The 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 Limited is the final trim of the World Car of the Year award recipient. The Ioniq 5 electric SUV is the perfect mix of comfortable and practical. Best of all, it’s affordable after the federal electric vehicle tax incentive is applied. The Ioniq 5 Limited has plenty of features that are hard to hate on.
The Hyundai Ioniq 5 Limited comes with a standard premium HUD with AR
Augmented reality technology is opening up a world of new possibilities in many industries. Hyundai is utilizing augmented reality to provide drivers with an unforgettable futuristic driving experience.
The standard premium heads-up display with augmented reality uses a projector to display the Ioniq 5’s speed on the windshield in the driver’s immediate field of vision. It feels like something straight out of a Tron movie because it also displays navigation directions. The augmented reality tech makes driving the Ioniq 5 Limited completely unique.
Other automakers are making use of heads-up displays with AR, but the tech feels right at home in the Ioniq 5’s refined, uncluttered cabin.
Hyundai’s Blind-Spot View Monitor makes switching lanes a breeze
Hyundai’s Blind-Spot View Monitor isn’t exclusive to the Ioniq 5 but it is one of the many reasons why the Ioniq 5 Limited is so fun to drive. The Ioniq 5 Limited’s Blind-Spot-View Monitor makes switching lanes in crowded areas much easier.
The electric SUV’s Blind-Spot View Monitor may not seem like a highlight for everyone but it makes driving much more peaceful and stress-free when combined with the Ioniq 5 Limited’s quiet cabin.
The Hyundai Ioniq 5 Limited’s vision roof is an important part of its design language
After driving the Ioniq 5 Limited, this automotive journalist would like to formerly tip his imaginary hat to the folks that designed the innovative electric SUV. The Chief Engineer Lee Ji Hyeon clearly thought critically about how to best utilize space in the Ioniq 5 Limited’s cabin.
The vision roof is a huge glass panel that covers the electric SUV’s roof. Occupants can reveal and hide the vision roof with the push of a button. Since the Ioniq 5 Limited is so quiet, occupants can admire the beauty of the road and scenery thanks to the openness that the vision roof creates.
It’s tough to not enjoy driving the Ioniq 5 Limited when you could easily block out the world thanks to the quiet ride and still bask in the sun using the vision roof.
The Hyundai Ioniq 5 Limited’s seats make it feel like a luxury SUV
South Korean automaker Hyundai really knows how to bring the value, especially in final trim level models. The Palisade Calligraphy is a perfect example of a Hyundai SUV final trim that feels like a luxury SUV model.
The 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 Limited comes standard with H-Tex leatherette seating surfaces. These seating surfaces are an important part of the overall appeal of the final trim.
The Hyundai Ioniq 5 Limited’s massive touchscreen display is the cherry on top
This display takes up most of the dashboard’s real estate, which is exactly what you want from a final trim level. The huge display is where you’ll choose your tunes, punch in your destination, or search for the nearest EV charger and explore the Ioniq 5’s EV settings.
The Ioniq 5 Limited is chocked full of standard features but they all work together seamlessly. Hyundai’s electric SUV is a hit. Car and Driver gave it an Editor’s Choice award. It’s no surprise that the Ioniq 5 is the World Car of the Year.