Hyundai Ioniq 5 launched in Nepal

Hyundai has launched the Ioniq 5, a much anticipated EV, in Nepal.The Ioniq 5 comes in two variants: the GLS Vison Roof and the GLS Solar Roof, at a starting price of Rs 80.96 lakh.

Since the revelation of the Hyundai Ioniq 5 in early 2021, the EV has been creating a buzz around the world, largely on account of its Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP) technology, eco-friendly interiors, ultra-fast charging capability, and vehicle-to-load (V2L) feature. 

Get to know more about the vehicle:


Design

The Ioniq 5 has a unique exterior design characterised by clean and sharp lines. Among the lights, both the headlamps and rear lamps feature parametric-pixel lighting. The premium EV comes with soft, eco-friendly leather upholstery for the seats, steering wheel, and doors. Above the well-designed cabin sits a solar roof or a vision roof that provides a greater sense of openness.

The dashboard has a mounted 12.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system  (compatible with Apple Carplay and Android Auto) featuring satellite navigation, bluetooth connectivity, a DAB radio, and a wireless charge-pad. 


Performance

The Ioniq 5 is powered by a 58 kWh lithium-ion battery mated to a permanent-magnet synchronous motor that is capable of producing 100kW of power and a torque of 295 Nm. The vehicle provides a range of 365 km on a full charge.

The Ioniq 5’s battery charges pretty quickly and offers an increased driving range, and the new E-GMP allows for more interior space and better handling. The EV is compatible with 400 V and 800 V charging infrastructure.

The battery pack’s position within the wheelbase ensures ideal weight distribution between the front and rear and a low centre of gravity for improved handling performance.


The Ioniq 5 can charge from 10 percent to 80 percent in just 18 minutes via a 350 kW charger. According to the WLTP, the vehicle only needs to charge for five minutes to get 100 km of range.


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Specifications

Battery58 kWh lithium-ion battery
MotorPermanent-magnet synchronous motor
TransmissionShift-by-wire (E-shift)
Range 365 km 
Charging time10%-80% in 18 minutes via 350 kW DC station charger
10%-80% in 43 minutes via 50 kW DC station charger
Seating capacity5
Ground clearance (mm)160
Boot capacity (L)357 (expandable to 1587)

*Specifications are subject to change depending upon the variants


Features

The EV boasts a plethora of convenience-related features–among others, a dual-zone climate AC, interior mood lighting, drive modes (Eco, Normal, and Sport), voice recognition, eCall emergency system, sliding glove box, paddle shifters, electrically adjustable front seats with ventilation and heated function, power-sliding rear seats, head-up display, seven-speaker Bose stereo system, front cup-holders, and luggage hooks.

The Ioniq 5 is stacked with safety features such as seven airbags, a surround-view monitor, highway-driving assist, collision-avoidance assist (forward, blind-spot, rear-cross traffic, reverse parking), lane-keeping assist, navigation-based cruise-control with stop-and-go feature, driver-attention warning, ABS with ESC, tyre-pressure monitoring system, hill-start assist, rear-view function, and temporary mobility control.

The EV comes with a vehicle-to-load (V2L) feature that can supply up to 3.6 kW of power via its port, which is located under the second-row seats, and via the exterior charging port.

*Features are subject to change depending upon the variants


Hyundai Ioniq 5 price in Nepal

The Ioniq 5 has been launched in Nepal in two variants: the GLS Solar Roof and the GLS Vison Roof, at a price of Rs 80.96 lakh and Rs 81.96 lakh. The EV will compete directly with Kia’s upcoming EV6.

Ioniq 5 modelsPrice in Nepal
GLS Solar RoofRs 80.96 lakh
GLS Vison RoofRs 81.96 lakh

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