The new, all-electric 2023 Hyundai IONIQ 6 has completed final EPA testing with the IONIQ 6 SE Long Range RWD trim receiving an EPA-estimated range of 361 miles. The IONIQ 6 SE AWD achieved an EPA-estimated range of 316 miles[i].
EPA testing also confirmed a 140 combined MPGe rating for the IONIQ 6 SE RWD Long Range. IONIQ 6’s 140 combined MPGe rating matches two Lucid Air models that are at the top of Fueleconomy.gov’s 2023 Top Ten Vehicles list.
Final EPA-estimated Range[ii]
|IONIQ 6 Trim Level||Final EPA-Estimated Range||IONIQ 6 MPGe Combined|
|IONIQ 6 SE RWD Long Range (18-inch wheels)||361 miles||140|
|IONIQ 6 SE AWD Long Range (18-inch wheels)||316 miles||121|
|IONIQ 6 SEL RWD (20-inch wheels)||305 miles||117|
|IONIQ 6 SEL AWD (20-inch wheels)||270 miles||103|
|IONIQ 6 Limited RWD (20-inch wheels)||305 miles||117|
|IONIQ 6 Limited AWD (20-inch wheels)||270 miles||103|
“Continually improving the efficiency of our vehicles is always a top priority for our development teams,” said Olabisi Boyle, vice president, product planning and mobility strategy, Hyundai Motor North America. “Instead of just adding a larger battery to increase the range, we chose to optimize IONIQ 6’s aerodynamic performance and its Electric-Global Modular Platform for efficiency to produce these long driving ranges.”
IONIQ 6’s ultra-low drag coefficient of 0.22[iii] is assisted by a low nose, active air flaps, wheel gap reducers, elliptical wing-inspired spoiler with winglet, slight boattail structure, separation traps on both sides of the rear bumper, full underbody cover, deflectors and reduced wheel-arch gaps.
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