There are four trim choices for the 2024 Ioniq 5: SE Standard Range, SE, SEL, and Limited. The SE Standard Range alone gets a single rear-wheel drive (RWD) electric motor configuration making 168 horsepower. The other three trims can be equipped with a 225-horsepower RWD electric motor or a dual-motor all-wheel-drive (AWD) configuration making 320 horsepower. The SE Standard Range is given a 58-kWh battery, while the SE, SEL, and Limited have a 77.4-kWh unit.
The SE Standard Range has an estimated capability of traveling 185 miles in the city and 249 miles on the highway per full charge. The range expands to 254 miles around town and 344 miles on the open road for other RWD-equipped trims. With AWD, the Ioniq 5 has a range of 229 miles in the city and 285 on the highway. The miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe) ratings vary by trim and configuration. The SE Standard Range has a combined MPGe of 110, compared to 114 for other RWD-equipped trims. The combined MPGe changes to 99 for AWD-equipped versions. With a Level 3/DC fast charger at 350 kW, the Ioniq 5 can get juiced from 10% to 80% in 18 minutes.
This EV has 27.2 cubic feet of cargo space with all seats in use or 59.3 cubic feet behind the first row. Ioniq 5s with the 77.4-kWh battery can tow up to 2,300 pounds.
Aside from the powertrain, the SE Standard Range and SE are equipped the same. Both trims have dual-zone automatic climate control, heated front seats, stain-resistant fabric upholstery, an eight-way power driver’s seat with lumbar controls, LED exterior lighting with automatic headlights, a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, rear privacy glass, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a rear spoiler, auto-retracting door handles, a power-operated charging port door, heated power side mirrors with integrated turn indicators, five USB ports (three in the front, two in the back), and 19-inch alloy wheels. The SEL is upgraded with a heated steering wheel, a hands-free power liftgate, wireless device charging, H-Tex seating surfaces, power-folding side mirrors, second-row HVAC vents, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, ambient cabin lighting, and Hyundai Digital Key (a smartphone app for vehicle access and operation without a physical key).
The Limited goes plush with a glass-panel roof, heated and ventilated front seats, a driver’s position memory system, a massaging driver’s seat, an eight-way power front passenger seat with lumbar controls, a head-up display, projector-style LED headlights, and 20-inch alloy wheels (AWD only). This top-ranking Ioniq 5 also receives unique exterior accents, a digital rearview mirror, exterior accents, rear side-window sunshades, a sliding center console, rain-sensing windshield wipers. One more unusual feature of the vehicle is that it’s set up for bi-directional charging, meaning that it can power external devices, such as during a power outage or at an off-grid location.
Hyundai SmartSense is standard with every Ioniq 5. This collection of driver-assist features includes forward collision-avoidance assist (with pedestrian, cyclist, and junction-turning detection), lane keeping assist, lane following assist, blind-spot collision-avoidance assist, rear cross-traffic collision-avoidance assist, adaptive cruise control, driver attention warning, safe-exist assist, rear occupant alert, and rear parking sensors. The SEL and Limited have front and rear parking sensors, while the just Limited gets a blind-spot view monitor, a surround-view monitor, rear parking collision-avoidance assist, and Smart Park semi-autonomous parking.
Ioniq 5 occupants will use a 12.3-inch touchscreen to manage the infotainment features. This system’s components are navigation, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, Bluetooth, SiriusXM satellite radio, and a multi-speaker audio system (the Limited gets the ultimate setup with a Bose sound system). All trims have access to Bluelink connected services and a Wi-Fi hotspot.