2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 shocks the world. The electric SUV is World Car of the Year because of its incredible value. It’s tough to top what South Korean automaker Hyundai did for the 2022 model year, but the 2023 Ioniq 5 will have some welcome upgrades and upgrades. Here’s everything we know about the new 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 5 electric SUV so far.
2023 Hyundai Ioniq will receive 5 product enhancements
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Most automakers update and refresh nameplates every few years so vehicles can remain competitive. Some automakers include minor updates and minor changes for each new model year. What can you do to make World Car of the Year even better? That’s the question Hyundai tries to answer with the 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 5.
The 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 5 is the second iteration of the popular electric SUV. According to a UK press release from Hyundai, the 2023 Ioniq 5 features a 77.4 kWh battery pack. The 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 5 will have a maximum driving range of 315 miles. The 2022 model year has a 303-mile maximum driving range.
The 2023 model year introduces a new trim called the Namsan Edition. The Namsan version comes with Hyundai’s digital side mirrors and Vision Roof. The 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 5 also features a battery heater with battery conditioning to aid in charging. Temperature-related battery degradation is a big problem in the world of EVs, so adding a new battery heater is certainly welcome.
Hyundai has found a way to make World Car of the Year even better. Can the Ioniq 5 snag the title two years in a row? There’s no way to tell how the European version of the 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 5 will resemble the version American drivers can buy, but this press release is good news for the future of the Ioniq 5 nameplate. Pricing, specifications and release date for the 2023 Ioniq 5 American version are not yet available.
What do fans want from the 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 5?
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The word “perfect” is subjective, but the 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 comes pretty close. It checks so many boxes that most automotive publications consider the electric SUV the best in its vehicle segment. The 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 is affordable, practical and offers an incredible driving experience.
If Hyundai raises the price for the 2023 Ioniq 5 (as automakers often do with new model years), we expect some minor enhancements across the board, such as the new, more powerful battery used by the European version. As far as technology goes, it’s tough to pinpoint where South Korean automakers can add more value, but who doesn’t love more quality technology at the base level?
US News & World Report calls the Ioniq 5 the best electric SUV of 2022. Will the 2023 model year receive the same praise?
Should you buy the 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 5?
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The Hyundai Ioniq 5 is the electric SUV to buy right now. Unless the 2023 model year has some unexpected reliability issues, it should be well received. The industry has high expectations for the 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 5.
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