Hyundai has announced pricing and specification for its IONIQ - the world’s first car to offer three electrified powertrains.
Prices will start from £19,995 for the IONIQ Hybrid SE 1.6 GDi, which includes standard features such as 15” alloy wheels, Cruise Control and Rear Parking Sensors with Rear View Camera, Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) and individual Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS). The IONIQ Hybrid Premium 1.6 GDi, which provides additional equipment over the SE model will cost from from £21,795.
From £23,595, IONIQ Hybrid Premium 'SE' 1.6 GDi models benefit from further enhanced comfort equipment such as leather seats with heated/ventilated front seats and heated outer rear seats, heated leather steering wheel and a driver power seat with Integrated Memory System. Blind Spot Detection with Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Front Parking Assist and optional 17” alloy wheels round off this range topping trim.
The IONIQ Electric car will start from £28,995 for the Premium spec, mirroring the Hybrid Premium, with specific equipment including Automatic Windscreen Wipers with Rain Sensor, 16” alloy wheels, LED headlamps and rear combination lamps and Advanced Smart Cruise Control. Integrated satellite navigation is standard across the IONIQ Electric range.
An IONIQ Electric Premium SE, available from £30,795 again mirrors Hybrid Premium SE specification, with standard equipment such as leather seats with heated/ventilated front and heated rear seats, heated leather steering wheel and a driver power seat with Integrated Memory System, Blind Spot Detection, front Parking Sensors and EV specific 16” alloy wheels.
Hyundai says the IONIQ Electric is 'expected to receive eligibility' for the Plug-in Car Grant, enabling customers to potentially receive a £4,500 grant towards the purchase of the vehicle.
All IONIQ Electric feature standard rapid charge compatibility, ensuring an 80% charge capability in 33 minutes from a 50kW CCS Combo Rapid public charger, whilst a standard ICCB Charging Cable will allow charging from a domestic 3 pin supply. IONIQ Electric also features adjustable regenerative braking, via steering column mounted paddles, maximising driver engagement and enhancing efficiency.
IONIQ Plug-In Hybrid 1.6 GDi prices and specifications will be announced prior to the on sale date in 2017.
The Hybrid and Electric IONIQ models will go on sale in the UK on 13 October. All IONIQ models come with Hyundai’s 5 Year Unlimited Mileage Warranty package, with the additional high voltage battery cover of 8 years / 125,000 miles.