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Hyundai Ioniq prices announced

Hyundai Ioniq 5

HYUNDAI'S eye-catching Ioniq 5 electric car is available to order now, priced from £36,995.

It arrives "from the middle of the summer" with a choice of battery sizes, motors and rear- or all-wheel-drive.

A 58kWh battery offers a range of up to 240 miles while the larger 73kWh option yields up to 300 miles in rear-drive guise, or 287 miles when all-wheel-drive.

Three specifications will be available from launch: SE Connect, Premium and Ultimate.

Hyundai Ioniq 5

SE Connect cars get 19-inch alloy wheels, a 12.3-inch infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and a range of driver assistance systems including highway drive assist, intelligent speed limit assist and lane keep assist.

Move up to Premium trim, priced from £39,295, and you gain an electric driver's seat, dual LED projector headlamps, a power tailgate and chrome side mouldings.

These can also be fitted with a 'Vehicle 2 Load' pack, which allows the car to power high-powered electric equipment, consumer electronics or even other EVs via a 3.6kW supply.

Hyundai Ioniq 5

Ultimate grade cars, from £42,295, get leather seat coverings, solar and privacy glass, ventilated front seats and heated rear seats.

There is also a Bose premium sound system and a head-up display with augmented reality.

Hyundai Ioniq 5

Hyundai Ioniq 5

Motor outputs range from 168bhp/2587lb ft to 214bhp/258lb ft and 301bhp/446lb ft.

The most powerful car can sprint from 0-62mph in 5.2 seconds; the slowest takes 8.5 seconds. Top speed is pegged at 115mph.

Hyundai Ioniq 5

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