The all-new Hyundai Ioniq 6 Long Range EV arrived at dealerships this year with impressive features, technology, performance, and a long battery range. According to EPA tests, the Ioniq 6 rear-wheel-drive (RWD) has a battery range of 361 miles, while the all-wheel-drive (AWD) model averages 316 MPGe.
But that’s not all. The 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 6 Long Range with AWD I drove had a smooth, engaging ride and a well-isolated, quiet cabin. It also had a lower center of gravity, excellent cornering, and steering-wheel paddles that allowed me to select different modes of regenerative braking on the fly.
The Ioniq 6 EV sedan aims to compete with the Tesla Model 3 but with more luxury features. Car & Driver magazine says, “The car is a slam dunk in our opinion, and so impressed us with its blend of style and substance that we named it our EV of the Year for 2023.”
Models/Price: The Ioniq 6 offers four different models: The 2023 Ioniq 6 SE Standard Range ($42,715), SE Long Range ($46,615), SEL ($48,815), and the Limited ($53,715). Each model can be had in RWD or AWD with either one or two batteries.
The 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 6, which shares a platform with the Ioniq 5, starts at $42,715 for the base SE Standard Range model with a smaller battery, getting 149 horsepower, or a two-battery option with either rear-wheel-drive single-motor or optional dual-motor all-wheel-drive that gets 320 horsepower for $3500 extra.
New Battery Technology: The 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 6 Limited is not just a pretty face but packs a punch in performance thanks to its advanced electric drivetrain. With instant torque and smooth acceleration, this electric vehicle delivers a thrilling driving experience that rivals its gasoline-powered counterparts.
The extended range of the Ioniq 6 Limited is made possible by Hyundai’s commitment to advancing battery technology. Hyundai has achieved a breakthrough in range capability by utilizing the latest advancements in lithium-ion batteries, according to Hyundai’s President and CEO Jaehoon Chang.
The Ioniq 6 Limited also boasts fast charging capabilities, allowing you to recharge your vehicle quickly and conveniently. With the ever-expanding network of charging stations, you can easily recharge on long-distance trips.
Performance: The AWD Ioniq 6 allows for better grip on the road, especially in challenging conditions such as snow or rain. This means increased confidence and control behind the wheel, ensuring a safer and more enjoyable driving experience. With power being delivered to all wheels, the Ioniq 6 Limited can accelerate more quickly, providing a thrilling driving experience.
Features: Besides its premium materials, comfortable seating, and spacious interior, the Ioniq 6 Limited has an advanced infotainment system with a large touchscreen display, an intuitive user interface, and support for smartphone integration. This system puts everything at your fingertips.
Safety: The Ioniq 6 Limited also offers many driver-assistance features that enhance safety and convenience. From adaptive cruise control to lane-keeping assist, these technologies work together to keep you safe on the road. With the Ioniq 6 Limited, you can enjoy a stress-free driving experience, knowing you have an extra set of eyes watching over you.
It holds its own when comparing the Ioniq 6 Limited to other electric vehicles in terms of performance, range, and features. Hyundai’s commitment to pushing the boundaries of electric driving is evident in the Ioniq 6 Limited, and it is poised to give other electric vehicles a run for their money.
Both the Hyundai Ioniq 5 and Ioniq 6 are eligible for the $7,500 tax credit through leasing.
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