The Hyundai IONIQ 6 is Hyundai’s sizzling new electrical automobile, a really sporty trying automobile that additionally has GM EV1 vibes. With 27.7% of latest auto gross sales within the UK being plugin autos, and 20.6% being totally electrical, in case you’re an automaker and also you’ve obtained a brand new electrical automobile, you’ve obtained to be promoting it within the UK. And Hyundai is already bringing the IONIQ 6 to the UK. Earlier at this time, Hyundai Motor UK introduced the IONIQ 6’s worth and specs.
The beginning worth is £46,745. That’s for the Premium RWD trim, whereas the Final RWD begins at £50,245.
How about some specs?
- 77 kWh battery
- 5-star Euro NCAP ranking
- 0.21 coefficient of drag (tremendous aerodynamic)
- RWD trims: 228 PS and 350 Nm of torque
- AWD trims: 325 PS and 605 Nm of torque
- 800V charging system, permitting for 350 kW charging
Just like the IONIQ 5, the IONIQ 6 has vehicle-to-load (V2L) functionality, that means your automobile can cost just about no matter gear or units you wish to plug into it — together with different electrical autos. You will get a V2L adapter to make use of on the rear cost port from any Hyundai supplier within the UK.
Considerably surprisingly, that is the primary Hyundai mannequin that can be able to over-the-air software program updates. “Along with OTA updates to the satellite tv for pc navigation and media system, OTA know-how additionally permits drivers to make sure their automobile is operating the latest updates to varied automobile management models for electrical units, driving help features, excessive voltage battery operation and extra, to supply a safer and extra handy driving expertise, with out the necessity to go to a Hyundai service centre.”
So far as security goes, the IONIQ 6’s EURO NCAP 5-star ranking is nearly as good because it will get. “With seven airbags as commonplace, IONIQ 6 can be out there with the following stage of Hyundai Good Sense Superior Driver Help Techniques that provides a variety of security methods that guarantee each security and comfort on the highway comparable to parking sensors with on display dynamic parking steering, 7 airbags together with entrance, thorax and pelvis, Blind Spot Collision Avoidance Help (BCA), FCA —Ahead Collision Avoidance Help – Automotive, Pedestrian, Cycle & Junction Turning, HDA — Freeway Drive Help Stage 2, Clever Pace Restrict Help (ISLA), Lane Comply with Help (LFA), Lane Maintain Help (LKA) — Line and Street Edge, Parking Collision Avoidance Help-Reverse and Ahead (PCA-R/F), Rear Cross Site visitors Collision Avoidance Help (RCCA) and Tyre Stress Monitoring System (TPMS) with Particular person Tyre Stress Warning.
“IONIQ 6 is provided with LED headlights with Clever Entrance Lighting System (IFLS). IFLS makes use of matrix beam know-how to routinely modify the sunshine beam, maximising the sight view for the motive force by adapting gentle output in line with highway conditions while not affecting different highway customers.”
Apart from heated entrance seats, the IONIQ 6 additionally comes with heated rear seats. The seats are made with “eco leather-based” and likewise embody air flow. A number of the numerous tech options embody:
- blind spot view monitor
- encompass view monitor
- distant good parking
- parking collision avoidance help
- sunroof with electrical tilt and slide operation
- “LED steering wheel lights that present automobile to driver interactions when finishing up a variety of completely different features comparable to voice recognition, reverse gear choice, EV charging standing and automobile welcome and goodbye” — on the Final trim.
The IONIQ 6 can be inexperienced far past being electrical. “A lot of IONIQ 6’s inside touchpoints use eco-friendly, sustainable supplies. These embody eco-processed leather-based which makes use of flaxseed within the dyeing course of to scale back water waste and plant-based extracts, recycled PET material, bio paint derived from vegetable oils and recycled fishing web. Sustainable supplies are additionally utilized to the outside, together with recycled paint pigment from end-of-life tyres within the exterior color of the cladding.”
One remaining function I discover thrilling is that there are extra coloration choices to select from than regular.
All in all, the IONIQ 6 needs to be a success. And it might be a contender for our 2023 CleanTechnica Automotive of the Yr award.
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