IONIQ 6. Electrified Streamliner.


  • Introducing IONIQ 6, featuring game-changing tech in a sleek streamliner body
  • All-electric IONIQ 6 has up to 614km range and can charge from 10 to 80 percent in up to 18 minutes on a 350kW DC charger
  • The implementation of available Digital Side Mirrors (DSM) – a Hyundai New Zealand first
  • ANCAP 5-star safety rating
  • Spacious, flexible living space cabin applies advanced sustainable materials
  • Launches locally in February priced from $79,990 RRP


Introducing the first-ever IONIQ 6, which packs game-changing technologies into a sleek streamliner body inspired by the Hyundai Prophecy concept.

The all-electric IONIQ 6 will launch locally in February 2023 as the second model in the IONIQ range, alongside 2022 World Car of the Year IONIQ 5.

The product of the Hyundai brand’s imagination, the mid-size IONIQ 6 is the first sedan built on the Electrified-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP), which brings 800V architecture and the capability for rapid charging from 10 to 80 percent in as little as 18 minutes.

Exceptional efficiency in IONIQ 6, and battery range of up to 614km, is achieved through advanced powertrain technology, with the benefit of numerous aerodynamic styling choices in a streamliner design - for an ultra-low aerodynamic 0.21 coefficient of drag.

The most advanced Hyundai ever, IONIQ 6 features the latest in SmartSense safety technology with a 5-star ANCAP safety rating.

Enhanced SmartSenseTM driver assistance and advanced active safety suite and an Intelligent Front-lighting System contribute to a highly equipped, high-tech package.

IONIQ 6 reimagines the cabin as a spacious and flexible living space featuring a Hyundai New Zealand first integrated Digital Side Mirrors, interactive ambient lighting and eco-friendly sustainable materials.

“We are thrilled to introduce our first-ever IONIQ 6 as the latest addition to our IONIQ range,” Hyundai New Zealand Chief Executive Officer, Andy Sinclair said.

“IONIQ 6 showcases the Hyundai brand’s technological ambition and our commitment to developing sustainable mobility solutions, while giving customers an exciting, accessible and versatile EV,” he said.

 Sinclair expressed his enthusiasm in introducing the first-ever IONIQ 6 as the newest member of their IONIQ series, stating, "We are delighted to present our latest addition to the IONIQ family, the IONIQ 6."

"The IONIQ 6 is a testament to the technological prowess of the Hyundai brand and our dedication to creating sustainable mobility solutions. It offers customers an exhilarating, convenient, and adaptable electric vehicle.”


IONIQ 6 Range Overview and Powertrain Summary

IONIQ 6 will be offered in three variants with two battery sizes, a 53 and a 77.4 kWh, with rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive powertrains.

The entry level variant in the range, the IONIQ 6 Standard Range, includes a 53 kWh battery and 111 kW of power. This results in a driving range of up to 429 km. There is also an Extended Range 77.4 kWh model which provides 168 kW and a driving range of up to 614 km. Both of these are equipped with 18" wheels and low rolling resistance tyres.

The rear-wheel drive IONIQ 6 Elite features a 168kW, 350Nm rear electric motor and a 77.4 kWh lithium-ion battery, which provides a range of up to 545km and is equipped with 20" alloy wheels. 

The all-wheel drive IONIQ 6 Limited features an HTRAC all-wheel drive system comprising a 74 kW, 255Nm front motor and a 165kW, 350Nm rear motor, and a range of up to 519km. 



53 kWh Rear Motor

77.4 kWh Rear Motor

77.4 kWh Dual Motor

Drivetrain configuration





111 kW

168 kW

239 kW


350 Nm

350 Nm

605 Nm

Combined energy efficiency (kWh / 100km)

13.9 (18”)

14.3 (18”), 16.0 (20”)

16.9 (20”)

Driving range (WLTP)

429 km (18”)

614 km (18”)

545 km (20”)

519 km (20”)

0 to 100 km/h time






A series of innovative, eco-friendly materials have been crafted and applied throughout IONIQ 6’s living space and around the exterior.

These innovations have been carefully considered and developed with a view to future application across the Hyundai range.







53 kWh rear motor




77.4 kWh rear motor




77.4 kWh dual motor




Note: All prices are Recommend Retail Price. Price excludes dealer delivery and on road costs.


All IONIQ 6’s are covered by a factory 3 year / 100,000 km warranty programme along with a 8 year / 160,000 km high voltage battery warranty. In addition, service intervals are 24 months or 30,000 km.


The IONIQ 6 features a range colour options including several matte paint options.

 Serenity White Pearl (W6H)   

Nocturne Grey Metallic (T2G)

 Ultimate Red Metallic (R2P)

 Abyss Black Pearl (A2B)

      Digital Green Pearl (RG9)

 Digital Green Matte (R5M)

 Byte Blue Solid (UCB)         

 Biophilic Blue Pearl (XB9) 

Gravity Gold Matte (W3T)


 Below is an overview of the IONIQ 6 range.

IONIQ 6 Entry

(available in 53 kWh & 77.4 kWh rear motor)

Key specifications


Driving Convenience

● Electronic Parking Brake (EPB) - with auto hold function

● Shift-by-wire transmission

● Smart key with push button start

● Steering wheel mounted controls audio, phone, cruise control & trip computer

● Tilt & telescopic steering column

● Drive mode: 4 settings


Multimedia System

● Apple CarPlay & Android Auto compatibility

● Multi-Bluetooth® connection

● Satellite navigation with Live Traffic Updates

● 12.3” touchscreen display

● 6 speaker audio system

● Wireless smartphone charging

● 4 x USB-C & 1 x USB-A


Passive Safety

● 7 airbags (including front centre airbag)

● ISOFIX child restraints (x2)

● Top tether child restraint anchors

Active Safety

● SmartSense advanced safety, including:

- Blind-spot Collision-Avoidance assist - Rear (BCA-R)

- Driver Attention Warning (DAW)

- Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA 1.5) (camera & radar)

- High Beam Assist (HBA)

- Lane Keeping Assist (LKA)

- Lane Following Assist (LFA)

- Rear Cross-Traffic Collision
 Avoidance assist (RCCA)

- Rear Occupant Alert (ROA)

- Safe Exit Assist (SEA)

- Smart Cruise Control (SCC) with Stop & Go

● Parking Distance Warning (F&R)

● Rear view camera

● Tyre Pressure Monitoring (TPMS)


Wheels & Tyres

● 18” alloy wheels

● Tyre Mobility Kit (TMK)



● Smart tailgate (rear power boot with hands-free opening)

● Black appointed exterior cladding

● Flush door handles

● Electric heated folding mirrors

● Solar glass front windscreen and windows


● LED headlights (Multi-Faceted Reflector type)

● Rear LED tail lights black bezel with parametric pixel graphics

● Auto dusk sensing headlights

● LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL)

● Positioning lights -LED

● LED High Mount Stop Light (HMSL)


Vision & Sight

● Electro-chromatic Mirror (ECM)

● 12.3” supervision cluster (TFT, colour)

● Rain sensing wipers


Ventilation & Heating

● Climate control AC (2-zones)

● Cabin air filter

● Cooling/heating vents 2nd row


Occupant Comfort & Convenience

● Bio-cloth appointed interior

● Power 8-way driver’s seat

● Floating centre console

● Leather-appointed steering wheel


IONIQ 6 Elite

(available in 77.4 kWh rear motor)

Key specifications above Entry

Active Safety

● Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA 1.5) (camera & radar)

● Rear Occupant Alert – sensor type



● Grey or black appointed exterior cladding depending on exterior colour

● Automatic flush door handles

● Privacy glass (rear doors back)




● Dual LED headlights with adaptive driving beam

● Interior ambient mood lighting – 64 colour


Wheels & Tyres

● 20” alloy wheels

● Pirelli tyres


Multimedia System

● BOSE premium audio system

● 7-speakers plus boot mounted subwoofer & external amplifier

● EV Active Sound Design (e-ASD)

Occupant Comfort & Convenience

● Leather interior trim – grey or black available

● Power 8-way driver’s and front passenger’s seat

● Internal V2L plug


Ventilation & Heating

● Heat-pump air-conditioning system

● Battery heating system

● Heated front & rear (outboard) seats

● Heated steering wheel


IONIQ 6 Limited AWD

(available in 77.4 kWh dual motor)

Key specifications above Elite

Active Safety

● Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA 2) (camera & radar) - with Junction Turning (JT), Junction Crossing (JC) & lane change side & oncoming avoidance

● Blind-spot View Monitor (BVM)

● Surround View Monitor (SVM)

● Reversing Collision-avoidance Assist (RCA)

● Remote Smart Park Assist 2 (RSPA 2) - Parking line-sensing perpendicular parking, parallel parking, and diagonal parking

Vision & Sight

● Power sunroof

● Heads-Up Display (HUD)



● Interactive pixel lights



● Digital Side Mirrors (DSM)

Occupant Comfort & Convenience

● Power 14-way ‘relaxation’ driver’s and front passenger’s seat

● Memory driver & passenger seat


Ventilation & Heating

● Ventilated front seats