Compare The 2022 Kia EV6 vs The Hyundai Ioniq 5

2022 Kia EV6 vs The Hyundai Ioniq 5

Suppose you're looking to the future and comparing some of the new all-electric cars coming soon. In that case, you're undoubtedly wondering about how the Kia EV6 vs. Hyundai Ioniq 5 compare and the differences in performance, range, and charging times between these two upcoming EVs for sale. We're excited to announce that the 2022 Kia EV6 will be joining our new vehicles inventory on its release date later this year.

In the meantime, our team has put together an electric car comparison that looks at the Kia EV6 range vs. Hyundai Ioniq 5 and their key differences. We're confident that by the end of our EV comparison, you'll be calling our dealership to order a vehicle today.

Kia EV6 or Hyundai Ioniq 5 Performance

An all-electric drivetrain doesn't need time to generate torque or build acceleration. It's the difference between engines vs. motors. The electric motor in the new Kia EV6 delivers its full torque capability instantaneously, which means the new Kia EV6 puts out up to 320 horsepower and 446 pound-feet of torque. The new Kia EV6 is a five-passenger crossover that will take you from 0-60 mph in 4.6 seconds while giving you plenty of room for your gear and passengers.

The new 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 offers an RWD option that produces 225 horsepower, which is less horsepower than the Kia EV6. If you opt for the Hyundai Ioniq 5 with AWD, you'll have the same 320 horsepower as the Kia EV6 but less range. Contact our Kia dealership to learn more about the Kia EV6 vs. Hyundai Ioniq 5 or how the Kia EV6 vs. Tesla Model 3 compare.

Hyundai Ioniq 5 Compared to Kia EV6 Range

The all-new 2022 Kia EV6 boasts a targeted range of up to 300 miles1 depending on the trim model selected. The 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 also boasts a targeted range of 300-miles but only in the RWD option. Unfortunately for Hyundai owners, this means you'll have less horsepower than the drivers who choose the Kia EV6. If you want more horsepower out of your Hyundai IONIC 5 and select an AWD model, you'll have an estimated targeted range of 269-miles, which is less than the Kia EV6.⁠

Kia EV6 vs. Hyundai Ioniq 5 Charging

With its ultra-fast charging system, the Kia EV6 can add up to 210 miles of range to your trip in 18 minutes. If you're comparing Kia EV6 to the Hyundai Ioniq 5, only one of these vehicles holds the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the shortest charging time to cross the US in an EV. And it's the new 2022 Kia EV6.

The Hyundai Ioniq 5 also offers ultra-fast charging capability, but it only provides you with 60+ miles of range in five minutes. The Hyundai EV will charge from 10 percent to 80 percent in just under 18 minutes, comparable to the Kia EV6.

Exterior Style and Paint Options

When it's time to choose the new Kia EV6 that matches your style, you'll have several attractive paint options to select from:

  • Steel Matte Gray
  • Interstellar Gray
  • Snow White Pearl
  • Steel Gray
  • Glacier
  • Runway Red
  • Gravity Blue
  • Yacht Blue
  • Aurora Black Pearl

The Hyundai Ioniq 5 provides fewer paint choices than the Kia EV6 and charges extra for some of them. When it comes to a Hyundai Ioniq 5 vs. Kia EV6 price comparison, it becomes quickly apparent which vehicle gives you more value for the money.

Kia EV6 vs. Hyundai Ioniq 5 Interior Comparison

Your car's interior is where you spend all your time while driving, so it's essential to choose an interior that's comfortable and appealing to the eye. The Kia EV6 interior provides leading technology, such as dual 12.3-inch curved screens for 24 inches of combined display for navigation, entertainment, and immersive vehicle diagnostics and information features. The Kia EV6 also boasts an Augmented Reality Head-Up Display with route guidance and safety information in augmented reality to help you stay in touch with your drive without ever having to take your eyes off the road. Interior highlights of the Hyundai Ioniq 5 seem to be a sliding center console, a minimized center stack, and a flatter floor for more room.

Frequently Asked Questions

How fast is a Kia EV6?

The new Kia EV6 comes with a choice of powertrain and battery configurations. When you want maximum performance from your new Kia EV6, the Kia EV6 can take you from 0-60 in 4.6 seconds. The e-AWD powertrain also has a towing capacity of up to 2,300 pounds3 for when you want to bring your camping equipment, bikes, or home appliances along for the ride.

Which is bigger - Kia EV6 or Hyundai Ioniq 5?

A Hyundai Ioniq 5 vs. Kia EV6 size comparison shows the Kia EV6 provides 28 cubic feet of cargo space and up to 54 total cubic feet of cargo area when the rear seatbacks are folded.2 The Hyundai Ioniq 5 provides approximately 27.2 cubic feet of cargo space in the trunk area and up to 59.3 cubic feet of total cargo area.

Is the Kia EV6 AWD?

The all-new Kia EV6 offers a choice of powertrain options and can be configured as either RWD or AWD. The AWD models come with a larger battery pack and provide more horsepower. If you want agile handling, adjustable regenerative braking settings, and enjoyable acceleration, choose a Hyundai EV6 GT-Line AWD for your garage.

1EPA certified range currently unavailable and expected late 2021. Targeted range based on expected certification results for at least one available option. Your mileage will vary and depends on a number of factors, including battery age, ambient temperature, driving habits, options, cargo and others. After certification, results will be available at

2According to Car and Driver.

3Towing capability varies by configuration. See the towing guide in the Owner’s Manual for proper use and additional information.

2022 Kia EV6 vs. The Hyundai Ioniq 5 | Jim Ellis Kia of Kennesaw - Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)