The 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 is the World Car of the Year. The Ford Mustang Mach-E was the best electric SUV of 2021. How do the final trim levels of the two electric SUVs compare? Time for 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 Limited vs. 2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E California Route 1.
The 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 Limited is practically a luxury SUV
The 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 Limited starts at $51,100. It makes 225 horsepower. The electric SUV gets 303 miles of range. The Ioniq 5 Limited is packed with plenty of standard features. Like many Hyundai SUV final trim levels, the Ioniq 5 Limited resembles a luxury SUV.
The Ioniq 5 Limited comes standard with heated and ventilated front seats and leatherette seating surfaces. It also features brake regen paddle shifters, a driver’s seat with a relaxation function, and a 12.3-inch infotainment system. The electric SUV includes a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster as well.
The 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 Limited features a large glass panel that Hyundai has dubbed the Vision Roof. It comes with a sliding center console, ambient lighting, and a Hyundai Digital Key. The Ioniq 5 Limited comes with an auto-dimming rearview mirror with HomeLink (an automatic garage door opener), two rear USB ports, and wireless device charging.
The 2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E California Route 1 is in it for the long haul
The 2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E California Route 1 starts at $52,450. It makes 290 horsepower. The Mach-E California Route 1 gets 314 miles of range.
The electric SUV comes standard with multi-level heating for driver and passenger seats. The California Route 1 includes push-button start, a heated steering wheel, and interior air filtration. It features a trip computer, an external temperature display, and a compass.
The Mustang Mach-E California Route 1 comes with automatic parking assist, adaptive cruise control, and front and rear parking sensors. It includes a blind spot and lane departure warnings accident avoidance system, a pre-collision safety system, and a post-collision safety system.
The Ford Mach-E California Route 1 is the best Mach-E trim for driving range. It proves that the Mach-E can tackle range anxiety. This electric SUV is in it for the long haul.
2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 Limited vs. 2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E California Route 1
The 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 Limited and 2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E California Route 1 are within the same price range. The electric SUVs both get decent driving range. The Mach-E California Route 1 is the more powerful electric SUV.
The Ioniq 5 Limited appears to be the more refined electric SUV. If you value engaging driving dynamics over other features, the Mach-E California Route 1 is the better buy. If you’re looking for the smoother, quieter ride experience, the Ioniq 5 Limited is the better electric SUV.
Cars.com gave the Ioniq 5 Limited a perfect overall score. Hyundai’s electric SUV won the World Car of the Year Award for a reason.
Learn about the Ioniq 5’s European updates in the next article below.