Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid, Plug-in Hybrid, Electric - Three Choices
The Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid, Plug-in Hybrid, and Electric models offer three distinct electrified powertrains on a single, dedicated vehicle platform. The Ioniq Hybrid and Ioniq Plug-in Hybrid both feature a new Kappa 1.6 direct-injected Atkinson-cycle four-cylinder engine delivering an estimated 104 horsepower while the electric motor delivers an estimated 32 kW or 43 horsepower, powered by a lithium-ion polymer battery with 1.56 kWh capacity for an estimated total system output of 139 horsepower. The Ioniq Plug-in Hybrid provides an estimated all-electric range of more than 25 miles, powered by an 8.9 kWh lithium-ion polymer battery. The Ioniq Plug-in’s estimated 45 kW or 60 horsepower electric motor is coupled with the 1.6 direct-injected Atkinson four-cylinder Kappa engine. The Ioniq Electric offers pure electric mobility with a 28 kWh lithium-ion polymer battery for an estimated driving range of 110 miles with an estimated maximum output of 88 kW or 120 horsepower giving the Ioniq Electric an estimated 125 MPGe rating. Ioniq offers Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto®, wireless smartphone charging, Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Warning, Blind Spot Detection, Rear Cross-Traffic Alert and Smart Cruise Control.