CARS.COM — There’s a new fuel-efficiency sheriff in town (almost), and its name is Ioniq. When the hybrid-electric member of Hyundai’s all-new three-car Ioniq lineup arrives in early 2017, the Korean automaker says it will offer a combined mileage figure of 58 mpg, besting current fuel-economy champ the Toyota Prius Eco.
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The Detroit News reported that the hybrid-electric vehicle, or HEV, Ioniq model will boast an EPA-certified mileage figure of 57/59/58 mpg city/highway/combined. That’s compared with the Prius Eco’s 58/53/56 mpg. The lineup also includes an all-electric model with a purported 124-mile range, and a plug-in hybrid, both of which are expected to arrive by year’s end and third-quarter 2017, respectively, The Detroit News reported.
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