Hyundai Ioniq will get increased range and more technology.

Hyundai Ioniq will get increased range and more technology.

May 5, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

In January, Hyundai introduced the first images of the updated Ioniq, and now has provided more detailed information about the modernized family of electric cars.

Chief among the updates is the larger battery for the all-electric version – instead of the old 28 kW battery, the Ioniq Electric 2020 received a more powerful 38.3 kW battery, which provides a range of 294 kilometers on a single charge.

The charger has also become more powerful – instead of 6.6 kW, a 7.2 kW system is now installed, which, in fast charging mode from a 100 kW special station, can charge the battery by 80% in 54 minutes. At the same time, the electric motor, as before, develops 134 hp. and 295 Nm of torque.

As for the Ioniq Hybrid and Ioniq Plug-in, the soft hybrid and rechargeable hybrid version still uses the 1.6-liter 4-cylinder gasoline engine of 104 hp. and 147 Nm.

In the “soft” version, it is powered by an electric motor for 43 horses and 170 Nm, operating from 8.9 kW of battery. The rechargeable version uses a more powerful 60 hp electric motor. and 170 Nm, as well as a 15.6 kW battery, which provides a range of 50 kilometers of pure electrical propulsion.

In addition, the new Ioniq family has more technological capabilities, including remote start and stop the engine, remote control of the air conditioner via a smartphone, a package of security systems, remote test of battery charging and a new infotainment system with a 10.25-inch touch screen and navigation system .

Finally, all models have new bumpers, redesigned daytime running lights, LED headlights and lights, a reworked grille in the form of a grid in hybrid versions, while Ioniq Electric has a distinctive pattern on a closed grille.