Hyundai’s Ioniq - the world’s first car to offer three electrified powertrains on one platform - is now officially on sale in the UK.
Hybrid and electric variants are available now priced from £19,995 and £24,495 respectively, and a plug-in hybrid version will join the range in 2017.
Aerodynamics and weight reduction were key to the Ioniq’s development and clever packaging of its batteries means the boot is 100 litres bigger than that of the Toyota Prius.
Official combined fuel consumption for the hybrid model is 83.1mpg, which gives a range of 846 miles with CO2 emissions of 79g/km.
The Ioniq Electric boasts a 174-mile range and is exempt from the London Congestion Charge. It features standard rapid charge compatibility, ensuring an 80 percent charge capability in just 33 minutes.
Standard specification includes 15” alloy wheels, DAB with Bluetooth, Cruise Control and Rear Parking Sensors with Rear View Camera. Safety features include Autonomous Emergency Braking, Lane Keep Assist System and individual Tyre Pressure Monitoring System.
Premium spec provides keyless entry with push-button start, heated front seats, heated steering wheel, Bi-Xenon headlamps with LED rear lamps and a driver’s supervision instrument cluster with 7” LCD display. Integrated satellite navigation with TomTom Live services, an Infinity audio system with Android Auto / Apple CarPlay and Wireless Phone Charging also feature as standard.
Top level Premium SE models benefit from enhanced comfort equipment such as leather seats with heated/ventilated front seats and heated outer rear seats, heated leather steering wheel and a driver power seat with Integrated Memory System.
All Ioniq models come with Hyundai’s five year unlimited mileage warranty package, with the additional high voltage battery cover of eight years or 125,000 miles.
Prices for the plug-in hybrid will be announced prior to the on sale date in 2017.