Tag Archives: Hyundai IONIQ

Best Hybrid, PHEV, EV deals for January 2019

Green Car Reports has published its monthly round-up of best deals on hybrid and electrified vehicles. For full hybrids, the Ford Fusion Hybrid is priced most affordably at $179/mth for thirty-six months with a little over three thousand due at signing. Ford will continue this deal through April 1. The Honda Clarity PHEV leads plug-ins for affordability for the month.…

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Hyundai Ioniq, Toyota Prius top fuel economy charts

Edmunds has released a new ranking of its top hybrids, and when considering fuel economy as the primary factor, the Hyundai Ioniq came in first at 58 mpg combined. As Edmunds notes, “The Ioniq tops the hybrid field with impressive mpg, but you’ll need the spartan Blue trim level to see those numbers. We’d sacrifice 3 mpg and opt for…

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Consumer Reports names the most fuel-efficient hybrids

Consumer Reports conducted a series of tests to determine themes fuel-efficient hybrid vehicles. And the winners were…   10. Toyota Camry Hybrid (38 mpg combined) 9. Ford Fusion Hybrid SE (39 mpg combined) 8. Hyundai Sonata Hybrid (39 mpg combined) 7. Lexus CT 200h (40 mpg combined) 6. Toyota Prius V Three (41 mpg combined) 5. Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid (41 mpg combined) 4. Toyota Prius C…

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Early sales show Kia Niro outperforming Hyundai Ioniq

Through the first half of 2017, the Kia Niro is outselling the Hyundai Ioniq nearly 3-to-1. Ward’s Auto reports that Kia sold 12,676 Niro’s compared with 4,881 Ioniq’s since the vehicles were introduced in February. The major difference between the vehicles: Kia opted to develop a CUV while Hyundai developed a more traditional mid-size sedan.   “We really from the beginning of…

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Hyundai Ioniq offers three electrified powertrain choices

The Hyundai Ioniq is the first vehicle to offer three electrified powertrains on a single, dedicated platform. The Ioniq Hybrid and Ioniq Plug-in Hybrid feature an engine that has been specifically tailored to the hybrid application and is combined with a quick-shifting six-speed double-clutch transmission — differentiating Ioniq from its key competitors with a more dynamic and engaging driving experience.…

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Hyundai Ioniq debuts this week

HybridCars.com reports that the hybrid and all-electric versions of the new Hyundai Ioniq will launch this week in the US, with the plug-in hybrid version being released in September. A marketing campaign is expected to begin in March. The Ioniq’s high fuel economy – 58 mpg – is better than the Toyota Prius. The Ioniq vehicle lineup is central to…

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USA Today: Scads of new electric, hybrid offerings on the way

Noting that “gas prices are low, but interest in alternate energy and fuel efficient vehicles remains high,” USA Today recently showcased nearly a dozen new electric and hybrid vehicles on the market. The featured cars include the Acura NSX, Chevrolet Bolt, Chevrolet Cruze and Equinox, Hyundai Ioniq, Kia Niro, Porsche Panamera, Tesla Model 3, Toyota Prius Prime, 2017 Toyota Highlander, and 2016 Volvo S90. The article notes that interest…

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Forbes: Hyundai Aims To Steal Eco-Car Crown From Toyota Prius

The Hyundai Ioniq — the world’s first vehicle to offer a choice of three electrified powertrains a single body type — hopes to replace the Toyota Prius as the top eco-car. The Ioniq hybrid will boast the world’s best hybrid fuel economy rating with 56 mpg combined, edging out the Prius. Hyundai expects the global market for ‘green’ cars to grow to more…

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Hyundai Aims To Capture #2 Spot in Green Vehicle Market

Hyundai has big plans for the “eco” market, planning to introduce 26 new hybrid, plug-in, battery-electric and fuel-cell vehicles by 2020, a blitz that begins with this year’s launch of the new Ioniq model. “We’re making a serious effort to be the number two producer of EVs and fuel-cell vehicles,” said Byung Ki Ahn, the director of the Eco-Vehicle Performance Development…

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Hyundai unveils Ioniq hybrid, plug-in hybrid and electric models

Hyundai recently introduced the Ioniq hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and electric models for the US market at the New York International Auto Show. Ioniq is the first vehicle to offer three distinct electrified powertrains on a single, dedicated vehicle platform. The Ioniq Hybrid offers an estimated total system output of 139 horsepower (104 kW) while providing low emissions, efficiency and range.…

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