Hyundai reveals Canadian Ioniq 6 pricing starts at $54,999

The car maker's next EV will likely release in Canada soon

Ioniq 6

As far as electric vehicles (EVs) go, few are as anticipated as Hyundai’s Ioniq 6 sedan.

While hands-ons with the EV and other details surrounding the car have been available online for months — including the fact that it’s the company’s second vehicle built on its well-reviewed Electric Global Modular Platform (E-GMP) — its actual cost in Canada has been unknown until now.

Below is the pricing for each Ioniq 6 model in Canada:

  • Preferred RWD Long Range (18-inch wheels) (581km range): $54,999
  • Preferred AWD long Range (18-inch wheels) (509km range): $57,999
  • Preferred AWD Long Range Ultimate Pkg (20-inch wheels) (435km range): $63,999
  • Freight and PDI: $1,925

It’s worth mentioning that the Ioniq 6’s price ensures all models qualify for the Federal EV incentive and several Provincial EV rebates.

This cost also places the Ioniq 6 at roughly $3,347 above the MRSP for the base-level Ioniq 5 (the 2023 Ioniq 5 costs $51,652). That said, some Hyundai dealers charge a premium for the Ioniq 5 when they have the vehicle in stock, given there’s a wait time of two years and above for most orders.

On that note, it’s not surprising Hyundai hasn’t revealed a specific release date for the Ioniq 6 since the Ioniq 5 is already difficult to find in Canada. However, with the pricing now revealed, the EV’s official release is likely just a few months away.

It’s unclear what specific features each version of the car will offer, but everything below is available across all Ioniq 6 models (the feature list is very similar to the Ioniq 5’s):

  • 800-volt, 350 kW ultra-fast charging
  • Battery pre-heater, charge prep
  • Blind-Spot Collision Warning (BCW) with Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist (RCCA)
  • Lane Keeping Assist (LKA), Lane Following Assist (LFA)
  • Highway Drive Assist (HDA), Smart Cruise Control with Stop & Go
  • Heated front seats and steering wheel
  • Power trunk
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  • Rearview camera with dynamic guidelines
  • Power flush door handles
  • 18-inch alloy wheels with 225/55 tires
  • Column-mounted Shift-By-Wire (SBW)
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel with interactive pixel lights
  • 12.3-inch LCD cluster display
  • 12.3-inch infotainment system with navigation
  • Android Auto/Apple CarPlay
  • Front USB (Type-A) input/charging
  • Centre console mounted dual USB charging (Type-C)
  • Dual rear USB (Type-C) charging
  • Bluelink Connected Car Services for a period of three years
  • Over-the-Air update capability

While the Ioniq 6’s aesthetic is unique, it’s difficult not to be disappointed that Hyundai ditched the more blocky aesthetic of the Ioniq 5 for a Tesla-like rounded look (in this sense, the design reminds me of the Kia EV 6). That said, the inside of the car seems to have a lot in common with the Ioniq 5, including its 12.3-inch screen, recognizable wheel and sizable centre console.

MobileSyrup will have more on the Ioniq 6 in the coming weeks.

Image credit: Hyundai

Source: Hyundai

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