2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 and Kia EV6 gets 300 plus miles range with similar Electric-Global Modular Platform

Both EVs offer estimates of more than 300 miles of range when they are in rear-wheel drive Long Range configurations.

The Kia EV6 and Hyundai Ioniq 5 built upon the same foundation, and are scheduled to be available at dealerships in the next few months; they have been awarded official EPA range and efficiency ratings.

The rear-wheel-drive Long Range models will cover much in terms of range, with the EV6 with 300 miles of range, as well as Ioniq 5 at 303 miles.

The EV6 is also available with a less expensive Standard Range configuration, with the 58.0-kWh battery having enough juice to cover the range of 232 miles.

Hyundai Kia’s most recent electric models are the Ioniq 5 and EV6, have the same Electronic-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP) which is scheduled to be available in the winter .

In the meantime, the EPA has announced official estimates of the range and performance for these models. Ioniq 5 and EV6, both models are able to travel over 300 miles on one charge when they are in rear-wheel drive, Long Range configurations.

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The more sleek Kia EV6 is more efficient and has a longer range than the more bulky Ioniq 5.

The RWD Standard Range EV6 — which is powered by an 58.0-kWh battery–can travel 232 miles, which is similar to Ioniq 5, by twelve miles.

The Standard Range EV6 is also rated at 117 MPGe when combined, as contrasted with the Ioniq’s 110 MPGe combined number.

This Standard Range EV6 is decided to be sold in the American market, however, the Standard Range Ioniq 5’s fate remains uncertain.

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It’s available on the EPA’s website but it’s not listed on Hyundai’s official website, and Hyundai would not comment on the availability of the model.

Upgrades to Long Range models nets a 77.4-kWh battery that offers 300 and 303 miles of range for both the RWD EV6 and Ioniq 5 as well.

Efficiency is a bit lower for those Long Range models, with the RWD EV6 earning 117 MPGe when combined, as well as Ioniq 5 achieving 114 MPGe. RWD Ioniq 5 receiving a score of 114 MPGe.

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If you choose to go with more powerful all-wheel drive Long Range versions drops range substantially as an AWD Long Range EV6 rated at 274 miles and the Ioniq 5 rated to travel around 256 miles in a single charge.

Efficiency is also reduced as the EV6 rating at 105 MPGe in combination as well as the Ioniq 5 at 98 MPGe when combined.

Pricing isn’t yet disclosed, but we anticipate that the Kia EV6 will start around $45,000 for the RWD Standard Range model.

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The Ioniq 5’s start price is likely to be comparable. Kia offers EX+ as well as GT-Line versions of the EV6 with the more efficient GT variant to follow later.

Hyundai states that they will offer the Ioniq 5 will be available in SE, SEL along with Limited trim levels.

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