2024 Hyundai IONIQ 5 vs 2024 Hyundai IONIQ 6: Shared Features and Differences

2024 Hyundai IONIQ 5 vs 2024 Hyundai IONIQ 6: Shared Features and Differences

2024 Ioniq 6

Hyundai's journey in electric vehicle innovation has culminated in a versatile 2024 lineup, designed to cater to diverse lifestyles and driving preferences. At the heart of this lineup are the 2024 Hyundai IONIQ 5 and 2024 Hyundai IONIQ 6, two models that, while sharing a foundational electric ethos, offer unique attributes to potential EV owners. This article delves into these two models, highlighting their similarities and differences.

Pricing Comparison

Both models are offered in a base Preferred Long Range trim with a single electric motor powering only the rear wheels (RWD). A second electric motor is available in Preferred Long Range AWD versions of the 2024 IONIQ 5 and 2024 IONIQ 6, both of which benefit from all-wheel drive.

Preferred Long Range RWD $54,999 $54,999
Prefered Long Range AWD $56,999 $57,999

Both models qualify for up to $5,000 in rebates from the Canadian iZEV federal EV incentives program.

Range and Charging Capabilities

The Hyundai IONIQ 5 and IONIQ 6 both boast a state-of-the-art 800-volt charging system, a feature that sets them apart in the electric vehicle market. This advanced system enables ultra-fast charging capabilities of up to 350 kW for both models, allowing a rapid charge from 10% to 80% in just 18 minutes. There are range differences, however, between both models with the new IONIQ 6 offering more range than the IONIQ 5 as shown below.

Feature/Specification IONIQ 5 IONIQ 6
Electric Architecture 800-volt 800-volt
Charging Power Up to 350 kW Up to 350 kW
Charge Time (10% to 80%) 18 minutes 18 minutes
Onboard Charger Up to 10.9 kW Up to 10.9 kW
Home Charging Time (to 100 %) 6 hr 43 min 7 hr 10 min
Range - RWD Models Up to 488 km Up to 581 km
Range - AWD Models Up to 414 km Up to 509 km

2024 Ioniq 5

Interior Space

While both models boast impressive interior designs, they cater to different needs. The IONIQ 5 is a sport utility vehicle and therefore is the more spacious of the two, offering 1,680 litres of total cargo capacity, making it ideal for families. The IONIQ 6, however, offers a sportier interior design, focusing on a dynamic driving experience without compromising on comfort, including ample headroom and multiple storage areas.

Feature/Specification IONIQ 5 IONIQ 6
Front Head Room 1,046 mm 1,021 mm
Front Leg Room 1,138 mm 1,153 mm
Front Shoulder Room 1,466 mm 1,473 mm
Rear Head Room 983 mm 932 mm
Rear Leg Room 1,001 mm 996 mm
Cargo Volume 1st Row 1679 L N/A
Cargo Volume 2nd Row 770 L 317 L

The 2024 Hyundai IONIQ 5 and 2024 Hyundai IONIQ 6 are stellar examples of Hyundai's commitment to the EV market. While they share core electric technologies and benefits, they are tailored to different driver needs and preferences. The IONIQ 5 is a versatile family vehicle, offering spaciousness and cargo versatility whereas the IONIQ 6 caters to those seeking a sportier driving experience with more standard range. Hyundai's varied electric lineup ensures that every driver can find a vehicle that seamlessly aligns with their lifestyle and driving requirements.

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