3 Reasons the Hyundai Ioniq 5 Limited Makes a Great First EV

Gas prices just keep on climbing. This may be the best time to buy your first electric vehicle because of how much money you could save on gas. The Hyundai Ioniq 5 Limited electric SUV is the perfect first electric vehicle for many drivers.

The Hyundai Ioniq 5 Limited is much more affordable than you think

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The Hyundai Ioniq 5 is the World Car of the Year. The Ioniq 5 Limited is the best version of the World Car of the Year. The Limited final trim is much more affordable than most drivers may realize.

The 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 Limited starts at $51,100. After the federal electric vehicle tax incentive, its starting price is closer to $43,600.

The Ioniq 5 Limited is an absolute steal for $43,600 because of the innovative tech that it features and its many creature comforts. It comes standard with leatherette seating surfaces, a huge 12.3-inch touchscreen display, and plenty of advanced driver assistance and safety features. The Ioniq 5 Limited also comes standard with all-wheel drive.

Very few of the Ioniq 5 Limited’s rivals can’t compete with the electric SUV from an affordability and value standpoint. The Ioniq 5 Limited is reminiscent of a luxury SUV despite being so affordable.

The Ioniq 5 Limited is as quiet as a mouse

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The 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 Limited is a great first electric vehicle because driving it is an immersive experience. It couldn’t be more different from an internal combustion vehicle (in the best way possible). There’s little to no ride noise when driving the Ioniq 5 Limited.

It’s so quiet that you can practically hear yourself think and the silence drowns out the chaos of the world around you. Driving the Ioniq 5 Limited is relaxing, and that’s exactly what you want from an EV.

The electric SUV does make noise while moving but the noise is a dull whine that makes the vehicle feel as futuristic as it looks. The lack of ride noise combined with its smooth ride quality makes driving feel like gliding. Its ride quality is spectacular.

The Ioniq 5 Limited is the perfect first electric vehicle for drivers that are sick of vehicles with lots of cabin noise. It may be the change that many Americans need to have better overall driving experiences.

The 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 Limited has plenty of zip

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The 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 Limited accelerates quickly enough to keep most drivers happy. Car and Driver praises its acceleration.

The Hyundai Ioniq 5 Limited makes 320 max horsepower. It can go from 0-60 miles per hour in just 4.4 seconds. The electric SUV is incredibly peppy. It offers three different driving modes: Eco, Normal, and Sport Mode. Sport mode puts those horses to work and you feel them gallop as you quickly accelerate.

If you’re in the market for your first electric vehicle, you’ll want something that’s just as fun to drive as your former internal combustion engine vehicle. The Ioniq 5 Limited isn’t just practical. It’s also very fun to drive.

Learn more about the 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 Limited in the next article below.

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