2018 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid: Most Fuel-Efficient Car

 

With summer road trips and higher gas prices right around the corner, your wallet may look a little worse for wear. One way to ease the blow is to invest in a fuel-efficient vehicle. If you’re asking yourself “What’s the most fuel-efficient car available currently?” the answer is the 2018 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid.1

Hybrid cars offer some of the best fuel efficiency ratings, keeping you on the road instead of stuck at the pump. If you’re looking for reliability and fuel economy, look no further than the 2018 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid.

Toppling the Top Competitor

According to Kelley Blue Book, the 2018 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid is the most fuel-efficient hybrid in the entire country, outperforming formidable rivals like the Toyota Prius.2 Since 2001, the Toyota Prius has been a leading innovator in hybrid technology. Able to run on electric power alone up to 25 mph and travel an EPA-estimated 58 mpg in the city, it’s a tough act to beat, but the 2018 Ioniq Hybrid’s incredible technology has cracked the code.

Although the Ioniq is offered in both plug-in hybrid and fully electric forms, the Ioniq Hybrid is the champion of fuel economy. It features:

                    An EPA-estimated:

o   57 mpg city

o   59 mpg highway

o   58 mpg combined city and highway1

                    6-speed EcoShift® Dual Clutch Transmission with SHIFTRONIC®

                    High-capacity lithium-ion polymer battery system

Innovating the Future of Mobility

The Ioniq Hybrid now leads the industry in combined mpg, and thanks to Hyundai’s new 6-speed Dual Clutch Transmission with paddle shifters, it doesn’t drive like the standard hybrid. The design of the Ioniq Hybrid’s sophisticated system is the key to its impressive performance figures.

The Battery

Located under the rear passenger area, the advanced lithium-ion battery unit lowers the vehicle’s center of gravity, creating a greater sense of stability on the road.

What’s more impressive is the Ioniq Hybrid’s ability to charge the battery as you drive. Using the combined power of the engine and regenerative braking, the Ioniq Hybrid battery can store the charge, which can be transferred from the battery to the electric motor when you want to pass that slow RV on the highway.

The Design

In addition to the battery unit, the Ioniq Hybrid’s fully parallel drivetrain with a 104-hp gasoline engine and 32-kW electric motor provides a net 139 hp. This innovative design allows the Ioniq Hybrid to seamlessly transition between driving situations, from crammed downtown streets to sprawling country highways.

The Ioniq Hybrid’s impressive aerodynamics can be attributed to its low-air-resistance design. The design features an adjustable active air flap. The flap opens to allow greater airflow to cool down the engine during rush hour, and closes for better aerodynamics during weekend cruising.

Wheel curtains also help improve the Ioniq Hybrid’s aerodynamics. These curtains are designed to direct air over and around the front wheels and tires, while the underbody cover smooths airflow under the vehicle.

Flexibility

Traditionally, fuel-efficient cars have been small and compact, leaving little room for all the necessities for a long road trip, but not anymore. With the Ioniq Hybrid’s 60/40 split-folding rear seatback, you’ll have enough room for all your road trip essentials and more.

The incredibly flexible design includes a spacious interior with 26.5 cu. ft. of cargo space and a folding rear seatback that allows several options for both seating passengers and securing those heavy suitcases.

Incredible Fuel-Efficiency Without Compromise

With these features, the Ioniq Hybrid is able to achieve incredible fuel-efficiency without you changing your driving habits, installing a charging system or worrying about finding charging stations on those cross-country summer adventures.

The Ioniq Hybrid is the perfect solution for drivers worried about gas-guzzling vehicles cramping their summer budgets and fun.

Your Summer Adventure Starts at Texan Hyundai

Our Texan Hyundai team will work with you to find the perfect Hyundai for your needs. Purchase or test drive the 2018 Hyundai Ioniq at Texas Hyundai or request more information by calling our team at 866- 413-5029 today.

1 https://www.hyundaiusa.com/ioniq-hybrid/specifications.aspx

2 https://www.kbb.com/most-fuel-efficient-cars/hybrid/2018/1/


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