Main Problems of Hyundai Ioniq 5, What are they? – No matter how good the planning of a vehicle is, it will not be free from shortcomings. That becomes an interesting part for designers and vehicle makers of course. Including the Hyundai Ioniq 5 electric car. So what are the main problems with the popular Hyundai Ioniq 5 so far?
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Main Problems of Hyundai Ioniq 5
In this article we will discuss a list of problems with the Hyundai Ioniq 5. We will always update the problems that arise from the Ioniq 5 electric car when there are new findings. This is an attempt to help all of us to consider having an Ioniq 5 or not. And of course this is a reminder for Hyundai to improve the quality of the Ioniq 5 for new cars to come.
The list of Ioniq 5 problems, we classify into big problems that are trending on social media and mass media only. Here is a list of those problems.
1. Ioniq 5 Peel Paint
The first problem is the paint on the Hyundai Ioniq 5 is peeling. This issue even went viral. The video of Ioniq 5 paint peeling off easily is also viral on social media. In the video, a man named Bernard Widianto applies duct tape to the outside of the car. Then when he pulled back, the paint peeled off too.
Bernard questioned it on his social media page. With a price of around Rp. 800 million, why is the quality of car paint peeling off? Hyundai hastily intervened to investigate the paint problem.
From the Hyundai side, they stated that they had coordinated with the manufacturer for further assessment regarding the cause of peeling paint. So that the manufacturer can also provide a solution as soon as possible regarding the incident. They conveyed Hyundai’s statement through the Head of Public Relations of HMID Uria Simanjuntak at that time.
2. HV Battery Drops Up To 0% and Can’t Recharge
The second problem is the HV Drop battery. The Hyundai Ioniq 5 is back in the spotlight these days. One of the owners of Indonesia’s first assembled electric car is Ashram Shahrivar. He said that his Hyundai Ioniq 5 battery suddenly dropped. In short, the car battery which was originally 80%, then when it was restarted the battery was 0%. As a result, the car died completely.
Ashram admitted that he could not go back and forth the car. In the end, he took the car to a Hyundai dealer in the Leuwipanjang area, Bandung and immediately got a check.
“Well, on Sunday I want to go. My driver had time to wash the car but wash it as usual, it doesn’t matter. When I wash it, it’s still on, take the car (to the garage), when I put it there, it’s still 80% turned off. When I turn it on again it’s zero. Because I only used it once, at least I used it for about 6 km on that Friday, so it’s still 80%. So I just saw why it was 0%. I can’t go forward, I can’t reverse the car, “said Ashram.
PT Hyundai Motors Indonesia (HMID) is known to have investigated the issue. Meanwhile, Chief Operating Officer of Hyundai Motors Indonesia, Makmur said consumers do not need to worry if there is a problem with the car because there is a period of time
For your information, the Hyundai Ioniq 5 is the first electric car assembled in Indonesia. The Ioniq 5 was born at the Hyundai factory in the Cikarang area along with the Creta and Stargazer. The Hyundai IONIQ 5 itself comes in four different variants, namely Prime: Standard Range and Long Range, and Signature: Standard Range and Long Range. The difference lies in the distance to the features.
The electric vehicle uses a lithium ion battery with a capacity of 58 kWh (standard prime variant and standard signature) that can produce 170 PS of power and 350 Nm of torque. While the Prime Long Range and Signater Long Range types use a battery capacity of 72.6 kWh that can spit out 217 PS of power and 350 Nm of torque.