Speaking of hybrids, Hyundai has added its third model to the Ioniq line-up. The new for 2018 Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid. Featuring a lithium-ion polymer battery with an 8.9 kWh capacity (1.56 kWh for the Hybrid and 28 kWh for the Electric), the middle child of the Ioniq line-up can travel 29 miles on electric-only and does so rather efficiently at an estimated 119 mpge. In pure hybrid mode, it can still achieve 52 mpg thanks to engineering priorities that focused on aerodynamics and minimizing overall weight.
Priced at $24,950 (not including destination charge), the Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid features proximity key entry with push button start, heated seats, and a 7” media interface for Apple Carplay, Android Auto, XM, etc. The Limited trim ($28,300) brings Blind Spot Detection, LED headlights, chrome exterior trim, leather, and additional vehicle connectivity.