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The 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 is the World Car of the Year. The European 2023 version of the electric vehicle is bringing even more to the table than the first Ioniq 5 model year. This electric SUV just keeps on gettin’ better and better.

The European 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 5 offers more range

A gray 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 at the 2022 NY International Auto Show.
The 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 at the 2022 NY International Auto Show | Charles Singh for MotorBiscuit

The U.S. 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5’s Standard Range model gets 220 miles of driving range. Hyundai also offers configurations that get 256 miles and 303 miles of driving range. The European 2023 model year will finally get range that competes with the American options.

The European 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 5 will now have the 77.4-kilowatt battery option that Ioniq 5 models in the U.S. got at the end of 2021. According to Motor1, this means European Ioniq 5 models will get about 315 miles of driving range when equipped with the largest battery option. The larger battery will also include a power boost of 11 horses.

The 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 is World Car of the Year because of how practical, refined, and enjoyable to drive it is. The 2023 model year can go on to achieve even more than its predecessor internationally, thanks to a few new cool features and updates.

2023 Hyundai Ioniq 5 updates

The 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 | Hyundai

The European 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 5 will feature a battery heater and conditioning feature that helps the battery perform and charge by adjusting the temperature. The new model will also include a center mirror that utilizes video. This center mirror will improve rear visibility. The European 2023 Ioniq 5 will offer digital side mirror options as well.

Hyundai’s futuristic EV is getting even more convenient with time. Both the Hyundai Ioniq 5 and the South Korean Kia EV6 have been making big splashes in the electric vehicle space this year.

Should you buy a 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5?

The 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 starts at $39,950 in America before additional charges and fees. According to FuelEconomy.Gov, the electric SUV is eligible for a $7,500 electric vehicle tax incentive. After the incentive, the Ioniq 5’s base model price could be closer to $32,450.

The Ioniq 5 is affordable, and it comes in several different trim levels offering more range as well as more standard features. It’s a great first electric SUV. The Ioniq 5 isn’t as quick as competitors like the Mach-E, but it’s more affordable, and its cabin is uncluttered and refined.

Hyundai’s competitive electric SUV model easily rivals models like the Volkswagen ID.4 for the top electric SUV position. Is the Ioniq 5 your style, or is the flashier Kia EV6 more your speed? Check out the article below to see just how luxurious the Ioniq 5’s final trim level can get.