The complete line-up of the Hyundai Ioniq. They are (from left), the Ioniq Hybrid, the Ioniq EV and the Ioniq PHEV (Image: Hyundai)

Hyundai Motor unveils new Ioniq plug-in hybrid

SEOUL, Feb. 27 (Yonhap) — Top South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor Co. unveiled the Ioniq plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) here Monday, completing its lineup of Ioniq cars.

The new plug-in hybrid is the last and third version of the Ioniq, which was first introduced in the country early last year.

The complete line-up of the Hyundai Ioniq. They are (from left), the Ioniq Hybrid, the Ioniq EV and the Ioniq PHEV (Image: Hyundai)
The complete line-up of the Hyundai Ioniq. They are (from left), the Ioniq Hybrid, the Ioniq EV and the Ioniq PHEV (Image: Hyundai)

Previously, the car was available only in hybrid or full electric versions.

“With today’s launch of the Ioniq PHEV, Hyundai Motor now has a full lineup of the green car,” a company official said.

The PHEV uses both an internal combustion engine and rechargeable batteries to provide a maximum driving range of over 900 kilometers, with an average fuel economy of 20.5 kmpl, the highest among PHEV cars currently available in South Korea.

The latest trim of the Ioniq car also comes with various driving and safety features, including a lane keeping assist system and the autonomous emergency braking system.

Read more: Yonhap News

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