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Thursday, September 15, 2022

PIMS: Hyundai PH Says Ioniq 5 EV Will Arrive By January 2023


Hyundai Motor Philippines Inc. (HMPH) makes its much-awaited public debut at the 8th Philippine International Motor Show or PIMS.

As one of the three new members of the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines, Inc. (CAMPI), Hyundai used the biennial show to preview its first fully electric vehicle, the Ioniq 5, a car they previously mentioned to be part of their next batch of launches. The 2022 World Car of the Year, 2022 World Car Design of the Year, and 2022 World Electric Car of the Year will arrive in the Philippines by January 2023.

HMPH didn’t provide much details at the show, citing that Philippine pricing and specification will be announced closer to its market launch, but the Ioniq 5 is notable for a lot of things.


For starters, the Ioniq 5 will be produced at Hyundai’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Indonesia. Not only will this allow the Ioniq 5 to skirt excise taxes thanks to it being a pure electric vehicle, but it also means zero tariffs because of AFTA.

Its starting price of 718 million Indonesian rupiah (P 2.750 million) has made it the most popular compact SUV in Indonesia, outselling even the likes of the Honda CR-V.

If the Philippines will shadow the specs of the Indonesian market, expect it have two powertrain combinations—the standard range (58 kWh battery) and the long range (72.6 kWh battery). The liquid-cooled system should give it a cruising range of up to 481 kilometers (384 kilometers with the standard battery) with an AC charging time of around 5 to 6 hours (46 to 57 minutes using a DC fast charger).


Depending on the battery, the Ioniq 5 stands to get either 170 horsepower and 350 Nm of torque or 217 horsepower and 350 Nm of torque. It will reach the 100 km/h mark from a standstill in just 7.4 seconds (8.5 seconds with the 170 horsepower motor).

Among the standard features of the Ioniq 5 are its Parametric Pixel design which blends analog and digital elements for an “original and timeless feel,” 19-inch wheels, and sustainably sourced interior materials.

11 comments:

  1. Good move for Hyundai, at least the Ioniq 5 made in Indonesia is way more cheaper than the Korean Made Ioniq 5 because of AFTA. BTW if the BN7 Accent will be launch here in 2024, it is safe to say that Hyundai can beat Mitsubishi and Nissan in top 5 sales 2-3 years from now... And I am telling you Kuchi 888, just leave Carguide PH and don't come back again or else I will Tell Victor Torres 2002 that you are messing with the comments section every article you explore.

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    1. You should ignore him, with that you can have a calm discussion with other members.

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    2. Despite disabling anonymous commenting, the guy was annoying really. He doesn't even give sources to all his claims.

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  2. Around how much will it be priced?

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    1. If this is priced within striking distance of the Nissan Leaf (say Php 3 mil) thanks to AFTA, it will kill Nissan's offering in its tracks by being a modern, 2020's EV for 1st world markets. Even the EV6 is DOA due to being imported from Korea. At 3 mil, I would gladly pay PPV money for this.

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    2. Unofficially (sales agents) said it'll be priced between 3.1 to 3.6-million. If that's the case, it'll probably kill the Leaf.

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  3. Nissan kicks is more practical and economical

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    2. Correct, at half the price & twice the range, it's a no-brainer choice. With this Ioniq PHEV, you're only just enriching Meralco w/ their expensive electricity.

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