Hyundai Motors India Ltd., the country’s second-largest car manufacturer, launched its latest electric vehicle (EV), the Ioniq 5, on February 7th, 2023. This new model is expected to revolutionize the Indian EV market with its cutting-edge technology and innovative design.
The Ioniq 5 is based on Hyundai’s new Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP), which offers improved driving dynamics and a spacious interior. With its advanced battery technology, the car can go from 0 to 100 km/hr in just 5.2 seconds and has a range of up to 480 km on a single charge. The car also features fast charging capabilities, allowing it to charge up to 80% in just 18 minutes.
In terms of design, the Ioniq 5 boasts a futuristic look with its unique, boxy shape and distinctive front grille. The interior is equally innovative, with a minimalist design that features eco-friendly materials, a 12-inch digital instrument cluster, and a 12-inch infotainment system.
Hyundai has priced the Ioniq 5 competitively, starting at INR 45 lakhs (ex-showroom), making it one of the most affordable electric vehicles in its segment. The company is also offering a 7-year warranty on the car’s battery and motor, further emphasizing its confidence in the reliability and durability of the vehicle.
The launch of the Ioniq 5 is part of Hyundai’s commitment to the Indian government’s vision of electric mobility and reducing carbon emissions. The company aims to sell over 10,000 units of the Ioniq 5 in its first year of launch and is looking to establish itself as a leader in the Indian EV market.
In conclusion, the launch of the Hyundai Ioniq 5 is a major step forward for the Indian automotive industry and is expected to bring more awareness and adoption of electric vehicles in the country.