Starts at: 39,950 $
Review 2023
Hyundai Ioniq 5 USA

2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 USA

  • Sold in the USA: 2021-Present
  • 1st Generation

2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 Price in the USA:

Ioniq 5 Limited Starts at: 51,100 $
Ioniq 5 SEL Starts at: 46,250 $
Ioniq 5 SE Starts at: 44,000 $
Ioniq 5 SE Standard Range Starts at: 39,950 $

The Hyundai Ioniq debuted in 2016 at the New York Auto show and was introduced in three versions hybrid, electric, and plug-in powertrains. The Ioniq was discontinued in South Korea in 2021, and Ioniq 5, Ioniq 6, and Ioniq 7 replaced it. The electric Ioniq was first introduced in the USA in 2019 and was discontinued in the United States market in the 2022 Hyundai Ioniq model. The Hyundai Ioniq 5 was introduced in 2022 in the United States of America and is based on Hyundai 45 EV design, built on the E-GMP platform. It is available in two powertrain options. It is available in limited units at selected dealers of Hyundai in the United States of America. It is ranked number one out of eight electric SUVs in the USA. It is quick and powerful and gives a supple ride to enjoy. Hyundai has announced a new model of Hyundai Ioniq 5 with fast charging ability and offers an impressive driving range. The Hyundai Ioniq debuted in 2021 and is already a new model, so subtle equipment changes are introduced in the 2023 Hyundai Ioniq. It will give a higher EPA rating compared to the 2022 Hyundai Ioniq. The 2023 Hyundai Ioniq will offer a battery heating system, preconditioning system, and EV fast charging, standard in all trims. It can tow up to 2300 pounds load, except for the SE variant. The 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 5 has been spotted on public roads in the United States and must be released this year. Hyundai has not released any confirmed information about the new model. The camouflaged images show an N performance badge on the trunk lid, indicating it will be a powerful SUV. It will be available in three trim levels, and a few changes will be introduced according to the camouflage images. The 2023 Hyundai Ioniq will be revealed officially within a couple of months. So till we get the 2023 Hyundai Ioniq, we have the 2022 Hyundai Ioniq. We will discuss the features and specs of the 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 today.

Hyundai Inoniq 5 Hatchback 1st generation title image
Hyundai Inoniq 5 Hatchback 1st generation title image

Trims & Variants: 

The Hyundai Ioniq 5 is available in three trim levels:

SE: it offers Cloth upholstery, heated front seats, a 12.3-inches touch screen, 6-speakers audio system, a USB port, adaptive cruise control, and standard driver assistance features.

SEL: it offers synthetic leather upholstery, a wireless charging device, a hands-free power liftgate, a heated steering wheel, and parking sensors at the front.

Limited: it offers ventilated front seats, a head-up display, an 8-speaker audio system, a panoramic sunroof, an adjustable passenger seat, and a surround-view camera.

Powertrain & Transmission:

The  Hyundai Ioniq 5 is available in single and dual motor options. It offers rear-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive configurations. The rear-wheel-drive Ioniq 5 has a single electric motor and battery size of 195 kW, and the all-wheel-drive has two electric motors and a larger battery size of 272 kW. Either single or dual motor options, the Ioniq 5 offers single-speed transmission. It offers Macpherson strut coil suspension with coil springs at the front and multi-link suspension at the rear. It has 4-wheel disc brakes with regenerative brake level control paddlers.

Performance & Drive: 

The rear-wheel-drive Hyundai Ioniq 5 generates 225 hp of power and a 258 lb-ft of torque, while the all-wheel-drive Hyundai Ioniq 5 generates 168 hp of power and a torque of 258 lb-ft. Either the powertrain or the 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 is quick and accelerates from a stop responsively. It gives an excellent performance in the city and on highways, and the power does not feel short when driving on the highways. The Hyundai Ioniq 5’s efficiency is unbeatable, it gets 132 miles per gallon mileage in the city and 98 miles per gallon on the highways with rear-wheel-drive, and the all-wheel-drive gets 110 miles per gallon in the city and 87 miles per gallon on the highways. The standard Hyundai Ioniq 5 has a 220-mile driving range; the rear-wheel-drive models can go up to 300 miles, and the all-wheel-drive models can go up to 269 miles. It delivers a towing capacity of 2000 pounds, and the Ioniq 5 runs efficiently while towing but towing is not recommended in Hyundai Ioniq 5 SE Standard trim. The Hyundai Ioniq 5 is one the quickest electric SUVs, and it accelerates from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 5.1 seconds and gives a top speed of 115 miles per hour. The Hyundai Ioniq 5 has surprising driving dynamics and turns around corners confidently with little body roll. The regenerative brakes in Hyundai Ioniq are smooth and make the ride delightful. The single-speed transmission is smooth and delivers a high ride quality. The suspension system is also well-tuned and cushioned the ride over rough surfaces with smooth performance. It does not heave when moving over bumps and breakers, and the steering response is firm, so the Ioniq 5 feels lively. Charging of Hyundai Ioniq 5’s battery is hassle-free and easy and can be charged by using a 240-volt household outlet to 100 percent in 6.75 hours, and you can charge from ten to eighty percent in eighteen to twenty-five minutes. There are more than forty-three thousand charging stations and twelve thousand charging ports in the United States of America, so it is not an issue to charge a Hyundai Ioniq 5. It offers various driving modes, among which the Eco mode is switched from Normal mode when energy is to be conserved, and the Sport mode delivers a sporty ride.

Exterior Design & Features:

The Hyundai Ioniq 5 has a vintage hatchback style inspired by Hyundai’s Pony. It has a smooth roofline arc that looks compact, and the bitmap-type details at the front and back look squat in the pictures. The diagonal slashes across the body and the sporty wheels give it a bolder look. The aerodynamic design of the Hyundai Ioniq 5 defies wind, and its twin array spoiler, short overhangs, and flush door handle make it look appealing to every eye. It has a longer wheelbase compared to other electric SUVs.

Interior Design & Features:

The inside of the Hyundai Ioniq 5 is elegant, with eco-friendly materials used in the cabin. A head-up display for the navigation directions on the windscreen assists the driver while driving. It has an entirely flat floor, offering maximum cargo space. It offers leather upholstery that looks luxurious. The front seats recline, and the footrest lets the passengers relax while charging the car. There is enough space for passengers at the front and back. There is a 12.0-inches touch screen display mounted on the dashboard for infotainment and comes with Android Auto and Apply Carplay interface.

Safety & Features:

The Hyundai Ioniq 5 offers a level 2 autonomous drive mode that can drive and change lanes without driver intervention. Some safety features of the Hyundai Ioniq 5 are as follows:

  • Lane centering assist
  • Forward collision warning
  • Vehicle exit warning
  • Rearview camera
  • Pedestrian detection
  • Head-up display
  • Forward automated emergency braking
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Front parking sensors
  • Driver drowsiness monitoring

Pros & Cons:


  • Powerful and quick
  • Intuitive technological & features
  • Spacious cabin
  • Unique exterior and interior design
  • Supports fast charging
  • Tons of standard features
  • Stable handling
  • Good driving range


  •  Front seats need more Adjustability
  • High priced
  • Limited availability in the US

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