The 2017 Hyundai Ioniq EV makes a step in the autopilot system as it launches a prototype of their self-driving Ioniq at the LA Auto Show. It will also be present at the next edition of CES in early 2017 and should give Tesla Cars a tough fight when it comes to autopilot features.
2017 Hyundai Ioniq Exterior
The exterior style does not seem as aggressive as the one on the concept, but does not look dull either. 2017 Hyundai Ioniq looks really interesting bearing the new stylistic language of the brand with the determined design of the hybrid model of other rivals. It has a hatchback rear end, short overhangs and high rear wings. The nose and windshield looks classic.
Interior 2017 Hyundai Ioniq
The interior of the production version is as interesting as the concept with an identical central stack layout, the same instrument panel, similar instrument set, dazzling blue inserts and flat-bottomed steering wheel but there are more buttons And dials on the central stack and console on the production model as rendering. All in all, the interior offers clean central stack and attractive design.
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Between the central vents, there is the seven-inch touch screen display info-entertainment system with navigation features, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, a wireless inductive mobile phone carpet. The TFT instrument group is high resolution, digital, displays various information about the car battery, speed and fuel consumption.
2017 Hyundai Ioniq also offers an advanced two-zone temperature control system and the new Hyundai Eco-Driving Assistant System to help optimize battery capacity, improve fuel efficiency and increase power range.
2017 Hyundai Ioniq Engine
The engine options that are used are the hybrid, hybrid plug-in (both running on gasoline), and the complete electric option. These options make this model unique as it is the first to own them all. In the hybrid option, a 1.6-liter Kappa GDi petrol engine will work with an electric motor with the ability to produce 42.8 horsepower. The engine will give 104 horsepower and tolerate 108 pounds of torque foot together, the total power output will be 139 horsepower and 195 pounds of torque foot. The power will be transmitted using a dual-clutch 6-speed transmission. Although mileage is still to be given, the model is certainly more economical on fuel and therefore more friendly to the environment. On the electric motor, the model will operate at a speed of 75mph (120km / h). For more efficiency, the model has a polymer lithium-ion battery instead of the conventional nickel-metal option. On a single load, the model should travel a distance of up to 100 miles.
Release Date and Price
The 2017 Hyundai Ioniq has already made its debut in the limelight. The official release for the retail trade is still to be confirmed. This model is set to compete with the Toyota Prius and Honda Insight. The cost of retailing is currently estimated at approximately $ 20,000.