Hyundai is ready to welcome electric vehicles, pushing the ‘IONIQ’ brand into the Thai market.

This is according to plan. Hyundai Mobility Thailand (HMT) It is a company in which the Korean Hyundai Motor Company invested 100%, entering the market instead of Hyundai Motor Company (Thailand), which is a distributor for a group of investors from Japan. Since April 1, it has announced the “Thailand Meets IONIQ” campaign. Electric vehicles or EV (EV) brands. “ionic” From Hyundai, complete market entry

Hyundai will invade the Thai electric vehicle market with the “THAILAND MEETS IONIQ” concept, making Thailand the main market for electric vehicles in Southeast Asia.

The first EV model to be launched in Thailand is Ionic5 At the end of this year

Hyundai says the IONIQ 5 is a high-performance electric vehicle that is comparable to European and American brands. Entering this market will not only increase the options available to Thai customers. It also boosts confidence. After the parent company from South Korea officially took over the management of the Hyundai brand in Thailand.

He stressed that Hyundai is confident in Thailand’s capabilities. By aiming to be the main market in the region providing services and innovations in the field of automobiles that cover the needs of all customer categories.

In the past, Hyundai has done well in the Thai market with MPVs like the family. H1 But after I got in and made mistakes myself, Hyundai started expanding the market. Starting out by launching a small MPV. Stargazer (stargazer) Followed by market recovery Creta (Creta) once again

For the IONIQ5, Hyundai currently produces 3 sub-models:

  • standard One motor drives the rear wheels. It delivers a maximum power of 170 hp, a maximum torque of 350 Nm, acceleration from 0-100 km/h in 8.5 seconds, and a battery capacity of 58 kWh supports a driving distance of up to 383 km per full charge according to WLTP standards.
  • long term 1 electric motor drives the rear wheels, maximum power 217 hp, maximum torque 350 Nm, acceleration from 0-100 km/h in 7.4 seconds, battery capacity 72.6 kWh, maximum driving distance 480 km.
  • long term Four-wheel drive, 2 electric motors, maximum power 305 hp, maximum torque 605 Nm, acceleration from 0-100 km/h 5.2 seconds, maximum speed 185 km/h, battery capacity 72.6 kWh, maximum driving distance 459 km.

Charging supports both alternating current (AC) and direct current (DC).

  • Charging the standard model with 11 kW AC from 10 to 80% takes 5 hours and 30 minutes, charging with 50 kW DC from 10 to 80% takes 47 minutes, and ultra-fast 350 kW charging from 10 to 80% takes 18 minutes.
  • Long range model, 11 kW AC charging takes 6 hours and 45 minutes, 50 kW DC from 10-80% for 1 hour.

350 kW ultra-fast charging from 10-80% 18 minutes

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