We finally got more details about the upcoming 2020 Hyundai Ioniq. Following the reports and news related to the release of this new Ioniq, Hyundai provides more details about their facelifted Ioniq family. Among the updates, a larger battery is considered as the most notable ones.
The new 38.3 kWh battery is going to replace the old 28 kWh unit. This means that we can expect a longer driving range. According to the manufacturer, the Ioniq Electric is now able to travel for 183 miles or 294 km on a single charge.
Not only the battery, but the onboard charger is also upgraded. The current 6.6-kW Type 2 AC charger is going to be replaced with a new 7.2-kW onboard charger. And it will employ a 100-kW fast-charging station, making it able to reach 80 percent in less than 54 minutes.
New Ioniq Specs & Changes
It’s no secret that the Hyundai Ioniq has just been on sale for a few years, but the company already refreshing the hatchback. It’s now available in electric, hybrid, and plug-in hybrid versions. It also offers a bunch of new features. Unfortunately, the details are still on the Europe-specs.
More details on the U.S. version of this upcoming Ioniq are still forthcoming. But, we can now be sure that there will be some promising changes to the new car. For instance, there will be a fresh grille with angular inserts. This update will make the 2020 Ioniq look less like a hybrid car.
Then, the 2020 Hyundai Ioniq will offer optional LED head and taillights which are more angular in design as well. It will make the Ioniq look more standout in the evening. In addition to the new design, the new Ioniq also gets an improvement in case of safety.
The dashboard also gets an update with a more horizontal them. You can also find an optional tablet-style 10.3-inch screen, replacing the previous 8.0-inch. The rest design is supposed to remain the same. Moreover, you can also expect new Green-Zone Drive Mode function in this upcoming Ioniq.
2020 Hyundai Ioniq Release Date and Prices
There are actually some other new features offered by the new Hyundai Ioniq. They include lane-keeping assist and automatic emergency braking as standard. Then, when should this new Ioniq hit the American market? According to the report, this car is supposed to arrive later this year in the US.
When it comes to the price, we expect the new 2020 Ioniq to cost around $23,285 for the base version. We assume that the price won’t be too far from the previous model. There will be a lease deal available as well. The estimated monthly payment is about $313 per month for a 3-year deal.
All in all, the new Ioniq is worth to wait, especially because of its new upgrades and updates. You can expect a new charger and battery which makes it one of the best electric cars available on the market today. That’s all that we’ve got so far about the 2020 Hyundai Ioniq.