Hyundai has revealed that the EPA (the US Environmental Protection Agency) has finalized the official estimate of the range of the brand’s next electric vehicle, the sedan. ioniq 6 2023. As a result, the South Korean sedan scored an impressive 361 miles (581 km), even beating the sedan. Tesla Model 3 more far-reaching.
Of course, it must be remembered that not all versions of the Ioniq 6 have that much range. To count on the 361 miles of autonomy, you must opt for the rear-wheel drive version of a single engine, with 18-inch wheels. Thankfully, this will be the cheapest version on sale in the US. The company hasn’t announced pricing yet, but it’s expected to be similar to the crossover. Hyundai Ionic 5.
2023 Hyundai Ioniq 6 EPA Scope
Larger wheels will take a bit of range away from your EV. With 20-inch wheels, the range of the single-engine Ioniq 6 jumps to 305 miles (491 km).
Similarly, if efficiency is what you are looking for, the all wheel drive not your best option. This affects efficiency, although the AWD Ioniq 6 can disengage its front engine in eco mode reducing drag on the powertrain. So if you choose the 18-inch wheels, the AWD Ioniq 6 has a range of 316 miles (509 km); but on larger 20-inchers it drops to 270 miles (435 km).
This impressive efficiency range is due in part to its 800V E-GMP platform, which has already delivered highly efficient electric vehicles such as the Kia EV6 and the Ioniq 5. But the sedan’s sleek shape contributes a lot with its 0.22 coefficient of drag.
All Ioniq 6s have the same 77.4 kWh lithium-ion battery as the Ioniq 5 and Kia EV6 and can charge from 10 to 80% in just 18 minutes.
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