The 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 is the World Car of the Year. How does the new electric SUV’s final trim level compare to the Toyota bZ4X Limited electric SUV? Time for 2022 Hyundai Ioniq5 Limited vs. 2022 Toyota bZ4X Limited.
The 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 Limited has luxury SUV qualities
If you know South Korean automaker Hyundai, you know the brand doesn’t hold back on its final trim levels. The 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 Limited is packed with value.
The Ioniq 5 Limited starts at $51,100. It makes 225 horsepower and has 303 miles of driving range in the rear-wheel drive configuration, and 256 miles of range in the all-wheel drive configuration.
The electric SUV’s final trim level comes standard with leatherette seating surfaces, heated and ventilated front seats, and a driver’s seat with a relaxation function. It also includes a leather-wrapped steering wheel, brake regen paddle shifters, and a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster with EV technology display, and a 12.3-inch infotainment system.
The Ioniq 5 Limited comes with ambient lighting, Hyundai’s Vision Roof large glass panel, a Hyundai Digital Key, and a sliding center console. The design language of the Ioniq 5 Limited’s interior is futuristic and uncluttered. Its quiet ride allows you to truly appreciate the driving experience.
The 2022 Toyota bZ4X Limited is value-packed
The Toyota bZ4X is the cornerstone of the brand’s electric future. The bZ4X Limited is packed with value. It starts at $46,700. The front-wheel drive configuration achieves 242 miles of range. The all-wheel drive version only has 222 miles of driving range. The front-wheel drive Limited makes 201 horsepower and the all-wheel drive makes 214 horsepower.
The bZ4X Limited comes standard with smartphone charging, a 7.0-inch Multi-Information Display, and a heated leather-trimmed steering wheel. It also includes SofTex-trimmed seats, heated and ventilated front seats, and front and rear ambient floor lighting.
The electric SUV features a smart key system, push-button start, and digital key compatibility as well. It comes with a 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The electric SUV includes a Bird’s Eye View camera with perimeter scan.
The bZ4X Limited is the best version of Toyota’s new electric SUV. How does Toyota’s EV stack up against the World Car of the Year?
2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 Limited vs. 2022 Toyota bZ4X Limited
The 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 Limited is a gamechanger. It may be more expensive than the bZ4X Limited, but it also makes more horses and has much more dirivng range. When it comes to the 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 Limited vs. 2022 Toyota bZ4X Limited, the Ioniq 5 appears to be the winner. It ain’t World Car of the Year for nothin’.
The Ioniq 5 Limited shows how far electric vehicles have come. It’s available federal electric vehicle tax incentive makes it even more desirable. According to Kelley Blue Book, the bZ4X’s tax incentive is in question.
Learn more about the electric SUV’s tax credit eligibility in the next article below.