Two weeks ago, Hyundai officially presented the IONIQ 6, its new electric sedan. However, now the brand has revealed all its technical specifications. The new model, based on the E-GMP modular platform, measures 4,855 mm long, 1,880 mm wide, and 1,495 mm high, while its wheelbase stands at 2,950 mm.
It will be available with two batteries: one of 53 kWh, and another of 77.4 kWh. With the most capable pack and rear-wheel drive (RWD) configuration, the vehicle advertises a maximum range of 610 km WLTP. The most performance version, with all-wheel drive (AWD), has a maximum power of 325 CV (239 kW) and a torque of 605 N, which allows it to complete the 0-100 km/h in 5.1 seconds.
Thanks to its elaborate aerodynamics (Cx of 0.21), the rear-wheel drive model with the smallest battery and 18-inch wheels announces a consumption of just 14 kWh/100 km, thus making it one of the most popular electric cars landscape efficient.
When it comes to charging, you’ll enjoy the same 800-volt electrical system found in the IONIQ 5. With a peak power of 239 kW in direct current, you’ll be able to go from 10 to 80% charge in just 18 minutes, a figure truly impressive. competitive in the current scenario. Of course, it will also include a V2L function, thanks to which customers will be able to use the vehicle itself to charge external power tools.
The Hyundai IONIQ 6 will hit the market at the end of the year
The dashboard of the Hyundai IONIQ 6 will be dominated by a display made up of two 12-inch screens: one for the infotainment system, and the other for the digital instrumentation. On the other hand, it will be the first model of the brand to offer OTA ( Over-the-air ) software updates for several controllers (autonomous driving, battery, maps, and multimedia software…).
The optional Relaxation Comfort Seats for the first row are 30% slimmer than in a conventional model, which allows maximizing the already good space offered by the generous wheelbase; in addition, they can recline almost completely. Of course, there’s no shortage of things like multi-Bluetooth connectivity, 64-color ambient lighting, and a Bose premium sound system.
The deployment of driving assistants is what would be expected in a state-of-the-art vehicle. The different systems are brought together under the name Hyundai SmartSense, which includes Highway Driving Assist 2, adaptive cruise control, the assistant to avoid frontal collisions, the assistant to avoid collisions in blind spots, and the blind spot monitor…
It is interesting to note that the semi-autonomous driving system will include automated lane changes (it will only be enough to put on the blinker for the car to perform the maneuver). On the other hand, it also includes different parking assistants (Remote Smart Parking Assist 2, Surround View Monitor, anti-collision assistant when parking from the front, side, and reverse…).
The Hyundai IONIQ 6 will be available with twelve exterior colors and four interior environments. Deliveries of the new vehicle in South Korea and Europe will begin at the end of the year, while the US market will have to wait for the first quarter of 2023.