If you’re thinking about driving a hybrid, it’s a great idea. Consider the 2018 Hyundai Ioniq. But this is not your mom and dad’s hybrid. The 2018 Ioniq offers great gas mileage, exceptional interior space, America’s Best Warranty plus, a Lifetime Hybrid Electric/Battery Warranty.
Ioniq’s Drive Mode Select offers drivers a choice to choose from Eco and Sport settings. When using different settings, the driver experiences a vibrant changing color palette and dynamic graphics that monitor vehicle performance.
Power is delivered to the road by a 6-speed Dual Clutch Transmission featuring steering-wheel-mounted shift paddles that allow for manual shifts, a new feature for 2018. An efficient and balanced powertrain starts with a 1.6L gasoline engine that works in balance with a 32-kW electric motor, to generate 139 combined horsepower. Hyundai has created the most fuel-efficient car in America, Ioniq Blue, delivers an exceptional EPA-est. 59 MPG Hwy–all without having to charge a battery.
The Hyundai engineers have positioned the battery system below the rear passenger seating area that creates an abundance of interior space. In fact, the EPA classifies the Ioniq Hybrid as a large car based on its generous interior volume. Plus, with a hatchback design and 60/40 split-folding rear seats, its interior is a very versatile place to carry both passengers and cargo.
The Numbers: MPG: Up to 57 city / 59 highway MSRP: From $22,200