Hyundai IONIQ 5 vs Kia EV6: Most awaited Korean luxurious EV battle

Hyundai Motor India lately unveiled the highly-anticipated IONIQ 5 EV within the nation, with a launch anticipated to happen on the Auto Expo 2023 subsequent month. The launch will see Hyundai mark its entry into the luxurious EV area – one thing its sister model Kia did earlier this 12 months with the EV6.
Based mostly on the identical platform, the 2 Korean electrical vehicles are anticipated go neck and neck in opposition to one another. Nevertheless, there’s nonetheless so much that differentiates the 2. Here’s a detailed specs comparability between the upcoming Hyundai IONIQ 5 and the Kia EV6 that can assist you perceive which one provides higher worth in your cash –
The Hyundai IONIQ 5 measures 4635 mm in size, 1890 mm in width, stands 1625 mm tall (with out shark-fin antenna) and has a 3000 mm lengthy wheelbase. Which means that it’s 75 mm taller and has a 100 mm longer wheelbase as in comparison with the Kia EV6, nonetheless, the latter is 60 mm longer.
Automotive Hyundai IONIQ 5 Kia EV6
Size 4635 mm 4695 mm
Width 1890 mm 1890 mm
Top 1625 mm 1550 mm
Wheelbase 3000 mm 2900 mm

EV6 vs Ioniq 5

As talked about earlier, each the Hyundai IONIQ 5 and Kia EV6 are based mostly on the Hyundai Group’s e-GMP modular devoted battery electrical car platform, nonetheless, each comply with a novel method by way of styling that units the 2 aside.
Each the RWD and AWD variations of the Kia EV6 are filled with the identical 77.4 kWh battery pack, with the previous having a claimed vary of 708 km (ARAI). A 350 kW DC quick charger will cost the battery from 10% to 80% in simply 18 minutes, whereas a 50 kW charger will take 73 minutes to finish the identical process.

Automotive Hyundai IONIQ 5 Kia EV6
Battery pack 72.6 kWh 77.4 kWh
ARAI-certified vary 631 km 708 km
Charging time
(10 – 80% with 50 kW DC charger)
57 minutes 73 minutes

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The India-spec IONIQ 5 is provided with a 72.6 kWh battery that returns an ARAI-certified vary of 631 km on a single full cost. The Hyundai EV has an identical charging 10 – 80% time of 18 minutes with a 350 kW DC quick charger, whereas a 50 kW DC quick charger can do this in 57 minutes. An 11 kW AC charger will take 6 hours and 55 minutes to completely cost the battery.
What’s extra, each the EVs get V2L (Car-to-Load) function which lend them an on-board socket that allow you to energy your electrical devices wherever you need. The IONIQ 5 will get a socket positioned on the backseat, in addition to one on the skin, whereas the EV6 will get an exterior socket solely.
Hyundai is providing the IONIQ 5 in India with a single electrical motor setup, mounted on the again with a rear-wheel drive setup. The motor produces 217 PS of max energy and 350 Nm of peak torque. As per the corporate claims, the IONIQ 5 can sprint from 0 to 100 kmph in 7.6 seconds, earlier than topping out at 185 kmph.

Automotive Hyundai IONIQ 5 Kia EV6
Motor Single (rear-mounted) Single (rear-mounted)/
Twin (entrance and rear)
Energy 217 PS 229 PS/
325 PS
Torque 350 Nm 350 Nm/
605 Nm
Drivetrain RWD RWD/
Acceleration (0 – 100 kmph) 7.6 seconds 5.2 seconds

EV6 vs Ioniq 5

The Kia EV6 might be had with both a single rear-mounted motor producing 229 PS and 350 Nm with rear-wheel drive, or a twin motor setup with all-wheel drive, placing out 325 PS energy and 605 Nm torque. Kia claims that the AWD model of the EV6 will take 5.2 seconds to speed up from 0 to 100 km/h.
The Kia EV6 is simply obtainable within the top-end GT Line trim right here in India, with the RWD model priced at Rs 59.95 lakh and the AWD model costing Rs 64.95 lakh (each costs, ex-showroom).

Automotive Hyundai IONIQ 5 Kia EV6
Ex-showroom worth TBA Rs 59.95 lakh – Rs 64.95 lakh

Pricing for the Hyundai IONIQ 5 is but to be revealed, nonetheless, we count on it to undercut its cousin contemplating the truth that the EV6 is imported as a CBU (fully constructed unit), whereas the Hyundai EV can be dropped at the nation by means of the CKD (fully knocked down) route and regionally assembled. Hyundai might preserve the value of the IONIQ 5 below Rs 50 lakh (ex-showroom).
Would you favor the upcoming Hyundai IONIQ 5 over the Kia EV6 or not? Tell us within the feedback beneath.

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