Hyundai IONIQ 5

We know that the electric vehicle industry is growing very fast. Everyday something new and modern is being seen in the automobile industry. Today we will talk about the just launched Hyundai IONIQ 5 electric vehicle.

So let’s know what are the interesting features of this vehicle for an engineer.

Although it has many new features like an LED dashboard with Informatica software, electric seat adjustment, and a side mirror heating function to work properly in any weather.

But today we are not going to talk about the interior and common facilities but being an engineer, we will talk about the new technical features.

So first of all let’s know about the technical specifications of this car.

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Tech Features of New Hyundai IONIQ 5:


  • Range of Hyndai IONIQ 5 is 631 km in single charge.
  • It can achieve speed of 0 – 100km/h  in just 7.6sec
  • Top speed of Hyndai IONIQ 5 is 185 km/h

Charging time of Hyundai IONIQ 5:

  • It will take 6 hours to charge fully with the 11kW Home AC Charger.
  • It will take around 18 min to charge 10% to 80% with a 350kw Fast DC charger.
  • It will take around 57 min to charge 10% to 80% with a 50kw Fast DC charger.
  • Company is providing 2 complimentary home chargers of 3.3kW and 11kW.

Battery rating of Hyundai IONIQ 5:

  • Battery capacity is 72.6kWh 
  • Battery voltage rating is 800V which is the highest bus voltage till now.
  • It used Liquid Cooled Li-ion Battery Heating System.

Electric Motor of Hyundai IONIQ 5: 

  • Electric motor supply power to the rear wheels of car. Company called Rear wheel Drive (RWD)
  • It uses a Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor capable of supplying peak power of 160kW.
  • Rated voltage is 800V and rated power is calculated as approx 130kW.

Checkout the video to have more technical insight on performance and features of Hyundai IONIQ 5.

Here is the list of other new features. So let’s explore it one by one.

New Features of Hyundai IONIQ 5 EV

1. Vehicle to Load

Hyundai IONIQ 5 comes with vehicle load features which allows the user to use the car as a power station. 250V AC socket is available inside to run any electrical appliance. It can supply power up to 3.3kW which is enough to run a home one a car completely for a day.

Vehicle to Load Feature | Hyundai IONIQ 5
Vehicle to Load Feature

AC charging socket is a bidirectional port which can also be used as a vehicle to load purpose. Thus this EV is a mini power plant on the go ready to run your DJ system, TV or any appliances at remote locations.

Charging socket as Vehicle to Load | Hyundai IONIQ 5
Charging socket as Vehicle to Load

But it is all up to the user how one will use the feature.

Note that this is not a vehicle to grid socket and so that it can not be used to supply back the power to the grid. 

2. Service Vehicle to Vehicle Charging 

Thanks to the bidirectional AC socket, which allows vehicle to be used as an emergency power bank to charge other electric vehicles through the AC port. It seems that currently Hyundai is using this feature for service vehicles to provide roadside assistance in battery power emergencies. 

3. Virtual Engine Sound System (VESS)

This is the new feature to enable sound in crowded places to warn the pedestrians. Same feature was first seen on the Revolt’s electric two wheelers.

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Kindly checkout the above video to know about the more features of Hyundai IONIQ 5 or visit the company’s official website.

Thank you.

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By Dr. Jignesh Makwana

Dr. Jignesh Makwana, Ph.D., is an Electrical Engineering expert with over 15 years of teaching experience in subjects such as power electronics, electric drives, and control systems. Formerly an associate professor and head of the Electrical Engineering Department at Marwadi University, he now serves as a product design and development consultant for firms specializing in electric drives and power electronics.