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2022 Hyundai IONIQ 5 Explained

by Frank
2022 hyundai ioniq 5

A compact electric crossover SUV, the 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 is available in four different trim levels: SE Standard Range, SE, SEL, and Limited. All trim levels of the Ioniq 5 can be purchased with either rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive, with the exception of the SE Standard Range.

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2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 Electric Motors and Horsepower

A single electric motor is utilized by the rear-wheel-drive Ioniq 5. In the SE Standard Range trim level, it generates 168 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque; in all other models, the motor generates 225 horsepower. A second engine is added to the front axle of the AWD model, resulting in a combined output of 320 horsepower and 446 lb-ft.

Hyundai IONIQ 5 Batteries and Range

The 58 kWh battery pack that powers the SE Standard Range gives it an EPA range estimate of 220 miles. Others make use of a 77.4-kWh battery. The EPA-estimated range for rear-drive cars with this larger pack is 303 miles, but choosing AWD cuts the range to 256 miles.

2022 Hyundai IONIQ 5 Standard Features


Let’s now discuss the 2022 Hyundai IONIQ 5’s starting MSRP, standard equipment, and optional options, starting with the base model SE Standard Range, which has a starting MSRP of $39,950.

SE Standard Range – $39,950

2022 hyundai ionic 5 se standard range

Some of the highlights of the base SE Standard Range trim’s standard features are as follows:

  • 19-inch alloy wheels
  • LED Daytime Running Lights, Headlights, and Taillights
  • Heated body-color side mirrors
  • Stain-resistant cloth seats
  • 8-way power driver seat w/Power lumbar support
  • 6-way manually adjustable passenger seat
  • Heated front seats
  • 60/40-split folding rear seats with recline and slide
  • 12.3-inch HD Touchscreen navigation system
  • Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
  • Six-speaker audio system
  • Bluetooth Multiple Device Connection (up to two devices)
  • Rear View Monitor with parking guidance
  • Dual automatic temperature control with driver-only mode
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Steering-wheel-mounted audio, cruise, and Bluetooth controls
  • Tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel
  • 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster with EV Technology Display
  • Proximity Key entry with push-button start
  • 5 USB ports

Standard Safety Features

Each and every 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 comes standard with an extensive collection of various safety features. These include the following:

  • Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist
  • Electronic Parking Brake with Automatic Vehicle Hold
  • Parking Distance Warning – Reverse
  • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist with
    • Car/Ped/Cyclist Detection and Junction Turning
  • Lane Keeping Assist
  • Lane Following Assist
  • Intelligent Speed Limit Assist
  • Driver Attention Warning
  • Safe Exit Assist
  • Highway Driving Assist I
  • High Beam Assist
  • Smart Cruise Control with Stop & Go
  • Rear Occupant Alert

SE – $44,000

SE Hyundai ionic 5 2022

The SE has a starting price of $44,000. The SE has the same features as the SE Standard Range but with a larger battery pack and a more powerful electric motor. The SE also has a 1650lb. towing capacity.

SEL – $46,250

hyundai ionic 5 sel trim level

The SEL comes in at $46,250 next. Starting with SE content, the middle SEL trim adds:

  • Premium LED Front Accent Lighting
  • Power-folding side mirrors
  • Hands-free smart liftgate with auto-open and adjustable height setting
  • H-Tex leatherette seating surfaces
  • Wireless device charging
  • Power windows with front auto-down/up
  • 2nd-row HVAC vents
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Ambient lighting (door trim, 64 colors)
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror with HomeLink
  • Parking Distance Warning – Forward
  • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist with
    • Car/Ped/Cyclist Detection
    • Junction Turning/Crossing
    • Lane-Change Oncoming/Side
    • and Evasive Steering Assist
  • Highway Driving Assist II

Limited – $51,100

2022 hyundai ionic 5 limited

With an MSRP of $51,100, the highest Limited trim includes the following items to round out the list:

  • Remote Smart Park Assist
  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • 8-way power passenger seat
  • Ventilated front seats
  • Integrated Memory System for Front Driver Seat
  • Driver seat with Relaxation function
  • Adjustable head restraints
  • Bose Premium Audio System
  • Premium Heads-up Display with Augmented Reality functions
  • Sliding center console
  • Hyundai Digital Key
  • Rear side-window sunshades
  • Vehicle-to-Load

A function known as vehicle-to-load (V2L) enables an electric car to supply regular AC power to loads or appliances like lights, laptops, or a refrigerator.

The 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 Limited also comes with additional driver aids, including:

  • Surround View Monitor
  • Blind-Spot View Monitor
  • Parking Collision-Avoidance Assist – Reverse

Which 2022 Hyundai IONIQ 5 to Buy?

The Limited is the specification I like because it comes with all the fun things you desire for not much more money than the SEL. If you want rocket-like acceleration, the dual-motor setup—which is a pricey upgrade and decreases the expected range—is worthwhile.

Paint Colors

Lastly, let’s go over the paint colors for the 2022 Hyundai IONIQ 5. There are six available colors. Not every color is available on every trim level. This color here is:

  • Lucid Blue⁠
  • Digital Teal⁠
  • Phantom Black
  • Cyber Gray
  • Atlas White
  • Shooting Star

Wrapping Up

I guess that’s all. I’ll finish this up now. I discussed the 2022 Hyundai IONIQ 5 SUV’s trim levels, MSRP, standard equipment, which trim level to choose, and the paint colors. Please like and share this article if you found it to be useful, interesting, or entertaining.

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