The Tesla Model Y and Hyundai Ioniq 5 are two of the very best all-electric crossovers cash should purchase. Sensible, tech-laden and with greater than sufficient vary each are unbelievable selections. However is one superior to the opposite? In a current video on his YouTube channel, Mannequin Y proprietor Gjeebs spoke about his expertise with the Ioniq 5 having been loaned one for every week. He was severely impressed, noting a number of issues it does higher than his Y.
Firstly, he felt inside it had much more cool options, like a magnetic sprint to carry your cellphone. The local weather management works higher than in his Y, with numerous completely different depth choices. The depth of the automobile’s regenerative braking can be adjusted, plus you get ventilated seats within the Ioniq 5 – one thing not discovered within the Mannequin Y. General the seats are extra comfy and fewer agency too, in the meantime the inside plastics are nicely hidden and general the automobile has a really premium really feel. You even get reclining rear seats, a function often solely present in six-figure luxurious sedans.
By way of the outside, Gjeebs mentioned the Ioniq 5’s retro look and funky lights – its actually much more distinctive than the considerably bland Mannequin Y. You additionally get higher seat adjustment within the Ioniq 5 and virtually totally folding rear seats.
Though not talked about within the video, the Ioniq 5 can also be considerably cheaper than the Y (even in Lengthy Vary AWD guise). It additionally expenses sooner. Nonetheless, Gjeebs concluded that the Mannequin Y stays primary for him, however the Ioniq 5 is an in depth second and superior to the Ford Mustang Mach-E and VW ID.4. He reckoned when you have one other automobile for street journeys and do not care an excessive amount of about charging infrastructure the Ioniq 5 is a good selection for metropolis / each day driving.