What It’s Like Behind the Wheel of the 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric Vehicle

December 3rd, 2019 by

The Hyundai Ioniq line has received a great deal of attention, with a large portion of the buzz going to the electric version of the vehicle. All of that buzz has drummed up a lot of interest in the 2017 Hyundai Ioniq electric vehicle. Buzz typically leads to questions, so take a look at what you can expect when you slide behind the wheel.

Quiet Power
When you turn this vehicle on, you will probably be surprised by the quiet power. As an electric car, it won’t roar to life. Instead, it will purr, and that purr will get you places. The electric motor produces 118 horsepower and 215 pound-feet of torque. It also has a 28-kilowatt-hour battery pack. The battery has enough juice to keep the car moving for 124 miles between charges, making it the perfect vehicle to use to commute to work or to go out to dinner with friends.

Driving in Comfort
You might be saving the environment, but that doesn’t mean you can’t be comfortable in the process. The supportive seats will ensure that you are comfortable during your commute, and the adjustable steering wheel lets you find the perfect position.

Tackling the Interstate
Some small electric vehicles get eaten up on the road, but that isn’t the case with the Ioniq. It has a low center of gravity, so you won’t get pushed around out there. It also takes corners nicely, basically driving like a gasoline-powered vehicle, without all of the noise – or the waste.

Technology at Your Fingertips
The future is electric, so it makes sense that the vehicle is outfitted with technology that seems like it is out of a science fiction novel. Use the 7-inch touchscreen to find charging stations or view other information. You can also use Apple CarPlay or Android Auto to project your smartphone’s screen onto the vehicle’s screen.

The Hyundai Ioniq electric vehicle is coming out this spring, but the manufacturer has a lot of great vehicle options available today. Explore the entire lineup of vehicles by visiting Ray Brandt Hyundai in Harvey, Louisiana. Check out hatchbacks, sedans, SUVs, hybrids, and more. With so many choices, finding the perfect vehicle has never been easier.

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