Hyundai Ioniq 5 receives a upgrade battery pack for the European market

hyundai ioniq 5 euro spec - Hyundai Ioniq 5 receives a upgrade battery pack for the European market

electric car has been confirmed to be getting a technical update in the form of a larger Long Range battery.

The Long Range battery improvements provide the Hyundai 5 model 2023 in with a battery capacity of 77.4 kWh, up from the previous 72.6 kWh.

In addition to getting a bigger battery, Hyundai has also provided the Ioniq 5 model 2023 with more advanced additional features.

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For example, there is a digital center mirror or Digital Center Mirror (DCM), a new battery heater and conditioning system, and the option of Digital Side Mirrors (DSM).

Interestingly, not only is the battery bigger, the Long Range 2023 model is certain to have more power.

Starting from the rear-wheel drive variant, the Hyundai Ioniq 5 with a new battery has an electric motor that produces 167.7 kW or 228 hp.

When compared, the Ioniq 5’s 77.4 kWh rear-wheel drive battery is 11 hp more powerful than the Ioniq 5’s 72.6 kWh battery.

Then for the all-wheel drive variant, the energy also increases from 225 kW or 305 hp to 239 kW or 325 hp.

Unfortunately Hyundai has not divulged how much torque is released by the Ioniq 5 electric motor which already gets a 77.4 kWh battery.

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Not only the increase in power, the use of a larger battery also increases the estimated mileage on a single charge.

In the rear-wheel drive variant, the Hyundai Ioniq 5 with a 77.4 kWh battery is claimed to have a mileage of 315 miles or 507 kilometers according to the Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicles Test Procedure (WLTP) standard.

This estimated mileage figure is clearly greater than the Ioniq 5’s 72.6 kWh rear-wheel drive battery which is claimed to be 481 kilometers.

As for all-wheel drive, the WLTP mileage is the same as the Ioniq 5’s 72.6 kWh battery, which is 481 kilometers.