The 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 6 is formally right here for the U.S. market, and excellent news: it nonetheless seems unbelievable. We first noticed the new Ioniq 6 a couple of months in the past, however now we’re getting a greater concept of the specs and design of the manufacturing U.S.-market automobile.
The true notable distinction between the worldwide automotive and the U.S. is the battery vary (it’s sadly down barely for our market) and the old style facet mirrors, which exchange the camera-and-screen setup out there in different markets. Right here’s all the main points!
2023 Hyundai Ioniq 6 On the Exterior
For probably the most half, the U.S.-spec automotive stays the identical – and that’s an excellent factor. I imply, simply have a look at it. It’s so modern. And that arcing roofline over a 116-inch wheelbase isn’t only for seems — the Ioniq 6 has a brilliant slippery drag coefficient of 0.22.
Lighting is an enormous give attention to the Ioniq 6. Hyundai says that greater than 700 “Parametric Pixels” might be discovered all through the headlamps, taillights, and numerous different lights in and out. These pixels carry over from the Ioniq 5’s, turning into a trademark of Hyundai EVs.
Patrons even have the choice of selecting between 18- or 20-inch machined black wheels.
2024 Hyundai Ioniq 6 On the Inside
The inside of the Ioniq 6 carries on the sunshine and brilliant theme. There’s loads of ambient lighting colours to select from (64 to be actual) to wash you in no matter temper you’re in search of.
The massive distinction between the U.S. automotive and the one we noticed earlier is the omission of the rear-view screens on both facet of the cabin. For the reason that U.S. doesn’t permit camera-based rear-view monitor techniques, we don’t get the screens.
Hyundai has reiterated that the Ioniq 6’s inside is supposed to be a pleasing and pleasant area stuffed with eco-friendly supplies that create an ethereal really feel. All of it seems somewhat open and flowing. We’ll have to carry our true impressions till we now have an opportunity to take a look at the automobile up shut.
Virtually all the data within the automotive is distributed to 2 12.3-inch shows, one in entrance of the driving force and in the midst of the cabin. Controls for the home windows have been moved to a “bridge-type” middle console in an effort to enhance door pocket storage.
2024 Hyundai Ioniq 6: Drivetrain and Battery
The automotive runs on Hyundai’s E-GMP platform, shared with the Hyundai Ioniq 5 and Kia EV6. Ioniq 6 patrons can select to mate the 77.4-kWh battery pack with both a single-motor rear-drive or two-motor all-wheel-drive structure, the latter of which is sweet for 320 horsepower and 446 lb-ft of torque. That’s sufficient energy to get the automotive from 0-60 in beneath 5 seconds. The rear-drive model makes 225 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque.
Whereas it’s down on energy, the single-motor Ioniq 6 will get a Hyundai estimated vary of 340 miles. That quantity is down from the 371-miles estimated vary the corporate revealed when the automotive was first revealed to the world. In the meantime, the extra highly effective all-wheel-drive mannequin manages a claimed 310 miles. That’s nonetheless not too shabby.
The automotive can make the most of each 400 and 800 volt charging infrastructures, and with a 350-kW charger, the Ioniq 6 can cost from 10 to 80 p.c in simply 18 minutes. Even higher, in the event you’re in a time crunch and have a 350-kW quick charger out there, Hyundai says you may add 65 miles of vary in as little as 5 minutes. Utilizing a Degree 2 house charger, you may count on to replenish your battery in 7 hours.
Hyundai says the Ioniq 6 is slated to go on sale within the Spring of 2023. We’re nonetheless ready to get phrase on pricing, which we count on to be taught nearer to the on-sale date.