Hyundai Updates 2019 Ioniq Range With New Safety Features And Enhanced Tech

Hyundai announced a series of revisions for the 2019 Ioniq range, which consists of the Hybrid, Plug-in Hybrid and Electric versions.

The 2019MY Hyundai Ioniq adds new safety systems, including Driver Attention Alert and High Beam Assist. SEL models get Automatic Emergency Braking, Lane Keep Assist and Smart Cruise Control while Plug-in Hybrid and Electric versions now feature remote charge management as standard.

Hyundai has also equipped the 2019 Ioniq range with an enhanced, natural-language, server-based voice control system that features a POI-search database provided by HERE.

Hybrid and Plug-In Hybrid models continue using the same 103hp 1.6-litre petrol unit, with the former combining it with a 43hp electric motor and a 1.56 kWh battery pack, while the latter gets a more powerful 60hp electric motor and a larger 8.9 kWh battery pack. Both models are fitted with a six-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.

The Ioniq Plug-in Hybrid returns an estimated all-electric range of 29 miles (46 km), 119 MPGe in EV mode and 52mpg in hybrid mode. As for the Hyundai Ioniq Electric, it’s powered by a 118hp electric motor and a 28 kWh battery pack. Total driving range is an estimated 124 miles (200 km).

Also, 2019 models equipped with Blue Link get complimentary three-year services, offering enhanced levels of connectivity with technologies such as Remote Start with Climate Control, Destination Search by Voice, Remote Door Lock/Unlock, Car Finder, Enhanced Roadside Assistance, and Stolen Vehicle Recovery.

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  • Stephen G

    “Hyundai has also equipped the 2019 Ioniq range with an enhanced, natural-language, server-based voice control system that features a POI-search database provided by HERE.” WTF?

  • TheBelltower

    I’m all for EVs becoming ubiquitous on our roads. But this looks seriously lo-rent.Someone should be flogged for allowing that grille to happen.

  • FAKE GRILLES FRONT AND REAR. AT LEAST PUT MORE HOLES IN THE CENTER ONE.

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