Hyundai releases 2020 Ioniq Electric: range, power and price increases

Hyundai Motor recently unveiled the 2020 Ioniq Electric, a compact all-electric vehicle,media reported. New cars have increased their range and power — and starting prices have increased. The 2019 Ioniq Electric has a battery capacity of 28kWh and a range of 124 miles, while the new model has now been upgraded to 38.3kWh and 170 miles, respectively.

Hyundai releases 2020 Ioniq Electric: range, power and price increases

In addition, Hyundai points out that the car has a range of range that is already over the Nissan Leaf. The fuel conversion value is 133 MPGe.

Hyundai releases 2020 Ioniq Electric: range, power and price increases

Battery life is not the only battery-related improvement. Now, the new car’s power has climbed to 134 horsepower and torque to 218 pounds-feet. In addition, Hyundai has increased the power of the on-board charger from the standard 6.6 kW to 7.2 kW.

In addition to these changes, the biggest change in the 2020 Ioniq Electric is certainly its phase-out of entry-level cars, replaced by the 2020 Ioniq Electric SE. The car is reported to start at $33,045 (plus $995 for delivery), comes with an intelligent cruise control system with Stop and Go and an 8-inch display audio entertainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

Hyundai releases 2020 Ioniq Electric: range, power and price increases

It also includes pedestrian detection forward collision avoidance assistance, lane keeping assistance and driver attention warning.

The 2020 Ioniq Electric Limited costs $38,615 (plus $995 for delivery). It has the same output power and range as the SE class, but it adds LED headlights, a 10.25-inch navigation system (optional for SE) and Harman caton advanced audio system, touch screen heating and cooling control, and indoor lighting.

Hyundai releases 2020 Ioniq Electric: range, power and price increases

In terms of driver assistance, there are highway driving assistance with SmartSense, lane follow assistance, blind spot avoidance assistance and rear intersection avoidance. Both cars come with a modern Blue Link in-car system and corresponding smartphone applications.

Hyundai releases 2020 Ioniq Electric: range, power and price increases

The 2020 Hyundai IONIQ Electric should soon be available at the dealership. Unlike some of its competitors, electric cars still qualify for a $7,500 federal tax credit in the United States.