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Hyundai Ioniq 6 Receives Spectacular EPA Vary Rankings

Hyundai has simply introduced the official EPA-estimated vary and vitality consumption scores for the all-new 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 6 mannequin.

The outcomes are actually spectacular, as probably the most environment friendly model (out of six trim ranges) has an EPA mixed vary of 361 miles (581 km) and vitality consumption of 140 MPGe, an equal to 241 watthours/mile (150 Wh/km). That is greater than the 340 miles that was initially anticipated.

2023 Hyundai Ioniq 6 ultimate EPA-estimated vary and vitality consumption:

  • Ioniq 6 SE RWD Lengthy Vary (18-inch wheels): 361 miles (581 km)
    140 MPGe – 241 Wh/mi (150 Wh/km)
  • Ioniq 6 SE AWD Lengthy Vary (18-inch wheels): 316 miles (508 km)
    121 MPGe – 279 Wh/mi (173 Wh/km)
  • Ioniq 6 SEL RWD (20-inch wheels): 305 miles (491 km)
    117 MPGe – 288 Wh/mi (179 Wh/km)
  • Ioniq 6 SEL AWD (20-inch wheels): 270 miles (434 km)
    103 MPGe – 327 Wh/mi (203 Wh/km)
  • Ioniq 6 Restricted RWD (20-inch wheels): 305 miles (491 km)
    117 MPGe – 288 Wh/mi (179 Wh/km)
  • Ioniq 6 Restricted AWD (20-inch wheels): 270 miles (434 km)
    103 MPGe – 327 Wh/mi (203 Wh/km)

As we will see, relying on the trim, powertrain (rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive,) and wheel choice (18-inch or 20-inch), the Ioniq 6, with a 77.4-kilowatt-hour (kWh) battery, is rated between 270 miles (434 km) and 361 miles (581 km).

Probably the most environment friendly model is the one with smaller wheels (18-inch), rear-wheel drive (for decrease weight,) and easy normal gear (once more for diminished decrease weight): Ioniq 6 SE RWD Lengthy Vary.

The addition of a entrance motor for all-wheel drive cuts the vary by over 12 p.c (to 316 miles), in comparison with the RWD model.

The swap to a better trim and 20-inch wheels decreases the vary to 305 miles (by 15.5 p.c), and the mix of 20-inch wheels and AWD brings the vary right down to 270 miles (down 25 p.c).

Nonetheless, the outcomes are spectacular for the E-GMP-based electrical sedan. Hyundai even famous that the Ioniq 6 SE RWD Lengthy Vary’s 140 MPGe score matches two Lucid Air fashions. We will solely add that the Hyundai Ioniq 6 is a worthy successor to the Hyundai Ioniq Electrical, which a number of years in the past was additionally among the many best fashions in the marketplace.

Vary scores in Europe are additionally superb with as much as 614 km (382 miles) on a single cost, in response to the WLTP take a look at cycle.

One of many keys to reaching such excellent outcomes is the drag coefficient of 0.22 (it is even 0.21 in South Korea the place the automobile is obtainable with slim cameras as a substitute of facet mirrors).

“IONIQ 6’s ultra-low drag coefficient of 0.22[iii] is assisted by a low nostril, lively air flaps, wheel hole reducers, elliptical wing-inspired spoiler with winglet, slight boattail construction, separation traps on each side of the rear bumper, full underbody cowl, deflectors and diminished wheel-arch gaps.”

Hyundai Ioniq 6 aerodynamic efficiency

Olabisi Boyle, vp of product planning and mobility technique at Hyundai Motor North America stated:

“Frequently bettering the effectivity of our automobiles is all the time a high precedence for our growth groups. As an alternative of simply including a bigger battery to extend the vary, we selected to optimize IONIQ 6’s aerodynamic efficiency and its Electrical-World Modular Platform for effectivity to provide these lengthy driving ranges.”

Hyundai introduced additionally that the Hyundai Ioniq 6 to be accessible in dealerships in the USA this Spring.

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