Those seeking an affordable yet fashionable EV sedan will be hard pressed not to consider the 2024 Hyundai Ioniq 6, especially now that Hyundai announced a new lower starting price of $37,500.
The new Ioniq 6 SE Standard Range is $4,100 cheaper than its predecessor and costs less than the Tesla Model 3, which starts at $38,990. However, it has some It only has a 53 kWh battery that provides a range of 240 miles (386 km). Additionally, it has a rear-mounted electric motor that produces 149 hp (111 kW / 151 PS) and 258 lb-ft (350 Nm) of torque.
The variant of the lineup has LED lights and 18-inch wheels. It also features flush-mounted door handles and a power trunk.
Moving inside, buyers will find:
- A 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster
- A 12.3-inch infotainment system
- A six-speaker audio system
- A dual-zone automatic climate control system
- A driver’s seat with eight-way power adjustment
The Ioniq 6 SE Standard Range has many driver assistance systems. These include Smart Cruise Control with Stop & Go, Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist, Blind-Spot Collision Warning, Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist, and Safe Exit Warning. There are also features such as Lane Keeping Assist, Lane Following Assist, and High Beam Assist.
$3,050 Price Cut For the SE Trim
The 2024 Ioniq 6 SE starts at $42,450, which is $3,050 cheaper than the previous model. It comes with a bigger battery pack of 77.4 kWh, giving it an impressive range of up to 361 miles (581 km).
The new model has a stronger electric motor with 225 horsepower (168 kilowatts / 228 PS) and 258 pound-feet (350 Newton meters) of torque. There is also an optional dual-motor all-wheel drive system that can generate a combined output of 320 horsepower (239 kilowatts / 324 PS) and 446 pound-feet (605 Newton meters) of torque.
Buyers will also find some extra features like heated front seats, a leather-wrapped steering wheel with pixel lights, a heat pump, a 120V charging cable, and fancier flush-mounted door handles.
SEL Trim > $45,250
The Ioniq 6 SEL is priced at $45,250, which is $2,450 lower than before. It has the same powertrain options as the SE, but the range is slightly reduced to 305 miles (491 km) for rear-wheel drive and 270 miles (435 km) for all-wheel drive due to the larger 20-inch wheels.
The SEL model has larger wheels and an improved interior. Some of the interior upgrades include H-Tex synthetic leather seats, a wireless smartphone charger, and ambient lighting. It also comes with digital key technology, an auto-dimming rearview mirror with HomeLink, and advanced driver assistance systems such as Highway Drive Assist 2.
Limited Trim >$50,150
The price of the Ioniq 6 Limited has been reduced by $2,450 to $50,150. It has similar powertrain and range as the SEL model but comes with additional features such as glossy exterior accents, rain-sensing wipers, a sunroof, and a vehicle-to-load capability.
The cabin of the car has some great upgrades. It includes a heated steering wheel and heated and ventilated front seats that can be adjusted with power on both sides. Some other cool features are aluminum pedals, an eight-speaker premium audio system by Bose, and fancy door sill plates. Additionally, there is a Blind-Spot View Monitor, Surround View Monitor, Remote Smart Parking Assist 2, and a Parking Collision Avoidance-Assist system.