Hyundai has unveiled the updated 2020 Hyundai Ioniq, which continues to be offered in three versions: hybrid, plug-in hybrid and fully electric.
On the outside the 2020 Ioniq now looks a bit more upscale thanks to a new grille, headlights, taillights and wheels. The Ioniq hybrid and plug-in versions get a redesigned mesh-type grille, while the front of the new Ioniq Electric has a new distinctive pattern on the closed grille. All models also get an updated front bumper and a new anthracite gray trim on the rear bumper.
Inside the updated interior now offers an optional 10.25-inch infotainment system. Plus the control panel for the HVAC controls has also been redesigned. The 7-inch LCD console display now has mood lighting to visualize the different drive mode themes.
The 2020 Ioniq Electric now has a larger battery, which has been increased from 28 kWH to 38.3 kWH, which gives it a driving range up to 170 miles. The electric motor also now generates 134 horsepower, up from 118-hp. The on-board charger has also been upgraded to 7.2 kW and charging it on a 100-kW fast charger will charge the battery up to 80 percent in 54 minutes.
The 2020 Ioniq Hybrid and Ioniq Plug-in models are powered by a 1.6-liter four-cylinder with 104 horsepower and 109 lb.-ft. of torque. The hybrid’s electric motor delivers 32 kW with 125 lb.-ft.of torque. The plug-in version’s electric motor delivers 45 kW (60 horsepower) with maximum torque of 125 lb.-ft. The 1.6-liter GDI engine combined with the electric motor in Ioniq Hybrid generates 139 horsepower and 195 lb.-ft. of torque. The Ioniq Plug-in Hybrid model has a bit more power at 156 horsepower and 195 lb.-ft. of torque.