2018 Hyundai IONIQ Plug-In Hybrid

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$24,950

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2018 Hyundai IONIQ Plug-In Hybrid
2018 Hyundai IONIQ Plug-In Hybrid

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2 trims

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2018 Hyundai IONIQ Plug-In Hybrid review: Our expert's take


What it is: Hyundai introduced the Ioniq for 2017 with gas-electric hybrid and all-electric battery-powered versions. For 2018, the automaker adds a plug-in hybrid variant. All three models are compact hatchbacks.


The hybrid uses a 1.6-liter engine and 32-kilowatt electric motor for a combined 139 horsepower. It has a lithium-ion battery pack and a six-speed, dual-clutch automatic transmission. The all-electric version has an 88-kW motor, a lithium-ion battery pack and a single-speed automatic transmission. It has an EPA-estimated driving range of 124 miles on a full charge.


Competitors include the Chevrolet Bolt EV, Nissan Leaf, Toyota Prius and Volkswagen e-Golf.


The EPA says the new plug-in hybrid version of the Ioniq has an electric-only range of up to 29 miles on a full charge and an overall driving range of 630 miles. It uses a 1.6-liter four-cylinder gas engine and a six-speed, dual-clutch automatic transmission, along with a 44.5-kW electric motor and an 8.9-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery pack. The regular hybrid has a 1.56-kwh battery. Paddle shifters are standard on the plug-in version and newly available for the regular hybrid.

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.8
  • Interior design 5.0
  • Performance 4.2
  • Value for the money 5.0
  • Exterior styling 4.5
  • Reliability 5.0

Most recent consumer reviews

4.9

Great Value GREAT MILEAGE Great Performance

If you are commuting less than 30 miles total each day, you can go MONTHS without purchasing gas. Simply used the charger to hook up to an 110 Outlet (7 hours) or find a garage that can do it at 240v in about 90 minutes.

4.6

Bells and Whistles

I’ve had this car one month. I’ve driven approximately 2000 miles. The car has performed as advertised. 55 mpg and 29 miles per charge. I discovered that my plug at the house was not grounded and the car would not charge. After adding the ground, the car was charging properly. I have used public charging a couple of times.

4.9

LOVE THIS CAR HYUNDAI PLEASE MAKE MORE!

THIS IS THE BEST CAR. I love driving it. I feel so good about making the decision to purchase this vehicle. I love driving to work each day on all electric. I love charging it at the free superchargers around town. I love that I am NOT POLLUTING gross exhaust fumes that harm children with asthma. I love that I am not contributing to the fossil fuel industry. I love that I am helping to curb emissions that cause climate change and harm innocent wildlife. The car is awesome. Please get one.

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Warranty

New car program benefits
Bumper-to-bumper
60 months/60,000 miles
Corrosion
84 months/unlimited distance
Powertrain
120 months/100,000 miles
Hybrid electric
120 months/100,000 miles
Roadside assistance
60 months/unlimited distance

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