear seats lack support for comfortable long-distance rides
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Specifications of the Hyundai IONIQ

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats5
  • Doors5
  • Fuel typeHybrid
  • TransmissionManual
  • City consumption4.2 - 4.3 L/100km
  • Highway consumption4 - 4.4 L/100km
  • Width1820 mm
  • Length4470 mm
  • Trunk space750 L
  • Cargo space750 L
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the Hyundai IONIQ

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the Hyundai IONIQ 2017 - present is available in 8 trims:

Blue trim features and specs

Available across all trims:
  • 2 climate zones
  • Air conditioning (automatic)
  • Center arm rest between front seats
  • Electric windows
  • Heated front seats
  • ISOFIX installation points
  • Multifunction steering wheel
  • Power steering
  • Tire repair kit
Available across all trims:
  • Alloy wheels
  • Daytime running lights
  • Door mirrors electrically adjustable
  • Short wheel base
Available across all trims:
  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
  • Brake assist system
  • Disc brakes
  • Dusk sensor
  • Electronic traction control
  • Front-driver airbag
  • Front-passenger airbag
  • Front-wheel drive
  • Knee airbag
  • Side airbag
  • Side curtain airbag
  • Stability control
Available across all trims:
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Bluetooth
  • Computer
  • Cruise control
  • Hill start assist
  • Power door locks
  • Radio
  • Rear sensors
  • Rear view camera
  • Start stop system
  • Touchscreen
  • USB port for front passengers
1 engine is available with the Blue trim:
1.6 L - Hybrid - 139 hp
City consumption:4.2 L/100km
Highway consumption:4 L/100km
Transmission:Manual
Range:1096 km

Essential trim features and specs

Available with the Essential trim:
  • Paddle shifters
Available across all trims:
  • 2 climate zones
  • Air conditioning (automatic)
  • Center arm rest between front seats
  • Electric windows
  • Heated front seats
  • ISOFIX installation points
  • Multifunction steering wheel
  • Power steering
  • Tire repair kit
Available across all trims:
  • Alloy wheels
  • Daytime running lights
  • Door mirrors electrically adjustable
  • Short wheel base
Available with the Essential trim:
  • Collision warning system (optional)
  • Collision warning system with automatic braking
  • Emergency call system
  • Fatigue warning system
  • Lane departure warning (optional)
  • Tire pressure indicator (optional)
Available across all trims:
  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
  • Brake assist system
  • Disc brakes
  • Dusk sensor
  • Electronic traction control
  • Front-driver airbag
  • Front-passenger airbag
  • Front-wheel drive
  • Knee airbag
  • Side airbag
  • Side curtain airbag
  • Stability control
Available across all trims:
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Bluetooth
  • Computer
  • Cruise control
  • Hill start assist
  • Power door locks
  • Radio
  • Rear sensors
  • Rear view camera
  • Start stop system
  • Touchscreen
  • USB port for front passengers
1 engine is available with the Essential trim:
1.6 L - Hybrid - 139 hp
City consumption:4.2 L/100km
Highway consumption:4 L/100km
Transmission:Manual
Range:1096 km

SE trim features and specs

Available with the SE trim:
  • Driver seat has lumbar support
  • Electrically adjustable front seats
  • Heated rear seats
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Leather steering wheel
Available across all trims:
  • 2 climate zones
  • Air conditioning (automatic)
  • Center arm rest between front seats
  • Electric windows
  • Heated front seats
  • ISOFIX installation points
  • Multifunction steering wheel
  • Power steering
  • Tire repair kit
Available with the SE trim:
  • LED daytime running lights
  • Sunroof
Available across all trims:
  • Alloy wheels
  • Daytime running lights
  • Door mirrors electrically adjustable
  • Short wheel base
Available with the SE trim:
  • Lane departure warning (optional)
  • Overtaking sensors
Available across all trims:
  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
  • Brake assist system
  • Disc brakes
  • Dusk sensor
  • Electronic traction control
  • Front-driver airbag
  • Front-passenger airbag
  • Front-wheel drive
  • Knee airbag
  • Side airbag
  • Side curtain airbag
  • Stability control
Available with the SE trim:
  • Keyless entry
Available across all trims:
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Bluetooth
  • Computer
  • Cruise control
  • Hill start assist
  • Power door locks
  • Radio
  • Rear sensors
  • Rear view camera
  • Start stop system
  • Touchscreen
  • USB port for front passengers
1 engine is available with the SE trim:
1.6 L - Hybrid - 139 hp
City consumption:4.2 L/100km
Highway consumption:4 L/100km
Transmission:Manual
Range:1096 km

Limited trim features and specs

Available with the Limited trim:
  • Driver seat has lumbar support
  • Electrically adjustable front seats
  • Heated rear seats
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Leather steering wheel
Available across all trims:
  • 2 climate zones
  • Air conditioning (automatic)
  • Center arm rest between front seats
  • Electric windows
  • Heated front seats
  • ISOFIX installation points
  • Multifunction steering wheel
  • Power steering
  • Tire repair kit
Available with the Limited trim:
  • LED daytime running lights
  • Sunroof
Available across all trims:
  • Alloy wheels
  • Daytime running lights
  • Door mirrors electrically adjustable
  • Short wheel base
Available with the Limited trim:
  • Collision warning system
  • Collision warning system with automatic braking
  • Dimming interior mirror
  • Lane departure warning
  • Overtaking sensors
Available across all trims:
  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
  • Brake assist system
  • Disc brakes
  • Dusk sensor
  • Electronic traction control
  • Front-driver airbag
  • Front-passenger airbag
  • Front-wheel drive
  • Knee airbag
  • Side airbag
  • Side curtain airbag
  • Stability control
Available with the Limited trim:
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Keyless entry
  • Wireless charging pad/mat
Available across all trims:
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Bluetooth
  • Computer
  • Cruise control
  • Hill start assist
  • Power door locks
  • Radio
  • Rear sensors
  • Rear view camera
  • Start stop system
  • Touchscreen
  • USB port for front passengers
1 engine is available with the Limited trim:
1.6 L - Hybrid - 139 hp
City consumption:4.3 L/100km
Highway consumption:4.4 L/100km
Transmission:Manual
Range:1036 km

Luxury trim features and specs

Available with the Luxury trim:
  • Driver seat has lumbar support
  • Electrically adjustable front seats
  • Heated rear seats
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Leather steering wheel
  • Paddle shifters
Available across all trims:
  • 2 climate zones
  • Air conditioning (automatic)
  • Center arm rest between front seats
  • Electric windows
  • Heated front seats
  • ISOFIX installation points
  • Multifunction steering wheel
  • Power steering
  • Tire repair kit
Available with the Luxury trim:
  • LED daytime running lights
  • Sunroof
Available across all trims:
  • Alloy wheels
  • Daytime running lights
  • Door mirrors electrically adjustable
  • Short wheel base
Available with the Luxury trim:
  • Collision warning system
  • Collision warning system with automatic braking
  • Dimming interior mirror
  • Fatigue warning system
  • Lane departure warning
  • Overtaking sensors
Available across all trims:
  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
  • Brake assist system
  • Disc brakes
  • Dusk sensor
  • Electronic traction control
  • Front-driver airbag
  • Front-passenger airbag
  • Front-wheel drive
  • Knee airbag
  • Side airbag
  • Side curtain airbag
  • Stability control
Available with the Luxury trim:
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Keyless entry
  • Wireless charging pad/mat
Available across all trims:
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Bluetooth
  • Computer
  • Cruise control
  • Hill start assist
  • Power door locks
  • Radio
  • Rear sensors
  • Rear view camera
  • Start stop system
  • Touchscreen
  • USB port for front passengers
1 engine is available with the Luxury trim:
1.6 L - Hybrid - 139 hp
City consumption:4.3 L/100km
Highway consumption:4.4 L/100km
Transmission:Manual
Range:1036 km

Preferred trim features and specs

Available with the Preferred trim:
  • Driver seat has lumbar support (optional)
  • Electrically adjustable front seats (optional)
  • Heated rear seats
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Leather steering wheel
  • Paddle shifters
Available across all trims:
  • 2 climate zones
  • Air conditioning (automatic)
  • Center arm rest between front seats
  • Electric windows
  • Heated front seats
  • ISOFIX installation points
  • Multifunction steering wheel
  • Power steering
  • Tire repair kit
Available with the Preferred trim:
  • LED daytime running lights
  • LED headlights (optional)
  • Sunroof
Available across all trims:
  • Alloy wheels
  • Daytime running lights
  • Door mirrors electrically adjustable
  • Short wheel base
Available with the Preferred trim:
  • Collision warning system (optional)
  • Collision warning system with automatic braking
  • Emergency call system
  • Fatigue warning system
  • Lane departure warning (optional)
  • Overtaking sensors
  • Tire pressure indicator (optional)
Available across all trims:
  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
  • Brake assist system
  • Disc brakes
  • Dusk sensor
  • Electronic traction control
  • Front-driver airbag
  • Front-passenger airbag
  • Front-wheel drive
  • Knee airbag
  • Side airbag
  • Side curtain airbag
  • Stability control
Available with the Preferred trim:
  • Keyless entry
Available across all trims:
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Bluetooth
  • Computer
  • Cruise control
  • Hill start assist
  • Power door locks
  • Radio
  • Rear sensors
  • Rear view camera
  • Start stop system
  • Touchscreen
  • USB port for front passengers
1 engine is available with the Preferred trim:
1.6 L - Hybrid - 139 hp
City consumption:4.2 L/100km
Highway consumption:4 L/100km
Transmission:Manual
Range:1096 km

Limited with Technology trim features and specs

Available with the Limited with Technology trim:
  • Driver seat has lumbar support
  • Electrically adjustable front seats
  • Heated rear seats
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Leather steering wheel
Available across all trims:
  • 2 climate zones
  • Air conditioning (automatic)
  • Center arm rest between front seats
  • Electric windows
  • Heated front seats
  • ISOFIX installation points
  • Multifunction steering wheel
  • Power steering
  • Tire repair kit
Available with the Limited with Technology trim:
  • Adaptive bending lights
  • Bi-Xenon headlights
  • LED daytime running lights
  • Sunroof
Available across all trims:
  • Alloy wheels
  • Daytime running lights
  • Door mirrors electrically adjustable
  • Short wheel base
Available with the Limited with Technology trim:
  • Collision warning system
  • Collision warning system with automatic braking
  • Dimming interior mirror
  • Lane departure warning
  • Overtaking sensors
Available across all trims:
  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
  • Brake assist system
  • Disc brakes
  • Dusk sensor
  • Electronic traction control
  • Front-driver airbag
  • Front-passenger airbag
  • Front-wheel drive
  • Knee airbag
  • Side airbag
  • Side curtain airbag
  • Stability control
Available with the Limited with Technology trim:
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Keyless entry
  • Navigation system
  • Wireless charging pad/mat
Available across all trims:
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Bluetooth
  • Computer
  • Cruise control
  • Hill start assist
  • Power door locks
  • Radio
  • Rear sensors
  • Rear view camera
  • Start stop system
  • Touchscreen
  • USB port for front passengers
1 engine is available with the Limited with Technology trim:
1.6 L - Hybrid - 139 hp
City consumption:4.3 L/100km
Highway consumption:4.4 L/100km
Transmission:Manual
Range:1036 km

Ultimate trim features and specs

Available with the Ultimate trim:
  • Driver seat has lumbar support
  • Electrically adjustable front seats
  • Heated rear seats
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Leather steering wheel
  • Paddle shifters
Available across all trims:
  • 2 climate zones
  • Air conditioning (automatic)
  • Center arm rest between front seats
  • Electric windows
  • Heated front seats
  • ISOFIX installation points
  • Multifunction steering wheel
  • Power steering
  • Tire repair kit
Available with the Ultimate trim:
  • Adaptive bending lights (optional)
  • Bi-Xenon headlights (optional)
  • High-beam assist
  • LED daytime running lights
  • LED headlights (optional)
  • Sunroof
Available across all trims:
  • Alloy wheels
  • Daytime running lights
  • Door mirrors electrically adjustable
  • Short wheel base
Available with the Ultimate trim:
  • Collision warning system
  • Collision warning system with automatic braking
  • Dimming interior mirror
  • Emergency call system
  • Fatigue warning system
  • Lane departure warning
  • Overtaking sensors
  • Tire pressure indicator (optional)
Available across all trims:
  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
  • Brake assist system
  • Disc brakes
  • Dusk sensor
  • Electronic traction control
  • Front-driver airbag
  • Front-passenger airbag
  • Front-wheel drive
  • Knee airbag
  • Side airbag
  • Side curtain airbag
  • Stability control
Available with the Ultimate trim:
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Digital radio (optional)
  • Keyless entry
  • Navigation system
  • Wireless charging pad/mat
Available across all trims:
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Bluetooth
  • Computer
  • Cruise control
  • Hill start assist
  • Power door locks
  • Radio
  • Rear sensors
  • Rear view camera
  • Start stop system
  • Touchscreen
  • USB port for front passengers
1 engine is available with the Ultimate trim:
1.6 L - Hybrid - 139 hp
City consumption:4.3 L/100km
Highway consumption:4.4 L/100km
Transmission:Manual
Range:1036 km

Frequently asked questions about the Hyundai IONIQ

Yes, the Hyundai IONIQ is available in either a traditional hybrid, plug-in hybrid or an all-electric model.

While the vehicle's top speed varies depending on the powertrain, the fastest variation is the Hyundai IONIQ hybrid at 185 km/h.

The traditional Hyundai IONIQ hybrid has a range of 1,036 to 1,096 km total. The plug-in hybrid has a battery-only range of 47 km, and the all-electric tops out at 274 km.

The Hyundai IONIQ hybrid is powered by an internal combustion engine and an electric motor. When the vehicle cannot be plugged in, regenerative braking and internal combustion combine to charge the batteries instead.

The traditional Hyundai IONIQ hybrid offers an impressive combined performance of 4.1 L/100 km, with 4.2 L/100 km and 4 L/100 km for city and highway respectively.