With the popularity of the IONIQ 5 electric SUV, Hyundai aims to continue its success with EVs with the all-new IONIQ 6 electric sedan and also compete with the Tesla Model 3. Find out what we know so far about the price, specs, and features of the 2024 Hyundai IONIQ 6.
When can consumers get a 2024 Hyundai IONIQ 6?
Per Hyundai’s press release, the 2024 Hyundai IONIQ 6 will enter production in the latter part of 2022, specifically Q3. We expect the model to be available late 2023/early 2024.
How much does the 2024 Hyundai IONIQ 6 cost?
Hyundai didn’t yet share the price information for the 2024 IONIQ 6 electric sedan. However, the model will likely be slightly more than the IONIQ 5, which starts at $39,950 MSRP for the 2022 model year. Additionally, Car and Driver believes that it will follow a similar trim lineup as the IONIQ 5, with the following:
- SE: $42,000
- SEL: $48,000
- Limited: $54,000
2024 IONIQ 6 specs
The 2024 Hyundai IONIQ 6 electric sedan will probably share an EV platform with the IONIQ 5. Like the IONIQ 5, the base models of the IONIQ 6 will likely have a single electric motor at the rear wheels, while the higher trim models will have a dual-motor all-wheel drive system. For the output, the horsepower produced will vary between 168 to 320 horsepower.
The IONIQ 6 will likely also have the same battery packs as the IONIQ 5. With the larger battery, the IONIQ 5 has an estimated driving range of 303 miles. However, with its more aerodynamic shape, the IONIQ 6 might have a higher driving range; it will also have fast-charging capabilities.
Radical design of the 2024 IONIQ 6
The 2024 Hyundai IONIQ 6, which is based on the Prophecy concept vehicle, has a radical design that fuses futuristic and retro styling features. For the unique look, Hyundai claims it drew inspiration from the “streamlined cars of the 1930s.” Also, at the front end of the IONIQ 6, you can see similarities to the Tesla Model 3 and Porsche Taycan, while the rear spoiler is similar to that of a “ducktail Porsche 911.”
The IONIQ 6 emphasizes “lounge-like comfort” for the interior. The cabin is minimalist and modern, while the flat floor enhances the feeling of spaciousness. Also, the EV sedan has a dual-color ambient lighting system, with a spectrum of 64 colors and six dual-color themes.
This article was updated on 07/27/22 with the latest release date information and the headline was updated for clarity.