Hyundai is at the forefront of developing innovative electric vehicles (EVs). You can get a Hyundai EV as a sedan, an SUV, or a futuristic fuel-cell SUV. While some of these vehicles have an all-electric driving range that’s sufficient for tooling around town, others have a longer driving range, making them ideal for road trips. If you’re wondering what the average Hyundai EV range is, this article will help you decide which Hyundai EV is perfect for your driving needs.
How Far Can a Hyundai EV Take You?
Depending on the Hyundai model you have, one of their EVs can take you 185 miles with the standard range battery pack with front-wheel drive on the SE trim of the IONIQ 5, Choose the Hyundai NEXO Fuel Cell, and you can get up to 380 miles of all-electric drive.
Which Hyundai Models Go the Farthest?
The Hyundai EV that can go the farthest between charges is the IONIQ 6 sedan, which comes with a 77.4 kWh battery with an estimated driving range of 361 miles. This all-electric midsize sedan is also available with a shorter-range 53 kWh battery pack with an estimated driving range of 240 miles.
With the IONIQ 5 compact SUV rear-wheel-drive model that comes with a 58 kWh battery pack, you can get up to 220 miles of driving range. The rear-wheel-drive models with the larger 77.4 kWh battery pack can get up to 303 miles. If you choose the all-wheel-drive version with this larger battery pack, you can get 266 miles of driving range
The KONA Electric model is a midsize SUV that comes with one 64 kWh battery pack with a driving range of 258 miles.
The last Hyundai EV on this list is an innovative fuel-cell vehicle called the NEXO. This EV uses a fuel cell instead of a battery pack to convert hydrogen into energy. It achieves an estimated driving range of about 380 miles until you need a hydrogen refill. Keep in mind that only a few states in the United States have hydrogen refueling stations, and these are primarily in California.
Hyundai EV for Around Town
The IONIQ 6 is one of the best EVs for driving around town. This family sedan has two rows of seats that can fit up to five people very comfortably. Inside the cabin, it offers many upscale features, depending on the trim you select. These features include synthetic H-Tex trimmed seating surfaces, heated and ventilated front seats, power-adjustable front seats, and a heated steering wheel.
You and your passengers will appreciate Hyundai’s infotainment system, which comes with a 12.3-inch touch screen and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration. The two upper trims come with a wireless charging pad and the Hyundai Digital Key 2 Touch. The top-tier Limited trim has attractive features such as an eight-speaker premium Bose sound system and a panoramic sunroof.
The IONIQ 6 comes with 60/40-split rear folding seats that allow you to carry long items such as golf clubs. Inside the trunk of this sedan, you’ll get 11.2 cubic feet of cargo space, which is enough to carry your luggage and groceries.
Hyundai EV for a Road Trip
Road trips are great to take with family and friends or for a romantic getaway. When going on a road trip, you want plenty of room and a long driving range.
For smaller families or couples, the KONA Electric SUV is good for road trips. This subcompact SUV has two rows of seats for up to five people. The KONA Electric comes with two sets of LATCH anchors for the rear outboard seats to securely hold child seats. The middle seat has a tether anchor only for the child seat.
The KONA Electric has a wheelbase of 102.4 inches, making it easier to maneuver the SUV. You’ll have plenty of room to carry supplies, gear, and the family dog in the back of the KONA Electric. With both rows of seats upright, you get 19.2 cubic feet of storage space, and with the second row folded down, you can get up to 45.8 cubic feet of storage space.
On the base KONA Electric trim, you get an 8-inch touch screen, and on the two upper trims, you’ll get a larger 10.25-inch touch screen that comes with Hyundai’s infotainment system. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone compatibility comes standard across the lineup. In addition, the KONA Electric comes with Bluelink Connected Car Service, proximity key entry with push-button start, and automatic climate control.
The larger IONIQ 5 SUV has a longer wheelbase than the KONA Electric, coming in at 118.1 inches. This longer length gives you more interior room for improved comfort and convenience. You also get more cargo space in the IONIQ 5, ranging from 27.2 cubic feet to 59.3 cubic feet, which gives you more space for your adventure gear and extra supplies.
This SUV comes with two rows of seats that can fit up to five people comfortably and has the same child seat connectors as the KONA Electric. You can also haul a small trailer with the IONIQ 5. When properly equipped, this SUV can tow up to 2,300 pounds.
The two upper trims come with H-Tex trimmed seating surfaces, and all trims also have heated front seats. You’ll find Hyundai’s infotainment system with a 12.3-inch high-definition touch screen with navigation across the IONIQ 5 lineup. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration comes standard, as does Bluetooth, Bluelink Connected Car Service, and proximity key entry with push-button start.
All of the Hyundai EVs come equipped with the Hyundai SmartSense bundle of driver-assist technology with features such as forward-collision warning with automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, and a lane mitigation system.
Get Your Hyundai EV Today
Stop by Huffines Hyundai Plano in Texas today to learn more about Hyundai’s electrified vehicles and the difference between all-electric, hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and fuel-cell vehicles. Our team invites you to browse our inventory of new Hyundai vehicles, including our lineup of electrified models, to see which one best fits your driving needs and lifestyle. When you want to finance your Hyundai EV, our finance team will find the best auto loan to fit your budget. We look forward to working with you and helping you get behind the wheel of a new Hyundai vehicle.