First Time Seen Together: Hyundai Ioniq 5 And Kia EV6

Here is one of the latest, promotional videos about the Hyundai Motor Group’s new ultra-fast charging network – E-pit, that reveals to us the Hyundai Ioniq 5 and Kia EV6 together.

Those are all-electric cousins – both based on the same E-GMP platform, but completely different in terms of design style. The Ioniq 5 is quite angular, while the EV6 appears to be more streamlined.

A really nice sight. Soon we will probably see the third Musketeer – Genesis’s first all-electric car that will complete the strong lineup from the South Korean manufacturer.

First Time Seen Together: Hyundai Ioniq 5 And Kia EV6

Hyundai Ioniq 5 (left) and Kia EV6 (right)

The E-pit video shows us also a few data points – charging power at certain State of Charge (SOC) – about fast charging the 800 V battery packs.

  • 36% SOC: 185 kW
  • 37% SOC: 191 kW
  • 51% SOC: 219 kW
  • 52% SOC: 218 kW

Previously we saw 149 kW at around 80% in Europe (Hyundai Ioniq 5), and 175 kW at 43% (Kia EV6).

Those are all strong results, especially considering the battery packs of 72.6 kWh (or 58 kWh) in the case of Hyundai Ioniq 5 and 77.4 kWh (or 58.0 kWh) in the case of Kia EV6.

Assuming the charging power is for the larger battery pack, the C-rate is pretty high, at 2.8-3.

Both, Hyundai and Kia said that as long as there is a high-power 800 V ultra-fast charger, the cars should be able to recharge from 10 to 80% of SOC in just 18 minutes. That’s one of the best specs on the market.

How well it will work in the real world and especially at the more common 400 V chargers, only the time will tell.

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