Electric SUV Comparison: 2023 Kia EV6 vs. Hyundai IONIQ 5

2023 Kia EV6 Side Profile
2023 Kia EV6


2023 Hyundai IONIQ 5
310 miles

Maximum Electric Range

303 miles
576 hp

Maximum Horsepower

320 hp
545 lb-ft

Maximum Torque

446 lb-ft
134 MPGe (RWD)

Maximum MPGe City

132 MPGe (RWD)

When you’re in the market for an SUV with premium all-electric performance, the Kia EV6 and Hyundai IONIQ 5 are two popular options on the roads of Federal Way and beyond. But which one is right for you? See how the 2023 Kia EV6 and Hyundai IONIQ 5 measure up to one another in this electric SUV comparison. We’re confident that you’ll agree with us at Sunset Kia of Auburn that the EV6 is the clear winner!

Performance & Range: 2023 Kia EV6 vs. Hyundai IONIQ 5

We’ll start under the hood in our exploration of the differences between the Kia EV6 and Hyundai IONIQ 5. First and foremost, you don’t have to sacrifice power for all-electric performance. Both of these EV SUVs can produce torque almost instantly, which ensures reliable power and performance on all your Federal Way and Sumner drives. However, horsepower is much stronger with the Kia EV6, ranging from 225 hp to 576 hp, depending on the trim level you choose.

What about the range difference between the Kia EV6 and Hyundai IONIQ 5? Range anxiety is a thing of the past with the Kia, as it offers an overall longer electric range. Let’s take a look at the range specs for the available trims of each vehicle:

2023 Kia EV6 Range

  • EV6 Wind and GT-Line Range (RWD, 225 hp): 310 miles
  • EV6 Wind Range (AWD, 320 hp): 282 miles
  • EV6 GT-Line Range (AWD, 320 hp):252 miles
  • EV6 GT Range (AWD, 576 hp): 206 miles

2023 Hyundai IONIQ 5 Range

  • IONIQ 5 SE Standard Range (RWD, 168 hp): 220 miles
  • IONIQ 5 SE, SEL, and Limited Range (RWD, 225 hp): 303 miles
  • IONIQ 5 SE, SEL, and Limited Range (AWD, 320 hp): 266 miles

Standard Features: 2023 Kia EV6 vs. Hyundai IONIQ 5

You’re likely wondering which EV gives you the best amenities, the Kia EV6 or IONIQ 5. No electric SUV comparison would be complete without delving into standard features. While both vehicles offer Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ connectivity, a 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system, heated front seats, and a few other shared options, the EV6 has a wider selection of more advanced standard features, such as:

  • Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
  • Driver’s Seat & Outside Mirror Integrated Memory System
  • Meridian Sound System
  • Ventilated Front Seats
  • Wireless Phone Charger
  • Wi-Fi Hot Spot

These features are available on the Hyundai IONIQ 5, but only at the more expensive upper trim levels.

See the 2023 Kia EV6 in Person at Sunset Kia of Auburn

As you can see, our electric SUV comparison shows that the 2023 Kia EV6 bests the Hyundai IONIQ in virtually every category. Experience the EV6 for yourself by visiting us in Auburn and taking a test drive. Still unsure whether an EV is right for you? There are plenty of benefits for you to enjoy! Don’t hesitate to contact us with questions or for more information. We know you’ll love the Kia EV6 as much as we do.


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