Hyundai has announced the next ‘decline’ affected by supply Ionic 5 The electric crossover will be the biggest since its launch in 2021.
A total of 250 Ioniq 5s will be available to order via the Hyundai Australia website on Thursday 19 January, at 1PM AEDT.
This will consist of 44 entry-level Dynamiq RWD, 143 mid-range Techniq AWD models and 63 Epiq AWD models. This will be the first time that customers can order the new top Epiq variant.
It will be available to all states and territories, including the Northern Territory for the first time.
Hyundai says all 250 Ioniq 5s from the range have now arrived in Australia, with customer delivery times ranging from two to four weeks.
The brand has expanded its network of Ioniq 5 delivery agents to 25 locations across the country.
As previously reported, the 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 5 receives an increase in power and range as well as a new ride and handling package. The flagship Epiq variant was also introduced.
The price for Hyundai Ioniq 5 2023 is as follows:
- 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 5 Dynamiq RWD: $72,000
- 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 5 Techniq AWD: $79,500
- 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 5 Epiq AWD: $85,000
All prices do not include on-road costs.
In 2022 Hyundai sold a total of 756 Ioniq 5s. It has been outsold by the likes of the Tesla Model 3 (10,877 sales), Tesla Model Y (8717 sales), BYD Atto 3 (2113 sales), and the Hyundai Kona Electric (1096 sales).
Kia is selling a total of 564 examples of the related EV6 crossover, which can be purchased through its dealer network rather than online.
Kia Australia chief operating officer Damien Meredith said Car Expert at the end of 2022 the expectation for this year is that it will receive around 2500 EV6 from Korea.
This is more than double its forecast for 2023 in October last year, when it said it would be looking for about 100 EV6 units per month, or at least 1200 annually.
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