Australia: 2019 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid, EV, PHEV Pricing & Specs
The Hyundai Ioniq is unique in that it comes available as a hybrid, plug-in hybrid (PHEV), or full electric (EV) model. It has become a big hit since it’s release and will now be available for sale in Australia.
Before it hits showrooms Down Under, let’s take a closer look at the pricing and specs.
The great news for Australians is that Hyundai have entered the market with aggressive pricing, with the Ioniq set to become the most affordable hybrid and EV in the country!
The all-electric Ioniq model will come with a starting price of $44,990, which is a mere $4,000 more expensive than the Ioniq PHEV model, which starts at $40,990.
If it’s a real bargain you are after, then look no further than the 2019 Ioniq hybrid model and it’s starting price of $33,990.
We will discuss the powertrain options in a moment, but first, let’s take a look at the trim level options.
2019 Hyundai Ioniq pricing (Australia)
- Hybrid Elite: $33,990
- Hybrid Premium: $38,990
- Plug-in Elite: $40,990
- Plug-in Premium: $45,490
- Electric Elite: $44,990
- Electric Premium: $48,990
Elite & Premium trim levels
Regardless of the model you choose, you will have a pair of different trim options available. The Elite and Premium are those trims, but each model in the range will have a unique look.
Every spec comes loaded with a great selection of active safety features that includes driver-attention alert, rear cross-traffic alert, forward-collision warning, blind-spot monitoring, lane-keeping assist, autonomous emergency braking, and adaptive cruise control.
Sitting proudly on the dashboard is an 8-inch touchscreen that comes with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as standard. All models and trims also come with factory navigation. Standard equipment also includes keyless entry and start, dusk-sensing headlamps, and rear-view camera.
The Hybrid Elite gets 15-inch alloy wheels, while the PHEV and EV models come with 16-inch wheels. All wheel options, regardless of trim, come in $495 metallic paint.
The base Hyundai Hybrid and PHEV models feature a 4.2-inch screen, while the EV and top of the range Hybrid model get a 7-inch screen with all-digital speedometer and tachometer.
The Premium version of all models comes with heated and ventilated front seats with power adjustment. Dual-zone climate control, heated steering wheel, and a power sunroof. The Hybrid sets itself apart by offering 17-inch wheels as opposed to the 16-inch used on the PHEV and EV.
- Find more about the US-specs Hyundai Ioniq here.
Specifications: range, horsepower, fuel economy
The Inoiq EV comes with an 88kW/295Nm electric motor mated to a 28kWh lithium-ion battery. The expected range on a full charge comes in at 230k, with high-voltage charging getting battery to full in just 23 minutes. If you use a standard household outlet, charging time takes a little more than 4 hours.
The Ioniq PHEV model employs a 1.6-litre four-cylinder petrol engine with 77kW/147Nm with a 44kW/170Nm electric motor and 8.9kWh lithium-ion battery. It can go roughly 63km in all-electric mode.
The petrol engine in the Ioniq Hybrid is a 1.6-litre four-cylinder petrol engine with 77kW/147Nm, which sits alongside a 32kW/170Nm electric motor. When using the 15-inch wheels found on the Elite, the fuel rating is 3.4-litres per 100km. The Premium model with 16-inch wheels gets a rating of 3.9L/100km.