The 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 electrical obtained a Top Safety Pick+ score from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)—the group’s highest security award.
To get on the Top Safety Pick+ honor roll, the Ioniq 5 obtained high “Good” scores in all IIHS crash exams, in addition to the highest “Superior” score for front-crash prevention tech. The base SE trim stage’s headlights solely earned an “Acceptable” score (different trim ranges obtained increased rankings), and the LATCH child-seat anchors had been solely rated “Acceptable” as properly, however that was sufficient for the Ioniq 5 to earn the highest award.
The Top Safety Pick+ score solely applies to autos constructed after December 2021, when Hyundai made adjustments to the entrance seats that would have an effect on head restraint analysis, the IIHS famous in a press launch. That wasn’t each far into the manufacturing run for the United States market, nonetheless. It’s additionally price noting that the federal National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) hasn’t rated the Ioniq 5 but.
2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5
Still, we will at the very least add some good security rankings to our constructive preliminary impressions of Hyundai’s first devoted EV. In a primary drive, we discovered the Ioniq 5 to be charming in virtually each respect.
It’s additionally excellent news, maybe, for the Kia EV6 and Genesis GV60 which have adopted, each constructed on the identical E-GMP platform. The EV6 is intently associated to the Ioniq 5, however removed from similar, and it hasn’t but been rated. Many Americans may discover it is simpler to purchase, although.
Hyundai has an amazing report within the security of its electrified autos. Even the Nexo hydrogen gas cell automobile earned the Top Safety Pick+ score for 2022, because it did in its first mannequin 12 months.